Category : Culture

- 11 months ago

This Is Trump's America

crooksandliars.com - Reading the news when you wake up in the morning, seeing the videos of the night before, is a profoundly traumatic experience right now. We live in a bitterly divided country. This is what things loo…Tweeted by @LiberalFenix http...

- 11 months ago

Black Lives Matter: here’s how you can help right now

techradar.com - On May 25, George Floyd was killed when police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck for over eight minutes, sparking outrage and protests over police brutality and police killing of black Americ…Tweeted by @JCSura https://twitter...

- 11 months ago

Opinion | Civil Rights Justice on the Cheap

nytimes.com - As the Harvard law professor Charles J. Ogletree has written, even the most hostile critics of reparations for slavery raise little objection to payments for specific Jim Crow injustices — that is, “…Tweeted by @SarahRudolp https://twit...

- 11 months ago

Parallel universes being lived out in wake of Floyd’s death

bonnercountydailybee.com - In Isabel Wilkerson’s “The Warmth of Other Suns” she tracks the story of the Great Migration — the years between 1914-1970 when millions of African Americans fled in desperation from Jim Crow laws of…

- 11 months ago

Pinkline foundation fundraises for Kasese

By Reporter The people of Kasese District were hit by massive floods on 7th may this year and the people there are in real danger due to these Floods. Homes were destroyed, Crops were destroyed, livestock was destroyed and lives were lost. PinkLine F...

- 11 months ago

Pinkline foundation fundraises for Kasese

By Reporter The people of Kasese District were hit by massive floods on 7th may this year and the people there are in real danger due to these Floods. Homes were destroyed, Crops were destroyed, livestock was destroyed and lives were lost. PinkLine F...

- 11 months ago

Why the policing problem isn’t about "a few bad apples"

vox.com - Every time a cop is caught brutalizing a black or brown person, I hear the same argument: “It’s just a few bad apples.” I’m hearing this again in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. On Sunday, to take…Tweeted by @iamzaki https://twitter.com/...

- 11 months ago

Dismantling Tucker Carlson’s White-Supremacy Argument

theatlantic.com - After a white gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, Texas, citing a mythical “Hispanic invasion of Texas” as his motive, Republican Senator Ted Cruz declared on Twitter that “what we saw yesterday was …Tweeted by @Lola_Damour https://...

- 11 months ago

What Have We Learned from the Spies of Mississippi?

aclu.org - The documentary film "Spies of Mississippi," which aired on PBS on Monday, is a grim reminder of the depths that Mississippi authorities plumbed in their efforts to subvert the civil rights movement.…Tweeted by @LNorrisATL https://twitter....

- 11 months ago

How Gaslighting Protects Systemic Racism

herebyhangsatale.com - “No, I don’t think there’s systemic racism. I think 99.9% of our law enforcement officers are great Americans … but there are some bad apples in there… Where were the local prosecutors and where was …Tweeted by @Kamdesa https:/...

- 11 months ago

The KKK has a history in Canada. And it can return.

macleans.ca - Members of the Ku Klux Klan on the veranda of an east-end Toronto house in May, 1981. (Photo by David Cooper/Toronto Star via Getty Images) Christine Sismondo’s Canadian Moments series looks at what …Tweeted by @jdouglaslittle https://t...