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  • Megan Thee Stallion Becomes 1st Female Rapper On Sports Illustrated Cover, Fans Rave
    The 26-year-old joins tennis star Naomi Osaka and transgender model Leyna Bloom as cover stars of the 2021 Swimsuit issue. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-07-19
  • ‘Critical Race Theory’? Here’s What Teachers Say They’re Actually Teaching
    Parents have swarmed school board meetings to rail against "CRT." Teachers we spoke to say they've hardly heard of it. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-07-14
  • The Hypocrisy Of Honoring Juneteenth While Condemning Critical Race Theory
    Banning critical race theory from classrooms whitewashes racism’s role in U.S. history and, ironically, America’s newest federal holiday. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-06-17
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda Addresses ‘In The Heights’ Casting Complaints: ‘We Fell Short’
    The actor and composer said he was "truly sorry" after the big-screen adaptation of his 2008 musical was criticized for its lack of dark-skinned Afro-Latino stars. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-06-15
  • D.C. Gay Bar Hit With Protests After Video Shows Black Woman Dragged Down Stairs
    Keisha Young, 22, said she believes guards at Nellie's Sports Bar targeted her amid the city's LGBTQ Pride festivities after mistaking her for someone else. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-06-14
  • Paid Time Off Could Boost Slowing Vaccination Rates
    A new survey shows Black and Latino workers in particular are concerned about missing work -- and pay -- because of the vaccine's side effects. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-05-18
  • Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case Involving Racial Slur
    As is typical, the court did not comment in turning away the case. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-05-17
  • NYC’s Pride Parade Bans Police Officers Through 2025
    Pride organizers urged law enforcement to “acknowledge their harm,” though one LGBTQ group said it was disheartened by the "shameful" decision. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-05-17
  • ‘The Falcon And The Winter Soldier’ Director Discusses Captain America’s Shield And Race
    Director Kari Skogland said it was always the show's intention to investigate "what it means for a Black man to pick up such an iconic historically white symbol." ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-04-16
  • Kamala Harris: Daunte Wright ‘Should Be Alive Today’
    “Folks will keep dying if we don’t fully address racial injustice and inequities in our country,” the vice president said after a police officer killed the young Black man. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-04-13
  • Minnesota Officer Who Killed Daunte Wright Resigns
    Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter fatally shot the 20-year-old Black man during a traffic stop, sparking protests against racial injustice and police brutality. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-04-13
  • Basketball Announcer Under Fire For Using Racial Slur On Livestream
    A man announcing a high school playoff game was angry when players from one of the teams kneeled during the national anthem. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-03-12
  • Michelle Obama Speaks On Her Daughters, Race Relations And Mental Health In 2020
    The former first lady said lockdown allowed her to get some "stolen moments" back with Malia and Sasha, but that she's struggled with depression as well. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-03-10
  • Biden To Sign Executive Order Reviewing Betsy DeVos’ Title IX Rules
    The president will also sign an executive order establishing a Gender Policy Council within the executive office. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-03-08
  • 3 Alabama Professors On Leave Over Racially Insensitive Photos
    One professor was photographed at a 2014 Halloween party dressed as a Confederate soldier. The other two posed with a noose and a whip. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-03-07
  • California’s immigrant crackdown propelled Latinos to Washington. After Trump, could it happen again?
    Proposition 187 propelled California Latinos to Washington, D.C. After Trump, could it happen again? ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-07-15
  • Even in the U.S. he couldn’t escape the label ‘untouchable’
    Prem Pariyar fled Nepal only to encounter caste discrimination in the U.S. A survey shows Dalits have faced assaults and discrimination at universities, tech firms and more. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-07-04
  • Juneteenth is in its 156th year. Many Americans are just beginning to celebrate it
    Juneteenth traces itself to the day in 1865 — more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation — that brought news of freedom to enslaved people in Galveston, Texas. Now a federal holiday, it's become more popular than ever. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-06-18
  • Averting an ultraconservative takeover, Southern Baptists elect a new leader
    The Southern Baptist Convention is facing a showdown over racial justice, the role of women and how to handle sexual abuse allegations within the church. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-06-15
  • ‘Sigh of relief.’ Biden team embraces new Israeli government after Netanyahu drama
    The Biden administration is rushing to welcome a new Israeli government after Benjamin Netanyahu's ouster, not because they will agree on policies but because it is a break from turmoil surrounding the former prime minister. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-06-14
  • Biden may be the most pro-union president since Truman. But can he stop labor’s decline?
    Biden has put unions at the center of policy — as vehicles to rebuild middle-class jobs and address climate change and racial and gender inequity. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-06-02
  • Biden honors victims of Tulsa Race Massacre at centennial event
    Biden marks the 100th anniversary of the massacre that wiped out a thriving Black community in Tulsa. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-06-01
  • Judge gives Harvey Weinstein’s attorneys 30 days to challenge extradition to L.A.
    At a court hearing in New York, prosecutors file new paperwork that gives the disgraced producer until May 30 to challenge his extradition to L.A. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-04-30
  • For Mexico’s president, the future isn’t renewable energy — it’s coal
    Mexico once embraced renewable energy. Now President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is doubling down on dirty fossil fuels such as coal. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-04-12
  • Limiting ghost guns, pistol braces and spurring red-flag laws: What Biden’s proposing
    Biden's proposals would require background checks for 'ghost guns,' encourage state red-flag laws and more. Yet they stop short of what advocates seek. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-04-08
  • Column: Derek Chauvin’s race-baiting defense is rooted in centuries-old stereotypes
    Demonizing the victim, as Chauvin's lawyers have done, works particularly well when the victim is Black, because it activates unconscious racial biases. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-04-03
  • Biden administration blasts Trump-era human rights policies
    With the annual global human rights report, the Biden administration criticizes how Trump officials limited the defense of LGBTQ and women's rights. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-03-30
  • Race, royalty, reckoning: Britain’s Prince William defends family against bigotry claims
    Prince William says the British royals are 'very much not a racist family' following accusations of racism in Meghan and Harry's interview. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-03-11
  • A ‘hand grenade’: Harry and Meghan’s incendiary interview draws praise, fury in Britain
    Oprah Winfrey's sit-down with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex lays bare Britain's divides over race, class and culture. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-03-08
  • U.S. embraces COVID-19 vaccines, improving odds of herd immunity
    Americans are warming up to COVID-19 vaccines, with 19% saying they've already received at least one dose and 49% intending to do so when they get the chance. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-03-05
  • CNN’s planning a 2020 LGBTQ forum. Here are some issues advocates say the candidates should address.
    A prominent LGBTQ rights organization, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) announced Thursday that it will host a presidential town hall on LGBTQ issues next month. The event will air on CNN. LGBTQ advocacy groups told ThinkProgress that they know exactly what ideas they want to hear discussed at the town ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-05
  • It wasn’t a debate, but CNN’s 7-hour climate forum laid bare key differences between Democrats
    CNN’s seven-hour town hall on the climate crisis wasn’t the debate many activists have spent months calling for. But Wednesday night’s marathon event teased out notable differences between Democratic presidential contenders, giving voters a taste of how each candidate might approach climate policy if elected. Two of the main issues ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-05
  • GOP candidate fueled by outside money complains he may lose because of opponent’s outside money
    Dan Bishop, the Republican nominee in next week’s North Carolina congressional special election, claimed on Thursday that the reason polls show he could lose a district that President Donald Trump won easily is that so much money was coming in from out of district to support his Democratic opponent. But ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-05
  • Kristen Stewart’s experience is emblematic of LGBTQ people’s struggles in Hollywood
    In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar UK, actor Kristen Stewart, who has been romantically linked to model Stella Maxwell since 2017, said“I have fully been told, ‘If you just like do yourself a favor, and don’t go out holding your girlfriend’s hand in public, you might get a Marvel movie.’ I don’t ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-04
  • Republican leaders silent as Alabama governor insists she won’t resign over blackface scandal
    Gov. Kay Ivey (R-AL) adamantly vowed on Tuesday that she would not resign her office, despite revelations last week that she once appeared in blackface in a college Baptist Student Union skit while she was a student at Auburn University. The national Republican leaders who demanded a Democratic governor resign ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-04
  • House Democrats will consider bill to block HUD rule allowing anti-trans shelter discrimination
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is set to move forward with a proposed rule change that would essentially allow shelters receiving HUD grants to ignore nondiscrimination protections for unhoused transgender people. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), however, has introduced a bill to block that rule that from ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-03
  • Mitch McConnell admits Trump may not actually support the gun legislation he said he wanted
    In the wake of another series of mass shootings, President Donald Trump has repeatedly waffled and wavered on whether to take any action to stop the epidemic of gun violence in America. NRA-backed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), who has long opposed any such progress, said Tuesday he will ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-03
  • Native votes went missing in North Carolina. Tribal leaders vow that won’t happen again next week.
    Native American voting groups have made it their mission over the years to get as many of their members to the polls as possible. That effort has even greater urgency, as North Carolina prepares next week to hold one of its most closely watched elections ever. The 40,000 voting-eligible Lumbee ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-03
  • How ‘Straight Pride’ parades like the one in Boston today mask a far-right agenda
    During Pride Month, an organization with ties to violent hate groups, Super Happy Fun America, announced it would host a Straight Pride Parade in Boston. The city of Boston approved its application for a public event, and on Saturday the parade will take place at noon, when participants will march ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-31
  • Federal charges unveiled against would-be white nationalist terrorist
    The 20-year-old white nationalist who plotted to attack a local Jewish Community Center in Ohio has been charged with transmitting threatening communications via interstate commerce — with additional charges likely incoming over the next few weeks. James Reardon Jr., a self-described white nationalist who attended the deadly 2017 Unite the ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-30
  • The state of labor in 2019: Support for unions is high, but membership is still on the decline
    A mixed bag of high approval, declining membership, and stubbornly low wages greets a proud but anxious workforce, as Americans prepare to step away from their jobs this Labor Day weekend. According to a Gallup poll released this week ahead of Monday’s federal holiday, 64% of Americans say they approve ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-30
  • Support for unions is high in 2019, but membership is still on the decline
    A mixed bag of high approval, declining membership, and stubbornly low wages greets a proud but anxious workforce, as Americans prepare to step away from their jobs this Labor Day weekend. According to a Gallup poll released this week ahead of Monday’s federal holiday, 64% of Americans say they approve ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-30
  • Exposed for 1967 blackface skit, Alabama governor issues written statement rather than face cameras
    Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) performed a comedic skit in blackface in 1967 at Auburn University, audio tapes circling the web on Thursday reveal. “She had on a pair of blue coveralls and she had put some black paint all over her face,” Ben LaRavia, then Ivey’s fiancé, says in ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-29
  • Did Gillibrand’s push for Al Franken’s resignation doom her 2020 White House run?
    Kirsten Gillibrand’s presidential campaign may have been doomed from the start, women’s rights advocates say. Some women’s rights leaders say that the New York senator encountered something of a backlash for being the first Senate Democrat to demand the resignation not quite two years ago of then-Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), who ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-29
  • Carli Lloyd is not a stunt
    This summer, players on the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team inspired people around the world when they won a second consecutive World Cup championship, fighting for equal pay and speaking out against President Donald Trump’s hateful rhetoric and policies along the way. As a group, they defied expectations and expanded ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-29