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Fox’s Carlson calls white supremacy ‘a hoax.’

Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson faced criticism Wednesday for declaring white supremacy "a hoax," the same day President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, after a white gunman who had written an anti-Hispanic rant killed 22 people.

Trump says he wants stronger gun checks but gives no details

President Donald Trump on Monday condemned weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio as "barbaric" attacks and crimes "against all humanity" as he called for bipartisan cooperation to strengthen the nation's gun laws.

Atlanta to add context about racism to historic monuments

Atlanta will soon add lessons about the South's racist history on markers placed next to four historic monuments.
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Farrakhan refers to ‘Satanic Jews’ in Chicago church speech

Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan referenced "Satanic Jews" in a speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia after Facebook banned him from the social media platform.

High school suspends white player for slur ahead of playoff

The night before a state quarterfinal boys basketball game that already had a predominantly black school calling foul, their predominantly white opponent has suspended a top player for using a racial slur on social media.
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Prosecutor: Actor gave detailed instructions for fake attack

"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett staged a racist, anti-gay attack on himself because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Chicago's police superintendent said Thursday.
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Political death watch: Virginia governor weighs his future

A political death watch took shape at Virginia's Capitol as Gov. Ralph Northam consulted with top administration officials Monday about whether to resign amid a furor over a racist photo in his 1984 yearbook.
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Virginia Democrat says Northam won’t resign

A Virginia Democrat who has spoken with Gov. Ralph Northam has told The Associated Press that the governor now does not believe he was in a racist picture in his 1984 medical yearbook and has no immediate plans to resign.

Top UNC leaders condemn Confederate statue toppling

North Carolina university officials and a former governor condemned the toppling of a century-old Confederate memorial on the state's flagship campus by protesters who said its presence on campus was rooted in racism.

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