Racism

University of Washington Police Officers File Racism Claims

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Police officers at the University of Washington in Seattle, regarded as one of the nation's most progressive cities, said they were the target of racist insults and harassment.
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The GOP's New Voting Laws Are Perfectly Reasonable | Opinion

5 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Racism and Jim Crow are not the most constructive ways to label a voting crisis in the United States.
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Racism Is a Public Health Crisis in America

9 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

The data we have helps to draw correlation among the social determinants of health and systemic racism
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School board apologizes for tortillas thrown at California high school basketball team

School board apologizes for tortillas thrown at California high school basketball team

13 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CORONADO, Calif. - A Southern California school board apologized after tortillas were thrown at student athletes from a predominantly Latino school district following a...
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Marjorie Taylor Greene hates Black Lives Matter and ridicules global warming. But she's buying stock in companies that back racial justice and climate action

Marjorie Taylor Greene hates Black Lives Matter and ridicules global warming. But she's buying stock in companies that back racial justice and climate action

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In April, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said that Black Lives Matter "is the strongest terrorist threat in our county." She also introduced legislation to...
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Asian Americans on the L.P.G.A. Tour Lift Silence on Racism and Sexism

18 hours ago   |   NY Times

The Women's P.G.A. Championship this week in Atlanta, just minutes from the fatal shootings of six Asian women this year, has surfaced fears and feelings about what it means to...
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San Diego mayor, school officials condemn tortillas thrown at high school basketball team

23 hours ago   |   The Washington Post   |   2 articles

“We fully condemn the racism, classism, and colorism which fueled the actions of the perpetrators," said members of the San Diego-area Coronado school district governing board...
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Facebook launches podcasts, live audio service

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

Facebook is launching podcasts and live audio streams in the U.S. to keep users engaged on its platform and to compete with emerging rivals. The company says it is allowing...
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TV chef Jamie Oliver stops using word ‘kaffir' in recipes over racism concerns

TV chef Jamie Oliver stops using word ‘kaffir' in recipes over racism concerns

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Oliver, 46, has already scrubbed the fraught moniker from his online recipe for quick chicken laksa, while the TV cook's team plans to review and edit prior content where the...
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‘Did David Duke produce this?': WaPo ripped for video on ‘white accountability groups' to help understand ‘whiteness'

‘Did David Duke produce this?': WaPo ripped for video on ‘white accountability groups' to help understand ‘whiteness'

1 day ago   |   RT

Critics are accusing The Washington Post of promoting “ignorant neoracist” ideas through a “new normal” video series, teaching about the costs of “whiteness” and encouraging...
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More than 10 officers killed, 4 missing from ambush in Burkina Faso, West Africa

More than 10 officers killed, 4 missing from ambush in Burkina Faso, West Africa

At least 11 officers were killed Monday during an ambush in violence-plagued Burkina Faso. Four other officers are still missing from a police unit. Read more ...

U.S. seizes Iranian news sites under unclear circumstances

U.S. seizes Iranian news sites under unclear circumstances

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - American authorities took down a range of Iran's state-linked news websites under unclear circumstances on Tuesday, the U.S. and Iran said, a move... Read more ...

Red Sox call up prospect acquired in Mookie Betts trade

Red Sox call up prospect acquired in Mookie Betts trade

Connor Wong, a 25-year-old catcher, is making his first appearance on an active major league roster while filling in for injured backup catcher Kevin Plawecki. Read more ...

Chicago expands in-home vaccinations to residents 12 and up; offering $50...

Chicago expands in-home vaccinations to residents 12 and up; offering $50 Grubhub gift card

CHICAGO - Chicago health officials announced Tuesday that its in-home vaccination program has been expanded to residents 12 and up. Additionally, those who get vaccinated will... Read more ...

Amazon warehouse destroys 130,000 unsold items per week: report

Amazon warehouse destroys 130,000 unsold items per week: report

An Amazon warehouse in Scotland reportedly destroys millions of unsold products every year, according to undercover footage and anonymous employees at the facility. British... Read more ...

Republicans Set To Block Debate On Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up Summer...

Republicans Set To Block Debate On Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up Summer Filibuster Fight

Democrats face a key question: Will they choose to protect the filibuster or voting rights? Read more ...

US will fall short of July 4 vaccination goal, White House says

US will fall short of July 4 vaccination goal, White House says

The administration is now focused on getting younger Americans, particularly 18- to 26-year-olds, vaccinated against the virus. Read more ...

China, Canada spar at UN body over human rights failings

China, Canada spar at UN body over human rights failings

The showdown in the largely virtual council session exposed an ongoing rift between the West and allies of China, which has been increasingly pushing back against the criticism... Read more ...

Cop breaks down in tears after killing woman, 19, who shot at him at...

Cop breaks down in tears after killing woman, 19, who shot at him at Michigan Juneteeth parade

A dramatic new video shows the moment a Michigan cop shoots and kills a 19-year-old woman at a Juneteenth parade - and then crumbles to the ground in tears. Read more ...

Progressive Democrats call on Biden and the CDC to extend eviction...

Progressive Democrats call on Biden and the CDC to extend eviction moratorium which expires next week

Summary List Placement Several progressive Democrats on Tuesday called on President Joe Biden and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to extend a federal eviction... Read more ...