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Racism and the body: Why racism is a ‘death sentence’ for Black Americans

COVID-19 has made it impossible to ignore the ways that discrimination drives health disparities among Black Americans. It’s an issue that Former First Lady Michelle…

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Michigan GOP official refuses calls to resign while continuing to publicly use n-word

A Republican official in Leelanau County, Mich., is rejecting calls for his resignation after he used the n-word at a public meeting and is also…

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The Simpsons star Harry Shearer breaks silence on white voiceover backlash: 'Actors play people they are not'

Hank Azaria this year stepped down from Apu role following controversy Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/harry-shearer-simpsons-voice-racism-apu-hank-azaria-dr-hibbert-a9652696.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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50 Cent posts picture of his 'black a**' for the Emmys to 'kiss' after Power receives no nominations

Musician and actor posted a painting of his buttocks ‘for your consideration to kiss’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/50-cent-emmys-power-reaction-instagram-painting-naacp-a9655171.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with…

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Canada has a long history with systemic racism

As a young child, I was by told my mother that skin color didn’t matter—everyone’s the same. Almost all of the faces I encountered on…

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U.S. lacks plan for getting vaccine to communities of color devastated by virus

The United States is mounting the largest vaccination effort in its history — without a plan on how to reach racial and ethnic groups that…

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Little Mix and Lewis Capaldi among 700 music industry figures to sign anti-racism letter: 'We are at our worst when we attack one another'

Open letter appears to be a reaction in-part to grime artist Wiley’s antisemitic posts on social media Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/music-industry-anti-racism-letter-little-mix-lewis-capaldi-a9650041.html Indie Brew found this story and…

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Lindsey Graham campaign ad appears to show opponent with digitally darkened skin

An artistic effect made an image of candidate Jamie Harrison appear darker than in the original photo Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election/lindsey-graham-ad-skin-darken-2020-election-a9644661.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Detailed explainer on how America was segregated by design

This short documentary explains how St. Louis, Los Angeles, and every other major US city were segregated by design, via decades of federal, state, and…

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Domino's is giving away free pizza to people named Karen

Pizza chain wants to take ‘the name Karen back’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/karen-dominos-pizza-free-australia-new-zealand-a9641326.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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Ten myths about the racial wealth gap

For years, there’s been a popular notion — even among some Black people — that the wealth difference between white and Black Americans could be…

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Richard Pryor explains how capitalism leads to racism, in a 1977 interview

White homes. [Network executives] worry about that a lot. […] [They’re afraid I’m] going to stop some racism. They’re probably afraid of that. Because then…

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Robert E. Lee High School in VA to be renamed after John Lewis

The Fairfax County,Va., School Board in an unanimous vote on Thursday afternoon decided to give Robert E. Lee High School a new namesake: late Congressman John…

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House votes to remove Confederate statues from Capitol

The House voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to remove Confederate statues from the Capitol, the latest effort by Congress to respond to the nationwide protests over systemic…

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Plurality of voters think Confederate flag stands for ‘Southern pride’: poll

A plurality of voters believe that the Confederate flag stands for “Southern pride,” according to a poll released Wednesday.The … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/news/508495-plurality-of-voters-think-confederate-flag-stands-for-southern-pride-poll Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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The Electoral College’s Anti-Black Bias, Explained

States can force members of the Electoral College to vote for the winner of the popular vote in their state’s presidential primary, the Supreme Court…

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Thousands to walk off the job across the U.S. in Strike for Black Lives protest against racism

Strike for Black Lives organizers expect tens of thousands of union workers to join social and racial justice advocates in more than 25 U.S. cities…

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Roger Stone uses racial slur in interview with Black radio host

Roger Stone, the GOP operative whose prison sentence was commuted earlier this month by President Trump, on Saturday called a Black radio host a racial…

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Louisville mayor to be investigated after hundreds arrested demanding Breonna Taylor's killers be jailed

Since protests began 435 individuals have been arrested, according to Louisville police Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/breonna-taylor-protests-louisville-mayor-kentucky-investigation-david-mcatee-a9625221.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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The Harper’s Letter Is Really A Case Against Open Debate

Cultural and intellectual elites are trying to save themselves from accountability, not protect your free speech. The post The Harper’s Letter Is Really A Case…

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Black Lives Matter billboard erected next to giant Confederate flag in NC

A Black Lives Matter billboard was erected next to a Confederate flag in the town of Pittsboro, North Carolina, according to the … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/507588-black-lives-matter-billboard-erected-next-to-giant-confederate-flag-in…

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