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In this July 24, 2009, file photo, Rachel Dolezal, a leader of the Human Rights Education Institute, stands in front of a mural she painted at the institute's offices in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Dolezal, the former NAACP chapter president who made headlines in 2015 when her race came into question, …

Rachel Dolezal Changes Her Name to Nkechi Amare Diallo

Rachel Dolezal — the white woman, who spent years posing as a black civil rights leader — has reportedly changed her name to Nkechi Amare Diallo, a West African moniker that mean “gift of God.”

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Obama to Police: ‘I’m Your Best Hope’

President Barack Obama told a gathering of law enforcement officials on Monday that he was critical to their efforts to reconcile with the black community: “I’m your best hope,” he declared, according to a police official quoted by the Washington Post.

A sign promoting promoting assisted suicide is displayed at the Hemlock Society's annual meeting. File.

Physician-Assisted Suicide Group Targets Blacks, Latinos

The organization that helped 29 year-old Brittany Maynard achieve physician-assisted suicide in November of 2014 is now targeting “people of color” in a new initiative that seeks to “expand end-of-life options” for blacks, Latinos, and Asians in America.

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Black Church in Stockton Holds Service to Honor Police

A black gospel church in Stockton decided to take a radically different approach to the politically charged relations between some members of the black community and police departments by inviting their local police to their Sunday service Dec. 21 and