Sunday, April 21, 2024

Tag: African Americans

Why reparations to African-Americans are necessary – how to start now

Reparations are a way of making the country whole, by partially remedying the inherited inequalities that still plague African-Americans.

Police are still killing unarmed black people

So far this year, 390 people have been killed by police, according to a Washington Post database of police shootings.

How African Americans fought for & won birthright citizenship 150 years...

“All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.”

The South is rising again

The real story is that a fresh, "Reclaim the South" movement of young African-American populists is emerging, kindling long-suppressed hope in the racially scarred Deep South.

Ex-felons could soon get their voting rights back in Florida

Many believe that if this amendment passes, it will reshape "electoral politics" in the swing state.

Donald Trump’s Most Racist Speech Ever

Of all of the insults Trump has hurled at African Americans over the years, this speech was the worst.

What Would Happen if the Armed Men in Oregon Weren’t White?

When a group of armed African-Americans had a standoff with police they were shot at and bombed regardless of the repercussions.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.