Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tag: racism

The Civil War Returns to New Orleans

“So, as we grapple with the need to regulate banks and pharmaceutical companies, greenhouse emissions and guns, let us give some thought to the regulating of racism and other hateful attitudes through the judicious use of those public institutions that help shape attitudes from generation to generation.”

Police Find and Detonate Explosive Device at Trump Supporter’s Home After...

A man from California, who threatened to kill Muslims, will be spending 90 days in jail after being caught in possession of an explosive device.

'Another Yale is Possible:' Students Confront Racism at Ivy League School

At Yale University in Connecticut, the "March of Resilience" comes just days after protests at Missouri University caused the system president to step down. Thousands of students held a march over racism on Ivy League school's campus.

How Rabid Extremists Exiled a 14-Year-Old

Ahmed Mohamed, an all-American boy who built a clock not a time bomb, had a bright future ahead of him in America, until anti-Muslim radicals chased him away. What is with America's rabidly insane conspiracy theories?

State Terror Against People of Color

Too many families are unable to find social justice because they are rendered invisible by the media and crushed by poverty. And this nightmare they are living will only grow as poverty and inequality expand.

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.

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.

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Trump planning to run in 2024? From his jail cell?

This guy is a political crook that has been allowed to run free—so far.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

Why the hell are Democrats keeping your drug prices high?

Vote in the Democratic primaries for true public servants — who care more about advancing the public good than protecting private profits.

To avoid Armageddon, don’t modernize missiles — eliminate them

If reducing the dangers of nuclear war is a goal, the top priority should be to remove the triad’s ground-based leg—not modernize it.

‘Just cancel the debt,’ advocates say as Biden admin develops strategy for restarting student...

Student debt cancellation “is good economic policy that will change the lives of millions of families,” said Rep. Ayanna Pressley.