Category Archives: African-American

Amid Protests, Majorities Across Racial and Ethnic Groups Express Support for the Black Lives Matter Movement

 KIM PARKER, JULIANA MENASCE HOROWITZ AND MONICA ANDERSON As demonstrations continue to protest the death of George Floyd, a black man killed while in Minneapolis police custody, Americans see the protests both as a reaction to Floyd’s death and an expression of frustration over longstanding … Continue reading

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President Trump Has A Long History of Language That Incites and Demonizes

Peter Baker of the New York Times – President Trump has seized on the response in the streets to police brutality against Black men and women to bolster his re-election campaign, employing provocative and sometimes incendiary language and images to … Continue reading

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On Nantucket, a racist act gets a second look

Dugan Arnett of the Boston Globe – The Black woman rose quietly from her seat at the back of the meeting room and made her way past the white faces that surrounded her, toward the front. A Jamaican immigrant who … Continue reading

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‘It was great’: In leaked audio, Trump hailed low Black turnout in 2016

Nolan D. McCaskoll of Politico – The president acknowledged in a 2017 meeting with civil rights leaders that he benefited from Black voters staying home. Continue…

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Leaked: New Footage Of George Floyd Murder Filmed By Police Body Cam

John Hanson in the Political Insider – Friends of Floyd say having a gun pointed at his head was emotionally disturbing because he had a gun aimed at him in the past The UK Daily Mail has published leaked footage … Continue reading

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