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MP: ‘Fundamental lack of understanding’ on racism

An MP who was stopped by police while travelling in a friend’s car has said the “system is currently biased against black people” and needs to be addressed. After Dawn Butler raised the incident, Shaun Bailey, the Conservative candidate for London mayor tweeted he had been stopped-and-searched, and police “make......

Colorado State pauses football after probe into handling of virus cases uncovers accusations of racism and verbal abuse

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Colorado State is pausing all football activities after an investigation started by the president of the university into the program’s handling of COVID-19 cases uncovered allegations of racism and verbal abuse toward athletes. Athletic director Joe Parker said he......

Oprah launches massive billboard campaign to demand the cops who killed Breonna Taylor are arrested and charged

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Friday marks 147 days since Breonna Taylor was shot and killed by police in her home. Now, Oprah Winfrey is making sure that people in Taylor’s community of Louisville, Kentucky, don’t forget what happened — by launching a massive......

A Michigan official used the N-word when asked why he wasn’t wearing a mask. Then he doubled down with more racial slurs.

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A county official in Michigan used a racial slur at a public meeting and later said in an interview that he did not regret it. Now several officials, including the state’s governor, are calling for him to resign.  Leelanau......
E! Online

Bravo Stars Gizelle Bryant and Leah McSweeney on the Importance of Talking to Their Kids About Racism – E! Online

Creating a better world through conversation. This Sunday, Bravo’s Race in America: A Movement Not a Moment special will bring together stars, both Black and white, to have difficult… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click......
New York Times - World

‘Racism Is Pervasive and Systemic’ at Canada’s Museum of Human Rights, Report Says

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here TORONTO — Black and Indigenous employees say they were disparaged. Female employees say they were sexually harassed. Guides say their managers instructed them to block off an exhibit on same-sex marriage during tours of religious schools. All this......

PACs hit Trump for ‘police state,’ racism and Covid in ads targeting Black voters

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The 30-second ad flashes video of police harming protesters as phrases such as “brute force” and “silencing dissent” are displayed on the screen. Trump’s June 1 speech declaring himself the “president of law and order” and his 2017 appeal to......
New York Times - Sports

‘The Better I Got in Sports, the Worse the Racism Got’

New York Times
Marc Stein In a one-hour conversation after a recent practice, Mills shared some of the names he was called during his childhood, including “darkie,” “blackie,” “petrol sniffer,” “monkey,” “chimp,” “abo” (a derogatory term short for Aboriginal) and other disparaging terms that he was called “regularly at school or on the......

Critics seek clarity after Trader Joe’s says it will keep “Trader Ming’s” and “Trader José” products, denies they’re racist

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The creators of a petition calling on Trader Joe’s to change stereotypical product names like “Trader Ming’s,” “Trader José” and “Trader Giotto’s” are seeking clarity this week, after the company doubled down on the names and said it doesn’t......

What the First Women Voters Experienced When Registering for the 1920 Election

“Play Election Devised to Teach Women How to Vote,” blared a Boston Globe headline. The Washington Post discussed the League of Women Voters’ planned “schools of citizenship to train women in civic duties,” and in the Midwest, the Grand Forks Herald detailed a mock voting booth—complete with “judges, clerks, printed......

Tiffany Haddish Says Racism Makes Her Fear Having Children

Play video content whatsinyourglass.tv Tiffany Haddish is opening up about the idea of motherhood, but says one thing above all else scares her — bringing a child into a racist world. The actress and comedian discussed the topic on NBA star Carmelo Anthony‘s hit podcast, “What’s in Your Glass?,” saying......
CNBC Business

Watch live: Biden unveils plan to combat systemic racism and economic inequity

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Minority athletes seek more diversity in their sports amid energized social justice movement

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Players for the Texas Rangers and Colorado Rockies took a knee at their season opener Friday night to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. The ongoing demonstrations come almost four years after Colin Kaepernick began that form of......

Athletes push for diversity across all sports

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live Demonstrations continue in the world of sports almost four years after Colin Kaepernick took a knee against racial injustice and police brutality. Errol Barnett reports on the recently energized push for equality in sports. Copyright ©......
New York Times - Sports

As N.F.L. Fights Racism and Sexism, Team Owners Undercut the Message

New York Times
Ken Belson The N.F.L. has wrestled with the issues of race and sexism more prominently than most North American sports leagues. About three-quarters of its players are Black and roughly half of its fans are women, but most majority owners are white men and the league has struggled to hire......

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