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Racism

  1. new york city
    Random Stabbing of Asian NYC Man Results in Hate-Crime ChargesThe attack happened just days after city officials vowed to do more to protect Asian New Yorkers from racial targeting amid the pandemic.
  2. power
    Ahmaud Arbery’s Mother Is Suing the Three Men Who Killed Her SonIn a federal lawsuit, Wanda Cooper-Jones also accuses police and prosecutors of trying to “cover up” Arbery’s murder.
  3. police brutality
    Rochester Police Officers Will Not Be Charged in Killing of Daniel PrudeA grand jury determined that the officers who put Prude in the chokehold that led to his death last March will not face charges.
  4. asians in america
    Swallowing Our BitternessThe burden of swallowing anti-Asian racism is making America and me sick.
  5. power
    The Charges Against Amy Cooper Have Been DismissedCooper faced one count of filing a false report after she infamously accused a Black birder of “threatening my life” last May.
  6. the system
    The Never-ending Coup Against Black AmericaHistorically, “recovery” tends to look a lot like betrayal.
  7. power
    The Karen Next DoorA white woman calls the police on her Black neighbors. Six months later, they still share a property line.
  8. politics
    Losing Hasn’t Changed Trump’s Stance on White SupremacyHis continued resistance to renaming military bases that honor Confederates — though it has no obvious political benefit — confirms his true beliefs.
  9. politics
    We’ll Soon Be Rid of Steve King — But Not His DemagogueryThe outgoing Republican congressman’s questioning of Kamala Harris’s ancestry shows his racist impulses have not been blunted — nor have his party’s.
  10. presidential debates
    Trump Started the Debate Disciplined, Then Lapsed Into Being HimselfTrump needed to make a coherent case that his record entitles him to a second term. He tried that, then began raving in right-wing code.
  11. racism
    GOP Senator David Perdue Deliberately Butchers ‘Kamala’ at Georgia Trump RallyHis reelection campaign later tried to claim that Perdue referring to Harris as “Kamamboamamla” was an innocent, not-at-all race-baiting mistake.
  12. the national interest
    Report: Trump, a Giant Racist, Said Jews Are ‘Only in It for Themselves’The president continues to provide evidence of his massive racism.
  13. police brutality
    Wisconsin Police Shot a Black Man Multiple Times in the BackOfficers opened fire on Jacob Blake while his back was turned, as his three children watched from the car.
  14. authoritarianism
    Many GOP Voters Value America’s Whiteness More Than Its DemocracyA new study found that anti-democratic sentiments have broad support among GOP voters — especially those who resent nonwhites’ political power.
  15. the national interest
    Biden Condemns Both Racism and Violence Because He Isn’t CrazyDenouncing both evil and an immoral, ineffective response to evil: not that hard!
  16. republican national convention
    Why the RNC Must Claim Biden Will Make Life Even WorseTrump can’t run on his record or second-term agenda, so his only play is to rail against “American carnage” — even though he’s the incumbent.
  17. democratic national convention
    How Will the RNC Counter the Diversity of the DNC?The Democrats presented a diverse slice of the country at their convention. Will Republicans bet on racial appeals?
  18. the national circus
    Frank Rich: Against Harris, Trump Tries to Run the Birther PlaybookHe made these moves after the usual misogynistic and racist insults failed to move the needle anywhere except among his own base.
  19. birtherism
    Trump Revives Racist Birther Conspiracy for Kamala Harris“I heard it today that she doesn’t meet the requirements,” Trump said of a vice-presidential nominee who was born in Oakland, California.
  20. police reform
    The Window for Major Police Reform May Be ClosingThe superficial consensus in polls demonstrating that the public supports police reform hides deeper issues.
  21. politics
    QAnon Booster Marjorie Greene Continues March Toward CongressIt’s hard to be too extreme in pockets of red America like Georgia’s 14th District, where Greene just won the Republican primary.
  22. 2020 elections
    Georgia NAACP Head Asks Matt Lieberman to Drop Senate BidLieberman’s self-published 2018 novel is allegedly loaded with “racist tropes.”
  23. protests
    Portland’s Bigger Policing Problem Was Always LocalTrump’s agents may leave Portland. Police brutality won’t.
  24. racism
    No, Uncle Joe, Trump Is Hardly Our First Racist PresidentTrump may rival the most racist of presidents given the context of their times, but he hardly invented presidential racism.
  25. vision 2020
    Trump’s Latest Pitch to Suburbs: Demonizing CitiesTrump hopes to frighten suburbanites about cities as sources of violence, crime, and lower home values. But it probably won’t work.
  26. vision 2020
    For Trump in 2020: It’s the Virus, Stupid!Trump’s negative job-approval assessments for COVID-19 are dragging down all his other numbers, with little time to recover before the election.
  27. labor
    Racism Is a Working-Class ProblemThe Strike for Black Lives reminds America that racial justice and economic justice are linked.
  28. labor
    McDonald’s Workers Have Filed a Federal Civil Rights LawsuitThree Black workers say they experienced sustained racial discrimination on the job.
  29. president trump
    Trump Claims ‘More White People’ Killed by Police Than Black AmericansTrump asserted that “more white people” are killed by the police, ignoring basic demographic realities about the country.
  30. racism
    Amy Cooper Faces Charges After Calling Cops on Black Birder in Central ParkIf convicted, she could face up to a year in jail.
  31. trump tweets
    Trump Attacks Bubba Wallace, Defends Confederate FlagThe president is being racist again.
  32. vision 2020
    Trump Believes That He Is Losing Because He Hasn’t Been Racist EnoughOn the one hand, all available evidence suggests this is wrong. On the other hand, Tucker Carlson suggests it is right.
  33. court is in sessions
    Jeff Sessions Keeps Getting WorseA new profile at the New York Times Magazine vivifies the warning about Sessions that Coretta Scott King gave in 1986.
  34. racism
    Mississippi’s Overdue ReckoningA lot had to go wrong for Mississippi’s state-flag debate to go right.
  35. vision 2020
    Trump Needs an Opponent to Demonize. It’s Hard to Do That to Uncle Joe.Trump has tried and failed so far to undermine Joe Biden the way he did Hillary Clinton. He may get really desperate.
  36. d.c. statehood
    Congress to Vote on D.C. Statehood for the First Time in DecadesIt would likely take a Democratic Senate plus filibuster reform to become law, but the cause of making D.C. the 51st state remains alive.
  37. black lives matter
    Corporate America Loves Increasing Racial InequalityYou can support racial justice or economic policies that increase racial inequality — but not both.
  38. abolition
    Why Police Abolition Is a Useful Framework — Even for SkepticsAbolition is a goal, a process, and a practice.
  39. black lives matter
    Essential Workers Aren’t Impressed by Corporate Anti-RacismCorporations are saying black lives matter. But their actions during the coronavirus pandemic say something different.
  40. racism
    Trump Angrily Overrules Talk of Changing Confederate Names on Army BasesIs Trump returning to the sympathy for neo-Confederates he showed during the Charlottesville violence?
  41. crime
    Gunman Plows Car Through Seattle Protest, Shooting DemonstratorThe victim, a 27-year-old black man, is reportedly in stable condition.
  42. first person
    ‘There’s a High Probability I Would Have Marched’: On Being Black and NYPDA black NYPD officer discusses fear, tokenism, and what police and George Floyd protesters have in common.
  43. 2020 elections
    Steve King Finally Loses His Congressional SeatThe disgraced longtime congressman lost not because of his bigotry, but because of his loss of clout.
  44. drunk history
    The Pandemic Has Led to an Outbreak of Terrible Historical AnalogiesTrump and his allies are using the coronavirus to warp history. We can’t ignore their delusions.
  45. covid-19
    The Coronavirus Makes Trump’s Cruelty Toward Indian Country Even More DeadlyTrump’s enmity for Native Americans dates from his casino days. During the pandemic, it has deadly consequences.
  46. 2020 elections
    Steve King Says He’ll Soon Get Committee Assignments BackWith his primary opponents focusing on his loss of clout rather than his bigotry, the prospect of restored committee assignments could be huge.
  47. ahmaud arbery
    Never Stop RunningOn the killing of Ahmaud Arbery.
  48. inequality
    When Your Zip Code Determines Whether You Live or DieMaternal mortality rates reveal a divided New York.
  49. covid-19
    The Novel Coronavirus Is Devastating Black Communities. This Was Predictable.Wisconsin is an object lesson in how racist policies have created an environment that leaves black Americans vulnerable.
  50. democratic primaries
    Joe Biden’s Critics Among Black Democrats Are Now Lying on His BehalfThe price of influence in the self-styled party of multiracial democracy.
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