This Week in White Supremacy #108: Bernice King: ‘Racism is not mere disagreement. It is economic, systemic and power-hungry.’

Bernice King on Twitter: “Racism is not mere disagreement. It places Black children in a pipeline to prison, demonizes unarmed Black men for ‘being murdered,’ and cages Brown people who are seeking asylum. It is economic, systemic and power-hungry. It is beyond time to exorcise this demon out of America.” http://bit.ly/38h50Ii


THE GOOD NEWS FIRST:

  • Imani Perry on Twitter: “Just got emotional thinking about my great aunt Avie who died suddenly while canvassing for the @NAACP back when it was an illegal organization in Alabama. related book suggestion: Patricia Sullivan’s Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and The Making of the Civil Rights Movement.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/3agcqgC
  • ‘Just Mercy’: Fact-checking Michael B. Jordan’s Bryan Stevenson movie http://bit.ly/38eFrHO
  • Variety on Twitter: “.@MatthewACherry on #Oscars, says #HairLove “allowed us to tackle the negative societal stereotypes around natural hair & black fathers, & to normalize the depiction of a loving black family that we know so well & yet have seen so little of in media” http://bit.ly/3895z6A

 

AND NOW THE NEWS RELATED TO WHITE SUPREMACY:

  1. Be A King on Twitter: “Racism is not mere disagreement. It places Black children in a pipeline to prison, demonizes unarmed Black men for ‘being murdered,’ and cages Brown people who are seeking asylum. It is economic, systemic and power-hungry. It is beyond time to exorcise this demon out of America.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/38h50Ii
  2. NYPD Targets Blacks and Latinos for ‘Jaywalking’ Tickets – Streetsblog New York City http://bit.ly/39TQEPq
  3. Full Dissident on Twitter: “White owners White coaches White season-ticket holders White media Black players Wash. Rinse. Repeat. It’s their league. Their money. They write for themselves, talk to each other. The player is just a prized filly, replaced by the next one.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2TqowOe
  4. How to Be a Better White Person in Six Easy Steps http://bit.ly/2NxpmVr
  5. Republican Governor Threatens 1000 Years of Darkness http://bit.ly/38hDQAZ
  6. The Washington Post: IOC to athletes: No kneeling, hand gestures or ‘any political messaging’ at Tokyo Olympics https://wapo.st/3adfZE9
  7. NFL Owners Have a Problem With Coaches of Color – The Atlantic http://bit.ly/2RoTDHd
  8. Unafraid Educators on Twitter: “@BostonGlobe reported this week that information on 130+ @BostonSchools students has been shared with ICE. This is dangerous and unacceptable. Stand with @UnafraidBTU & @Join_SIM and sign this petition. Tell BPS to take action: keep ICE out of our schools! http://bit.ly/2Rlozbv
  9. Lies My Bookshelf Told Me: Slavery in Children’s Literature | Teaching Tolerance http://bit.ly/2toljUH
  10. Kristen Clarke on Twitter: “6 candidates, all white, qualify for the next debate on January 14th. In 2018, people of color comprised close to 40% of the democratic electorate. Candidate qualifying rules that squeeze out all diversity bear the stench of illegitimacy. http://bit.ly/2RsmtX8
  11. In Competition for Top Jobs, in the N.F.L. and Beyond, It Pays to Be a White Man – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/2TqYHh3
  12. Officials Called ‘Redmen’ a Racist Mascot. Then Voters Weighed In. https://yhoo.it/2RlTiVW
  13. Oscar Nominations 2020: Still So White http://bit.ly/2TwwntM
  14. Fox News Host Melissa Francis Offers Theory for Booker’s Exit: I Heard ‘He’s Lazy’ http://bit.ly/38eHtrj
  15. Tesla Employees Suing Over ‘Jim Crow Era’ Workplace Seek Sanctions | The Recorder http://bit.ly/3afX1wL
  16. Virginia man charged in swatting ring targeting African Americans and Jewish people – CNN https://cnn.it/2uQHS4F
  17. Sherrilyn Ifill on Twitter: “Meanwhile: Stephen Miller Shared Idea Of Shipping Undocumented Immigrants Out of The U.S. on Trains as Scare Tactic, Leaked Breitbart Emails Reveal https://t.co/FIoTS1IWwj” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2uYf9v7

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