Race Issues
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Trump orders agencies to halt some diversity training

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 9/07/20, 05:26 am

Federal agencies will identify spending tied to programs on white privilege, critical race theory, or any other content that presents any race as “inherently racist or evil,” according to a memo released on Friday. Russell Vought, director of the Office of Management and Budget, issued the notice after President Donald Trump ordered his office to end the “divisive, anti-American propaganda.” Vought said the administration will issue further guidance on the training sessions.

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Officers kill suspected Portland gunman

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 9/04/20, 03:51 am

A federal task force shot and killed suspect Michael Forest Reinoehl after he pulled a weapon as they attempted to arrest him Thursday in Lacey, Wash., according to Thurston County, Wash., Sheriff’s Lt. Ray Brady. Reinoehl was a suspect in the fatal shooting of 39-year-old Aaron “Jay” Danielson during a clash Saturday between Trump supporters and Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland, Ore. Officers obtained a warrant to arrest Reinoehl and tracked him down to an apartment in Lacey.

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Biden follows Trump to Kenosha

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/03/20, 06:13 pm

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Thursday visited the family of Jacob Blake, the African American man whose shooting by police set off violent protests in Kenosha, Wis. Blake joined in over the phone from the hospital, said attorney Ben Crump, who was also on the call. Biden then met with business and civic leaders and law enforcement representatives at Grace Lutheran Church. President Donald Trump traveled to Kenosha earlier this week. Wisconsin Gov.

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