This Week in White Supremacy #106: Powerful Photo Shows Black Medical Students Standing on Former Slave Plantation in White Coats

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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.”


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  1. 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.

  2. Deaths, Surgeries, Drugs: Health Care For Jailed Immigrants Criticized In Memo About Secret ICE Whistleblower

  3. 10 years. 179 arrests. No white defendants. DEA tactics face scrutiny in New York. – The Washington Post

  4. Army, Navy officials investigate possible ‘white power’ gestures by students – The Washington Post

  5. Kevin Jawn Wick Jr on Twitter: “Racists mad that racists are the bad guys…

  6. [thread] Kristen Clarke on Twitter: “Trump attended the #ArmyNavy game today. White power symbols are on full display.” / Twitter

  7. 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.” / Twitter

  8. Curtis Flowers posts bail after 23 years and 6 trials that ended in mistrial or overturned convictions – CNN

  9. U.S. to send asylum seekers to Honduras, bypassing American asylum – Los Angeles Times

  10. Iowa homeowner says swastikas, Confederate flags are not racist | FOX 32 Chicago

  11. Bette Midler on Twitter: “This can’t be happening. And yet it is. What in God’s name is going on??” / Twitter

  12. Black and Indigenous Babies are at Higher Risk in the U.S.

  13. 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

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