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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, speaks during a campaign event, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden says Trump is first racist U.S. president

Forget slave holders like Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Never mind Indian deporters like Andrew Jackson. And who ever heard of segregationists Woodrow Wilson and Franklin Roosevelt? Joe Biden said Donald Trump is the first racist America has ever elected president. Published July 22, 2020

Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., speaks during a news conference about the "Emmett Till Antilynching Act" which would designate lynching as a hate crime under federal law, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Emmett Till, pictured at right, was a 14-year-old African-American who was lynched in Mississippi in 1955, after being accused of offending a white woman in her family's grocery store. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

Rep. Bobby Rush: Trump wants 'a race war'

Rep. Bobby Rush on Wednesday said President Trump was trying to "instigate a race war" by sending federal officers to break up violent protests in Portland, Oregon. Published July 22, 2020

Responding to calls for Trader Joe's to stop labeling its international food products with ethnic-sounding names, the grocery store chain said it has been in a yearslong process of repackaging those products and will soon complete the work. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

Trader Joe pulls ethnic-foods branding after charges of racism

About 1,500 people signed a petition denouncing the chain's use of foreign names in its ethnic-foods branding -- besides its Mexican and Italian products, its Chinese food is labeled "Trader Ming's" and Middle Eastern food "Arabian Joe" -- as racist. Published July 19, 2020