Monday, August 2, 2021

Tag: race

‘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.”

P. G. T. Beauregard

A white Confederate general can learn from experience that it does society better to recognize the equality of minority races.

As Chicago reopens, we can’t forget our black youth

"Only when we share honest stories about our city and its young people will we uncover the realities that need to be addressed."

Early data shows African Americans have contracted and died of coronavirus...

“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.”

‘This is unacceptable’: Sanders calls on Biden to disavow surrogate’s racist...

"That is unacceptable and Joe must apologize to Nina and all the people of color supporting our campaign."

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The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?
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Deputy on leave after controversial arrest of mother and teen on video

A Texas sheriff’s deputy was placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation into the incident.

‘Gathering storm’: How ‘rogue’ companies are buying up North Sea oil and gas

As oil majors exit the North Sea, the region’s new players bring a track record of lobbying against climate policy, polluting the environment, and committing alleged labor violations.

Climate crisis has cost Colorado billions—now it wants oil firms to pick up the...

ExxonMobil and Suncor face lawsuits in the western state but big oil’s apologists say the U.S. consumer is to blame for emissions.

Bayer to pull glyphosate products, including Roundup, from US home and garden market

Bayer's decision comes in response to the many lawsuits related to glyphosate that it inherited when it acquired Monsanto in 2018.