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Mississippi officially drops Confederate-themed flag

Mississippi has officially retired the last state flag in the US with the Confederate battle emblem. Republican governor Tate Reeves signed the historic bill on...

Mississippi moves toward stripping Confederate image from flag

Mississippi legislators have taken the first steps toward erasing the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, a symbol that has come under intensifying...

Wisconsin governor activates National Guard after violence

The governor of Wisconsin has activated the National Guard after a night of violence that included the toppling of two statues. Tony Evers made the...

Trump says ‘learn from history’ instead of removing statues

President Donald Trump has weighed in further on the US racism debate, arguing the pendulum has swung too far in favour of removing statues...

Nascar drivers unite in show of solidarity for Bubba Wallace

Fellow drivers united behind Bubba Wallace prior to Monday’s Nascar race at Talladega as investigations continued into the noose left in the garage of...

Noose left in black NASCAR driver’s garage

A noose was found on Sunday in the racetrack garage stall of African-American NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace, race officials said. NASCAR has launched an investigation...

Twitter labels ‘racist baby’ video shared by Trump as ‘manipulated media’

Twitter has added a warning label onto a video tweet shared by Donald Trump’s account, informing users it contained manipulated media. The clip is edited...

Boris Johnson defends launch of new commission into racial inequality

Boris Johnson has defended his decision to launch a commission on racial inequality after Labour claimed it was a “back of a fag packet”...

More than 100 arrested at London protest as Boris Johnson condemns ‘racist thuggery’

More than 100 people were arrested during protests in London yesterday, which was condemned by Prime Minister Boris Johnson as “racist thuggery”. Six police officers...

Atlanta police chief resigns after fatal shooting of black man

Atlanta’s police chief has resigned hours after a black man was fatally shot by officers in a struggle. Authorities said the dead man had grabbed...

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