Tyre D. Nichols was pulled over by Memphis police Jan. 7 on his way home from taking pictures of the sky, just moments away from his home. Police said he was driving recklessly, but offered no evidence.
Racism (Us vs Them)
A former Louisville PD officer wrote a gripe-laden book about his "side of the story" in the murder of Breonna Taylor. A Republican Women's Club charged $40 a plate for the privilege of listening to him and hocking his book.
Researchers have found hazardous chemicals in numerous beauty products available in the U.S. Skin lighteners have been shown to contain hydroquinone, corticosteroids and mercury, all of which are linked to harmful health effects.
Ron DeSantis does not believe systemic injustices exist in the United States and has explicitly denied that systemic racism exists—characterizing the notion as “a bunch of horse manure.”
Bob Spindell is a Trump faction conspiracy theorist who has actively tried to sabotage and influence the outcome of Wisconsin elections based upon his own bias and racism.
In the 19th and 20th centuries, more than a dozen states enacted legislation barring Asians from purchasing property. But immigrants and their families used the court system and legal loopholes to fight back.
The story of how Knoxville’s Black residents came to be its primary victims of medical debt is written in the city’s changing landscape.
The racism pervading the housing industry is now well known. The real estate industry has excluded Black Americans from homeownership and reinforced racial segregation by denying loans to Black and other minority residents.
Aside from inflammatory anti-immigration rhetoric and Qanon fantasies, the conspiracy theory white nationalist are pushing in campaigns across the country is Trump’s “Big Lie” that he won the 2020 election.
Racist governors Abbott and DeSantis are not even original in their mistreatment of immigrants. The same cruel scam was perpetrated on black families in the 1960s by the KKK and other racist factions.
As a new wave of voter suppression restrictions makes voting harder for people who struggle to read — now 1 in 5 Americans — people like Olivia Coley-Pearson have taken up the fight, even if it makes her a target.
Preserving pieces of history has taken on added importance amid a heated national debate about how the nation’s history of centuries of slavery and oppression of Black people should be taught.