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President Trump Admits Systemic Racism in Policing, Still Won’t Say the Words

Play video content Sinclair / America This Week President Trump might be having a change of heart — he’s acknowledging systemic racism exists in police forces … or, at least, he guesses it’s there. The President, who has repeatedly denied racism is a problem in America’s policing, was asked about......
Sports Illustrated - MMA

MLS Announces New Initiatives to Combat Racism, Promote Diversity

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer announced a series of initiatives Monday to combat racism, advocate for social justice and increase diversity in the sport. MLS says the programs came after several months of discussions with key......

A Jewish writer spent over a year undercover on white supremacist message boards. Here’s what she found.

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Most people would not know a dating site specifically for white supremacists exists — but writer Talia Lavin is not only familiar with it, she got men on the site to send her love letters to their ideal wife. ......

Disney adding disclaimer about racist stereotypes to some old movies

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Disney is adding a disclaimer to some of its old movies that include racist stereotypes, the media giant announced this month. The company said that while it can’t change he past, “we can acknowledge it, learn from it and......

Republican senator repeatedly mispronounces Kamala Harris’ name at Trump rally

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Republican Senator David Perdue repeatedly mispronounced the name of his Senate colleague and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris while speaking at President Trump’s rally in Georgia on Friday night. The senator quickly drew criticism for his comment, which......

Most Home Health Aides ‘Can’t Afford Not to Work’ — Even When Lacking PPE

In March, Sue Williams-Ward took a new job, with a $1-an-hour raise. The employer, a home health care agency called Together We Can, was paying a premium — $13 an hour — after it started losing aides when COVID-19 safety concerns mounted. Williams-Ward, a 68-year-old Indianapolis native, was a devoted......

Motel 6, Home Depot drop ad agency over

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Richards Group — the nation’s largest independent advertising agency — has lost Motel 6 as a client after its founder reportedly labeled an ad pitch as “too Black” for the lodging chain’s “white supremacist constituents.” Carrolton, Texas-based Motel......
Sports Illustrated - NFL

Eric Dickerson details racism, criticism of NCAA and NFL in new book

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As the years flew by, and Eric Dickerson settled into “retired” life with a similar ease to how he once whirled through NFL defenses, he continued to spin stories. So, so, so many stories. About his childhood in Sealy, Texas. His controversial time at Southern Methodist. Racism he experienced. The......

Asian Americans find common ground with Black Lives Matter

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A new generation of Asian Americans has found common ground with Black Lives Matter and the shared experience of discrimination. Nancy Chen reports for “Asian Americans: Battling Bias.” Source link...
New York Times - Politics

Kamala Harris and the ‘Double Bind’ of Racism and Sexism

New York Times
“She’ll bulldoze her elderly, sentimental boss,” Mr. Carlson, the Fox News host, said Wednesday. “So tonight we’ll be airing the vice-presidential debate, but what we’ll actually be looking at is Kamala Harris’s audition for the presidency. That’s the office she’s running for, no matter what they tell you.” The attacks......

The Outsized Role of the President in Race Relations

President Barack Obama’s love of the Martin Luther King quote “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice,” went so deep that he had it woven into a rug in the Oval Office. For Obama, writes author Mychal Denzsel Smith, the quote was used “to......

The Stars of Black LinkedIn Have Had It With Corporate Racism

New York Times
Other stars of Black LinkedIn target specific companies. Ms. Joseph, for example, has recently called out Wells Fargo, DoorDash, Microsoft and Google. There has also been no shortage of criticism of LinkedIn itself. Users are holding the company to a standard it set for itself in June, when Melissa Selcher,......
Cleveland Scene

Scene Responds to Accusations of Yellow Journalism, Racism in Cleveland Foundation Story

click to enlarge Local journalist and Chateau Hough proprietor Mansfield Frazier penned a lengthy Facebook comment Saturday accusing Scene Magazine of yellow journalism borne of racism. The comment was in response to our article, published Friday, about developments in a controversy over the proposed new headquarters of the Cleveland Foundation. This is......

The remarkable story of how a teenage runner battled the legacy of Robert E. Lee

6:45 AM ET Dana LeeESPN Close Dana Lee is a reporter-researcher at ESPN. TRUDE LAMB WAITS in the hallway with the other speakers and, when she hears her name, enters the room where a school board meeting in Tyler, Texas, is being held. It’s a sultry evening in late June.......
Detroit News

Cities declare racism a health crisis, but some doubt impact

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Chicago – Christy DeGallerie noticed a startling trend in her online group for coronavirus survivors: White patients got medications she’d never heard of, were offered X-rays and their doctors listened to their concerns. That wasn’t her experience. When the......

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