Category Archives: Discrimination

In Georgia, Raphael Warnock’s Dog Ads Cut Against White Voters’ Stereotypes Of Black People

Michael Tesler of FiveThirtyEight – If he wins next month, Raphael Warnock may have his pet beagle to thank. So far, Warnock, the Democratic candidate in one of Georgia’s two Senate runoff elections, has aired two ads featuring his dog. … Continue reading

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Trump punts when asked about systemic racism in US

Marty Johnson of The Hill – President Trump pivoted upon being asked whether he thought systemic racism is a problem in the United States during a press conference in Kenosha, the Wisconsin city where a Black man was shot in the … Continue reading

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Viral Video Seemed to Show BLM Storming a Church. The Real Story is Much Darker

Anne Helen Petersen of BuzzFeed – “What people need to know is we’re not protesting churches. We’re protesting this church.” The clip that was posted to Twitter — and subsequently viewed over 1.2 million times — purports to show protesters invading a church, … Continue reading

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The Ugly Reality Of Violent Misogyny In America Is Systemic, Endemic, And Normalized

Maia Niguel Hoskin in Forbes – Democrat congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Republican congressmen Ted Yoho and Roger Williams made headline news when Ocasio-Cortez accused Yoho of using a vulgar and misogynist insult while reprimanding her during a confrontation on the steps of … Continue reading

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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

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