Discrimination

Director Martin McDonagh, from left, producer Peter Czernin, actors Sam Rockwell, Frances McDormand and producer Graham Broadbent pose for photographers backstage with their Best Film awards for 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 5:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — Ferocious female-led tragicomedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the big winner Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the ceremony. Martin McDonagh's film about a bereaved mother...
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Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (25) argues with Chicago Blackhawks fans from the penalty box during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Chicago. The Blackhawks won 7-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)
February 18, 2018 - 3:31 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly is disgusted and saddened black athletes such as himself continue to be the targets of racial taunts from fans. "It's sad that in 2018 we're still talking about the same thing over and over," Smith-Pelly said Sunday, a day after...
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Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki speaks at the Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)
February 18, 2018 - 11:17 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A spokeswoman for Poland's prime minister sought Sunday to downplay his words equating Polish collaborators in the Holocaust to alleged "Jewish perpetrators" by saying the remark was an invitation to a frank debate about World War II crimes against Jews. Israeli politicians...
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February 18, 2018 - 10:14 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police are investigating a British woman for suspected incitement after she questioned the Holocaust during a far-right protest in the eastern city of Dresden. A spokeswoman for Dresden police says Australian-born Michele Renouf is one of two people being investigated for...
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Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki speaks during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel after a meeting in the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop)
February 17, 2018 - 1:19 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli politicians accused Poland's prime minister of anti-Semitism Saturday for equating the Polish perpetrators in the Holocaust to its supposed "Jewish perpetrators," setting off a new chapter in an angry dispute over Poland's new bill criminalizing the mention of Polish...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 19, 2017 file photo, Carolina Panthers interim general manager Marty Hurney speaks to the media during a news conference in Charlotte, N.C. The Panthers have reinstated interim general manager Marty Hurney after an NFL investigation found no wrongdoing into charges of harassment by his ex-wife. The NFL said in a statement Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 that “our investigation identified no evidence to support an allegation of domestic violence or similar conduct that would constitute a violation of the personal conduct policy.” (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
February 16, 2018 - 4:40 pm
The Panthers have reinstated interim general manager Marty Hurney after an NFL investigation found no wrongdoing into charges of harassment by his ex-wife. Hurney had been on a paid leave of absence during the investigation. He is one of four candidates who have interviewed for the team's permanent...
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South Africa's new President, Cyril Ramaphosa, delivers his State of the Nation address in parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. There are high expectations for Ramaphosa to curb corruption that flourished under his predecessor Jacob Zuma who resigned earlier in the week. (AP Photo/Ruvan Boshoff)
February 16, 2018 - 3:40 pm
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered a message of optimism and renewal Friday in his first state of the nation address, saying it's time for South Africans to put discord behind them and that the country will "turn the tide" on corruption in state...
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This is a screen grab take from CCTV China on Friday Feb. 16, 2018 showing dance sequence in an Africa skit shown on state television showing an Asian woman blacked up. The Chinese comedy sketch broadcast on state media showing an Asian woman with her face blacked up has drawn accusations of racism. The skit was shown on state broadcaster CCTV on Thursday night and depicted the opening of a Chinese-built high-speed rail in Kenya. (CCTV via AP)
February 16, 2018 - 10:11 am
BEIJING (AP) — A comedy sketch that featured a Chinese woman in blackface has drawn accusations of racism after being broadcast on Chinese state television's Lunar New Year variety show, although some people in Beijing were left wondering why it would be considered offensive. The skit was shown...
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President Donald Trump pauses as he arrives to speak about the mass shooting at a South Florida High School from the White House, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 15, 2018 - 7:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the nation united and grieving with "one heavy heart," President Donald Trump promised Thursday to tackle school safety and "the difficult issue of mental health" in response to the deadly shooting in Florida. He made no mention of the scourge of gun violence. Not always...
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Oregon Rep. Julie Fahey, D-Eugene, poses for a photo above the floor of the House of Representatives in the Oregon State Capitol in Salem, Ore., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. A bill Fahey sponsored that was unanimously endorsed by the House would make it easier for homeowners to delete racist exclusionary language from their property deeds. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)
February 15, 2018 - 7:24 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — When Oregon lawmaker Julie Fahey and her husband bought a house, the deed said that only whites could live there unless the person was a domestic servant. Across America, many home owners and buyers of older properties like Fahey are shocked to see racist exclusions remaining on...
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