Thursday, May 6, 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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2 Denver police officers suspended for use of force during George Floyd protests

“Once I dispersed the fogger, the female immediately put her window up and put her head down to read her phone. I realized that I made a mistake and walked away from the female and her car.”

The Clean Transit for America Plan unveiled to Senate

“Too many buses spew dirty diesel. That hurts the workers, that hurts the commuters, that hurts everyone.”

The true meaning of the Afghan “withdrawal”

Will the nightmare of Saigon's fall return in Kabul?

Public health crisis looms as California identifies 600 communities at risk of water-system failures

A new report puts into focus for the first time the scope of the state’s drinking-water problems and what it will take to fix them.

New lawsuit challenges ‘fast-track’ permits used for oil and gas pipelines nationwide

For nearly a decade, pipeline companies have relied on the contested Nationwide Permit 12 when their projects cross waterbodies in the U.S.