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  • Point of View: Choosing to ignore US history of racism won't help us overcome

    The events of the last few weeks have brought into sharp focus the fact that a history informed by the "Pollyanna Principle" has not served us at all well; rather it has served to sanction the oppression of millions of people.

    The Palm Beach Post
  • A "For Us, By Us" Vision

    What could a “village mentality” look like in New Haven? Less white saviorism from nonprofits and college students swooping in to help, IfeMichelle Gardin posited. More community-generated programs rooted in neighbor-to-neighbor relationships.

    New Haven Independent
  • The US Military Also Has a Racism Problem

    Andrea Mazzarino Whether at home or abroad, America’s armed institutions have been reinforcing systemic racism since their inception. The post The US Military Also Has a Racism Problem appeared first on The Nation.

    The Nation
  • US: Philippines remains a destination of foreign terrorists

    While the government may have shown political will in enforcing security measures against terror threats, the country “remained a destination” for foreign terror fighters, according to the US State Department in its 2019 annual report on terrorism.

    philstar.com
  • Paul Krugman: Tulsa and the many sins of racism

    When Trump campaign officials scheduled a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on June 19, they sent what looked like a signal of approval to white supremacists.For June 19 is Juneteenth, a day celebrated by African Americans to mark the end of slavery. And Tulsa was the site of the 1921 race massacre, one of the deadliest incidents in the long, violent offensive to deny blacks the fruits of their hard-won freedom.It’s now being claimed that the Trump campaign didn’t [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • US visitors set to remain banned from entering EU

    Agreed shortlist of permitted countries also excludes Russia, Brazil and IndiaCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMost visitors from the US are set to remain banned from entering the European Union because of the country’s spiralling infection rate in a move that risks antagonising Donald Trump. In an attempt to save the European tourism season, a list of 15 countries from where people should be allowed into the EU from 1 July has been agreed by representatives of the 27...

    the Guardian
  • John Legend on anti-racism and raising children in the US

    John Legend is a passionate advocate for criminal justice reform and anti-racism.

    Mail Online