• NFL receives overall B in racial, gender hiring practices

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — During a time in which player activism in the NFL has become a polarizing issue, the league continues to receive high grades for racial hiring practices in a diversity report that also finds that gender hiring has slightly dipped.

  • FA apologizes for women’s coach’s ‘discriminatory remarks’

    LONDON (AP) — Former England women’s team coach Mark Sampson racially abused two of his players, according to a Football Association investigation.

  • Boseman, Hudlin team up to portray a young Thurgood Marshall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Chadwick Boseman knows a little about portraying icons: his acting resume includes Jackie Robinson, James Brown and comic book’s first black superhero, the Black Panther.

  • Boseman, Hudlin team up to portray a young Thurgood Marshall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The new movie “Marshall” shows a Thurgood Marshall that most people don’t know: a young brash NAACP lawyer used to working alone instead of the Supreme Court justice he would become.

  • ‘You are my slave:’ School’s Civil War Day sparks mom’s ire

    KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A new battle line has formed in the national debate over Civil War flags and symbols — this time at a Georgia school not far from a mountaintop where Confederate soldiers fired their cannons at Union troops more than a century ago.

  • Albuquerque dealership settles workplace racism complaint

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque car dealership has reached a settlement with a federal agency over employee complaints that claimed two managers repeatedly used racial slurs, posted racist pictures and made offensive jokes about Native American and Muslim employees’ religious practices.

  • Lawsuit: Department made police officers target minorities

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico police department forced officers to target people of color in minority neighborhoods to make quotas, retaliated against those who complained and subjected black officers to humiliating episodes of discrimination, according to a lawsuit by three former police officers.

  • South Africa court says anti-apartheid activist was murdered

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African court has found that an anti-apartheid activist who died in 1971 was tortured and killed by police, and did not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window as authorities said at the time.