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…

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Politico, polls, whites

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

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, Demographics, Donald Trump, Germany, government, Money in politics, New York Times, Politics, whites | Tagged

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

Posted in African-American, Controversial, Racism, whites | Tagged

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

Posted in African-American, FiveThirtyEight, police, Racism, whites

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

Posted in African-American, anger, Controversial, police, Politico, Racism, whites