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Tag: racism

Donald Trump’s startling global agenda: Taking white supremacy worldwide

Trump appointee kills U.N. language on racism, hate speech and nationalism, claiming there’s no rise in intolerance.

Papa John resigns after using racial slur during conference call

"Regardless of the context, I apologize. Simply stated, racism has no place in our society.”

Coward cop identified after ignoring racist assaulting woman on video

“Today a video surfaced of an undignified event in which a Puerto Rican woman was brutally harassed by a bigot while an officer did not interfere. I am appalled, shocked & disturbed by the officer’s behavior.”

Endorsing ‘violence and extremism among his base,’ Trump pardons Oregon ranchers...

"This pardon is a win only for those with no respect for life and basic decency."

The con of diversity

Diversity in the hands of the white power elites – political and corporate – is an advertising gimmick.

Memorial for lynching victims a first step toward reconciliation

It offers a place of reckoning for generations of racial trauma.

Police officer charged with criminal homicide of unarmed teen

“Taking human life is one of the most important things in this community, dealing with these types of tragedies. You do not shoot somebody in the back if they are not a threat to you.”

SCOTUS votes in favor of Trump’s ‘Muslim’ travel ban

"I am deeply disappointed that this ruling gives legitimacy to discrimination and Islamophobia."

15 actions that can shut down Trump’s assault on immigrant families

Simply put, Trump’s plan is ethnic cleansing. Here are things you can do to help.

Fox contributor and former Trump top staffer David Bossie tells Black...

Bossie later said that he "should have chosen my words more carefully."

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Brits don’t mince words: The most irreverent and radical signs from UK’s historic anti-Trump...

They took to the streets en masse to show their opposition to the U.S. president's hate-filled policies.

Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 16, 2018

12 Russian intelligence officers indicted for election interference, the royal family snubs Trump, 28 civilians killed by U.S.-led bombing in Syria, and more.

Education and the mental health epidemic

Systems of education built around the ideals of the market that use competition, selection and examinations are contributing to a collective atmosphere of division, injustice and anxiety.
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Watch Stephen Colbert’s hilarious re-enactment of FBI agent Peter Strzok’s insane House hearing

'Trump is a f—ing idiot'; and 'WHAT THE F— HAPPENED TO OUR COUNTRY??!?!'"

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