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Alabama seeks to purge racist sections of constitution

Oct. 16, 2021 15:26 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Constitution still has language stating that schools should be segregated by race and people are to pay poll taxes to vote. While those provisions have long been invalidated by court rulings, they remain in the state’s chief...

Tempe may rename streets, parks named for Klan members

Oct. 16, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Tempe will consider renaming parks and streets named after former community leaders who were recently discovered to have been dues-paying members of the Ku Klux Klan. The city said Friday that the names of will be up for discussion when the city...

Salem-Keizer school boards adopts anti-racism resolution

Oct. 13, 2021 13:16 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Salem-Keizer school board has voted to adopt a resolution outlining the board’s commitment to equity and anti-racism. The Tuesday night vote was 4-2. The district is the second largest in Oregon with more than 40,000 students. ...

Neo-Nazi's burial in Jewish gravesite causes stir in Germany

Oct. 13, 2021 07:17 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The burial of a Holocaust denier in the gravesite of a Jewish music professor has caused an uproar in Germany. The top German government official tasked with combating antisemitism, Commissioner for Jewish Life Felix Klein, criticized the action Wednesday,...

UMass Amherst still investigating source of racist emails

Oct. 07, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — The University of Massachusetts is trying to determine whether racist emails sent to Black student organizations on the Amherst campus this semester are part of a “larger white supremacist campaign," the school's chancellor said. “While we are...

Prosecutors: Neo-Nazis discussed assassination, prison break

Oct. 01, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Maryland are recommending 25-year prison sentences for two neo-Nazi group members, calling them domestic terrorists who prepared for a civil war, discussed how to break racist mass killer Dylann Roof out of death row and talked about...

California man gets life sentence for fatal synagogue attack

Oct. 01, 2021 07:02 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 22-year-old white supremacist was denied a chance to address a courtroom before a judge sentenced him Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for bursting into a Southern California synagogue on the last day of Passover in 2019 with a semiautomatic...

US jury convicts leader of neo-Nazi threat campaign

Sep. 29, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal jury in Seattle on Wednesday convicted a leader of a neo-Nazi campaign to threaten journalists and Jewish activists in three states. The jury deliberated for about 90 minutes Wednesday following a two-day trial before convicting 25-year-old...

Neo-Nazis are still on Facebook. And they’re making money

Sep. 25, 2021 08:36 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — It’s the premier martial arts group in Europe for right-wing extremists. German authorities have twice banned their signature tournament. But Kampf der Nibelungen, or Battle of the Nibelungs, still thrives on Facebook, where organizers maintain multiple pages, as well as...

Famed cathedral names artist to replace Confederate windows

Sep. 23, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

Washington National Cathedral announced Thursday it has chosen contemporary artist Kerry James Marshall, renowned for his wide-ranging works depicting African American life, to design new stained-glass windows with themes of racial justice that will replace a set with Confederate imagery that...