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Prada apologizes after products spark accusations of racism

New York - Italian fashion label Prada has said it will set up an advisory council on diversity issues after being forced to pull monkey-like keychain figurines from its shelves over accusations of racism.

British Golden Globe sailor rescued in Southern Ocean

Santiago - British Golden Globe Race sailor Susie Goodall was plucked from a stormy Southern Ocean by a Chinese ship on Friday, a day after her yacht was dismasted, rescuers told AFP.

In US midterm race, racial tensions never far from surface

Miami - In a sea of white faces at a Florida campaign rally stirred to a froth by President Donald Trump, a woman named June and two friends stand out: they are among just a handful of black people cheering for him.

Review: Tunnel to Towers honors fallen firefighter killed on September 11 Special

New York - On September 30, the annual Tunnel to Towers Race was held in New York City in honor of fall New York City firefighter Stephen Siller, who lost his life on 9/11.

US host's gibe over 'African-ness' of World Cup victors sparks wider debate

Washington - A light-hearted quip about a soccer team has sparked a serious debate about identity politics and the merits of France's "colorblind" republican model versus American multiculturalism.

US host spars with French envoy over 'African-ness' of World Cup champs

Washington - The host of America's late-night TV program "The Daily Show" has drawn the ire of France's ambassador to the US after joking that "Africa won the World Cup.

Starbucks to shut US stores for 'racial-bias education'

New York - Starbucks will close stores and corporate offices across the United States on May 29 to conduct "racial-bias education," the company announced Tuesday, following outrage over the arrest of two black men in one of its cafes.

'Bullet won't kill movement': 50 years on, US honors Martin Luther King Jr

Memphis - Bells rang out Wednesday to mark the moment Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated 50 years ago, as Americans paid tribute to the civil rights leader and reflected on how to carry forward his legacy.

Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honor King

Washington - Americans remembered civil rights hero Martin Luther King on his holiday Monday, a day after US President Donald Trump vehemently denied he is a racist amid an uproar over a reported slur.

Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honor King

Washington - Americans remembered civil rights hero Martin Luther King on his holiday Monday, a day after US President Donald Trump vehemently denied he is a racist amid an uproar over a reported presidential slur.

After reported Trump slur, Tillerson embraces diversity

Washington - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged Americans to embrace their diverse backgrounds Friday, after President Donald Trump reportedly insulted immigrants from "shithole countries.

Flying Dutch win world solar car race in Australia

Adelaide - Dominant Dutch team "Nuon" Thursday won an epic 3,000-kilometre (1,860-mile) solar car race across Australia's outback for the third-straight year in an innovative contest showcasing new vehicle technology.

Top US court grants temporary stay to black man on death row

Washington - The US Supreme Court late Tuesday granted an unexpected reprieve to a black man convicted of murder, who had been due to be executed in the southern state of Georgia.

Hollywood stars enter Confederate symbols row

Venice - Hollywood stars George Clooney and Julianne Moore on Saturday weighed in on the debate raging in the United States over statues and other symbols of the pro-slavery side in the American Civil War.

Tillerson keeps distance from Trump's race row stance

Washington - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson defended American values on Sunday after a UN panel criticized the official response to racist violence -- but conspicuously declined to speak for President Donald Trump.

Traditional dhow boat race retraces Gulf pearl route

Dibai - More than 120 traditional dhows retraced a centuries-old pearl diving route off the coast of the United Arab Emirates on Sunday for an annual boat race.

Black American families take school into own hands

Washington - While plugging away at college entrance exam preparations, Zion Utsey momentarily jolts up from his laptop and drums on the dining room table, slapping the wood with expert rhythm.

Trump meets King's eldest son on civil rights holiday

New York - President-elect Donald Trump praised Martin Luther King Jr as a "great man" and met with his eldest son on the US holiday honoring the slain civil rights icon, amid a brewing spat with one of King's close collaborators, John Lewis.

Race relations: hope and disappointment of Obama years

New York - If Barack Obama was elected on a wave of optimism, eight years later, hopes of a post-racial America have soured amid recognition that it takes more than a black president to overcome centuries of racism.

Rosberg v Hamilton — race by race

Abu Dhabi - Nico Rosberg won the 2016 Formula One world championship on Sunday after a season-long duel with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Detroit's African-Americans cast cynical eye on Trump

Detroit - Donald Trump visits Detroit Saturday insisting he is the change agent that America's blackest big city needs in the White House, but residents have a message for the Republican presidential nominee: Not buying it.

Inside the camp of LA's Black Lives Matter protesters

Los Angeles - A young man slumbers in the open air at the foot of some mattresses piled up near a modest collection of books and a table laden with salad and fruit.

The white convention: Can Trump woo African Americans?

Cleveland - For two nights in a row, the sea of humanity packed into the Republican National Convention has been overwhelmingly white with African American faces few and far between.

Death row inmate suffered race bias: top US court

Washington - The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of an African American death row inmate who accused prosecutors of bias for selecting an all-white jury that convicted him of murder.

Cleveland to pay $6 mn to family of black boy shot dead by police

Washington - The US city of Cleveland has reached a $6 million settlement with the family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old African American fatally shot by police while holding a toy gun.

Op-Ed: Our sphere of sympathy has borders

The Brussels bombing highlighted a symptom of our own conceit much like the Paris attacks before it. It proved that our ability to sympathize for victims of terrorism has geographical limits. The multiple attacks in Turkey last week are all but forgotten.

How Hillary Clinton cornered the black vote

New York - Hillary Clinton is on a roll. If her candidacy ever looked in doubt to an insurgent Bernie Sanders, she's hurtling towards the Democratic nomination -- thanks overwhelmingly to African Americans.

Clinton easily defeats Sanders in South Carolina primary voting

Columbia - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton soundly defeated Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday in the South Carolina primary to take a commanding lead in the surprising race for the Democratic Party's 2016 presidential nomination.

Chantel Riley: Nala in the Broadway production of 'The Lion King' Special

The young starlet has played Nala in 'The Lion King' for the best part of four years, having previously done it in Germany. In 2015, she took time off to film 'Race,' a new movie about the life and times of athlete Jesse Owens.

Participant in 12th annual Krispy Kreme Challenge passes away

Raleigh - A man passes away after suffering chest pains during the 12th annual Krispy Kreme Challenge race Saturday in North Carolina.
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City2Surf – runners approach Bondi Beach.
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Vancouver-born actor Jason Priestley stars in the Toronto premiere of David Mamet's "Race", opening on April 11, 2013.
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City2Surf – Where’s Wally?
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chuckwagon race at the Calgary Stampede 2010
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Memorial sign for Ashley Duke on the route.
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The 20th running of the Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Championship
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City2Surf – used cups cover the road.
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The car of NHRA racer Jack Beckman explodes.
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City2Surf - fancy dress costumes.
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Glenn Ligon, "No Room (Gold) #42", 2007. Oil and acrylic on canvas. 32 x 32 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles. Image courtesy of Regen Projects, Los Angeles. Photo by Joshua White © Glenn Ligon
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Dog sledding in Norway
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The vattenfall Berlin Half Marathon 2010
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