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A third of Americans think blackface for Halloween is OK: survey

6 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

When it comes to wearing blackface, roughly one-in-three Americans believe it's “always or sometimes” acceptable - so long as its part of a Halloween costume, according to a new Pew Research survey. White adults are “about twice as likely” as black adults to approve the act, with 39 percent of those polled saying it's okay...
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A third of Americans say blackface is OK for Halloween costumes

A third of Americans say blackface is OK for Halloween costumes

6 monthes ago   |   By KMBC

Another 19 percent said it's sometimes acceptable
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'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog named Monte

'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog named Monte

Every dog has its day, and for Monte, a terrier mix shelter dog, that day came with Disney fame. Read more ...

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

The smoke has reached one city more than 1,700 miles away, even making it pitch black during the day apparently due to smoke and ash. Read more ...

Former 'Miracle on Ice' player accused of beating neighbor with metal pole...

Former 'Miracle on Ice' player accused of beating neighbor with metal pole over 'spiked beer'

Mark Pavelich assaulted his neighbor he had been fishing with earlier in the day, believing he had slipped something into his beer, police said. Read more ...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'

Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Read more ...

Penguins' Bill Guerin hired as Wild general manager

Penguins' Bill Guerin hired as Wild general manager

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Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child...

Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child detention

The Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement and replace it with rule that could hold migrant children, parents longer. Read more ...

Jets' Brandon Copeland suspended four games for PEDs

Jets' Brandon Copeland suspended four games for PEDs

The Jets will be without Brandon Copeland for the first four games of the season after the NFL suspended the linebacker for violating the league policy on performance-enhancing... Read more ...

Court rules for Missouri trooper in Iowa man's drowning

Court rules for Missouri trooper in Iowa man's drowning

Trooper Anthony Piercy was driving a boat in 2014 when a handcuffed Iowa man fell out and drowned. Read more ...

US moves toward agreement on Mexican tomatoes

US moves toward agreement on Mexican tomatoes

The tentative pact heads off a potential 25 percent tariff. Read more ...

Parkland student activists unveil gun violence prevention plan

Parkland student activists unveil gun violence prevention plan

The student activists who survived the Parkland high school massacre released a sweeping gun-control plan Wednesday aimed at slashing firearm deaths in the US - including a... Read more ...