Category Archives: Racism

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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Many Black and Asian Americans Say They Have Experienced Discrimination Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

NEIL G. RUIZ, JULIANA MENASCE HOROWITZ & CHRISTINE TAMIR of Pew Research – About four-in-ten U.S. adults say it has become more common for people to express racist views toward Asians since the pandemic began. The coronavirus outbreak continues to have far-reaching health and economic consequences for the … Continue reading

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When June Jordan and Buckminster Fuller Tried to Redesign Harlem

 Claire Schwartz in the New Yorker Magazine – In July of 1964, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, Thomas Gilligan, a white off‐duty police officer, shot and killed James Powell, a Black teen-ager. Uprisings erupted in Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant, … 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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Biden Condemned Violence. Why Won’t Trump?

Michelle Goldberg in the New York Times – Only one candidate incites his supporters to mayhem. When Elizabeth Neumann went to work in counterterrorism in Donald Trump’s Department of Homeland Security, she thought she’d be focused on Islamic extremism, as … Continue reading

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