Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: racism

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.

Black children were jailed for a crime that doesn’t exist. Almost...

Judge Donna Scott Davenport oversees a juvenile justice system in Rutherford County, Tennessee, with a staggering history of jailing children. She said kids must face consequences, which rarely seem to apply to her or the other adults in charge.

The eviction crisis is a race and gender wage gap issue

There is a direct correlation between this racial, gendered wage gap and evictions.

How Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses used math literacy to push...

The Algebra Project is a nonprofit dedicated to helping students from historically marginalized communities develop math literacy.

How not to cover critical race theory

Critical race theory is a longstanding and specific academic lens for understanding systemic racism, but the right has transformed it into a catchall for anything that encourages talking about and addressing racism.

America’s drug wars

Fifty years of reinforcing racism.

Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22 years in prison for murder

"Now, as Derek Chauvin faces years behind bars, we must come together around our common humanity and continue on towards justice for all.”

The cynical war on ‘critical race theory’

One conservative activist is weaponizing resentment over diversity trainings into an all-out, red-baiting culture war.

The dangers of white male supremacy

Our culture has shaped the expectation of greatness exclusively around white men by erasing the achievements of women and people of color from our histories.

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!