Category Archives: The Week in White Supremacy

This Week in White Supremacy, Week #113: ‘My father has repeatedly asked where’s the ‘escape plan’ for his brown, Muslim grandchildren.’

Michael Harriot on Twitter: “Back then, there were 54 Senators (the old racist states hadn’t rejoined yet), which meant they needed 36 votes to convict Johnson. They got 35. No senator who voted to acquit Johnson ever held an elective office again.”

This Week in White Supremacy #112: Trump’s words used by kids to bully classmates at school

Michael Harriot on Twitter: “Back then, there were 54 Senators (the old racist states hadn’t rejoined yet), which meant they needed 36 votes to convict Johnson. They got 35. No senator who voted to acquit Johnson ever held an elective office again.”

This Week in White Supremacy, Week #111: What happened to the Senators who voted to acquit Johnson

Michael Harriot on Twitter: “Back then, there were 54 Senators (the old racist states hadn’t rejoined yet), which meant they needed 36 votes to convict Johnson. They got 35. No senator who voted to acquit Johnson ever held an elective office again.”

This Week in White Supremacy #110: The Root – Here’s How Many People Police Killed in 2019

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 […]
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This Week in White Supremacy #109: Black Americans are deeply pessimistic about the country under Trump

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 […]
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