Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tag: racism

The part about MLK white people don’t like to talk about

"Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.”

Why racism is so hard to define and even harder to...

Race is mobile and ever-changing. But ultimately, it serves to maintain white supremacy, at both a local and global level.

How America’s perpetual warfare abroad is fueling an increase in white...

“If you look for instance at the surges in Ku Klux Klan membership, they align more consistently with the return of veterans from combat and the aftermath of war than they do with anti-immigration, populism, economic hardship or any of the other factors that historians have typically used to explain them."

Hate fueled by Trump

"We, indeed, all know who is fueling the hate – and we must say it."

Hate crimes surged during Trump’s first year, a record high since...

"Shouldn’t this urgent crisis be subject of first post-recess Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today, instead of ramming through more Trump judges? Our lives are at stake."

Trump’s only election strategy was racism

Republicans can only win by racial gerrymandering and voter suppression. And Trump can only win by using fear and racism.

We won’t let them take away our right to vote

"We are the Many, and they are Few – and if we decide to stand together, to make our voices heard, no one and nothing will stop us."

Hate unbound

Politicians and media moguls have long understood that fear and hate sell better than hope and compassion, no matter how much we might wish it otherwise.

It’s time to go on the offensive against racism

That is the shift that can make possible, at long last, a decisive win against racism.

America’s midterm elections turn menacing

With the approach of crucial congressional and state elections, no one should be surprised that domestic terrorism has emerged from the ranks of President Donald Trump's hyper-partisan supporters. In fact, given Trump’s pattern of incitement, many have warned that some of his followers would resort to violence.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Leaked document shows Trump administration planned to traumatize migrant children

The Trump administration intended to "traumatize children and intentionally create a humanitarian crisis at the border."

Capitalist-style wealth gap: 1 tech guy = 1,000,000 teachers

Capitalism is a perfect system for people like this, who care only about making more money than everyone else, and fail to grasp the importance of a healthy, working society.

Women’s March survives and thrives in LA

“There wasn’t just a blue wave, there was a pink wave, and we’re proud of it.”

Police sergeant was unbalanced and urine-stained after injuring innocent civilian

Jeffrey Kutz was charged with third-degree vehicular assault, driving while intoxicated, and reckless driving. He was also suspended without pay from the department.

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