African-Americans

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, House Assistant Minority Leaser James Clyburn of S.C speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus expressed bafflement and dismay on Feb. 16, after President Donald Trump asked a black reporter to set up a meeting with them. Clyburn said there is "an element of disrespect" in Trump's comment to journalist April Ryan, asking her whether she was friends with CBC members and could convene a get-together. (AP Photo/Zach Gibson, File)
February 17, 2017 - 5:35 pm
Many African-Americans are expressing outrage over a testy exchange between President Donald Trump and a veteran black journalist, with many considering the incident to be the latest indication of his inability to relate to them. Already skeptical of Trump, many blacks said they were exasperated by...
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February 17, 2017 - 4:43 pm
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — "Systemic racism" going back decades is at the core of problems that caused a lead-contaminated water crisis in the majority black city of Flint, according to a Michigan Civil Rights Commission report issued Friday. The report says the commission did not unearth any civil rights...
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FILE - In this May 5, 1995 file photo, a large group of search and rescue crew attends a memorial service in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. In 1995, domestic terrorism seemed to be the most immediate threat to Americans. Now President Donald Trump and his supporters say the nation’s greatest security risk lies in attackers who potentially sneak into the U.S. from abroad. But a list of worldwide attacks recently released by the administration left off many that were carried out by right-wing extremists and white supremacists. (AP Photo/Bill Waugh, File)
February 17, 2017 - 6:55 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Bud Welch knows something about the human cost of terrorism. His 23-year-old daughter was killed when a rental truck packed with explosives destroyed the Oklahoma City federal building. That was in 1995, when domestic terrorism seemed to be the nation's most immediate security...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, House Assistant Minority Leaser James Clyburn of S.C speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus expressed bafflement and dismay on Feb. 16, after President Donald Trump asked a black reporter to set up a meeting with them. Clyburn said there is "an element of disrespect" in Trump's comment to journalist April Ryan, asking her whether she was friends with CBC members and could convene a get-together. (AP Photo/Zach Gibson, File)
February 16, 2017 - 4:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the Congressional Black Caucus expressed bafflement and dismay Thursday after President Donald Trump asked a black reporter to set up a meeting with them. Rep. Jim Clyburn of South Carolina said there is "an element of disrespect" in Trump's comment to journalist April...
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This police booking photo released Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 by the Horry County Police Department in Conway, S.C., shows Benjamin McDowell. McDowell is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to a sworn FBI statement, agents began investigating McDowell after he threatened a synagogue on Facebook and told an undercover agent he wanted to commit an attack in the "spirit of Dylann Roof." (Horry County Sheriff's Office via AP)
February 16, 2017 - 3:57 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A white supremacist with felony convictions in South Carolina bought a gun from an undercover FBI agent, telling the agent he planned an attack in "the spirit of Dylann Roof," authorities said Thursday. Benjamin McDowell, 29, was arrested in Myrtle Beach shortly after buying...
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February 14, 2017 - 5:38 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC has named a black woman as its "Bachelorette" for the first time in the show's history. Rachel Lindsay will lead the 13th season of "The Bachelor" spinoff. The announcement came Monday night on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." The news is somewhat of a spoiler for fans of the...
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Actress Emma Stone with her BAFTA award for Best Actress and director Damien Chazelle with his BAFTA award for Best Director both for the film "La La Land' pose backstage at the British Academy Film Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 12, 2017 - 4:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — Glamour was shot through with grit at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday. Frothy musical "La La Land" took five prizes including best picture, but major awards also went to tough welfare-state drama "I, Daniel Blake" and fractured-family stories "Lion" and "Manchester by the...
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Director Ken Loach holds the BAFTA award for Outstanding British Film for 'I, Daniel Blake' at the British Academy Film Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 12, 2017 - 3:41 pm
LONDON (AP) — Glamour was shot through with grit at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday. Frothy musical "La La Land" took five prizes including best picture, but major awards also went to tough welfare-state drama "I, Daniel Blake" and fractured-family stories "Lion" and "Manchester by the...
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Actress Anya Taylor-Joy poses for photographers upon arrival at the British Academy Film Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 12, 2017 - 3:20 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): 9:16 p.m. "La La Land" has been named best picture at the British Academy Film Awards. The top award during Sunday's ceremony was the fifth for the effervescent musical about love and ambition in Los Angeles. Emma Stone...
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Taraji P. Henson accepts the award for outstanding actress in a drama series for "Empire" at the 48th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
February 12, 2017 - 12:28 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Hidden Figures" and Taraji P. Henson had a big night at the NAACP Image Awards, where Hollywood glamour shared the stage with somber remarks from the director of Washington's new African-American museum. "Hidden Figures," the fact-based drama about the contributions of black...
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