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  • Halle Berry Drops Plans To Play A Transgender Man In New Film After Backlash
    The "X-Men" and "Monster's Ball" star apologized and vowed "to promote better representation" in Hollywood moving forward. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-07-07
  • Jimmy John’s Workers Make Noose Out of Dough, Stage Mock Lynching
    Yep, they got fired. "We have zero tolerance for racism or discrimination in any form," the sandwich chain said. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-07-07
  • Is This The Beginning Of The End Of White-Centric Identity Politics In America?
    In her new book, "The End of White Politics," Zerlina Maxwell explores how progressives have often centered whiteness -- and why that must end in 2020. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-07-07
  • 3 Congressional Races To Watch In New Jersey’s Democratic Primary
    Machine politics and progressive power are on the ballot in the Garden State. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-07-06
  • Black Workers Allege Employment Discrimination At Facebook
    On Thursday, three people filed a complaint on behalf of current, former and prospective Facebook employees detailing alleged discrimination at the company. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-07-02
  • Chef Gregory Gourdet Knows Adversity And He Knows How To Move Forward
    He's faced obstacles because of race, sexuality and addiction. Here's how this chef says we can embrace inclusion. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-07-02
  • 12 Ways Black Therapists Personally Deal With Racial Trauma
    Mental health experts share how they process racism and brutality, along with the self-care methods helping them in this moment. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-07-02
  • Families Demand Justice In California Police Killings Of Young Latino Men
    The sisters of Sean Monterrosa, shot by police in Vallejo, and Erik Salgado, shot by law enforcement in Oakland, want the officers convicted in the June killings. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-07-01
  • Revisiting The Race Wars Season Of ‘Survivor’
    Cast members from 2006's "Cook Islands" remember the controversial decision to divide tribes by race and ethnicity. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-07-01
  • This Is What Racial Trauma Does To The Body And Brain
    Racism, injustice and brutality — experienced directly and indirectly — can have a lasting effect on a person's mental health. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-07-01
  • Ian Desmond Backs Out Of Baseball Season In Emotional Post About Race And Family
    The Colorado Rockies star, who is biracial, wrote that "home is where I need to be" during the coronavirus-shortened season. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-06-30
  • New York’s Stonewall Inn Gets $250,000 Lifeline To Avoid Closure Amid COVID-19 Crisis
    The site of 1969's historic LGBTQ uprising had previously launched a fundraiser to stay afloat after being shuttered during the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-06-29
  • New York’s Queer Liberation March Ends In Violent Clash With Police
    LGBTQ advocates are condemning widely circulated videos that appear to show NYPD officers aggressively shoving demonstrators and using pepper spray. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-06-29
  • White House Press Secretary Defends Trump Sharing ‘White Power’ Video
    Kayleigh McEnany said Trump shared the video for his "demonized" supporters and claimed the president somehow "did not hear" the white supremacist slogan. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-06-29
  • Meghan Markle Speaks With Wisconsin Victim Of Alleged Hate Crime
    Althea Bernstein, who is biracial, was attacked by white men who poured lighter fluid on her and set her on fire earlier this month. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-06-29
  • With a Senate majority in reach, Democratic candidates rake in massive donations
    Democratic Senate candidates in several key races announce huge fundraising totals that raise the party's hopes of retaking the chamber in November. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-07-08
  • Protests in U.S. spur some in Middle East to look in the mirror
    Discrimination and racial prejudices in the Middle East take on re-energized focus in wake of George Floyd's death. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-06-22
  • ‘At a loss about what they’re supposed to do’: Police take on their own kind of protest
    As the national movement for police reform and racial justice grows, more police push back, saying the public has painted them with too broad a brush. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-06-19
  • In Minnesota, the legacy of a lynching continues to haunt — and echo across decades
    The story of how three people from different parts of the country came together can be traced to June 15, 1920, in Duluth, Minn., a day some residents refer to as the darkest in the city's history. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-06-19
  • Gorsuch’s Supreme Court opinion for LGBTQ rights sends a shudder through conservative ranks
    Justice Neil Gorsuch was President Trump's first choice and a conservative dream, until he sided with liberals to ban discrimination against LGBTQ workers. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-06-17
  • China aims to ‘lead the world’ by winning the coronavirus vaccine race
    China races against the U.S. and other nations to make the COVID-19 vaccine first, promoting self as a benevolent vaccinator for the developing world. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-06-17
  • California got screwed in the race for coronavirus face masks. But it’s not alone
    An analysis of purchasing data reveals that while some states fared well, others overpaid, some falling victim to fraudulent and inexperienced contractors ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-06-10
  • U.S. protests prompt reflections on class, race and police violence in Mexico
    The civil unrest north of the border has transfixed many in Mexico. Hundreds have gathered in sympathy outside the U.S. Embassy in recent days. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-06-06
  • After the death of George Floyd, where does Minneapolis — and the country — go from here?
    Unique in its Midwestern, progressive, post-industrial personality, Minneapolis is beginning to grapple with its racial injustices past and present. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-06-06
  • Coronavirus kills black people at twice the rate as white people: Here’s what we can do about it
    The coronavirus outbreak is affecting everyone in America, but it is not affecting everyone equally. Here's what we can do about COVID-19's racial inequality. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-06-05
  • Battered cities brace anew for more protests as racial justice outpouring enters second week
    A week after George Floyd's death, wrenching scenes still play out on streets of US cities ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-06-01
  • Minneapolis braces for overnight protests after police officer is charged with murder
    Fired Police Officer Derek Chauvin was charged in connection with the death of George Floyd after a bystander's video of him kneeling on Floyd's neck accompanied by three other officers ignited protests. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-05-29
  • ‘We don’t have law and order’: Black and Latino business owners face destruction in Minneapolis
    Black and Latino shop keepers, already outraged by George Floyd's death, feel victimized again as city officials fail to stop looting and fires. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-05-29
  • A birdwatcher. A dog. Another viral racial incident in America
    Videos of black men being threatened by white people or dying at the hands of police have again gone viral, including incidents in Minneapolis and New York City. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-05-26
  • One newspaper has never forgotten the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre — and its fight continues
    A black-owned Oklahoma newspaper would not let the state forget the day white mobs murdered hundreds of African Americans in Tulsa. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-05-22
  • 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