An Iowa man who shot into a car full of Black girls during a rally for then-president President Donald Trump last year was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison.
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/man-sentenced-10-years-shooting-black-girl-iowa-trump-rally-n1276391
“There are already so many rights that Americans living in poverty can’t access simply because they can’t afford a lawyer. This includes rights in housing, veterans’ benefits, disability access, and many other areas of our civil justice system.”
— Read on edition.cnn.com/2021/08/08/opinions/access-to-justice-gap-civil-rights-kennedy-pavuluri/
The overthrow of socialism and the capitalist counterattack had a staggering impact on the working class globally.
— Read on peoplesvoice.ca/2021/05/28/cpc-centenary-the-end-of-history-and-the-struggle-against-liquidation/
The “America First” message pushed by former President Donald Trump is colliding with the GOP’s longstanding opposition to communism.The schism was revealed on Saturday when House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy praised the Cubans protesting their government.
Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ), known as white supremacists’ favorite congressman, publicly disagreed.
— Read on www.rawstory.com/paul-gosar-cuba/
Huh, it’s almost as if it’s systematically institutional
Why is so much American bureaucracy left to average citizens?
— Read on www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2021/07/how-government-learned-waste-your-time-tax/619568/
That fear belongs to racial colonial bias.
— Read on threader.app/thread/1423617515113037827
There’s no need to wonder if Republicans will use the new slate of restrictive voting laws to suppress the Black vote. They’ve already started.
— Read on www.theroot.com/the-gops-white-nationalist-endgame-has-already-begun-in-1847431297/amp
At Americans during demonstrations
New data obtained by 5 INVESTIGATES shows law enforcement fired more than 4,000 rounds of less-lethal munitions at protesters and rioters in the days after George Floyd’s death, some causing significant injuries…. See more videos about Videos, Murder of George Floyd, Policing, Law Enforcement, Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Hennepin County.
— Read on flipboard.com/video/kstp/ea1f0b3b23
About a half-dozen police officers pointed their guns at a Black real estate agent and his client during a house tour in Michigan.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/08/06/black-realtor-michigan-police-handcuffed/
“As Mark McCloskey has stated, if he faced the same situation again, he would conduct himself in the same manner, and he feels he’s been vindicated by the governor’s pardon.”
— Read on slate.com/news-and-politics/2021/08/mark-patricia-mccloskey-missouri-governor-pardon.html
No truth for you Tennessee
A Tennessee mother has already filed a complaint that a lesson on Ruby Bridges and Martin Luther King Jr. made white students uncomfortable.
— Read on www.edweek.org/leadership/a-5-million-fine-for-classroom-discussions-on-race-in-tennessee-this-is-the-new-reality/2021/08
Facebook has banned the personal accounts of NYU researchers who studied misinformation and ad transparency on the social network. The company says the researchers violated its terms of service, but the researchers say Facebook is trying to silence them.
— Read on www.theverge.com/2021/8/4/22609020/facebook-bans-academic-researchers-ad-transparency-misinformation-nyu-ad-observatory-plug-in
Betsy and Betty White
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson pardoned the couple who waved guns at a group of Black Lives Matter protesters last year.
— Read on abcnews.go.com/US/governor-pardons-st-louis-couple-pointed-guns-black/story