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Jun 22 2020
The critical race theory (CRT) movement is a collection of activists and scholars engaged in studying and transforming the relationship among race, racism, and power. The movement considers many of the same issues that conventional civil rights and ethnic studies discourses take up but places them in a broader perspective that includes economics, history, setting, group and self-interest, andNew Discourses
Jan 01 2021
The global coronavirus pandemic upended life in the United States and around the world in 2020, disrupting how people work, go to school, attend religious services, socialize with friends and family, and much more. But the pandemic wasn’t the only event that shaped the year. The videotaped killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis sparked an international outcry and focused newPew Research Center
Mar 26 2021
Posts on social media claim that former U.S. President Donald Trump was awarded a medal of honor by the Ellis Island Honors Society in 1986 “for contributing to the conditions of inner city [sic] Black youths, standing alongside Muhammad Ali and Rosa Parks.” This claim is partly false: though Trump, along with Ali and Parks, was a recipient of one of the inaugural Ellis Island Medals of HonorReuters
Aug 01 2020
Under Medicare for All, three quarters of Americans would be worse off financially, according to new research from The Heritage Foundation.
Here’s the bottom line: Most Americans, even many of those not making much right now, would pay more in new taxes than they would save from no longer paying for private health care.
That is the reality—but it’s not the story for MedicareThe Heritage Foundation
Dec 08 2019
Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley said that shooter Dylann Roof hijacked the meaning of the Confederate flag when, in 2017, he attacked a historically black church in Charleston, S.C., in an interview with The Blaze.
What she's saying: "People saw [the Confederate flag] as service, and sacrifice and heritage," Haley said, adding, "the national media came in droves — theyAxios
Apr 05 2018
"Give us the ballot," said Dr King, "and we will fill our legislative halls with men of goodwill". Half a century after his death, Reality Check looks at how the racial and ethnic make-up of Congress and state legislatures has changed.BBC News
Aug 14 2020
Question: What is the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the U.S. electorate?
If you answered “Hispanic,” you would be wrong. Instead, it is Asians. According to Pew Research Center, from 2000 to 2020 the number of Asians eligible to vote grew by 139% -- compared to 121% for Hispanics.
This week, when Joe Biden selected Kamala Harris to be his running mate, Politico referredRealClearPolitics
Oct 31 2021
Ever since the Unite the Right rally, in 2017, Virginia’s politics have been in flux. Is the state, like Charlottesville, a place under threat from reactionaries, or is it, also like Charlottesville, a place that has fought them back? This past week, two developments have pointed toward some resolution: a civil trial against the rally’s organizers began, and the city of CharlottesvilleThe New Yorker
Feb 02 2021
Black and Latino Americans are falling behind in the nationwide race to get vaccinated against Covid-19, even in blue states and localities praised for championing racial equity during earlier phases of the pandemic.
So far, the U.S. has racial and ethnic data for only about half of the vaccine doses given. Among those, just 5 percent have gone to Black Americans and only 11 percentPolitico
Jan 21 2021
Twitter has locked the official account for China’s US embassy, over a tweet it said violated its policy against dehumanization, Bloomberg reports. The tweet, which was originally shared on January 7th, referred to Uighur women as “baby-making machines” prior to government intervention. Twitter removed the tweet and replaced it with a notice saying it’s no longer available. However, TwitterThe Verge