racism

Despite appeal, Black Hebrews ordered to leave Israel within two weeks
Israel's Population and Immigration Authority has rejected an appeal by 51 members of the Hebrew Israelites community against a deportation order they received last April, ordering them to leave Israel within 14 days. The mayor of Dimona, where many of th ...[Read more]
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Trump understood the undercurrent of racist violence that was electrified when he ‘took off the gloves’
Trump instinctively understood the undercurrent of racist violence that was electrified when he "took off the gloves" and he used it to great effect, spending hours on the campaign trail repeating lurid details of alleged deviant criminality by immigrants ...[Read more]
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Facebook Apologizes After A.I. Puts ‘Primates’ Label on Video of Black Men
Facebook called it “an unacceptable error.” The company has struggled with other issues related to race. ...[Read more]
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Feds Targeted BLM Activists to Foil Racial Justice Protests: Report
"This is not the first or the last time the federal government has utilized coordinated attacks on Black activists as a means to suppress our right to protest," Amara Enyia, policy and research coordinator for M4BL, said in a statement. "Historically, Bla ...[Read more]
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America’s history wars get serious: Texas GOP wants to dump MLK — and whitewash the KKK
In the infamous 1857 Dred Scott decision, Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney proclaimed that Black people have "no rights that the white man is bound to respect." Today's Jim Crow Republican Party, and the white right more broadly, have taken the spi ...[Read more]
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How Patrick Buchanan’s 1992 campaign became the blueprint for Trumpism: conservative
When Donald Trump defeated all of the other Republican candidates in the 2016 GOP presidential primary and went on to defeat Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the general election — even though he lost the popular vote — one of the people who was ...[Read more]
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Right Wingers Are Taking Over Library Boards to Remove Books on Racism
Since their swearing in on May 19, the new board has wasted no time in imposing its agenda. “Their focus is to change the very nature of the library,” Lynch says. “They’ve already slashed the budget from $7.4 to $5.9 million, fired staff or reduce ...[Read more]
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How a white mob lynched a Black man, destroyed a city and got away with it
In 1919, white rioters stormed into an Omaha courthouse and dragged a Black jailed man who said he was innocent out to his death ...[Read more]
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UN Report Calls for Reparations for Victims of Systemic Racist Police Violence
On June 28, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet released a stunning 23-page report accompanied by a 95-page conference room paper for the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) documenting systemic racism and human rights violations ...[Read more]
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Boy, 11, referred to Prevent for wanting to give “alms to the oppressed”
An 11-year-old primary school pupil was referred to the government’s controversial counter-radicalisation Prevent programme after a teacher mistook the word “alms” for “arms” during a classroom discussion. The boy’s teacher asked what pupils ...[Read more]
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A Veteran Tried to Credit Black Americans on Memorial Day. His Mic Got Muted.
Retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter was speaking at an American Legion service in Hudson, Ohio, on Monday when he was intentionally silenced. ...[Read more]
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