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PETA ridiculed, criticized for comparing 'speciesism' with racism, homophobia and ableism

PETA ridiculed, criticized for comparing 'speciesism' with racism, homophobia and ableismPETA's Twitter call for an end to "anti-animal" language is drawing a combination of ridicule and condemnation.



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US craze for DNA 'heritage' tests may bolster racism, critics warn

US craze for DNA 'heritage' tests may bolster racism, critics warnMillions of Americans are using DNA test kits sold online to research their ancestry, either out of simple curiosity or to find answers about their identity. In a country whose population, for the most part, arrived in various waves of migration — and where genealogy has caught the public imagination — the DNA tests have proven wildly successful. The main companies offering the service, Ancestry and 23andMe, say they have tested between 15 million people between them.



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The Latest: Family of officer charged in killing deny racism

The Latest: Family of officer charged in killing deny racismDALLAS (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting involving an off-duty Dallas police officer (all times local):



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Criticized For Racism, Trump Goes After Black Former National Security Adviser

Criticized For Racism, Trump Goes After Black Former National Security AdviserWASHINGTON ― As President Donald Trump's White House struggled with



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All-White Church Kicked Out Of Baptist Group Over Alleged Racism

All-White Church Kicked Out Of Baptist Group Over Alleged RacismA Georgia Baptist church has been booted from America's largest Protestant



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Roseanne Returns To Twitter To Push More Racism

Roseanne Returns To Twitter To Push More Racism(Get this roundup directly in your inbox each weekday ― sign up for The



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Cops Accused Of Racism After Detaining Black Man Over 'Vegetation'

Cops Accused Of Racism After Detaining Black Man Over 'Vegetation'A Kansas police department is facing allegations of racism after a black man



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Mom suspects racism after sons are pulled from college tour

Mom suspects racism after sons are pulled from college tourALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The mother of two Native American teenagers who campus police pulled from a college tour in Colorado after a parent reported feeling nervous about them said she believes her sons were victims of racial profiling and she feared for their safety after learning about the encounter.



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Starbucks in Los Angeles accused of racism in bathroom incident

Starbucks in Los Angeles accused of racism in bathroom incidentAnother incident of alleged racial bias at Starbucks is stirring outrage. A black man claims he was denied access to a bathroom at a Los Angeles store, even though a white man was given the entry code. Neither were paying customers. Michelle Miller reports.



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Jeff Sessions accused of fueling racism after speech mentioning 'Anglo-American heritage' of US policing

Jeff Sessions accused of fueling racism after speech mentioning 'Anglo-American heritage' of US policingAttorney General Jeff Sessions veered from his prepared remarks to hail the “Anglo-American heritage” of law enforcement. “Since our founding, the independently elected sheriff has been the people’s protector, who keeps law enforcement close to and accountable to people through the elected process,” Mr Sessions told a National Sheriffs Association meeting, adding “the office of sheriff is a critical part of the Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement”. The invocation of Anglo-American roots appears to have been an impromptu decision, with a copy of Mr Sessions’ prepared remarks reading: “The Sheriff is a critical part of our legal heritage”.



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