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Racist Easter Eggs Upset Va. Residents

Residents of a Virginia town are upset after finding Easter eggs containing racist notes on their lawns.

04/21/2014

Accelerated aging and a greater likelihood of suffering from an age-related illness at a younger age are two consequences being linked to African-American men who have experienced high-levels of racism throughout their lives. (MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Racism May Accelerate Aging In African-American Men

A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds that African-American men who reported high levels of racial discrimination, or who have internalized anti-black attitudes, have an increased risk of premature death and chronic disease than white people.

01/08/2014

Ben Carson: Congressional Black Caucus Racist For Not Allowing Whites

In a recently uploaded interview on YouTube, Dr. Ben Carson stated that the Congressional Black Caucus is acting in a racist fashion if it won’t allow non-blacks to join the organization.

11/13/2013

Robert Griffin III threw for 311 yards and four touchdowns against their division rival, Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day.     (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Oneida Indian Nation to Air Ad in Dallas Before Sunday’s Redskins Game

The debate over the Washington Redskins name will follow the team on the road when it faces the rival Dallas Cowboys.

10/10/2013

NPR radio host John Harwood conducted a tense interview with Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday when he continued to press the Kentucky Republican on a former staffer who has since been dubbed “The Southern Avenger,” by those accusing him of racism. (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Sen. Paul Tangles With NPR Host Over Racist Accusations Of Former Staffer

NPR radio host John Harwood conducted a tense interview with Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday when he continued to press the Kentucky Republican on a former staffer who has since been dubbed “The Southern Avenger,” by those accusing him of racism.

08/07/2013

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Newspaper to Apologize for Publishing Anonymous Racist, Profane Rant

A Charlottesville weekly newspaper apologized Tuesday for a profane, racist rant that appeared in its publication.

07/23/2013

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Klan Protests Renaming Of Parks In Memphis

About 60 members of the Ku Klux Klan rallied Saturday in Memphis to protest the renaming of three Confederate parks.

03/30/2013

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Mitch McConnell Criticizes Group For Tweet On Wife

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has lambasted a liberal group for criticizing the ethnicity of his wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao.

03/02/2013

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Redskins Name Slammed At DC Symposium

As a Native American, former Colorado Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell lists four nicknames he finds offensive: savage, squaw, buck and redskin.

02/06/2013

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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

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