Sunday, June 23, 2024

Tag: race

Supreme Court preserves college preferences for wealthy whites

In its recent ruling on affirmative action in college admissions, the Supreme Court’s conservative justices squarely came down on the side of race and class-based preferences—for wealthy whites.

How the Native American population in the US increased 87% says...

Another way to describe this recent adoption of Native American identity is what I call “racial shifting.”

BLM co-founder Alicia Garza: Ahmaud Arbery should still be with us;...

“But what we saw was actually more of a milquetoast response, which is especially concerning in this political context of white nationalism and a rise in vigilantism.”

Videos reveal Chicago cop assaulting black woman walking dog

"I think this woman deserves to have answers as to what happened, as do members of the public.”

How Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses used math literacy to push...

The Algebra Project is a nonprofit dedicated to helping students from historically marginalized communities develop math literacy.

‘Huge victory’: Black farmers Hail $5B in new COVID relief law...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has faced accusations of racism for decades, but little has been done to address the problem of discrimination in farm loans.

5 ways to address internalized white supremacy and its impact on...

In this era of multiple pandemics, discussing the impact of internalized racism on our health is crucial to furthering Black resistance, healing and emancipation.

The origin of Black History Month—and why it still matters

There is no more powerful force than a people steeped in their history.

Greensboro Massacre: City apologizes 41 years after cops allowed Klan, Nazis...

"The city’s apology acknowledges “The police knew and chose to do nothing. In fact, they facilitated what we name now as a North American death squad.”

Presidents have a long history of condescension, indifference and outright racism...

An honest assessment of American presidential leadership on race reveals a handful of courageous actions but an abundance of racist behavior, even by those remembered as equal rights supporters.

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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.

Chemical fallout from East Palestine train disaster spreads across 16 states, study reveals

The derailment, which involved a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials, has had far-reaching impacts, with pollutants spreading over 540,000 square miles, significantly larger in scale and scope than initially predicted.