Saturday, December 7, 2019

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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Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”