Sunday, May 22, 2022

Tag: race

University of Oklahoma Students Mobilize Against Racism as Two Fraternity Members...

"It is wrong to use words to hurt, threaten and exclude." Two students who allegedly led a song that included a racial slur at the University of Oklahoma were recently expelled for their hostility. It's since spurred a mobilization of students standing up to racism.

Voting Rights Remain Under Attack 50 Years After the Bloody Sunday...

This past weekend, thousands of people, including President Obama and more than 100 members of Congress, marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Still, the Voting Rights Act is under peril today.

VIDEO: Justice Dept. Seeks Overhaul of Ferguson Police over Systemic Racial...

A comprehensive report found a systemic discrimination against African-American residents in Ferguson, Missouri. Now the Justice Department is calling for a major overhaul of the city's criminal justice system and Attorney General Eric Holder is demanding compliance.

From Crispus Attucks to Michael Brown: Race and Revolution

More than 245 years ago the killing of Crispus Attucks launched a revolution in the streets of Boston. Fast forward to Michael Brown and two things still remain clear: "We never know what sparks a revolution and black lives matter."

Middle East Reacts to Murder of 3 Muslim-American Students in North...

Middle Easterners are calling the murders a "crime against humanity” and blame Islamophobia for the recent tragedy in North Carolina. Is a hostile environment forming against American Muslims in the U.S.?

The Flame of Intolerance Still Flickers in Alabama

Inequality, racism and segregation persist with remarkable tenacity in Alabama. The state will "continually have to confront its resistance to comply with the Constitution and respect the dignity and aspirations of all people.”

Malcolm X Was Right About America

We are the nation Malcolm X knew us to be and our "refusal to face the truth about empire" has created the nightmare Malcolm predicted. Did he better understand the inner workings of the empire?

Americide

The most egregious example of "Americide" is our country's treatment of African-Americans. It's exhibited in the many profitable corporations—manufacturers, banks, insurance, railroad—that had their roots in slavery.

'David Duke Without the Baggage:' Will Top GOPer Steve Scalise Resign...

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has confirmed he spoke at EURO, a convention founded by perhaps the country’s most notorious white supremacist. Now Republicans will have to decide what that says about their conference.

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How do we stop White supremacists from killing people of color?

I think it’s a sobering time, and we have to act that way, and we have to figure out how we make change outside of elected officials or parties at this point.

Tucker Carlson’s ‘great replacement’ theory comes from an anti-American Nazi

Why has the American far right adopted an anti-American conspiracy theory as its rallying cry?

Nearly 90,000 small businesses in US expected to close after Senate GOP kills main...

"Senators who ensured this fate instead of providing the relief small business needs now must be held accountable."

The Buffalo massacre and the mainstreaming of the Great Replacement Theory

Like an untreated wound, the Great Replacement Theory is being allowed to fester and is poisoning minds.

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.