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Racism

  1. republicans
    White Alabamians Are Doing It AgainRoy Moore, an accused child molester, is leading early polls in Alabama’s Republican primary for the 2020 U.S. Senate election.
  2. ilhan omar
    Pelosi Requests More Security for Ilhan Omar Following Trump’s 9/11 AttackMeanwhile, Sarah Sanders said on Sunday that Trump’s Islamophobic attack was a “good thing.”
  3. terrorism
    White Deputy’s Son Arrested for Black Church Arsons in LouisianaArsons and bombings that target black churches are deeply woven into U.S. history.
  4. racism
    In the Trump Era, Political Incorrectness on the RiseRacists appear to feel liberated to express themselves freely these days, and the partisan gap in racial perceptions has become very large.
  5. white nationalism
    How Kirstjen Nielsen Gave Voice and Muscle to Trump’s White Nationalist AgendaThe soon to be ex–DHS secretary was never a foil to Trump, she just limited her cruelty to what was permitted by law.
  6. vision 2020
    Will Iowans Dump Disgraced Racist Steve King?It will be ideology dueling with influence among many Western Iowa conservatives.
  7. politics
    At Famed Civil-Rights Center, Fire Destroys a Building, But Not a MissionThe Highlander Center, a longtime target of racist attacks, shows its resilience again after a white-power symbol is found at the scene of a fire.
  8. facebook
    Facebook’s Ad Algorithm Discriminates Even When It’s Not Told To, Study FindsResearchers found ad delivery was skewed by gender and race, though advertisers didn’t list demographic targets.
  9. politics
    Donald Trump Doesn’t Care About Puerto RicoTrump’s long-standing antipathy for people of color is germane to his rhetoric on Puerto Rico.
  10. white nationalism
    Ex–White-Nationalist Says Tucker Carlson Hits Messaging “Better Than They Have”Derek Black, who disavowed the movement in 2013, says that his white-nationalist family watches Carlson “to get some tips on how to advance it.”
  11. apologies
    Liam Neeson Issues New Apology for Racist Revenge-Fantasy Anecdote“What I failed to realize is that this is not about justifying my anger all those years ago, it is also about the impact my words have today.”
  12. charlottesville
    Driver in Charlottesville Car Attack Pleads Guilty to 29 Hate CrimesJames Fields Jr. will not be given the death penalty.
  13. vision 2020
    Why the Story of Michael Avenatti Is a Lesson for Democrats in 2020Post-arrest, prosecutors will attempt to cast Avenatti as a grifter. But the real reason for his untrustworthiness was affirmed months ago.
  14. crime
    Second Man Found Dead in the House of Prominent Democratic DonorPolice have now confirmed that both men died of accidental methamphetamine overdoses.
  15. politics
    Puerto Rico’s Distress Shows Trump’s Contempt for Poor People of ColorThe island needs help, and it doesn’t sound like Trump is prepared to give it.
  16. white supremacy
    Racism Is Good at Hiding. Just Ask This White Nationalist Police Officer.A school resource officer in Virginia is also a member of Identity Evropa. His job? To help bigots conceal their bigotry from the public.
  17. racism
    How Much Does ‘Racial Ideology’ Matter If Racism Itself Persists?A New York Times op-ed argues that Americans are divided less by their “race” than by what they believe about race and racism. Does it even matter?
  18. just asking questions
    Ta-Nehisi Coates Is an Optimist NowA conversation about the revived debate over reparations, the 2020 Democratic primary, and the power of pop culture to advance progressive change.
  19. politics
    Trump Wants Jeanine Pirro and Her Islamophobia Back on the AirFox News benched her over her Islamophobic comments. Trump responded with a rejection of political correctness and a strange call to arms.
  20. christchuch shooting
    The Endgame of White Supremacy Is Always DeathThe mosque massacres in Christchurch, New Zealand, prove that there is no acceptable nonwhite presence under white supremacy.
  21. racism
    Did Racism Cause the Russell Westbrook Fight? That May Be the Wrong Question.On Monday, OKC star Russell Westbrook argued with an abusive fan whose insults, he claims, were “racial.” The larger truth is much more damning.
  22. fox news
    Tucker Carlson and the Folly of Debating Bigots on Their TermsThe racist, misogynist Fox News host wants his detractors to debate him on his TV show. It’s a page straight out of the modern conservative playbook.
  23. vision 2020
    Will Black Voters Still Love Biden When They Remember Who He Was?Joe Biden has the worst record on racial justice of any likely Democratic primary candidate. He is also the most popular among black voters.
  24. fox news
    Tucker Carlson’s Racist Comments Emerge, Day After Misogynistic RemarksAfter the Fox News host shrugged off a reel highlighting his misogyny, tapes emerged of him calling Iraqis “semi-literate primitive monkeys.”
  25. student protests
    Private School Students Lock Out Administrators in Protest Over Racist Video“The lockout is to try to shed light on the fact that students of color really aren’t being represented here at all.”
  26. the democrats
    Apparently, Democratic Voters Don’t Want an Anti-TrumpJoe Biden continues to lead in most 2020 polls — even though he is arguably the Democrats’ most Trump-like option.
  27. politics
    Virginia First Lady Asked Black Children to Imagine ‘Being a Slave’She reportedly also handed them pieces of raw cotton.
  28. racism
    Rashida Tlaib Said Mark Meadows’s Behavior Was Racist. She Didn’t Go Far Enough.Meadows is clearly not a credible arbiter of what is or is not racist, but when he took offense, colleagues felt compelled to coddle and reassure him.
  29. politics
    Former Maine Governor Defends Electoral College, Saying It Protects White PeopleIt’s widely understood that Republicans rely on the Electoral College to thwart democracy. But it’s unusual for one of them to admit a racial motive.
  30. michael cohen testimony
    Republican Outraged When Congresswoman Calls His Trump Defense RacistAt Michael Cohen’s hearing, Mark Meadows and Rashida Tlaib argued over whether his effort to show Trump isn’t racist was “racist in itself.”
  31. michael cohen testimony
    Republican Outraged When Congresswoman Calls His Trump Defense RacistAt Michael Cohen’s hearing, Mark Meadows and Rashida Tlaib argued over whether his effort to show Trump isn’t racist was “racist in itself.”
  32. michael cohen
    Republican to Cohen: If Trump Is Racist, Why Did He Employ This Black Woman?Cohen claimed Trump was a racist. Mark Meadows proved him wrong — by revealing that the president once let a dark-skinned woman work for him.
  33. racism
    Justin Fairfax and the Lies We Tell About LynchingsFairfax compared the sexual-assault allegations he’s facing to a lynching. Little could be further from the truth.
  34. 2020 presidential election
    What Should Democrats Do When Trump Attacks Them Over Reparations?While Democrats should dispute lies about what they mean by reparations, they should not retreat from the moral reckoning the country needs.
  35. jussie smollett
    The Jussie Smollett Case Is Not a ParableIt is still good to extend sympathy toward alleged victims of tragedy — even if that tragedy ends up being fake.
  36. howard schultz
    Howard Schultz’s Deficit of HonestyHoward Schultz says he doesn’t “see color.” That doesn’t tell us much about him, but it does tell us something about racism in America.
  37. virginia
    Why Ralph Northam’s Racist Fiasco Is a Golden Opportunity for Black VotersRalph Northam is going on a listening tour. If he genuinely listens, he has a chance to be a transformative leader. Will he?
  38. racism
    Blackface Scandal Spreads to Mississippi’s Lieutenant GovernorRepublican gubernatorial front-runner Tate Reeves joined and remained in a fraternity famous for racist antics — not all that long ago.
  39. nyc public schools
    NYC Elite School Alumni President: Calling School ‘Segregated’ Makes Me Feel BadSegregation is about systems, not sentiment.
  40. politics
    A Comprehensive Guide to the Scandals Engulfing Top Virginia PoliticiansFrom the racist yearbook photo to sexual-assault allegations.
  41. virginia
    Virginia’s Racist Past Is PresentRalph Northam and Mark Herring may have grown since their blackface days. But so did the black contemporaries subjected to their culture of ridicule.
  42. politics
    Virginia’s Executive Branch Is in ShamblesRalph Northam still hasn’t resigned, and his potential successor now faces a sexual assault claim.
  43. racism
    This Is Not About Ralph Northam’s FeelingsThe Virginia governor wants to avoid easy answers to his racism scandal. He can start by recognizing it’s not actually about him.
  44. conservatism
    Black Conservatives Don’t Need to Be Brainwashed to Be WrongYoung black conservatives face insults from their peers that they are “traitors,” or “brainwashed.” Really, they’re just wrong.
  45. politics
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Digs in Despite Calls to ResignNortham denies appearing in a racist yearbook photo, but admits to putting on blackface.
  46. football
    Trump: Football Is Too Unsafe for My Son, Not Unsafe Enough for OthersThe president says football is too “dangerous” for Barron — and that the NFL isn’t as “vicious” and “violent” as it should be.
  47. racism
    Northam Denies Yearbook Racism, Admits Blackface Racism — and Still Won’t ResignThe Virginia Democrat is trying to salvage his governorship by admitting he once won a dance contest by moonwalking in blackface.
  48. racism
    Democrats Call for Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to Resign Over Racist PhotoThe Virginia governor apologized after appearing in a picture of two men wearing a KKK robe and blackface. But Democrats want him gone.
  49. politics
    Photos May Show Virginia Governor In Blackface (or Klan Robes)It’s not yet clear if Governor Ralph Northam was the man in blackface or a man in a Klan robe.
  50. racism
    Tom Brokaw Wants Hispanics to Assimilate. Hispanics Aren’t the Problem.The ex-newsman wants Hispanics to work harder on assimilating and learning English. But they work hard already. Segregation is the bigger barrier.
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