This Week in White Supremacy: Week 54

“For many people of Indigenous descent, celebrating Thanksgiving would be akin to feting the arrival of Dutch slavers in Africa in the 17th century.”

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  1. CANADA: As a senator calls for a nationwide review of the forced sterilization of Indigenous women, a lawyer representing a proposed class action detailed the women’s accounts of being sterilized without proper and informed consent. CBC
  2. Swastika defaces Duke University mural honoring synagogue shooting victims. NPR
  3. Tweet by Soledad O’Brien. @soledadobrien
  4. Brian Kemp’s win in Georgia is tainted by voter suppression. Mother Jones
  5. Under Ben Carson, more families live in HUD housing that fails health and safety inspections. NBC News
  6. ‘Unwanted subject’: What led a Kirkland yogurt shop to call police on a Black man. Seattle Times
  7. Tweet by Red T Raccoon. @RedTRaccoon
  8. The number of undocumented immigrant children in government custody has topped 14,000 for the first time, a rise that shows no signs of slowing as the Trump administration enforces policies that are keeping them in government facilities longer. San Francisco Chronicle
  9. Tweet by Chanda Prescod-Weinstein. @IBJIYONGI
  10. “Christine Blasey Ford has had to move 4 times since she came forward, pay for a private security detail, she has yet to return to her job as a professor at Palo Alto University, and she keeps receiving death threats.” @jbendery
  11. Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith posed for a photo wearing a confederate soldier’s hat and holding a rifle in a Facebook post. Politico

AND NOW FOR SOME GOOD NEWS

Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Proclamation Targeting Some Asylum Seekers

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Captions Instagram Stories From D.C. For The Deaf Community

Neo-Nazis Have No First Amendment Right to Harassment, Judge Rules

Progressives unseated all 59 Republican judges up for re-election in Houston in the midterms

Cicely Tyson is the First African American Actress to Receive Honorary Oscar

Right-wing Proud Boys forced to walk home from Philadelphia rally after taxi drivers refuse them

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