Category Archives: Racism

Race in America 2019

Juliana Menasce Horowitz, Anna Brown and Kiana Cox of Pew Research – Most Americans say it’s now more common for people to express racist or racially insensitive views; more than four-in-ten say it’s more acceptable. Americans see disadvantages for blacks … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Pew Research, Racism, United States

An apparent KKK recruitment flyer was found at a high school in Texas

Leah Asmelash, CNN – School authorities in San Antonio have launched an investigation after a student found what appeared to be a Ku Klux Klan flyer in a bathroom. The student found the flyer on Tuesday wedged between a soap … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Racism

Race in America 2019: Public has negative views of the country’s racial progress; more than half say Trump has made race relations worse

Pew Research Center – The public has negative views of the country’s racial progress; more than half say Trump has made race relations worse. Continue reading…

Posted in Pew Research, Racism

El Paso Shooting Suspect’s Manifesto Echoes Trump’s Language

Peter Baker and Michael D. Shear of the New York Times – At campaign rallies before last year’s midterm elections, President Trump repeatedly warned that America was under attack by immigrants heading for the border. “You look at what is … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Guns and gun control, Racism, United States

White Americans SAY They’re Less Prejudiced

Dan Hopkins of the University of Pennsylvania, published in FiveThirtyEight – The issues of racism and racial divisions in politics are front and center again in the wake of President Trump’s tweets and comments about four congresswomen of color. But … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Racism