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Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley says she's running for Ohio governor

Apr. 19, 2021 10:05 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, pulled into the national spotlight by a 2019 mass shooting, said Monday she wants to unseat Ohio's Republican governor in the 2022 election. The 45-year-old Democrat, positioning herself as a “tough” progressive populist,...

UN experts slam UK report for repackaging 'racist tropes'

Apr. 19, 2021 08:10 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A body of experts that advises the United Nations on human rights concerns has slammed a widely criticized British government-backed report that concluded there was no systemic racism in the country. The U.N. Working Group of Experts on People of African...

Advisory panel says to move Forrest statue to museum

Apr. 18, 2021 12:16 PM EDT

ROME, Ga. (AP) — An advisory committee says that a northwest Georgia statue of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest should be placed inside a local museum. The statue of Forrest, credited with being a founder of the Ku Klux Klan, was removed from its base in...

Spanish police bust clandestine 3D gun-printing workshop

Apr. 18, 2021 09:53 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police said Sunday that they have uncovered the first workshop using a 3D printer to make illegal firearms in the country. Police said that one person was arrested on Tenerife in the Canary Islands after being linked to the clandestine workshop...

More men charged in animal killing at white supremacist camp

Apr. 16, 2021 11:24 AM EDT

ROME, Ga. (AP) — The killing of a farm animal during what authorities have said was a “ritual sacrifice” during a training camp in Georgia for a white supremacist group has led to charges against five additional men. Patrik Mathews, William Garfield Bilbrough IV,...

Sheriff's corporal retires amid investigation of racist post

Apr. 16, 2021 10:35 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A supervisor in the Orange County Sheriff's Office retired amid an internal investigation into a Facebook post that shared a video from a page that supports white supremacist beliefs. The Orlando Sentinel reported that Cpl. Danny Weil shared the...

Atlanta school replacing KKK leader’s name with Hank Aaron's

Apr. 14, 2021 22:44 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta high school that was named after a Ku Klux Klan leader will strip the name and instead honor the late baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron. The Atlanta Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to change the name of Forrest Hill Academy to Hank...

Florida House condemns Democratic Socialism in resolution

Apr. 13, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House took the unusual step of denouncing democratic socialism Tuesday with the sponsor of a non-binding resolution invoking the name of the country’s most prominent champion of the ideology, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, in calling it a threat to American...

Stone Mountain Park denies permit for Confederate event

Apr. 13, 2021 09:21 AM EDT

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — The Stone Mountain Memorial Association has denied a gathering permit from the Sons of Confederate Veterans, who were looking to host their annual Confederate Memorial Day service at Stone Mountain Park outside Atlanta. The gathering was...

Fox stands behind Tucker Carlson after ADL urges his firing

Apr. 12, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

Fox Corp. is standing behind Tucker Carlson after the Anti-Defamation League last week called for the company to fire the opinion host for his on-air defense of the white-supremacist “great replacement” theory. In a letter sent Sunday to the civil rights group and...