Sunday, November 27, 2022

Tag: race

VIDEO: Fracture: Joy-Ann Reid on Obama, the Clintons and the Racial...

In her new book, Joy-Ann Reid looks at the history of race relations in the U.S. She discusses the political shifts in the Democratic Party and the relationship between the Clintons and Obama on Democracy Now.

Standing While Black in New York Can Get You Attacked by...

An incredible double standard in NY and American policing, the fact is this dichotomy should properly be called apartheid. It's time we call out official racism in the U.S.

What if Kim Davis Refused to License Marriages of Interracial Couples?...

Mike Huckabee, who might just be seeking a way to kickstart his failed presidential bid, was in full support of Kim Davis' stance against gay marriage. But would he still defend her if she had denied licenses to inter-racial couples?

The Other 1 Percent: Healing the Wounds of Native American Tragedies...

With a strong rally behind the Native Lives Matter movement, Native people are front and center of police brutality—like the killing of Paul Castaway near Denver in July. Now the public is fighting back against such unfair treatment.

Judge Refuses to Drop Charges Against Officers Responsible for Killing Freddie...

On Wednesday, Judge Barry Williams denied motions to dismiss charges against the officers who were responsible for the killing of Freddie Gray. Will justice be served?

Moving Forward

“We can live in a world where the police don’t kill people by limiting police intervention, improving community interactions and ensuring accountability.” Derek Royden takes a look at Campaign Zero’s police reform proposals.

15-Year-Old Gunned Down by Police

While a bystander is disputing the killing of a 15-year-old boy suspected of stealing a car this weekend, the officers have not been identified, but have been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation.

Five Ways Congress Disposes of Poor Minorities

"The casualty gap is 'an inconvenient truth' that both parties choose to ignore." Congress seems to cause no fuss when it comes to disposing of vulnerable Americans.

'Collective Healing' at National Black Lives Matter Convergence Ends with Police...

While a historic conference to raise national attention about police brutality and other pressing issues took place in Cleveland this past weekend, the event ended in violence against Black Lives Matter supporters. But why?

VIDEO: Sandra Bland Laid to Rest; First Black Judge in Waller...

While thousands remembered Sandra Bland at the suburban Chicago church she attended for decades, politicians in Illinois are calling for a federal investigation into Bland’s death. They're seeking the truth to what really happened.

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Let’s rename the day after Thanksgiving ‘extinction Friday’

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Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”