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Suspect in Louisville Kroger shooting indicted on murder charges, not charged with hate crime

The white man accused of opening fire in a Kentucky grocery store and parking lot, killing two black people, was indicted Wednesday on murder charges, but it’s too soon to determine if the death penalty will be sought, a prosecutor said.

Newspaper reprints controversial cartoon of Serena Williams

A controversial cartoon of Serena Williams that has been widely condemned as a racist depiction of the tennis great has been partially reprinted on the front page of the Melbourne-based newspaper that initially published it.

Charlottesville anniversary: Few arrests, peaceful protests

Thousands of people wanting to send a message that racism isn’t welcome in the United States gathered in a park outside the White House to protest a white nationalist rally on the anniversary of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Racial climate at US Coast Guard Academy faces new scrutiny

At the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, officers-in-training spend four years together at a riverside campus steeped in shared values of honor, respect and devotion to duty. Yet for all the uniformity, many say the experience can feel vastly different for some minority cadets compared with whites.

Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores for anti-bias training

Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is taking to try to restore its tarnished image as a hangout where all are welcome.

Morehead Police investigating racially charged vandalism

Several people in Morehead are disturbed after finding racially charged vandalism this weekend.
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Prayer Service held in Lexington for Charlottesville victims

Christ Church Cathedral in Lexington held a special service for prayer and healing on Wednesday for the victims of Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Lexington vigil encourages unity after Virginia tragedy

Thousands of people gathered at the courthouse plaza Monday in downtown Lexington, standing in solidarity with those who lost their lives in Charlottesville Virginia over the weekend.
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Lexington mayor looks to move confederate statues

 In the wake of this weekend's tragedy, Mayor Jim Gray announced his plans to relocate the confederate statues currently standing near the historic courthouse in downtown Lexington to what he believes to be a more appropriate location.

Kentucky city to review public art, look for links to racism

A Kentucky mayor says a panel will review the city's public art and make a list of any pieces that are linked to bigotry, racism or slavery.
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Former LexCath parent and alumnus call for leadership change

A small group of NAACP leaders and supporters gathered outside Lexington Catholic High School this morning in hopes to influencing the resignation of some of the school's leaders.
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NAACP holds rally outside of LCHS

More accusations Tuesday morning from the NAACP about what it calls systemic racial, bigoted and sexist issues at Lexington Catholic High School.
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Family attorney, school speaks out on LexCath incident

A former Lexington Catholic student is now free to transfer to another school, after death threats including lynching, came from another student.
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Race-themed threats and vandalism push family out of home

Three children and their biracial parents say they were driven out of their Casey County home, due to racial-themed threats and vandalism.
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US Catholic bishops condemn racism at St. Louis meeting

Roman Catholic bishops are condemning racism in the U.S. in light of national tensions over police treatment of African-Americans.
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Families Remember Tuskegee Airmen On M.L.K. Day

Families went to the Kentucky Theatre Monday afternoon to watch "Red Tails." The movie highlights the discrimination against black pilots in World War II.
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Kids Say Man Pulled Gun On Them Because Of Racism

One recorded the incident on his iPhone
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Kids Say Man Pulled Gun On Them Because Of Racism

One recorded the incident on his iPhone

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