This Week in White Supremacy: Week 39

  1. White Americans support welfare programs — but only for themselves. Salon
  2. Trump’s attacks on LeBron fit a disturbing pattern. CNN
  3. Washington utility company sends Black woman racial slur as temporary password. The Root 
  4. Worker charged with sexually molesting eight children at immigrant shelter. ProPublica
  5. House of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel vandalized in Romania. The Guardian
  6. San Francisco 49ers player Richard Sherman blasted Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones over his position on the NFL’s national anthem policy. Ebony
  7. Months after her dad was deported, young girl still alone in U.S. shelter. KQED
  8. Senator Patty Murray: “Civil rights, including the rights of people with disabilities, are on the line with the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh.” @PattyMurray
  9. Rich, white 18-year-old who drove getaway car during killing of Black man acquitted of all charges, now plans to study law. The Root
  10. REPORT: Out of the Shadows: An Analysis of Sexual Harassment Charges Filed by Working Women. NWLC
  11. Nicole Byer on being Black in America. @nicolebyer
  12. Now the Trump administration wants to limit citizenship for legal immigrants. NBC News
  13. The Trump administration is preventing detained immigrants from practicing their religion. ACLU
  14. Robert Rundo, a member of the white supremacist group Rise Above Movement, has said he and fellow members are “fans” of the “14 Words” slogan. @frontlinepbs
  15. Her husband’s killers told her she was next. These days, that’s not enough for asylum. NY Times
  16. Voters are being deleted from the rolls at a significantly higher rate than they were a decade ago, creating the possibility that an increasing number of citizens will be disenfranchised in the 2018 midterm elections and beyond. Mother Jones
  17. “#ThrowbackThursday to 2009, when Congress passed a simple resolution to recognize the role slaves played in the construction of the U.S. Capitol Building. The bill passed 399-1. Of course, @SteveKingIA was the one vote against.” @Scholten4Iowa
  18. Puerto Rico: 1,400 died from hurricane but toll still at 64. AP News
  19. Tweet by Qasim Rashid, Esq. @MuslimIQ
  20. 11-year-old girl stealing from Kroger market shocked with Taser. CBS News
  21. Racist Patriots fan tries to boot Black woman from neighborhood. The Root
  22. “Has your power ever gone out for a day or two? Imagine if you had to go without for 10 months. It has been 317 days since Puerto Rico had full power.” @Deoliver47


Judge orders full restart of DACA program.

Federal disability policy office proposed.

D.C.’s all-Black little league team wins championship.

Economic justice: low-income Detroiters to keep their homes.

LeBron’s education promise needs to become this country’s promise.

Floyd Bonner becomes the first African-American elected sheriff in Shelby County.

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