This Week in White Supremacy #80 |”The Holocaust did not start with Auschwitz”

“The Holocaust did not start with Auschwitz. It began with Hitler calling Jews vermin & newspapers publishing his insults. It began with the Nazi party blaming Jews for the country’s economic problems. It began with an assault on basic institutions of democracy. Sounds familiar?” ~ Rabbi Latz

  1. Rabbi Latz on Twitter: “The Holocaust did not start with Auschwitz. It began with Hitler calling Jews vermin & newspapers publishing his insults. It began with the Nazi party blaming Jews for the country’s economic problems. It began with an assault on basic institutions of democracy. Sounds familiar?” http://bit.ly/2HJFdha
  2. How The New ABC Show ‘Mixed-Ish’ Might Misrepresent Colorism [Opinion] http://bit.ly/2HLeHnI
  3. Sherrilyn Ifill on Twitter: “The lens of race makes so many things possible.… ==> Arthur Delaney on Twitter: “Food benefits for the poor are “government dependency” while the $16 billion trade bailout is “support for farmers” according to today’s emails from the USDA” http://bit.ly/2HKJMb0
  4. Kenidra4Humanity on Twitter: “THIS IS NOT OKAY! People who are racist are simply fueled by pure hate. No one deserves to be treated like sh*t because of where they come from. Period.” http://bit.ly/2HL2C1W
  5. German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public following spike in anti-Semitism – CNN https://cnn.it/2HLbjck
  6. Police misconduct: Search discipline records for thousands of cops http://bit.ly/2HOQI7n
  7. ‘Borderline criminal’: Many public schools teeter on the edge of decrepitude – The Washington Post https://wapo.st/2HMwr29
  8. What’s My Complicity? Talking White Fragility With Robin DiAngelo. For well-intentioned white people doing anti-racist and social justice work, the first meaningful step is to recognize their fragility around racial issues—and build their emotional stamina. http://bit.ly/2HL9P1N
  9. White campground manager fired after pulling gun on black couple having a picnic – The Washington Post https://wapo.st/2HLbW5G
  10. Ava DuVernay on Twitter: “The cop orders him to shut off the car. Then tells his fellow officers “he has a gun.” There is no gun, except the one that the cop has drawn and aimed at the face of this man while commanding him to make a move and turn off the car. This is not an anomaly. #WhenTheySeeUs” http://bit.ly/2HLaCjh
  11. Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II on Twitter: “What do you call it when you won’t do something for a black man that you would be happy to do for a white supremacist?” http://bit.ly/2HMWarm ==> Mitch McConnell says he would fill a Supreme Court vacancy in 2020
  12. Southern Poverty Law Center on Twitter: “A group created to “maintain momentum” on the right surrounding judicial nominations is called the Article III Project. Its acronym is A3P. A3P — the acronym previously used by white nationalist group American Third Position (now American Freedom Party). https://t.co/SdOJgms61Y” http://bit.ly/2HN9got

AND NOW FOR SOME GOOD NEWS

  • ‘My daughter. My grandchildren.’ The State Department is allowing elderly Mexicans to visit their undocumented children in the United States, reuniting families separated for years, even decades. | The Washington Post https://wapo.st/2HN69wN
  • VIDEO – CHIKA on Twitter: “in case you missed it. @GovernorKayIvey @realdonaldtrump … ” http://bit.ly/2HJYDTg
  • Whistleblower doctors decry immigrant family detention – CNN https://cnn.it/2HJqqDo
  • Designer Releases 3D-Printed Stamp to Put Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill. After the Trump administration balked on plans to put the abolitionist on the $20 bill, Dano Wall took matters into his own hands. http://bit.ly/2HL1IT6
  • Groundbreaking World War II unit of African American women honored http://bit.ly/2HJF3X6
  • Kumail Nanjiani on Twitter: “A studio blockbuster starring mostly brown people is the number one movie in America. That’s pretty cool.” http://bit.ly/2HJrBmi
  • The Statue of Liberty’s new museum: Lady Liberty celebrated freed slaves, not immigrants – The Washington Post https://wapo.st/2HL3zY4
  • Diana on Twitter: “During WWII, Hattie McDaniel served as chairman of the Negro Division of the Hollywood Victory Committee, providing entertainment for soldiers stationed at military bases. Bette Davis was the only white member of McDaniel’s acting troupe to perform for black regiments.” http://bit.ly/2HKQjm8
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