Photo of George Washington mural in San Francisco

Do You Feel ‘Harmed’ by Historic George Washington Mural?

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco will spend up to $600,000 to paint over historical artwork at a public school depicting the life of George Washington, a mural once seen as educational and innovative but now criticized as racist and degrading for its depiction of...
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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...