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A group of students from Tulane University’s School of Medicine is gaining attention after they gathered together at a former slave plantation in Louisiana to pose for a photo they say powerfully illustrates their “ancestral resiliency.” http://bit.ly/2PF2YLo
THE GOOD NEWS FIRST:
chad wellmon on Twitter: “The Mellon Foundation withdraws support for UNC’s $1.5 million grant proposal after learning of university’s own decision to spend $2.5 million to maintain & display “Silent Sam” confederate statue off campus. http://bit.ly/2MbOq3A
How ‘Watchmen’ Explores Generational Black Trauma And Provides A Path Beyond The Pain http://bit.ly/36QoN09
The Secret to Saving the Lives of Black Mothers and Babies – POLITICO https://politi.co/36Tu07D
The Women Of ‘Harriet’ Will Receive The 2020 Stanley Kramer Award From The AAFCA http://bit.ly/36SI4hy
Meet Rhiana Gunn-Wright, Black Woman Behind the Green New Deal http://bit.ly/2MdbDmb
AND NOW THE NEWS RELATED TO WHITE SUPREMACY:
Texas Tribune on Twitter: “1/ #TravisRunnels is set to be executed this evening. Texas officials don’t deny that prosecutors introduced false testimony at his capital murder trial. But they’re arguing that the state should still execute him even if they did. http://bit.ly/38Adjj0
Deaths, Surgeries, Drugs: Health Care For Jailed Immigrants Criticized In Memo About Secret ICE Whistleblower http://bit.ly/2Ez74hZ
10 years. 179 arrests. No white defendants. DEA tactics face scrutiny in New York. – The Washington Post https://wapo.st/2PBQZOL
Army, Navy officials investigate possible ‘white power’ gestures by students – The Washington Post https://wapo.st/2EyShDE
Kevin Jawn Wick Jr on Twitter: “Racists mad that racists are the bad guys… http://bit.ly/35EXrdr
[thread] Kristen Clarke on Twitter: “Trump attended the #ArmyNavy game today. White power symbols are on full display. https://t.co/gw6XF96BUu” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2ZaAn3F
Fella on Twitter: “Just wanted to enjoy the #ArmyNavy. Didn’t expect or want to see the White Power symbol thrown up by cadets on national television. https://t.co/GwQ27QDEGk” / Twitter http://bit.ly/395gPm2
Curtis Flowers posts bail after 23 years and 6 trials that ended in mistrial or overturned convictions – CNN https://cnn.it/2rehK2q
U.S. to send asylum seekers to Honduras, bypassing American asylum – Los Angeles Times https://lat.ms/34E40LZ
Iowa homeowner says swastikas, Confederate flags are not racist | FOX 32 Chicago http://bit.ly/2rUglhX
Bette Midler on Twitter: “This can’t be happening. And yet it is. What in God’s name is going on?? https://t.co/KVp1XGYiMP” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2tAw5ae
Black and Indigenous Babies are at Higher Risk in the U.S. http://bit.ly/36NBDME
Notswedish on Twitter: “60,000 Black girls and womxn are missing in the US. Even more Indigenous and Native womxn, between Canada and Amerikka are missing.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/35QZ5sg
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