All news tagged with #Race Issues

Christen A. Smith, USA 01/15/2018 0

The Fallout of Police Violence Is Killing Black Women Like Erica Garner

If the world is to truly begin to take steps to preserve black women’s lives, then we must take this into account in our discussions.
Thandisizwe Chimurenga, USA 01/07/2018 0

From Greensboro 1979 to Charlottesville 2017: Police Absent In Face Of White Supremacist Violence

A comprehensive, 219-page independent review led by a former U.S. Attorney concluded that law enforcement had “failed to ‘stand up’ to protect human life” during the August “Unite the Right” rally held at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
Margaret Kimberley, USA 12/29/2017 0

When Police Kill White People

On rare occasions there is some justice in this country.
Kali Holloway, USA 12/26/2017 0

Police Shoot a Lot More People Than Previously Known

In major metropolitan areas around the country over the last half-decade, police have shot—and shot at—people in numbers dramatically higher than previous tallies suggest.
Timothy M. Gill, USA 12/21/2017 0

White Cops: The Height of Racial Resentment

While decades of sociological research betray the general sentiments of many white citizens, white law enforcement officers continue to maintain even more racially resentful and racially conservative sets of beliefs than white citizens writ large.
Mark Trahant, USA 12/03/2017 0

Thousands of Native American Children Will Lose Health Insurance

Congress has yet to reenact the Children’s Health Insurance Program and states will soon run out of funds to prop up the program.
John W. Whitehead, USA 12/02/2017 0

Afraid of Being Pulled Over by Police? You Should Be

“Quit resisting,” cops yell at compliant young man who was thrown to the ground, beaten, arrested and hospitalized for severe injuries to his face and arm, allegedly in retaliation for “resisting arrest” by driving to a safe, well-lit area before submitting to a traffic stop for a broken tail light
Tommy Orange, USA 11/27/2017 0

Thanksgiving Is a Tradition. It’s Also a Lie

Sure, it's a tradition. So is the Confederate flag.
Ebony Slaughter-Johnson, USA 10/31/2017 0

How Millions of White Americans Have Bought Into a Racist Myth About Black America

How Millions of White Americans Have Bought Into a Racist Myth About Black America
Amanda Marcotte, USA 10/30/2017 0

Does the military have a white nationalism problem?

Most service personnel reject racism, but the military is still a fertile recruiting ground for extremists