Race and ethnicity

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo listens to a question from the media where he discussed police reforms, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 in Minneapolis. The meeting follows the Memorial Day death of George Floyd in police custody after video shared online by a bystander showed former officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck during his arrest as he pleaded that he couldn't breathe. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
June 10, 2020 - 5:33 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis Police Department will withdraw from police union contract negotiations, Chief Medaria Arradondo said Wednesday, as he announced initial steps in what he said would be transformational reforms to the agency in the wake of George Floyd's death. Faced with calls...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2018, file photo, a statue of former Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson stands outside an entrance to Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. The statue of former Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson was removed from in front of the team's stadium, Wednesday, June 10, 2020. "We were aware of the most recent conversation surrounding the Jerry Richardson statue and are concerned there may be attempts to take it down," the team said in a statement. "We are moving the statue in the interest of public safety." (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, FIle)
June 10, 2020 - 4:30 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A statue of former Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, who was accused in 2017 of making sexually suggestive comments to women and a racial slur directed at a black team scout, was lifted from its pedestal outside the team's stadium and taken away Wednesday. “We were...
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Tommie McGlothen, Sr., father of Tommie McGlothen, Jr., speaks to media outside the Caddo Parish Courthouse with attorney James Carter, right, and family members in Shreveport, La., Wednesday, June 10, 2020. The family of the black Louisiana man who died in police custody after a videotaped altercation that shows police officers hitting and tasing him, demanded answers Wednesday and that the officers be held accountable. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
June 10, 2020 - 2:57 pm
SHREVEPORT, la. (AP) — The family of a black man who died in police custody in Louisiana after a videotaped altercation that appears to show officers hitting and tasing him demanded answers Wednesday, calling on the officers to be held accountable. The family and a lawyer representing them spoke to...
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Two covers of Bon Appetit magazine are shown in this photo, in New York, Wednesday, June 10, 2020. The staff at Bon Appetit, whose top editor resigned after a revolt by the journalists there after an offensive photo of him circulated online amid longstanding issues over treatment of people of color, said in a statement Wednesday, June 10, that "our mastheads have been far too white for far too long" and the magazine was making changes. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 10, 2020 - 2:23 pm
Bon Appetit, whose top editor resigned Monday after a staff revolt over an offensive photo and longstanding issues involving treatment of people of color, said Wednesday that “our mastheads have been far too white for far too long” and promised major changes at the magazine. The announcement came...
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FILE - In a Friday, April 24, 2020 file photo, Alexis Garrod, CrossFit Potrero Hill partner and head coach, cleans off weight training equipment in an empty gym, which closed for shelter in place orders over COVID-19 concerns, in San Francisco. Reebok says it has cut ties with CrossFit chief executive and founder invoked George Floyd’s name in a Twitter post chastising a health group for saying that racism was a public health problem. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
June 10, 2020 - 2:05 pm
The founder and CEO of CrossFit is stepping down after his tweet about George Floyd sparked a social media backlash and a wave of affiliated gyms cut ties with the company. Reebok also dropped its affiliation with CrossFit this week. Greg Glassman wrote on CrossFit's website late Tuesday that he...
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FILE - This Oct. 21, 2019 file photo shows Anna Wintour at the God's Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards in New York. Wintour has apologized for what she described as mistakes made in her 32-year tenure in not doing enough to elevate black voices on her staff. The fashion doyenne's mea culpa in an internal email also covered the magazine's publishing of images and stories that she said were racially and culturally “hurtful or intolerant.” (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
June 10, 2020 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Vogue's Anna Wintour has apologized in an internal email for “mistakes" made in her 32-year tenure in not doing enough to elevate black voices on her staff and publishing images and stories that have been racially and culturally “hurtful or intolerant." The fashion doyenne wrote in...
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Centrist opposition presidential candidate, Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski, center, greets a supporter as he deliver signatures for his presidential candidacy to Poland's state electoral commission in Warsaw, Poland, on Tuesday June 9, 2020. Trzaskowski had under a week to collect 100,000 signatures to formalize his candidacy, but managed to get 1.6 million. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
June 10, 2020 - 11:41 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish state television faced increasing criticism Wednesday for its negative coverage of the main opposition candidate in this month's presidential election, with accusations from watchdog groups it was resorting to anti-Semitic and racist tropes. Warsaw Mayor Rafal...
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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, center right, listens in St. Paul, Minn., Monday, June 8, 2020, as artist Seito Jones, right talked about his stencil of George Floyd that is free for download by anyone. Walz took a walking tour of some of the artworks commissioned by Springboard for the Arts along University Avenue. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP, Pool)
June 10, 2020 - 10:59 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The death of George Floyd is sparking calls for the Minnesota Legislature to remove racial inequities from the criminal justice system in the state where he died and to aid neighborhoods damaged in unrest that followed. But it’s not clear yet how far lawmakers will go when they...
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In this June 1, 2020, photo provided by the Catholic Diocese of El Paso, Bishop Mark Seitz, center, kneels with other demonstrators at Memorial Park holding a Black Lives Matter sign in El Paso, Texas. Pope Francis called Seitz unexpectedly after he was photographed at the protest. (Fernie Ceniceros/Catholic Diocese of El Paso via AP)
June 10, 2020 - 2:04 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis called George Floyd by name, twice, and offered support to an American bishop who knelt in prayer during a Black Lives Matter protest. Cardinals black and white have spoken out about Floyd's death, and the Vatican’s communications juggernaut has shifted into...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2019, file photo, protesters march on the streets against an extradition bill in Hong Kong. As 2019 drew to a close it seemed to do so in a blanket haze of tear gas as protesters and security forces faced off in almost every corner of the world. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
June 10, 2020 - 12:01 am
LONDON (AP) — The protests that left much of the world in a haze of tear gas last year were slowed by a pandemic – until the death of George Floyd sparked a global uprising against police brutality and racial inequality. From Hong Kong to Khartoum, Baghdad to Beirut, Gaza to Paris and Caracas to...
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