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Corey LaJoie to drive ‘Trump 2020’ car in Brickyard 400 NASCAR race

It won’t all be “Black Lives Matter” messaging at Sunday’s NASCAR race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Corey LaJoie’s No. 32 car at the Brickyard 400 is being sponsored by a conservative political action committee and will [...]

Race to face McConnell hurtles toward unpredictable finish

*/ ]]> Charles Booker’s late surge in Kentucky is threatening to prematurely end the campaign of one of the Democratic Party’s top recruits on Tuesday: former fighter pilot Amy McGrath. But he’s still an underdog to [...]

Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate race for Democrats

*/ ]]> John Hickenlooper has stumbled in the closing weeks of Colorado’s Senate primary, creating openings for his opponent and Republicans that have unsettled a critical race for Democrats in their bid to recapture the Senate. Democrats [...]

How Tulsa’s Republican Mayor Found Himself at the Center of America’s Debate on Race

*/ ]]> TULSA, Oklahoma—By almost any measure, this has been a terrible month for Tulsa Mayor G. T. Bynum. Like almost every other city in America, Tulsa was the scene of major protests after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis [...]

George Floyd Protests Stir a Difficult Debate on Race in France

BOBIGNY, France — Luc Pechangou had never joined a protest before, not even when his own neighborhood just outside Paris was convulsed with anger over the violent arrest of a young black man from the area in 2017. It was instead the [...]

Tim Scott wades into the reckoning over race and police: ‘I’m one person’

*/ ]]> Tim Scott doesn’t regularly seek out the spotlight. Yet the spotlight has a way of finding him anyway. And there might be no bigger moment so far for the South Carolina senator than this one. Scott has been tasked by Senate [...]

On Monument Avenue, Liberal Illusions About Race Come Tumbling Down

*/ ]]> The famed Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia, will soon be bereft of monuments. The statues of Robert E. Lee and his fellow Confederate legends are coming down, and many people surely wonder: How the hell did this take so [...]

Coronavirus Live Updates: Tracking the Race for a Vaccine

In the worldwide race for a vaccine, here’s where they stand. Researchers around the world are developing more than 125 vaccines against the coronavirus. Vaccines typically require years of research and testing before reaching the [...]

How Kamala Harris seized the moment on race and police reform

*/ ]]> Days before Kamala Harris launched her presidential campaign, a prominent law professor tore apart her record in a New York Times op-ed arguing that the California senator was not, as she defined herself, a “progressive prosecutor.” The [...]

Chainsaw-wielding racist gets boosted by a top Trump aide as race protests sweep the nation

Mercedes Schlapp. | Alex Wong/Getty Images By MARC CAPUTO 06/06/2020 04:24 PM EDT Updated: 06/06/2020 06:29 PM EDT */ ]]> President Donald Trump and his allies for years have amplified racist messages on Twitter while simultaneously [...]