Category Archives: Racism

Trump tweets racist attacks at progressive Democratic congresswomen

Devan Cole, CNN – President Donald Trump used racist language on Sunday to attack progressive Democratic congresswomen, falsely implying they weren’t natural-born American citizens. Trump did not name who he was attacking in Sunday’s tirade but earlier this week he … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Racism

Race in America 2019

from Juliana Menasce Horowitz, Anna Brown and Kiana Cox of Pew Research – Public has negative views of the country’s racial progress; more than half say Trump has made race relations worse More than 150 years after the 13th Amendment … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Pew Research, Racism

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

White Voters Without A Degree Remained Staunchly Republican In 2018

By Nathaniel Rakich and Julia Wolfe of FiveThirtyEight – Since the election, we’ve made it our mission to uncover the variables that best explain why things shook out the way they did. We’ve already shown you the strong correlation between partisanship and U.S. … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Candidates, Congress, Demographics, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Gender, House of Representatives, income, Millennials, Pew Research, Political parties, Racism, Religion, Republicans, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Women