Author Archives: Eva Paterson

Crimes Against Humanity: The Banality of Evil

It’s Friday night. I am getting ready for two parties and band rehearsal with my friends in the Coolerators. I made the mistake of looking at my Twitter account and after the hilarity today provided by #BestofThrowbackBlackTwitter, I chanced upon this video. My jaw dropped because the racism is so raw and inescapable. As Chris […]
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This Week in White Supremacy, Week 86: Sen. Mitch McConnell’s great-great-grandfathers enslaved 14 people

Sen. Mitch McConnell’s great-great-grandfathers enslaved 14 people, bringing reparations issue close to home. McConnell has opposed paying reparations to descendants of enslaved Africans, though census records show his family, like many others, benefited from their labor. https://nbcnews.to/2l4HR8m Sen. Mitch McConnell’s great-great-grandfathers enslaved 14 people, bringing reparations issue close to home https://nbcnews.to/2l4HR8m Rev. Dr. William J. […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 85 – Plain View Project Exposes Pervasive Police Racism

The Daily Show : A new review of police officers’ social media accounts by the Plain View Project reveals that many cops have posted vehemently racist sentiments online. http://bit.ly/325meWD The Plain View Project Exposes Pervasive Police Racism: A new review of police officers’ social media accounts by the Plain View Project reveals that many cops […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 84 – “Dear America: You are waking up, as Germany once did, to the awareness that 1/3 of your people would kill another 1/3 while 1/3 watches.”- Werner Herzog

Also: ‘Black People’s Land Was Stolen — Any discussion of reparations must include how this happened, who did it, and the laws, policies and practices that allowed it.’ “Any discussion of reparations must include how this happened, who did it, and the laws, policies and practices that allowed it,” writes Dr. Andrew W. Kahrl, an […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 83: House panel debates idea of reparations for slavery

Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the descendants of slaves in the United States. https://to.pbs.org/2IWd8CJ Matthew Amha on Twitter: “Imagine CARDING the most high profile exec in professional sports, seconds after his team wins […]
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