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Firefighter Resigns After Saying He’d Save a Dog Before a Black Person

Firefighter Resigns After Saying He’d Save a Dog Before a Black Person

In a Facebook post, an Ohio firefighter used a racial slur saying the lives of Blacks are less important than animals.

Sheriff Says 'All Lives Splatter' Facebook Post was Accidental

Sheriff Says ‘All Lives Splatter’ Facebook Post was Accidental

A meme posted on the Chelan County Emergency Management page encouraging killing protesters receives backlash on social media.

Congress Demands White House Officially Condemn White Supremacy

Congress Demands White House Officially Condemn White Supremacy

Legislation calls for President Trump to reject white supremacists, the KKK and neo-Nazis.

High School Football Players Kicked Off Team for Wearing White Hoods, Burning Cross in Photo

High School Football Players Kicked Off Team for Wearing White Hoods, Burning Cross in Photo

“I was just mostly shocked and I wanted to ask them why they did it,” said Kylan Smallwood, the team’s quarterback and only Black varsity player.

Is the 'Ku Klux Klowns' Lynching Display an Effective Protest?

Is the ‘Ku Klux Klowns’ Lynching Display an Effective Protest?

An art collective created the display in “protest of white nationalist uprising in the United States.”

Charlottesville Approves Removal of Second Confederate Statue

Charlottesville Approves Removal of Second Confederate Statue

Council members unanimously ordered a statue of General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson to be removed from a park “as soon as possible,” according to a spokeswoman.

White Nationalist Surrenders in Virginia on Three Felony Charges

White Nationalist Surrenders in Virginia on Three Felony Charges

In a Vice News documentary, viewed more than 44 million times, Christopher Cantwell called Charlottesville counter-protester Heather Heyer’s death “more than justified.”

‘Impeach,’ Former State Department Worker Codes in Resignation Letter

‘Impeach,’ Former State Department Worker Codes in Resignation Letter

Dr. Daniel Kammen left his position as science envoy after the president’s remarks on Charlottesville — which also impacted him on a personal level.

Liberty University Alumni Return Diplomas to Protest President Praising Trump

Liberty University Alumni Return Diplomas to Protest President Praising Trump

Jerry Falwell Jr. said Trump made a “bold, truthful statement about the Charlottesville tragedy.”

Trump Defends Charlottesville Response

Trump Defends Charlottesville Response

James Clapper, a former director of U.S. national intelligence, expressed concern at President Trump’s performance, calling it “downright scary and disturbing.”

'Completely Plausible' Obama Staged Charlottesville Events to Smear Trump, Says Republican Lawmaker

'Completely Plausible' Obama Staged Charlottesville Events to Smear Trump, Says Lawmaker

Rep. Bryan Zollinger wrote that President Trump “was in the public spotlight for 20-plus years with zero allegations of racism.”

Mastercard Seeks to Prohibit Use of Card with Hate-Speech-Related Merchants

Company says it’s “an opportunity to show through our words and actions the decency for which we all stand.”

Unemployment Rate for Blacks Increases During Trump Presidency

Lawmakers Call on White House to Postpone HBCU Conference After Trump’s Charlottesville Response

“They brought all those HBCUs to town. They took a picture in the Oval Office and then they did nothing,” said Rep. Cedric Richmond, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus.

Charlottesville City Council Meeting Briefly Shut Down by Protesters

Charlottesville City Council Meeting Briefly Shut Down by Protesters

About 100 activists and residents crowded into the council meeting, the first since the violent demonstrations two weekends ago.

40,000 Protest Hate in Boston in Largely Peaceful Demonstration

40,000 Protest Hate in Boston in Largely Peaceful Demonstration

“99.9 percent of the people here were here for the right reason, and that’s to fight bigotry and hate,” said Boston’s police chief.

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Urges White Players to Join Anthem Protest for Effective Change

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Urges White Players to Join Anthem Protest for Effective Change

The player says the effectiveness of anthem protests would grow with white players’ involvement.

Major Charities Pull Events From Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

“Our values and commitment to diversity are critical as we work to address the impact of cancer in every community,” American Cancer Society spokeswoman Miriam Falco said.

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson: Racism and Discrimination Cannot Be Tolerated

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson: Racism and Discrimination Cannot be Tolerated

Bernard J. Tyson sent an internal note to the people of Kaiser Permanente reaffirming the company's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Confederate Monuments’ Removal Was ‘Foolish,’ Says Trump

Confederate Monuments’ Removal Was ‘Foolish,’ Says Trump

The president called it “sad” that America’s history — the part engrained in a legacy of slavery and racism — was “being ripped apart.”

Protesters gather below a monument dedicated to Confederate Major John B. Castleman while demanding that it be removed from the public square in Louisville, Ky., August 14, 2017.

Time for All of The Confederate Statues to Come Down

The president can’t tell the difference between George Washington and Robert E. Lee. Here’s the difference.

KPMG CEO Lynne Doughtie: Standing United Behind Our Culture and Values

KPMG CEO Lynne Doughtie: Standing United Behind Our Culture and Values

In the wake of the events in Charlottesville, Va., KPMG U.S. Chairman and CEO Lynne Doughtie shared a message with the partners and employees of the firm.

Heather Heyer, Virginia Rally Victim’s Message ‘Magnified,’ Mother Tells Memorial

Virginia Rally Victim’s Message ‘Magnified,’ Mother Tells Memorial

“They tried to kill my child to shut her up. Well guess what? You just magnified her,” Heather Heyer’s mother told attendees.

Violence Prompts Congress to Discuss Militant Threats

Violence Prompts Congress to Discuss Militant Threats

The Charlottesville protests have prompted the decision to broaden the annual violent extremism hearing to include threats from domestic militants, according to a committee aide.

Trump Ends Business Councils

Trump Ends Business Councils

The president that prided himself on being a businessman rather than a politician could not keep his business councils together.