Akron Police Shot Jayland Walker at Least 60 Times: Attorney Describes Body-Camera Footage

Akron Police Shot Jayland Walker at Least 60 Times: Attorney Describes Body-Camera Footage

Austin, Texas / USA – May 30, 2020: A police officer watches as protesters demonstrating against police brutality overtake Interstate 35 in Downtown Austin, TX. (Shutterstock) By Akron Beacon Journal The hail of more than 90 bullets fired by police at Jayland Walker early Monday sounds like “a whole brick of fireworks going off” in […]

How Haitian Migrants are Treated Shows the Ties Between Racism and Refugee Policy

How Haitian Migrants are Treated Shows the Ties Between Racism and Refugee Policy

Foley Square, New York, NY, USA – September 23, 2021: “National ‘Communities Not Cages’ Day of Action” demonstration to end deportations, close detention centers, and free detainees. (Shutterstock) By Luisa Farah Schwartzman, The Conversation The first protected category of the United Nations refugee convention is race. The 1951 convention defines a refugee as a person […]

Enough! Racist Rhetoric Will Always Generate Violence and Death

Enough! Racist Rhetoric Will Always Generate Violence and Death

BUFFALO, NEW YORK/ USA – JUNE 4TH, 2020: Demonstration Anti-Racism protest in Buffalo New York in response to George Floyd’s death. Peaceful Protesters take over downtown Buffalo and Allen town. (Shutterstock) By Maribel Hastings and David Torres, America’s Voice As unfortunate as Saturday’s deadly shooting was in Buffalo, New York, which claimed the lives of […]

Despite Evidence, Rep. Stefanik Denies Role in Mainstreaming “Invasion” and “Great Replacement” Conspiracy Theories

Despite Evidence, Rep. Stefanik Denies Role in Mainstreaming “Invasion” and “Great Replacement” Conspiracy Theories

Washington, DC – Following the white supremacist killings in Buffalo, we highlighted how the gunman’s online manifesto included Great Replacement Theory and “invasion” language that echoed those of Republican candidates and elected officials, and called them out for helping to mainstream these vile conspiracies. Others in the media made similar connections, including a Washington Post article specifically calling out the […]

Autopsy Shows Patrick Lyoya Shot in Head by Michigan Cop

Autopsy Shows Patrick Lyoya Shot in Head by Michigan Cop

Detroit, Michigan / USA May 31, 2020: Police officers preparing to clear Detroit downtown streets of protesters who were demonstrating against police brutality as a curfew approached. (Shutterstock) By Mike Householder and Ed White, AP DETROIT (AP) — An independent autopsy confirms that Patrick Lyoya, a Black man, was shot in the back of the […]

NATO Was Founded to Protect ‘Civilized’ People. That Means White.

NATO Was Founded to Protect ‘Civilized’ People. That Means White.

Brussels, Belgium. 24th March 2022. Emmanuel Macron, President of France, During Press Conference After NATO Extraordinary Summit 2022. (Shutterstock) By Amoz JY Hor, The Washington Post The invasion of Ukraine has been horrifying to witness. Early on, some observers repeatedly expressed the idea that the invasion of Ukraine is especially horrifying because, as CBS reporter […]

The 2020 Census Had Big Undercounts of Black People, Latinos and Native Americans

The 2020 Census Had Big Undercounts of Black People, Latinos and Native Americans

By Hansi Lo Wang, NPR The 2020 census continued a longstanding trend of undercounting Black people, Latinos and Native Americans, while overcounting people who identified as white and not Latino, according to estimates from a report the U.S. Census Bureau released. Latinos — with a net undercount rate of 4.99% — were left out of […]

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