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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 11, 2020, file photo, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and other House Democrats arrive to meet with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democratic lawmakers are calling out an apparent lack of racial data that they say is needed to monitor and address disparities in the national response to the coronavirus outbreak. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Ayanna Pressley say in a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar dated Friday, March 27, 2020, that comprehensive demographic data on people who are tested or treated for the coronavirus does not exist. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Associated Press
March 31, 2020 - 12:23 pm
Democratic lawmakers are calling out an apparent lack of racial data that they say is needed to monitor and address disparities in the national response to the coronavirus outbreak. In a letter sent Friday to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Ayanna...
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Paw Paw Redskins
WWJ News
March 05, 2020 - 10:36 am
The ACLU last year asked the U.S. Education Department to investigate a "racially hostile environment" in the district.
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Associated Press
February 28, 2020 - 5:07 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Two women were charged Friday with beating a woman and her daughter, who say they were targeted for speaking Spanish in public, prosecutors in Boston said Friday. Jenny Leigh Ennamorati and Stephanie Armstrong, both 25 and of Revere, Massachusetts, are charged with misdemeanor assault...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he walks offstage after speaking at a campaign rally, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Associated Press
February 26, 2020 - 3:15 pm
Unemployment for black Americans has hit record lows in recent months.
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From left, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, hold a news conference to discuss the "Emmett Till Antilynching Act" which would designate lynching as a hate crime under federal law, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Emmett Till, pictured at right, was a 14-year-old African-American who was lynched in Mississippi in 1955, after being accused of offending a white woman in her family's grocery store. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Associated Press
February 26, 2020 - 2:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-five years after 14-year-old Emmett Till was lynched in Mississippi, Congress has approved legislation designating lynching as a hate crime under federal law. The bill, introduced by Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush and named after Till, comes 120 years after Congress first...
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A model walks the runway wearing Junkai Huang during the Fashion Institute Of Technology's Fine Art Of Fashion And Technology Show at Pier 59 Studios on February 07, 2020 in New York, New York. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Fashion Institute Of Technology)
WWJ News
February 19, 2020 - 4:46 pm
An investigation is underway into how it happened.
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Associated Press
February 13, 2020 - 11:36 am
The suit seeks damages and injunctions reinstating the youths, two of whom have returned to class, as well as having their names cleared.
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WWJ News
February 12, 2020 - 11:26 am
Shelly Hueckel said she was "deeply sorry" for the pain she caused.
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Buffalo Wild Wings
(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Buffalo Wild Wings) FILE
WWJ News
November 04, 2019 - 11:12 am
"In 2019, this type of behavior should not be accepted because of certain views."
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Bed Bath & Beyond
WWJ News
October 24, 2019 - 12:46 pm
Bed Bath & Beyond apologized, saying any offense was unintentional and that it "immediately removed" the pumpkins from sale.
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