Category Archives: Discrimination

Most Latinos Now Say It’s Gotten Worse For Them In The U.S.

Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux of FiveThirtyEight – We will likely never know how much the El Paso shooter was influenced by rhetoric like President Trump’s. But we do know that since Trump took office, surveys and studies have shown that Latinos, particularly … Continue reading

Posted in Discrimination, Donald Trump, Immigrants, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Democrats are taking reparations seriously — and that’s a big deal

Analysis by Nia-Malika Henderson of CNN – In 1988, Jesse Jackson made reparations part of his campaign platform. In 2016, PresidentBarack Obama dismissed reparations as politically impractical during an interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates, whose Atlantic article sparked renewed interest in … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, African-American, Compensation, Discrimination, reparations

Black man becomes head of neo-Nazi group he intends to destroy

By Jason Kravarik, Sara Sidner and Janet DiGiacomo of CNN – Call it a clever twist of fate, a shrewd power play, or simply comeuppance for one of the largest neo-Nazi groups in America. Its new president is a black man … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Controversial, Demographics, Discrimination, Racism

From despair to hope: Returning to Grant Park

by Ken Feltman – Society mends its wounds. And that’s invariably true in all the tragedies, in the comedies as well. And certainly in the histories. – Charlton Heston    In Grant Park in late August of 1968, frightened police and … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Discrimination, Elections, Racism

Startup founders say age bias is rampant in tech by age 36

By Leah Fessler in Quartz at Work – WHAT’S MY AGE AGAIN? There’s a scourge in tech that apparently runs even deeper than sexism or racism: ageism. In a wide-ranging survey of US startup founders polled by venture-capital firm First … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Demographics, Discrimination, Fairness, Thought-Provoking Analysis