• Kentucky Jun 8, 2020

    Controversial Statue Removed in Kentucky

    The statue of John B. Castleman was removed Monday. Castleman was known for helping build Louisville’s park system but was also seen as a symbol of racism.

  • Philippines Nov 2, 2019

    Tyler Perry's New Studio to Host 2019 Miss Universe Pageant

    Tyler Perry’s new Atlanta studio will host the 2019 Miss Universe competition, a major showcase for the sprawling complex built on a former Confederate army base. Tyler Perry Studios will host the televised competition in which women from more than 90 countries compete for the crown of Miss Universe. The three-hour show, hosted by Steve Harvey for the fifth year,...

  • Mexico Oct 15, 2018

    US Lacks Latino Historical Sites and Landmarks, Scholars Say

    A makeshift memorial to Hispanic Civil War Union soldiers in an isolated part northern New Mexico is a typical representation of sites linked to U.S. Latino history: It’s shabby, largely unknown and at risk of disappearing. Across the U.S, many sites historically connected to key moments in Latino civil rights lie forgotten, decaying or endanger of quietly dissolving into the...

  • Donald Trump Jun 5, 2018

    Is There Any Limit on the President's Power to Pardon?

    President Donald Trump claimed Monday he has an “absolute right” to pardon himself, part of an extraordinarily expansive vision of executive authority that is mostly untested in court and could portend a drawn-out fight with the prosecutors now investigating him. No need of a pardon anyway, Trump tweeted, because “I have done nothing wrong.”

  • Congress Aug 28, 2017

    Central Park Statue of Doctor Who Experimented on Slaves Defaced

    A controversial statue in New York of a doctor who operated on enslaved women has been defaced by a vandal who spray-painted the word “racist” on it.

  • Donald Trump Aug 16, 2017

    Racial Politics Haunt GOP as Trump Goes ‘Rogue': Analysis

    The statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, was the focus of an emotional debate in the state’s Republican primary election weeks before it became a flashpoint in the nation’s struggle over race. Corey Stewart, an outsider candidate for governor sometimes compared to President Donald Trump, seized on possible removal of the Confederate general’s memorial as an “attempt to...

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