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A white Kansas county commissioner has come under fire after telling a Black city planner that he belongs to “the master race” during a meet about her proposed development plan — which he rejected. “I don’t want you to think I’m picking on you because we’re part of the master race,” Leavenworth County Commissioner Louis […]

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Three white men convicted of planning to bomb a Muslim Somali community in Kansas are appealing for lighter sentences by saying that Russian propaganda and Donald Trump’s hateful, racist rhetoric is to blame for their actions.

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A key feature of burglaries is that people typically try to remove items from a home, rather than move them in. This basic fact seemed to elude Tonganoxie Police, who handcuffed a 61-year-old black man on the front steps of his new home as he wrapped up an arduous day of moving in.

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Karle Robinson, a first-time homeowner, was working late into the night loading furniture into his brand-new house when he was handcuffed by police.

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The family of a black man fatally shot by two white officers in Kansas as he fled from them after a struggle filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Wednesday.

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Joel Embiid, the Kansas big man considered by many to be the No. 1 overall […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Segregation is making a comeback in U.S. schools. Progress toward integrated classrooms has largely been rolled back since the Supreme Court issued its landmark Brown v. Topeka Board of Education decision 60 years ago...

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An Oklahoma man was arrested after driving himself to the hospital for accidentally shooting himself in the genitals...

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theGRIO REPORT - Although the ID itself may not be at a cost, the documents needed to get the voter ID are not free...

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Basketball star Jabari Parker has named the 10 college programs he is considering with a year to go before he graduates from high school, and DePaul in his hometown of Chicago made the cut...

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A group that publicizes Kansas history is planning a three-day celebration in Topeka next month to mark the 150th anniversary of the formation of the first unit of black soldiers to go into battle during the Civil War...

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