Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: race

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.

‘What to the slave is the 4th of July?’: James Earl...

On July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, he gave one of his most famous speeches, “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro.”

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”