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Mystery of Racist Photo in Governor’s Yearbook Left Unsolved

NORFOLK, Va. — The mystery of whether Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam was in the racist yearbook photo that nearly destroyed his career remains unsolved. "No individual that we interviewed has told us from personal knowledge that the governor is in the photogr...
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Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to Lying About Attack

CHICAGO — "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges accusing him of lying to the police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in downtown Chicago a few weeks ago. Lawyer Tina Glandian entered the plea on behalf...
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Liam Neeson Says He’s Not Racist, Explains Rage After Attack

NEW YORK — Liam Neeson says violence breeds violence and bigotry breeds bigotry. The 66-year-old actor appeared Tuesday on ABC's "Good Morning America," one day after he told an interviewer that he had violent thoughts about killing a black person after lea...
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San Francisco to Remove 19th Century Statue Some Call Racist

SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco board has voted unanimously to remove a 19th century statue that activists say is racist and demeaning to indigenous people. "This has been a tough 30-plus years. But this is wonderful." — Dee Dee Ybarra, Ohlone tribal leader...