Even now, discussions during plantation tours among visitors can often turn into visceral debates over whether the history of slavery should be told or ignored.
The [Kyle Rittenhouse] verdict, said the Huber family, sends the “unacceptable message” that armed vigilantes can “use the danger they have created to justify shooting people in the street.”
Images of migrants camped at the Belarus-Poland border, trying to force their way into Poland and being deterred by water hoses, have gained international attention in recent days.
The racism instilled in white American soldiers during WWII was not left behind when Black soldiers were readily and happily accepted by British civilians. In one long-buried incident, this tension resulted in a pitched battle between Black soldiers and white MPs.
In terms of attitude and character, there is no difference between Nazi, white supremacist, KKK, Proud Boy, Oath Keeper, Three Percenter—except spelling. With “alt-right” Bannon essentially rebranded hate for anything not white or “Christian.”
We can make light of the obvious and transparent stupidity of FOX, OAN, Breitbart and Newsmax, but make no mistake, there is nothing funny about their racist propaganda. It is designed to create hate and fear in people and then proceed downward from there.
Climate change impacts – such as droughts, floods or storms – affect people differently depending on their wealth and access to resources and on their involvement in decision making. This brings this subject to an intersection with social justice and human rights.
At Judge Rotenberg Center in Canton, Massachusetts, some students at the school wear electric shock torture devices at all times, while staff members monitor them for infractions.
Racism is rooted in fear, and fear is rooted in what we don’t know and can’t see. It’s not even so much a thought or personal policy. Racism is an involuntary REACTION. And it must, for it’s true power and volition, descend from one who holds the power to one who does not.