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.
On July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, he gave one of his most famous speeches, “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro.”
"Only when we share honest stories about our city and its young people will we uncover the realities that need to be addressed."
“When COVID-19 passes and we see the losses … it will be deeply tied to the story of post-World War II policies that left communities marginalized.”
"That is unacceptable and Joe must apologize to Nina and all the people of color supporting our campaign."
The persistence of racially biased policing means that unless American policing reckons with its racist roots, it is likely to keep repeating mistakes of the past.
In a letter, the New York Civil Liberties Union, Common Cause New York and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law said the plan “will impose a severe burden on many of the City’s low-income voters.”
The result is an emotionally gripping look at Georgia’s citizens that also lays out compelling and irrefutable evidence of voter suppression.