This Week in White Supremacy: Week 32

  1. President Trump and his top administration officials repeatedly warned that unaccompanied migrant children arriving at the southern border are potentially exposing the nation to eventual gang crime. “They look so innocent. They’re not innocent.” Washington Post
  2. VIDEO: At least eight white nationalists are running for federal office this year on the Republican ticket, more than ever before. MSNBC
  3. Tweet by George Ciccariello-Maher RE: NFL. @ciccmaher
  4. ‘Roseanne’ is gone, but the culture that gave her a show isn’t. New York Times
  5. Legal proceedings are underway in federal court that could decide whether Arkansas may legally assist resegregation of Arkansas public schools. Arkansas Times
  6. Human Rights Campaign calls on ICE to conduct a thorough investigation into the death of Roxsana Hernandez — a transgender woman who died while in the custody of ICE. Hernandez recently petitioned for asylum after traveling as part of a caravan of migrants fleeing violence in Central America. HRC
  7. At least 4,645 people died as a result of Hurricane Maria and its devastation across Puerto Rico last year, according to a new Harvard study released Tuesday, an estimate that far exceeds the official government death toll, which stands at 64. Washington Post
  8. The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism. NBC News
  9. Kaepernick depositions reveal Trump influenced NFL’s protest rule. Colorlines
  10. The Alabama Department of Public Health estimates 40 to 90% of homes along the famous Selma to Montgomery route have either inadequate or no septic system. New York Times
  11. VIDEO: Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) tells the National Association of Realtors that people should have the right to refuse to sell their homes to gay people. CNN
  12. “I’m a black doctor. My neighbors called the cops on me for listening to Biggie.” Washington Post
  13. The Rosewood Massacre smolders in infamy, a week-long annihilation of an entire town and the slaughter of several of its Black residents in rural Levy County. It is established as one of the most barbaric injustices Black people endured in Florida in the last 100 years, yet some people deny it ever occurred. Gainesville Sun
  14. The pro-Trump effort to keep Black voters from the polls. Bloomberg
  15. LGBT immigrants in detention are 97 times more likely to be sexually assaulted. Center for American Progress
  16. For women of color, the child-welfare system functions like the criminal-justice system. The Nation
  17. Trump said at a Naval Academy commencement address that “our ancestors tamed a continent,” adding that “we are not going to apologize for America.” Newsweek
  18. White Americans are increasingly critical of the country’s social safety net, a new study suggests, thanks in part to a rising tide of racial resentment. Washington Post
  19. Video of the evil Attorney General Jeff Sessions. @msshanitarenee
  20. Jury leaves $4 to family of man killed by sheriff’s deputy, along with many questions. New York Times

AND NOW FOR SOME GOOD NEWS

MALDEF and Advancing Justice Sue Trump Administration Challenging Addition of Citizenship Question to 2020 Census

More than 20 years after he was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death, Corey Williams walked free from Louisiana’s Angola Prison last week

Civil rights protesters expelled from college 58 years ago get long-awaited apology

Pennsylvania man caught on video harassing black neighbors gets prison time and loses home on ‘ethnic intimidation’ charges

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