Black People : Racism: Trending Topic of 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Clyde C Coger Jr

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:wow: people are finally waking up and going about legitimate change :great:





Acknowledging derogatory term, Eskimo Pie owner says to change ice cream's name


Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, the owner of Eskimo Pie, said it had been reviewing the business for some time.

"We are committed to being a part of the solution on racial equality, and recognize the term is derogatory," Elizabell Marquez, head of marketing at Dreyer’s Grand, said in a statement.






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Acknowledging derogatory term, Eskimo Pie owner says to change ice cream's name

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Clyde C Coger Jr

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:facepalm: same ole song





Racial violence and a pandemic: How the Red Summer of 1919 relates to 2020






Erik Ortiz
NBC News



That was 1919, during what would later be coined the "Red Summer," when communities across America were reeling from white mobs inciting brutality against Black people and cities were still wrestling with a third wave of the so-called Spanish flu pandemic that emerged the previous year.


Mob running with bricks during Chicago Race Riots of 1919 (Chicago History Museum / The Jun Fujita negatives collection)

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She was tired of her peers lecturing her about racism, so she reached out to Merriam-Webster to update its definition


The editor then explained that the editorial staff is drafting a new definition, noting that it would probably take a few months. He also thanked Mitchum for her determination in getting the definition revised.

“This revision would not have been made without your persistence in contacting us about this problem,” Chambers wrote. “We sincerely thank you for repeatedly writing in and apologize for the harm and offense we have caused in failing to address this issue sooner. I will see to it that the entry for racism is given the attention it sorely needs.”

:picture: you go gurl :great:


Credit: Kennedy Mitchum

Credit: Kennedy Mitchum




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New York’s Museum of Natural History to remove Teddy Roosevelt statue

Statue symbolizes colonialism, museum says; Roosevelt’s great-grandson agrees



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Visitors to the American Museum of Natural History in New York in 2017 look at a statue of Theodore Roosevelt.
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