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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...

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...

Indians wear road jerseys in home opener to honor minorities

CLEVELAND (AP) - For their delayed home opener, the Indians elected to wear their blue road jerseys with “Cleveland” on the front as a...

Sierra Club apologizes for founder John Muir’s racist views

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Sierra Club apologized Wednesday for racist remarks its founder, naturalist John Muir, made more then a century ago as...

World-class hoop dancer Nakotah LaRance dies

Champion hoop dancer Nakotah LaRance, who traveled the world performing with Cirque du Soleil then returned to New Mexico to coach youth dancers, has...

Washington NFL team dropping ‘Redskins’ name after 87 years

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday that it will drop the “Redskins” name and Indian head logo immediately, bowing to decades...

Reports: Washington to shed ‘Redskins’ name Monday

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) - Washington’s NFL team will get rid of the name ‘Redskins’ on Monday, according to multiple reports. It’s unclear when a...

Fire destroys much of 249-year-old church in California

SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) - A fire early Saturday destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of a Catholic church in California that...

Syracuse University appoints diversity director for sports

Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack has added a position to his department, bucking a trend toward athletic cuts during the coronavirus pandemic. Salatha T....

Justices rule swath of Oklahoma remains tribal reservation

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a large chunk of eastern Oklahoma remains an American Indian reservation, a decision that state...