Race and ethnicity

In this May 2, 2019, photo two Muslim women walk past a business in Hamtramck, Mich. The city agreed to build 200 units of single-family housing as a remedy for destroying black neighborhoods in the 1960s. Three houses still remain to be built, decades after the lawsuit was filed. It's the longest-running housing discrimination case in the U.S. Hamtramck now is much more culturally diverse. A majority of city council members are Muslim. Federal Judge Damon Keith recently died at age 96 without seeing the end of the case. (AP Photo/Ed White)
May 05, 2019 - 9:01 am
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge who worked until his recent death at age 96 left a historic trail of groundbreaking legal opinions. But one case outlived Damon Keith: the longest-running housing discrimination lawsuit in the United States. Keith declared in 1971 that Hamtramck, a tiny...
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In this May 2, 2019, photo two Muslim women walk past a business in Hamtramck, Mich. The city agreed to build 200 units of single-family housing as a remedy for destroying black neighborhoods in the 1960s. Three houses still remain to be built, decades after the lawsuit was filed. It's the longest-running housing discrimination case in the U.S. Hamtramck now is much more culturally diverse. A majority of city council members are Muslim. Federal Judge Damon Keith recently died at age 96 without seeing the end of the case. (AP Photo/Ed White)
May 05, 2019 - 8:56 am
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge in Detroit worked until his recent death at age 96. But one case outlived Damon Keith: the longest-running housing discrimination lawsuit in the United States. Hamtramck, a tiny Detroit-area city, must provide 200 family housing units to atone for...
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African National Congress president Cyril Ramaphosa greets supporters as he arrives at the Ellis Park stadium for the final election rally of the ruling party in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sunday May 5, 2019, ahead of South Africa's election on May 8. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
May 05, 2019 - 7:27 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Campaigning for South Africa's upcoming election have reached a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challengers. South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa, promised more jobs and economic growth at the rally for the African National...
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Supporters of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party arrive for their election rally at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, Sunday, May 5, 2019, ahead of South Africa's election on May 8. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
May 05, 2019 - 6:09 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Campaigning for South Africa's upcoming election reaches a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challengers. The African National Congress, the party of Nelson Mandela which has governed the country since the end of apartheid in 1994, is...
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Los Angeles City officials at podium on right, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson, from left, Mayor Eric Garcetti, State Senator Maria Elena Durazo, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Los Angeles Urban League President and CEO Matthew Lawson, unveil the Obama Boulevard sign in Los Angeles, Saturday, May 4, 2019. A stretch of road in Los Angeles was renamed after former President Barack Obama during a festival and unveiling ceremony. The Obama Boulevard will replace Rodeo Road, a 3 ½-mile street that runs across the city's historic black neighborhood. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
May 05, 2019 - 1:34 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A stretch of road in Los Angeles has been renamed after former President Barack Obama. A concert and ceremony Saturday unveiled Obama Boulevard. The street replaced Rodeo Road, a 3 ½-mile street that runs across the city's historic black neighborhood. It also intersects with...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the first rally of his 2020 campaign, Saturday, May 4, 2019 in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
May 05, 2019 - 12:13 am
The Latest on the Democratic candidates running for president (all times EDT): 9 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden is making his foreign policy experience a primary selling point to top donors to his presidential campaign. At a private fundraiser Saturday night in Columbia, South Carolina, Biden...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the first rally of his 2020 campaign, Saturday, May 4, 2019 in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
May 04, 2019 - 8:57 pm
The Latest on the Democratic candidates running for president (all times EDT): 9 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden is making his foreign policy experience a primary selling point to top donors to his presidential campaign. At a private fundraiser Saturday night in Columbia, South Carolina, Biden...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden takes photos with supporters following the first rally of his 2020 campaign, Saturday, May 4, 2019 in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
May 04, 2019 - 8:48 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden charged Saturday that Jim Crow is "sneaking back in" as he emphasized voting rights at his first presidential campaign stop in South Carolina, where black voters play a key role in the South's first presidential primary. In criticizing...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden takes photos with supporters following the first rally of his 2020 campaign, Saturday, May 4, 2019 in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
May 04, 2019 - 6:29 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden charged Saturday that Jim Crow is "sneaking back in" as he emphasized the need to ensure voting rights are protected, which he said is lacking under the Trump administration. Biden drew several hundred people to a community center in Columbia as...
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Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks during a rally, Wednesday, May 1, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
May 04, 2019 - 6:28 pm
The Latest on the Democratic candidates running for president (all times EDT): 6:30 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says one area in which he doesn't fault President Donald Trump is his handling of North Korea. The independent senator from Vermont tells ABC's "This Week" that...
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