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Black soldiers monument faces scrutiny amid racial reckoning

BOSTON (AP) - The white Union Army commander sits rigid atop an imposing horse. His Black men, rifles to their shoulders, march resolutely alongside...

Body of civil rights icon John Lewis crosses Selma bridge

SELMA, Ala. (AP) - The late U.S. Rep. John Lewis crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, for the final time Sunday as...

Efforts underway in Alaska to remove statues of colonialists

As many in the Lower 48 call for statues of Confederate leaders to be removed amid a national reckoning on race, some Alaska residents...

Body of civil rights icon John Lewis crosses Selma bridge

SELMA, Ala. (AP) - THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. AP’s earlier story follows below.SELMA, Ala. (AP) - The late U.S. Rep. John Lewis...

From police chief to VP? Inside Val Demings’ unlikely path

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Val Demings has already been vice president.In 1972, the future Florida congresswoman was a young Black girl struggling to make...

Efforts underway in Alaska to remove statues of colonialists

As many in the Lower 48 call for statues of Confederate leaders to be removed amid a national reckoning on race, some Alaska residents...

From police chief to VP? Inside Val Demings’ unlikely path

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Val Demings has already been vice president.In 1972, the future Florida congresswoman was a young Black girl struggling to make...

Fight for police-free schools has been years in the making

PHOENIX (AP) - The group of protesters started out small, just a handful of students who told officials at school board meetings why they...

Portland struggles with liberal identity under nation’s gaze

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Images broadcast worldwide of Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler getting tear-gassed alongside protesters made him an overnight standard-bearer for the growing...

Black protesters say focus on feds hasn’t derailed message

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - After George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police, people in Portland came out in droves to protest police...