Race and ethnicity

Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic attends a wreath laying ceremony at the site of the attack where Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was assassinated in the northern, Serb-dominated part of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Serbia's president is visiting Serb-dominated areas in Kosovo days after a moderate politician was gunned down in an attack that fueled concerns of instability in the volatile Balkans. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
January 20, 2018 - 12:39 pm
MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — Serbia's president on Saturday pledged to help build a lasting peace in Kosovo days after the killing this week of a moderate Kosovo Serb politician fueled fears of instability in the Balkans. Amid tight security, Aleksandar Vucic paid a visit to Kosovo that officials said...
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Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic attends a wreath laying ceremony at the site of the attack where Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was assassinated in the northern, Serb-dominated part of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Serbia's president is visiting Serb-dominated areas in Kosovo days after a moderate politician was gunned down in an attack that fueled concerns of instability in the volatile Balkans. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
January 20, 2018 - 8:48 am
MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — Serbia's president on Saturday pledged to help build a lasting peace in Kosovo days after the killing this week of a moderate Kosovo Serb politician fueled fears of instability in the Balkans. Amid tight security, Aleksandar Vucic arrived for a two-day visit that officials...
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FILE - In this Monday, Wednesday Dec. 20, 2017.file photo President Jacob Zuma, attends the African National Congress (ANC) elective conference in Johannesburg. The leadership of the ANC is holding a key meeting amid media reports of talks about the removal of Zuma, whose scandal-plagued tenure has hurt the party's popularity and the economy. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)
January 20, 2018 - 6:26 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The leadership of South Africa's ruling African National Congress party is holding a key meeting amid media reports of talks about the removal of President Jacob Zuma, whose scandal-plagued tenure has hurt the party's popularity and the economy. The party's National Executive...
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January 20, 2018 - 5:29 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The leadership of South Africa's ruling African National Congress party is holding a key meeting amid media reports of talks about the removal of President Jacob Zuma, whose scandal-plagued tenure has hurt the party's popularity and the economy. The party's National Executive...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 file photo, Oprah Winfrey poses in the press room with the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. On Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, The Associated Press has found that stories circulating on the internet about Winfrey saying that old white people need to die are untrue. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
January 19, 2018 - 2:32 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Oprah Winfrey on Racism "Old White People Need to Die...
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January 18, 2018 - 9:41 am
BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have voted to install a commissioner who would coordinate government activities against anti-Semitism. The lower house approved by a wide majority Thursday a motion proposed by four of the six parliamentary groups to install the official, who would be chosen by...
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January 17, 2018 - 7:36 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish low-cost fashion brand H&M says it has appointed a diversity leader after having been accused of racism over an ad showing a black child dressed in a hoodie reading "coolest monkey in the jungle." H&M said late Tuesday on its Facebook page that the group's...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017 file photo, Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic, center, leaves the prison in the northern, Serb-dominated part of Mitrovica, Kosovo. 64-year old Ivanovic has died from wounds after being shot by unknown assailants Tuesday Jan. 16, 2018, according to his lawyer Nebojsa Vlajic. (AP Photo/Bojan Slavkovic, FILE)
January 16, 2018 - 11:35 am
MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — A leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo was gunned down Tuesday morning, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans and prompted the suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia. Assailants opened fire on Oliver Ivanovic, 64, close to the offices...
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Police officers secure the scene where unknown assailants opened fire and killed Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic in front of his office in the northern, Serb-dominated part of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. The Kosovo government has strongly denounced the slaying of a leading Serb politician in northern Mitrovica and says it considers it to be a challenge to "the rule of law". (AP Photo/Bojan Slavkovic)
January 16, 2018 - 6:00 am
MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — A leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo was shot and killed Tuesday morning, raising ethnic tensions in the region and halting EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia on the day they were due to resume. Assailants opened fire on Oliver Ivanovic close to the offices...
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The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter, the Rev. Bernice King speaks during the Martin Luther King, Jr. annual commemorative service at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. (Phil Skinner/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 8:06 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Two of Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of his historic Atlanta church marked the national King holiday Monday with sharp denunciations of President Donald Trump, focusing on disparaging remarks he is said to have made about African countries and Haitian immigrants...
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