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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on African American History Month in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. From left are, Omarosa Manigault, Trump, and then-Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson. Omarosa Manigault Newman — the former "Apprentice" contestant who became one of Trump's most prominent African -American supporters — has resigned from the White House.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
December 14, 2017 - 6:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former "Apprentice" star Omarosa is putting the White House on notice as she makes her exit: She has "quite a story to tell" about her time in President Donald Trump's administration and "the world will want to hear it." Accustomed to the spotlight, Omarosa Manigault Newman...
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Supporters of Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jones react as they watch results during an election-night watch party Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.(AP Photo/John Bazemore)
December 14, 2017 - 6:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, black women showed up for Democrats, with nearly all of them voting in Alabama for new Sen. Doug Jones, just as they did for Democratic candidates up and down the ballot in other states over the last few months. The same women, having proven their loyalty by voting 98...
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U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Midland City, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
December 12, 2017 - 11:45 pm
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore drew ridicule online after she declared that "one of our attorneys is a Jew," and said some of their close friends are "Jewish and rabbis" while defending him against accusations that he doesn't care for blacks or...
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In this Nov. 27, 2017 photo, actor Daniel Kaluuya poses for a portrait in New York to promote his film, "Get Out." (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)
December 12, 2017 - 2:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When Daniel Kaluuya read Jordan Peele's script for "Get Out," he had one question: "Are you allowed to make films like this?" Peele proved that you are; Kaluuya, a 28-year-old British actor, landed the lead role. Ever since then, his life hasn't been the same. "Get Out" became a box...
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December 11, 2017 - 9:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawsuit against a North Carolina city for allegedly discriminating against an African-American-owned television network will go forward after the Supreme Court declined to get involved in the case. The Supreme Court's announcement Monday that it would not get involved in the...
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President Donald Trump points to the crowd after a rally in Pensacola, Fla., Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)
December 11, 2017 - 3:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days. That's what The Associated Press found when scrutinizing an assortment of statements from President Donald Trump and others last week. In...
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December 10, 2017 - 8:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Simeon Booker, a trail-blazing African-American journalist and the first full-time black reporter at The Washington Post, died Sunday at the age of 99. Booker died at an assisted-living community in Solomons, Maryland, according to a Post obituary, citing his wife Carol. He had...
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Brittany Brent of Jackson, wears a Confederate battle flag sticker on her mouth as part of a silent protest to the current Mississippi state flag, on which it rests prominently, during the grand opening ceremony for the two museums, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. A small group of protestors wore the stickers and stood silently holding an alternative flag during the program. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
December 10, 2017 - 12:12 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump has honored figures of the civil rights movement, some famous, some not, at a ceremony that exposed stark divisions among Americans about his commitment to that legacy. Trump on Saturday toured the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the adjacent...
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President Donald Trump waves to supporters after a rally in Pensacola, Fla., Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)
December 10, 2017 - 12:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days. That's what The Associated Press found when scrutinizing an assortment of statements from President Donald Trump and others last week. In...
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In this Nov. 22, 2017 photo, pedestrians pass the storefront of Gibson's Food Mart & Bakery in Oberlin, Ohio. A long relationship between one of Americas most liberal colleges and 132-year-old family-owned Gibson's is in tatters amid student allegations of racial profiling. The bakery filed a lawsuit last month accusing the college and a top dean of slandering Gibson's as a racist establishment and taking steps to destroy the family's livelihood. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)
December 10, 2017 - 9:54 am
OBERLIN, Ohio (AP) — Students at Oberlin College have long enjoyed pastries, bagels and chocolates from Gibson's Bakery, a century-old, family-owned business near campus. That sweet relationship has turned bitter amid hotly disputed accusations of racism, roiling a school and town long known for...
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