Category Archives: ejs

This Week in White Supremacy #103: ‘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 […]
Read More »

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
Read More »

This Week in White Supremacy #102: When powerful white men use words like lynching

Tom & Lorenzo on Twitter: “When powerful white men use words like lynching and witch hunt to describe their perceived persecutions, it’s because there are no historical analogues to white male persecution. There’s no term for it because historically, there’s no such thing.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/350xyUw THE GOOD NEWS FIRST: StanceGrounded on Twitter: “My heart […]
Read More »

This Week in White Supremacy #101: (Dec. 10) The Souls of Black Folks: Reclaiming Our Humanity From Racialized Trauma

The Souls of Black Folks: Reclaiming Our Humanity From Racialized Trauma – “Healing from 400 Years of Enslavement” – is a free conference taking place on December 10, 2019, from 8:30am to 5:00pm at the Hilton Oakland Airport. The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Kenneth Hardy. Soul Food Breakfast and Lunch Served; Workshops, Entertainment, and more; […]
Read More »

This Week in White Supremacy #100: A Special Message from Eva Paterson

Welcome to the 100th edition of This Week in White Supremacy. We started this weekly email on September 8, 2017, as part of our fight against white supremacy. Hitting this milestone of 100 editions isn’t bittersweet. It’s just bitter. TWIWS started with a desire to call out white supremacy wherever we saw it. I read […]
Read More »