The Root: Here's How Many People Police Killed in 2019: "After we sorted through the data, here are some other startling facts about 2019’s officer-involved killings: A black person was three-and-a-half times more likely to be killed by cop than a white person. A Hispanic person was one-and-a-half times more likely to be killed by … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy #110: The Root – Here’s How Many People Police Killed in 2019
The Washington Post - Black Americans are deeply pessimistic about the country under Trump, whom more than 8 in 10 describe as ‘a racist,’ Post-Ipsos poll finds President Trump made a stark appeal to black Americans during the 2016 election when he asked, “What have you got to lose?” Three years later, black Americans have rendered their … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy #109: Black Americans are deeply pessimistic about the country under Trump
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: … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy #108: Bernice King: ‘Racism is not mere disagreement. It is economic, systemic and power-hungry.’
The New York Times - If any group remains singularly loyal to Mr. Trump, it is the small but impassioned number of white voters on the far right, often in rural communities like Golden Valley, who extol him as a cultural champion reclaiming the country from undeserving outsiders. These voters don’t passively tolerate Mr. Trump’s … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy #107: White Voters on the Far Right See Doom Without Trump
We seem to be at war. Americans are under attack because of our misguided President. I am from a military family and this makes me cry. In an editorial posted this morning, The Nation says "We are not on the brink of war; we are already at war. What matters now is ending it—as quickly as possible." … Continue reading Servicemen sing Amazing Grace. We must stop this war.
Happy New Year. I hope you all had a break filled with love and rest for this year is going to be full of work and madness. I ran out of stamps and went to the post office for new ones and remembered that there is a new Gwen Ifill stamp. My post office in … Continue reading ‘War is not the answer for only love can conquer hate’ ~ Marvin Gaye
Dear Friends, Seasons Greetings!!! You believe in equal opportunity, equity and justice for all people. Everyone should have the right to live as they chose regardless of race, gender, ability or sexual orientation. Systemic change is possible only when people like you and me are willing to stand up and fight for the future we … Continue reading Thank You for Standing with Us in 2019!
Note: TWIWS will be on hiatus for the rest of the year. We will return in early January.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.” http://bit.ly/2PF2YLoTHE GOOD … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy #106: Powerful Photo Shows Black Medical Students Standing on Former Slave Plantation in White Coats