The threat of white supremacist terrorism is a constant in U.S. history, writes Shane Burley, author of the forthcoming book, Fascism Today: What It Is and How We End It.
When White parents talk to their children about police killings of Black people, they create future White co-conspirators/allies for primary forces working against racism, the prison industrial complex and other injustices, such as Black Lives Matter.
According to Robin DiAngelo, a former Associate Professor of Multicultural Education: “Naming white supremacy changes the conversation because it shifts the problem to white people, where it belongs.”
Internal Facebook documents reviewed by ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom, reveal that the social media behemoth’s censors often condone hate speech by white men but punish racialized minorities and activist groups for legitimate political expression.
The label “mental illness”, when referred to white men who’ve committed acts of terrorism against people of color, downplays racism and elicits sympathy for the bigoted murderer, argues Zenobia Jeffries, YES! Magazine’s racial justice associate editor.
10 members of President’s Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders resign in protest of Trump’s anti-immigrant policies
Ten members of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders just resigned in protest of President Trump’s anti-immigrant policies and animosity towards person of colour in the United States.
The recent Quebec City mosque shooting, labelled a “terrorist attack” by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, tarnishes Canada’s powerful international reputation for racial and religious tolerance.
So far, more than 100,000 people have joined social justice champion and longtime civil rights activist Van Jones’ #LoveArmy campaign against Donald Trump racially-loaded exclusionary policies targeting immigrants and other vulnerable groups.