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Trump disavows white supremacists

Trump Disavows White Supremacists (But They Know What He Means)

The president-elect distanced himself from the alt-right movement and condemned white nationalists celebrating his election, but those are “just words,” say neo-Nazis and others.

Jeff Sessions Chosen as Trump's Attorney General

Jeff Sessions Chosen as Trump’s Attorney General

Alabama Sen. Sessions previously lost a federal judge nomination due to his racist positions and remarks.

Racist fliers were found this week at Southern Methodist University, Indiana University-Purdue University and the University of Oklahoma.

Fliers Condemning Interracial Dating Found on College Campuses

The racist fliers were found this week at Southern Methodist University, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis and the University of Oklahoma.

President of the University of Pennsylvania Amy Gutmann

President of UPenn Joins Protesters

Amy Gutmann, whose father escaped Nazi Germany, participated in a faculty solidarity march after racist texts were sent to Black students.

U of Oklahoma Kicks Out Student for ‘Ni**ger Lynching’ Texts Sent to Black Freshman at UPenn

Be Careful: ‘Ni**er Lynching’ Texts Sent to Black Freshman Uncover Backdoor to Private Information

A University of Oklahoma student involved in messages sent from “Daddy Trump” obtained contact info from a private University of Pennsylvania Facebook group.

Protests at College Campuses Grow in Response to Trump Election

Protests at College Campuses Grow in Response to Trump Election

Students at more than 100 colleges across the country plan to stage national walkout on Wednesday. Organization urges white students to form “circle of protection” around non-white peers.

Trump Announces ‘New Deal’ for Blacks on a Celebrity Gossip Website

Trump Announces ‘New Deal’ for Blacks on a Celebrity Gossip Website

President-elect’s plan shares space with recent headline: “Janet Jackson’s Crackhead Ex-Husband Was on Growing Up Hip Hop Last Night … Spilling Tea About Their Secret Baby!”

Racist messages sent to Penn students

University of Oklahoma Student Suspended for Sending Racist Messages, Lynching Threats

Student is suspected of sending messages to more than 150 students at the University of Pennsylvania that included racial slurs and threats of lynchings, with pictures of African Americans being hanged.

Demonstrators march along the Las Vegas Strip in protest against the election of Republican Donald Trump as President of the United States in Las Vegas

U.S. Protesters March Against Trump Presidency for Fifth Day

Following several nights of unrest, crowds marched in parks in New York City, San Francisco and Oakland. Protesters chanted: “Say it loud, say it clear, immigrants are welcomed here,” and held signs such as “White silence = violence” and “Don't mourn, organize.”

High School Students Chant ‘White Power’ While Holding Trump Sign in Video

Video Shows High School Students Holding Trump Sign, ‘White Power’ Heard in Audio

“They tell us they are gonna beat us up for being Black and they’re gonna stab us,” a ninth grader at York County School of Technology told DiversityInc.

CNN’s Van Jones: ‘White-lash’ Against a Changing U.S. Led to Trump’s Win

CNN’s Van Jones: ‘White-lash’ Against a Changing U.S. Led to Trump’s Win

Jones’ commentary sums up the fear and pain of many Americans as a result of Tuesday’s election — a “nightmare.”

107-Year-Old Black Woman, Daughter of Slaves, Ready to Vote

107-Year-Old Black Woman, Daughter of Slaves, Ready to Vote

South Carolina resident Donella Wilson has voted in every national and local election since 1948.

Hate Speech Seeps into U.S. Mainstream Amid Bitter Campaign

Hate Speech Seeps into U.S. Mainstream Amid Bitter Campaign

As hate speech becomes more mainstream, "it seems like our country is going backwards," said one vandalism victim.

Facebook Video Shows Trump Supporter’s Road Rage Against Black Motorist

Facebook Video Shows Trump Supporter’s Road Rage Against Black Motorist

“Are you just another n**ger that doesn’t understand anything?” the Trump supporter said.

The Selma Initiative: NAACP Mobilizes for Voter Protection

The Selma Initiative: NAACP Mobilizes for Voter Protection

“The kinds of threats we have heard in recent months harken back to the first half of the 20th century,” said NAACP President and CEO Cornell W. Brooks.

‘Vote Trump’ Painted on Historic Black Church in Mississippi Burned in Fire

‘Vote Trump’ Painted on Historic Black Church in Mississippi Burned in Fire

“Our hearts are broken,” said Rev. Carilyn F. Hudson, the pastor of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church destroyed in an act of arson.

Study: Uber, Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Blacks with 'African American-Sounding Names'

Study: Uber, Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Blacks with ‘African American-Sounding Names’

Researchers found that ride-sourcing companies are not exempt from practicing racial discrimination.

Trump Kicks Black man out of N.C. Rally, Calls him a 'Thug'

Trump Kicks Black Man Out of N.C. Rally, Calls Him a ‘Thug’

The man removed from the rally is actually a longtime supporter of the Republican candidate.

Obama Mask with Noose Costume Worn by Trump Supporter at U of Wisconsin Game

Obama Mask with Noose Costume Worn by Trump Supporter at U of Wisconsin Game

University of Wisconsin-Madison said the Halloween costume was “repugnant” but “was an exercise of the individual’s right to free speech.”

Sean Hannity Said He’ll Ship the Obamas to Kenya, If Trump Wins

Sean Hannity Said He’ll Ship the Obamas to Kenya, If Trump Wins

The radio show host, Fox News pundit and Trump advisor said he’ll buy Obama’s airline ticket, but he “can’t come back.”

Former KKK Leader David Duke to Participate in Senate Debate at Historically Black College

Former KKK Leader David Duke to Participate in Senate Debate at Historically Black College

Duke said he’s concerned about security as “Dillard is pretty supportive of Black Lives Matter.”

Loretta Lynch: DOJ ‘Stands ready’ to Stop Unlawful Intimidation, Discrimination at Voting Polls

Loretta Lynch: DOJ ‘Stands ready’ to Stop Unlawful Intimidation, Discrimination at Voting Polls

Though a Supreme Court decision will limit the amount of DOJ poll observers, the U.S. attorney general says the DOJ will “protect every eligible citizen’s right to vote.”

Video: School Behavior Specialist Fired After Pushing Black Pre-K Student

School Behavior Specialist Fired After Pushing Black Pre-K Student: Video

"When I tell you to do something, you do it, boy," specialist Troy Vann yells as he loses control and pushes the child several times.

Black Doctor Asks to Help Delta Passenger, Denied by Flight Attendant

Black Doctor Asks to Help Delta Passenger, Denied by Flight Attendant

Delta Air Lines' lack of diversity in senior leadership may allow for a culture of bias.