Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tag: racism

'Collective Healing' at National Black Lives Matter Convergence Ends with Police...

While a historic conference to raise national attention about police brutality and other pressing issues took place in Cleveland this past weekend, the event ended in violence against Black Lives Matter supporters. But why?

VIDEO: Sandra Bland Laid to Rest; First Black Judge in Waller...

While thousands remembered Sandra Bland at the suburban Chicago church she attended for decades, politicians in Illinois are calling for a federal investigation into Bland’s death. They're seeking the truth to what really happened.

Corporate Capitalism Is the Foundation of Police Brutality and the Prison...

Citizens talk about the issues of race and racial violence without taking into consideration the economic, bureaucratic, and political systems of exploitation involved. Police brutality and racism cannot be solved unless we turn to the issue of structural racism.

VIDEO: 'This Flag Comes Down Today:' Bree Newsome Scales SC Capitol...

Bree Newsome, a 30-year-old African-American woman, scaled the 30-foot flagpole outside the South Carolina State Capitol and unhooked the Confederate flag. While she was arrested, her actions went viral.

Police Barring Release of Videos Showing Cops Killing Unarmed Innocent Man

While the LA County DA ruled the Gardena police were justified to shoot an innocent man and his friend, the victims’ families, who watched the videos, contradict the official narrative. And now the Gardena Police Department is seeking to suppress the video.

Never Patriotic: The Real Meaning of the Confederate Flag

There are a few important clues about the true meaning of the Confederate flag that few know about. While the debate over the Confederate flag intensifies, here is the true meaning of the seditious symbol.

VIDEO: Domestic Terrorism: From the Charleston Massacre to 1964 Slaying of...

While the fifty-first anniversary of the 1964 slaying of Mississippi civil rights workers just passed, another hateful crime just recently took place at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina this past week. Is domestic terrorism still at large?

Two Ways Racists Kill

While it's a modern and more 'civilized' form of the American tradition of shortening the lives of poor minorities, racism has evolved into a more insidious form. But it still goes on.

VIDEO: As Nation Mourns Nine Black Victims of Church Massacre, Details...

Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old South Carolina man with apparent sympathies to white supremacy, was captured and charged with a hate crime at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. The massacre has effected the entire country.

Eight San Francisco Cops Suspended for Racist Texts

After being caught exchanging racist and homophobic texts regarding coworkers and citizens, eight San Francisco police officers were suspended. An investigation is underway, but the police chief is asking for their immediate termination.

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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.

Trump’s suicidal gut instinct at work: ‘Fix those ‘rigged’ elections or we won’t vote.’

Trump can’t stand that he can't punch one hole in one state’s tabulations, thus his ever-tiresome "rigged election" lies, taking the untenable to the unthinkable.