"Of all the scourges afflicting humanity, the most devastating and recurrent is racism."
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"It’s not the virus that discriminates; it is society."
A big day for Al Sharpton.
"There is no escape to a promised land."
"Our message is simple: racism is killing Black people in America. And we are done dying."
And some whites are addicted to the "pornography" of black "pain."
"If we had something approaching equal justice, would we still even be the United States?"
"We need police abolition."
The misinformation Twitter doesn't censor.
A top contender for Biden's VP lectures all police officers.
Jesse Jackson Condemns George Floyd Death as a ‘Lynching in Broad Daylight’ and Calls for Minneapolis Police Department to ‘Cleanse Itself, Inside and Out’
Minneapolis PD must "cleanse itself, inside and out."
Myth and reality.
"White supremacy . . . is just as likely to wear heels as a hood."
It is absurd to claim the Arbery shooting was "a lynching."
She claims he "doesn’t care about the 80,000+ people who’ve died from Coronavirus."
NFL Star Wants to Close Legal ‘Loopholes’ After Ahmaud Arbery’s Death. He’s Calling on AG Barr to Help.
Some whites use "fear and self-defense" as "justification for murder."
“He just loved to work out and he just loved people."
The uncertainty whites face during COVID-19 is "everyday" for black and brown Americans.
Data suggests that blacks face greater threats from members of their own race than they do from whites.
Brits are "deluding" themselves if they think they can survive without immigrants.
Charles Blow: "Arbery’s body is confined to a coffin, deep in a grave."
$10 trillion to $12 trillion should do the trick.
Some off the beaten path recommendations.
. . . and call for people to be released from prison.
"I do not trust that I will be allowed to exist in my Black skin."
“As Black people, we have less voting rights now than we did back in the ‘60s.”
"Black people are not, in fact, immune to the coronavirus."
A progressive black hopes blacks won't vote as one for Joe Biden.
She then claimed the President has "flirted with gangsters."
"DNA ancestry tests can be problematic."
Praises the President for funding HBCUs and passing "criminal justice reform."
"Buttigieg has less experience in office than our local church deacons."
A review of Queen and Slim.
Gay black author suggests corporations don't care about their non-white customers.
Everyone is entitled to an opinion . . .
Alabama blacks want more power in Congress.
Recreating (some version of) the German Coast Uprising of 1811.
Bernie Sanders Tells Black Male Student to Respect Police Officers ‘So That You Don’t Get Shot in the Back of the Head’
HBCU prof: “Bernie Sanders does not understand race in America. At. All.”
City Hall wanted a statue that looked similar to European-style statues.
Another group of blacks wants reparations.
Blacks want control of the city.
"Latinx community groups" file suit to prevent the data gathering.
Prof: The flag, police, and racism — “Is it that hard to see the correlation?”
“It has been proven” that stress leads to the health disparities for blacks.
If they believe this stuff they can believe anything.
How much foolishness can you stuff into a single article?
"Analysts need to be African Americans, not people that are not."
But the share of murders committed by blacks is up significantly.
It's because they are "often" white supremacists.
A curious mix of truth and mythology.
"Civil rights organizations" want the city's 56,000 warrants wiped out.
The problem is “stark racial bias in NYPD tactics.”
“Like these whites took us as slaves we should take them as slaves and treat them even worse.”
It may have been used to hoist duct work.
The trauma of slavery passed down from generation to generation.
Will the movies be any better?
Available September 13 — with fashion and accessories; $30.99.
Asked who his VP would be, Joe said: "preferably someone who was of color and who was of a different gender."
"No matter how much weed killer you place in a yard, the problem will come back, potentially more aggressively."
City Will Drop Dixie from Winston-Salem Fair Name. ‘Words Matter’ Argument Wins Out over Criticism of Symbols over Substance
An overwhelming majority of citizens were against the name change, but the council changed it anyway.
1619 Project: New York Times Magazine Publishes Special Edition Dedicated to American Slavery and Its Legacies
The further we get from slavery the more we have to apologize for it.
Sheila Jackson Lee: “Racism’ a ‘National Security Threat’ — ‘Huge Sums of Money’ Needed to Win Over ‘White Minds’
A “huge believer in the Bill of Rights” says we live in an era “where racism can no longer be allowed.”
They'll wait years for their hearings.
“It is a racial group’s rate of violent crime that determines police shootings, not the race of the officer.”
The study rules out “even small increases in the expression of prejudice.”
Meanwhile, a black transit inspector calls for blacks to start shooting cops.
Mass releases would mean a big crime wave.
Conclusion: "White officers are not more likely to shoot minority civilians than non-White officers."
It's a story of "racially motivated" voter suppression.
Badly needed protection for those who are "living while black."
Its origins and its goals.
Twitter critic: “This commercial spits on the trauma in our veins and the fight of our ancestors.”
Editorial board generalizes from one case of mistaken identity.
Black gamer thinks white nationalists are afraid of blacks, women, foreigners, and him.