This Week in White Supremacy #132: The Fullest Look Yet at the Racial Inequity of Coronavirus

The New York Times : ‘The Fullest Look Yet at the Racial Inequity of Coronavirus’ – Early numbers had shown that Black and Latino people were being harmed by the virus at higher rates. But the new federal data — made available after The New York Times sued the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — reveals a clearer and more complete picture: Black and Latino people have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus in a widespread manner that spans the country, throughout hundreds of counties in urban, suburban and rural areas, and across all age groups. https://nyti.ms/38KpJoY


THE GOOD NEWS FIRST:

  • PBS NewsHour on Twitter: “Gwen Ifill, who was co-anchor & managing editor of the PBS NewsHour until her death in November, 2016, posthumously received the highest professional honor awarded by The Society of Professional Journalists for her extraordinary contribution to the profession of journalism. https://bit.ly/2Oa5qIr
  • ‘The 1619 Project’ to Be Adapted for Film and TV Content https://bit.ly/3fgOagu
  • Landmark Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Native American Rights in Oklahoma – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/2OappXh
  • Joy Reid Takes Nightly Anchor Slot at MSNBC – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/3fiNE1i

AND NOW THE NEWS RELATED TO WHITE SUPREMACY:

  1. CNN and corporate broadcast TV news fail to report on far-right judges confirmed during the coronavirus crisis | Media Matters for America https://bit.ly/2ANLGao
  2. Colleges Rescinding Admissions Offers as Racist Social Media Posts Emerge – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/2CibuvN
  3. Dave Zirin on Twitter: “Gaslighting alert: hoping that Dan Snyder and the sports media don’t pretend that Native Americans haven’t been calling for the name to change for at least over 50 years.” / Twitter https://bit.ly/3ehAQHj
  4. Mikey Kay on Twitter: “#Racism #BlackLivesMatter | this is a pretty uncomfortable watch — but an important one. A deep racist, but also severe anger issues, can you imagine being this chump’s wife? https://t.co/LJ4DCKmXIP” / Twitter https://bit.ly/2APASso
  5. As Neo-Nazis Seed Military Ranks, Germany Confronts ‘an Enemy Within’ – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/38Gk57s
  6. Daryl Sturgis✊🏽 on Twitter: “A bunch of white Trump supporters chanting “Go back to where you came from” to Native American protesters in front of Mt Rushmore is probably THE most American way to celebrate the Fourth of July ever.” / Twitter https://bit.ly/2Odshma
  7. Daveen s. Moore on Twitter: “This is my mother. She was an activist for the Lakota. Civil Rights Commission in SD. I feel her tears as trump is desecrating our beloved Paha Sapa. https://bit.ly/2CpOVFa
  8. Aaron Bastani on Twitter: “Watch the police smash in the window a man’s car after he was wrongly accused of concealing drugs. He was driving home from a TV interview about institutional racism in the police. https://bit.ly/2APAXwc
  9. Bloomberg QuickTake on Twitter: “8 years after the Civil Rights Act was signed, the world’s largest monument to White supremacy was completed. Here’s why Georgia’s Stone Mountain still stands in the face of efforts to eradicate Confederate symbols across the nation https://t.co/JvrQ5sKCD4” / Twitter https://bit.ly/2ZeBXTS
  10. Black man claims group of assailants threatened to “get a noose” – CBS News https://cbsn.ws/2ZdK038
  11. Trump expected to refile paperwork to end DACA this week | TheHill https://bit.ly/2ZfffuY
  12. Leslie Proll on Twitter: “There are currently 74 pending judicial vacancies on federal district courts in AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MI, MN, MS, MT, NV, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WA & WI. Why any Democratic Senator would do ANYTHING to help fill them now is beyond belief.” / Twitter https://bit.ly/38TarPb

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