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Walt Swanston-NuevaEspana, Diversity Champion, Dies

Walt Swanston-NuevaEspana, Diversity Champion, Dies

For decades, a go-to person on inclusion efforts; visiting press groups alarmed by climate in U.S.; Washington Post sets out to find ‘what unites us’; Post-Gazette won’t run dissents from newsroom; ‘Is This Norway?’ asks member of the Twitterverse; in U.S., supremacists are the extremists to watch (1/19/18)
Furor Over Paper's 'Cover' for Trump on Race

Furor Over Paper’s ‘Cover’ for Trump on Race

‘Everyone in Pittsburgh is equally revolted’; HuffPost ends its write-for-free contributor pages; get 'out,' Trump tells CNN's Acosta; ‘ Trump falsely claims gains among blacks; figures manipulated against Muslims, report says; El Salvador’s mass graves: s—holes made-in-U.S.A; no discipline for suburban Chicago cops who shoot; story of Serena’s delivery becomes wake-up call (1/17/18)
Black, Brown Nations Long Dissed by Media

Black, Brown Nations Long Dissed by Media

Trump’s targets strike back, at home and abroad; West’s wealth came from places Trump slandered; . . . ‘Not just racist, but inaccurate’; Haitian-American anchor: It was ‘mean,’ ‘racist’; who’s reporting the thinking behind the racism? press-freedom monitors visiting U.S.; writer sees 'five decades of white backlash'; tale of bad date With Aziz Ansari stirs...
White Male Privilege a Problem? For #MeToo

White Male Privilege a Problem? For #MeToo

Women of color want links between movements; Smiley, suspended by PBS, announces new projects; imprisoned sexual abuse victims have no voice; Bezos gives $33 million for ‘Dreamer’ scholarships; press played role in rape case Oprah publicized; Daily News owns up to late columnist’s smear; Harvard Crimson Latinos on 'micro-aggressions' (1/12/18)