This Week in White Supremacy: Week 27

  1. A golf club in Pennsylvania has apologized for calling police on a group of Black women after the co-owner and his father said they were playing too slowly and refused requests to leave the course. AP
  2. Black crime victims too frequently slighted by justice system. USA Today
  3. The Trump administration says Native Americans might need to get a job if they want to keep their health care — a policy that tribal leaders say will threaten access to care and reverse centuries-old protections. Politico
  4. Police kill Black father with barrage of bullets in Walmart parking lot. The Guardian
  5. What exactly did President Trump mean by “breeding” when he tweeted about cities that will not cooperate with the federal government to deport the undocumented? This is Donald Trump. He meant exactly what you think. CNN
  6. Tweet by Elizabeth King. @ekingc
  7. In the wake of the largest workplace roundup of immigrants in a decade, a conservative Tennessee town sees a shift in its residents’ attitude toward undocumented immigrants. The New Yorker
  8. To cut back on immigration, Sessions wants to remove domestic abuse as a legal justification for seeking asylum. Politico
  9. A Texas charter school apologizes for asking students to list positive aspects of slavery. The Hill
  10. Outrage growing over a Black woman’s arrest in Alabama Waffle House by white police officers.
  11. Upstate New York farmer says ICE officers stormed his farm without a warrant, cuffed him, and threw his phone.
  12. How American racism influenced Hitler – scholars are mapping the international precursors of Nazism. The New Yorker
  13. REPORT: What we get wrong about closing the racial wealth gap. The Duke Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity
  14. A. Fitness fires 3 workers after black men get kicked out of gym.
  15. Kansas City firefighter has been reinstated, but his n-word rant at Hooters was worse than we knew. Kansas City Star
  16. Sean Hannity received HUD help on multimillion dollar property deals. CNN
  17. Student from Parkland calls out Trump’s anti-Semitic tweet. @Sarahchadwickk


A 4-year-old boy living in Alabama used his allowance to feed the homeless.

Federal judge finds Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach violated court order, holds him in contempt.

Governor Cuomo plans to restore voting rights to paroled felons.


  • Following the birth of Senator Tammy Duckworth’s daughter, the Senate passed a new rule that will allow senators to be on the chamber floor with children under the age of one. Washington Post
  • The DNC is suing the Trump campaign and Russia for their “attack on American democracy during the 2016 election.” DNC
  • President Barack Obama wrote Cameron Kasky, Jaclyn Corin, David Hogg, Emma González and Alex Wind’s profile for TIME’s 100 Most Influential People issue. TIME
  • 11-year-old Naomi Wadler is using her voice to tell the stories of the hundreds of Black girls and women killed by gun violence in the U.S. NowThis
  • The new Terminal 1 at San Francisco International Airport will be named after Harvey Milk, the first openly gay elected official in California history. SFGate
  • A group of eight kids are suing Florida Governor Rick Scott for failing to act on climate change. ThinkProgress
  • Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard Paul Zukunft told lawmakers that the Coast Guard will continue allowing transgender members to serve in the military branch until a policy officially bans transgender troops. The Hill

Read the full list and more from Susie Tompkins Buell’s The Risinghere.

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