Why many Arab Americans check 'white' on the US Census

Why Many Arab-Americans Check 'White' On The US Census

Scholarships, grants and government programs for minority groups often don't extend to Middle Eastern Americans.

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Sen. Tim Scott looks on as Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio speaks at a rally February 19, 2016.
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Black Republican Senator Speaks About His Own Interactions With Police

Black Muslim Ameerah Sanders
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Black And Muslim — A Complicated Identity

Tomi Lahren hosts a news segment for "The Blaze."
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The Internet Won't Stand For Tomi Lahren Likening KKK To BLM

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What You Can Do Right Now To Improve Policing In Your City

The Tenors, musicians based in British Columbia, perform "O Canada" prior to the 87th Annual MLB All-Star Game.
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Singer Changes 'O Canada' To Include 'All Lives Matter' Lyrics

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Yale Employee Destroys Stained-Glass Window Depicting Slavery

American flags sit on chairs honoring five slain officers.
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Dallas Memorial Service Transcends Politics, Focuses On Unity

A Minnestota Lynx player wears a shirt supporting Black Lives Matter.
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Police Working WNBA Game Quit Over Team's Black Lives Matter Shirts

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Starbucks Employees Are Getting Their Own Pick-Me-Up

A transgender woman stands looking in the doorway of a women's bathroom looking sadly at a sign for the men's bathroom.

A Transgender Rights Ad Will Debut During The GOP Convention

A man waves a LGBTQ rainbow flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court.
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So, The GOP Might Change Its Stance On Gay Marriage

Baton Rouge police in riot gear block Airport Road across from the police department to keep protesters back on July 8, 2016.
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Over 40 People Arrested In Baton Rouge Protests Over Police Killings

Rudy Giuliani speaks on a talk show.
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Rudy Giuliani's Black Lives Matter Comments Lack Accuracy And Context

A line of police officers extend down the interstate as a cloud of smoke rises between them and protesters.
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Black Lives Matter Activist Among Scores Arrested At Weekend Protests

People on a beach in the Bahamas.

US Police Violence Prompts The Bahamas To Issue A Travel Warning

So far in 2016, police have shot and killed 125 black people.
Newsy Staff / Evan Thomas

These Are The Black People Police Have Shot And Killed This Year

A still from a video of a shooting posted to Facebook Live.
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Here's How Facebook Chooses What You Can See In Facebook Live

LGBTQ flags wave outside the U.S. Supreme Court.
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The GOP Might Soften Its Tone On LGBTQ Issues

Protesters in support of a $15 an hour minimum wage march together on September 10, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Democrats Will Make $15 Minimum Wage Part Of Party Message

A couple hold a sign protesting the killing of Philando Castile.
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The Officers Involved In Philando Castile's Shooting Are Identified

Corey Stewart, Donald Trump's Virginia campaign chair.
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Trump Campaign Official Blames Clinton's Rhetoric For Dallas Attacks

Images of the police officers shot in the Dallas protest shooting.

These Are The Victims Of The Dallas Protest Shooting

A Dallas police officer drives near the scene where eleven Dallas police officers were shot and five have now died.
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Police Say The Dallas Shooting Suspect Acted Alone

Dallas Police Department tweet with a photo of Mark Hughes and words: "This is one of our suspects. Please help us find him!"
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Man Labeled Dallas Shooting Suspect Says He Had Nothing To Do With It

People near the scene of where multiple police officers were shot in Dallas
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The Dallas Shooting In The Words Of People Who Witnessed It

A demonstrator in Washington, D.C.
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Thousands March On Capitol Hill To Protest Police Brutality

A Dallas police officer drives near the scene where eleven Dallas police officers were shot and five have now died.
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Suspects Arrested After 5 Police Officers Killed At Dallas Protest

Downtown Dallas skyline.
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Police Killed At Dallas March Protesting Officer-Involved Shootings

The character Sulu in 'Star Trek Beyond.'
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'Star Trek' Gets Its First Openly Gay Major Character

President Obama delivers an address from Warsaw, Poland on two recent police-involved shootings.
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Obama On Alton Sterling, Philando Castile And Why Black Lives Matter