Author Archives: Eva Paterson

This Week in White Supremacy: Week 61

A Republican lawmaker from Missouri reportedly apologized Thursday for shouting “Go back to Puerto Rico!” on the House floor while Rep. Tony Cárdenas was waiting to speak. Washington Post 3 Chicago officers acquitted of covering up for colleague who shot Laquan McDonald. NBC News “Birthright citizenship is guaranteed by the Constitution’s 14th Amendment. But #Barr […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 60

Thousands of immigration hearings have been canceled due to the partial government shutdown, leaving immigrants in legal limbo as they await rescheduled dates that could be as late as 2022. CBS News The GOP’s sexualized assault of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Dame Trump’s shutdown will hit Black Americans the hardest. HuffPost The Tarrant County Republicans in Texas […]
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Racism, Misogyny, and the Current Political Moment: Connecting the Dots

On Wednesday two seemingly unrelated events got me thinking about where we are right now as a people. Anna Basallaje our fabulous Chief Operating Officer and I were lamenting the cruelty of the government shut down. I remarked that I thought that the feckless GOP would continue supporting Trump and would probably go along with […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 59

The Trump administration is considering a far-reaching rollback of civil rights law that would dilute federal rules against discrimination in education, housing and other aspects of American life. Washington Post Shutdown leaves food, medicine and pay in doubt in Indian country. New York Times Brazil’s newly installed president has issued orders targeting indigenous groups, descendants […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 58

Jakelin Caal, 7-year-old migrant girl taken into Border Patrol custody dies of dehydration, exhaustion. Washington Post Sidestepping Congress, Trump administration proposes more work rules for food stamps. NPR Pennsylvania students send racist letters to families: ‘Dear non-U.S. citizens… due to President Trump’s election, people like yourself should leave’. Newsweek “I just want us to take […]
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