Rally sparks reflection on race, equality in Charlottesville
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Rally sparks reflection on race, equality in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A white nationalist rally that turned violent has forced Charlottesville residents to confront the ugly realities of racism, bigotry and inequality lurking beneath the charming veneer of their progressive college town. In the weeks since the rally, where a woman protesting was hit by a car and killed, anger has erupted … Continue reading

Anti-Trump protests turn violent outside New Mexico rally
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Anti-Trump protests turn violent outside New Mexico rally

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In one of the presidential campaign year’s more grisly spectacles, protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump’s candidacy threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, injuring several, and toppled trash cans and barricades. Police responded by firing pepper spray and smoke grenades into the crowd outside the … Continue reading

Obama criticizes black deaths by police, but also rioters
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Obama criticizes black deaths by police, but also rioters

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Urging Americans to “do some soul-searching,” President Barack Obama expressed deep frustration Tuesday April 28, 2014 over recurring black deaths at the hands of police, rioters responding with senseless violence and a society that will only “feign concern” without addressing the root causes. “This is not new. It’s been going on … Continue reading