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Mar 25 2021
‘They are, in effect, supporting racism’: Black leaders zero in on Dems' filibuster holdouts
Black civil rights leaders, voting rights advocates and elected officials are ramping up their lobbying of Senate Democrats to nix the filibuster, arguing that they can keep the rule in place or pass voting rights legislation, but not both.
In a half-dozen interviews, top officials framed the choice as existential for a party that depends on Black and brown voters — and they arePolitico
Jul 16 2020
The Truth About Trump’s Evangelical Support
Donald Trump has never pretended to practice traditional Christian virtues. Yet in 2016 he earned 81 percent of the white evangelical vote—a higher percentage than George W. Bush, Mitt Romney, or John McCain. Trump’s success surprised a lot of us: How could a group of staunchly moral religious voters give their support to a man with a long track record of lying, cheating, using profanity, andNew Republic
Dec 06 2019
Police Killings of Unarmed Black Americans May Affect Health of Black Infants
Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice—these are just a few of the unarmed African Americans killed by police officers in the past few years. Such incidents not only cause incalculable suffering in affected families but also have long-term impacts on communities’ overall well-being. Now a new study finds that such events are associated with negative health outcomes among unborn black infantsScientific American
Jul 13 2020
A new generation of protest holds great promise for America
The inspiring rise of a new generation protesting against racial injustice is driving a new era of change in America, like the generation that emerged 60 years ago to build the civil rights movement of that time.
July 16, 1960 is marked in my memory: that is the day I joined seven other friends to walk into the whites-only Greenville Library, and to be arrested for violating theRev. Jesse Jackson Sr.
Oct 19 2020
When Movements Are Guilty of What They Are Trying to Challenge
In 2014, I was part of an activist organization that worked across various social issues—education equity, economic justice, labor rights, and environmental racism. We were hungry for a deeper structural understanding of relationships of power, and a strategy to transform those relationships. One afternoon, we met to discuss topics for future political education; we were holding webinars to,The Atlantic
Aug 05 2018
'Q,' followers gain prominence at Trump rallies: 'All of us are looking for truth'
Gary Brown of central Ohio is a follower of “Q,” the mysterious internet figure suddenly gaining prominence at President Trump’s campaign rallies.Washington Times
Jan 12 2021
ACLU Worries About Social Media’s ‘Unchecked Power To Remove People From Platforms’ After Twitter, Facebook Ban Trump
The American Civil Liberties Union, typically no friend of conservatives, has questioned Big Tech’s censorship of President Donald Trump and some of his supporters, pointing out that those policies could cause more harm to less well-known individuals.
The ACLU released a statement on Friday taking a shot at Trump before suggesting that minorities would end up being affected by Big Tech’The Daily Wire
Jan 11 2021
WaPo Allows Activists to Misrepresent Capitol Riots to Make Racial, Political Points
Multiple Washington Post articles published in the days following the pro-Trump riot on Capitol Hill ignored key details in an effort to cast the day’s events as the inevitable consequence of racially disparate policing.
One such article — titled “Kid glove treatment of pro-Trump mob contrasts with strong-arm police tactics against Black Lives Matter, activists say” — was publishedNational Review
Mar 24 2019
Top GOP Judiciary Committee member: Trump 'proved right' on Mueller probe, as Nadler warns of 'cover-up'
House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., speaking to "Fox News Sunday," vowed that congressional investigators will press on and continue to investigate President Trump while warning of a possibly unfolding Justice Department "cover-up," even as he acknowledged that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has apparently closed his investigation without indicting a single American for illegallyFox News (Online News)
Apr 26 2021
Liberal push to expand Supreme Court is all but dead among Hill Dems
Supreme Court expansion was one of the left’s most galvanizing ideas during the 2020 Democratic primary. But the idea is going nowhere with sitting Democratic senators.
“I don’t think the American public is interested in having the Supreme Court expanded,” said Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.).
Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.), who represents a particularly valuable swing state, said “thePolitico