Category Archives: whites

‘It’s a big, big swing’: Trump loses ground with white voters

David Siders in Politico – The president is running well behind his 2016 pace with the demographic that sent him to the White House. Continue…

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Trump Campaign Ads Depict His Own Lawless Dystopia

Nick Corasaniti of the New York Times – The ads have a singular goal: to terrify you. Terrify? Yes, mostly if you’re an older, white suburban voter, the kind who has been abandoning President Trump in droves and has contributed to … Continue reading

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The problem is white supremacy

Barbara Smith in the Boston Globe – In her novella “In Darkness and Confusion,” Ann Petry provides a wrenching fictional account of the 1943 Harlem race riot. Why is this story, written almost 80 years ago, so relevant to what … Continue reading

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Do You Know How Divided White And Black Americans Are On Racism?

Ryan Best and Kaleigh Rogers of FiveThirtyEight – After years of high-profile videos of police killing black people — most recently George Floyd — many white people have come to recognize the police brutality and systemic racism that people of color have rallied against … Continue reading

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CNN reporters covering Minnesota riots arrested live on-air

Louis Nelson of POLITICO – Police in Minnesota arrested a CNN news crew Friday morning as it was live on the air, handcuffing reporter Omar Jimenez and leading him away even after he produced his media credentials. Jimenez was quickly … Continue reading

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