Stories tagged: "race"


In this image from video, Rep. Scott Perry (R-York) speaks at the US Capitol Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (House Television via AP)
One Pennsylvania Congressperson Voted Against the AAPI Hate Crimes Bill

Scott Perry voted against the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Bill, but it still passed the US House of Representatives and was signed into law on Thursday.

Cedric Humphrey asks Joe Biden a question during a town hall on ABC in early October. (Screenshot)
Young Black Voters Could Be the Key to Biden Winning It All

Biden isn't guaranteed their vote, even if they're not going to vote for Trump. How does he reach them?

The Talk
Black Youth Have Heard ‘The Talk.’ It’s Time Everyone Else Did, Too.

Black youth worried about the outcome of the 2016 election. The nation should listen to their concerns as the 2020 election hurtles toward its conclusion.

Sharif Proctor lifts his hands up in front of the police line during a protest in response to the police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr., Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, in Philadelphia. Police officers fatally shot the 27-year-old Black man during a confrontation Monday afternoon in West Philadelphia that quickly raised tensions in the neighborhood. (Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
Philadelphia Police Killed Another Young Black Man—This Time in Front of His Mother

Hundreds of protesters filled the streets of West Philadelphia Monday night, just hours after Philadelphia Police shot and killed a young Black man in the middle of the street.

Second Lady Gisele Fetterman speaks with the press outside of the York County YMCA on Aug. 13, 2020. Gov. Tom Wolf, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, Second Lady Gisele Fetterman and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine visited the York County YMCA to announce the findings of the Wolf Administration’s COVID-19 Response Task Force for Health Disparity. (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Gov. Wolf Tears into Racist Attack on PA Second Lady Gisele Fetterman as ‘Shameful and Unacceptable’

“Gisele Fetterman spends much of her time devoted to making our state and world a better place and she—and every Pennsylvanian—deserves our respect," Wolf said.

Nina Ahmad, the Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania Auditor General (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Pennsylvania Is Set to Elect Its First Person of Color to Statewide Executive Office

In the race for state auditor general, Democrat Nina Ahmad, who came to the United States from Bangladesh 40 years ago, will face off against Republican Tim DeFoor, who is Black.

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Georgia Father and Son Charged With Murder in Killing of Ahmaud Arbery

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced in a news release that Gregory McMichael, 64, and his 34-year-old son, Travis McMichael, had both been arrested on charges of murder and aggravated assault.