Author Archives: Eva Paterson

This Week in White Supremacy #106: Powerful Photo Shows Black Medical Students Standing on Former Slave Plantation in White Coats

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/2PF2YLo %5B…%5D
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This Week in White Supremacy #105: Michael Harriot on impeachment, a racist president, and why white supremacy lingers in America

Michael Harriot thread on Twitter: “Everyone’s talking about impeachment and Clinton & Johnson as the only presidents ever impeached. But most people don’t know WHY Johnson was impeached. So let me tell you the story about how not impeaching a racist president is a BIG reason why white supremacy lingers in America” http://bit.ly/2LMFTnE THE GOOD […]
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Coping with Political Anxiety

The last two days have been too much. Screaming insanities at the impeachment hearings. Giuliani giving us all the middle finger by going to Ukraine. Republicans siding with Putin and not the U.S. Constitution. Bill Barr gaslighting America in a soothing Mr. Rogers voice. Ever the nerd, I went online to see if I could […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #104: ‘Riding BART while black: Does our transit system play a part in continuing racial stereotypes?’

Justin Phillips, San Francisco Chronicle – [Steve] Foster’s experience [for eating a breakfast sandwich on the platform] is a microcosm of the other-ization of black people that happens frequently on BART. They’re detained by police more often than any other racial group despite making up a small percentage of total BART customers. These incidents often […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #103: The Electoral College’s Racist Origins

The Electoral College’s Racist Origins: More than two centuries after it was designed to empower southern white voters, the system continues to do just that. – The Atlantic http://bit.ly/2D7yXwA THE GOOD NEWS FIRST: Sherrilyn Ifill on Twitter: “So honored to receive this award from @UDCLaw named for such a great lawyer and legend. #CharlesOgletree https://t.co/UDPQX870EU” %5B…%5D
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