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Kenosha: How two men’s paths crossed in an encounter that has divided the nation

In an exclusive interview, Kyle Rittenhouse said he bought a gun with stimulus money. The first man he shot had just left a psychiatric hospital.
A memorial brings long overdue recognition to the tens of thousands of American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians who have served in peace and war for two and a half centuries.
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How deeply must a nation hate a people to carve its destroyers into the landscape in perpetuity?
  • Nov 3
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When we don’t call out attacks that use words, what might they become?
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The prosecutor in the Arbery case presented evidence that Travis McMichael had a history of using racist slurs and epithets in text messages and on social media.
A Louisville couple sued their neighbor for allegedly spray-painting swastikas and racial slurs on their driveway. Months later, the couple says they have begun receiving threats with racial slurs and bullets in the mail.
Readers respond to Michelle Singletary’s 10-part series debunking misconceptions about affirmative action, the racial wealth gap, Black homeownership and more.
The presidential campaign have raised HBCUs' profile, while calls for racial justice following nationwide protests have delivered record donations. But will it last? And is it enough to address generations of disenfranchisement at the hands and states and the federal government?
Margo Borders filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Brett Hankison, alleging he sexually assaulted her and claiming he has a pattern of preying on women.
Special prosecutor Rosemary Khoury announced in a news conference that there was “insufficient evidence to indict or accuse” officer Dejoure Mercer for the death of Dreasjon “Sean” Reed in an incident that was streamed to thousands on Facebook Live
San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg harshly condemned the flyers, saying “racism and hatred” are not welcome in the city.
Dominick David Black, who was 18 when the shootings in Kenosha, Wis., occurred, faces two counts of intentionally selling a gun to a minor after he bought an assault rifle for his 17-year-old friend, Kyle Rittenhouse.
Mauree Turner, a queer Black millennial, is also the first practicing Muslim elected to the Oklahoma state legislature.
Voters ousted Jackie Johnson, a Republican, on Tuesday and elected independent challenger Keith Higgins, in a race that hinged on holding prosecutors accountable for charging decisions.
Holden Matthews was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Monday and ordered to pay a total of $2.6 million in restitution to the three churches, prosecutors said.
In the small town of Ocoee, Fla., a racist mob went on a rampage after a Black man tried to cast his ballot on Nov. 2, 1920. It was a massacre all but forgotten for decades.
The slide show quoted Adolf Hitler and Gen. Robert E. Lee and encouraged trainees to pursue violence.
Even Native American veterans of the two world wars were denied their rights in a country they’d fought for and that was built on land their ancestors had inhabited for centuries.
The centuries of injustices, dear reader, should be reason enough to make the case for reparations.
The social media posts told a powerful story of a vulnerable child being rescued amid chaos by hard-working police officers. But lawyers for the boy’s family told The Washington Post that story was a fabrication.
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