Black People : Racism: Trending Topic of 2017 - 2018

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    How White People Got Made
    Part Two of a Series on Whiteness (Part One)

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    It started in the late 1600s in America, but like so many scams, it spiraled out of control until it had a life of its own. Not long after Europeans started arriving on the east coast of North America and the Caribbean Islands they found themselves rich in land but desperate for labor to work the land ...


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    The white cry, from the 17th century, to George Wallace, and still alive in the present day


     
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    Racism Is Driving Modern American Gun Culture
    It’s not about self-defense and “liberty”

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    Christopher Keelty

    ... A variation on the male power fantasy that motivates many gun owners, yes, but the part that struck me was the choice of word, “thug.” I’d seen him use this word before, on Facebook and in conversation. It always meant the same thing: A black man.

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    Maxim Gun circa 1985, photo from Wikimedia Commons
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    Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton, via Wikimedia

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    AP analysis: Blacks largely left out of high-paying jobs
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    Bob Salsberg and Angeliki Kastanis, Associated Press

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    ... But when Garland looked around at his architectural college, he didn't see many who looked like him — there were few black faces in classroom seats, and fewer teaching skills or giving lectures.


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    Architect Jonathan Garland poses for a photo on the construction site of a building he helped design in the Mattapan neighborhood of Boston on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Garland’s fascination with architecture started early: He spent much of his childhood designing Lego houses and gazing at Boston buildings on rides with his father away from their largely-minority neighborhood. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
     
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    The word is lethal in more ways than one :facepalm:

    He said he punched a woman for calling him the n-word. A jury called it murder
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    The verbal exchange lasted only 45 seconds, Robert Coleman threw one punch. Fedelia Montiel-Benitez died in a hospital 10 days later, and Coleman will now most likely go to prison for 10 years for second-degree murder ...

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    Faith Groups Rally Against Racism On Anniversary Of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Death
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    Carol Kuruvilla

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    Hundreds of marchers attended a rally against racism in Washington on Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The ACT to End Racism event had support from a wide range of religious believers ― Catholics, Methodists, Baptists, Orthodox Christians, Hindus, Muslims, Reform Jews, Sikhs and others ...


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    Rev. Dr. Leslie Copeland-Tune addresses faith leaders as they prepare for a silent march from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial to the National Mall on April 4, 2018, in Washington. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)


     
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    Implicit racial bias causes black boys to be disciplined at school more than whites, federal report finds
    By Valerie Strauss

    Starting in prekindergarten, black boys and girls were disciplined at school far more than their white peers in 2013-2014, according to a government analysis of data that said implicit racial bias was the likely cause of these continuing disparities ...

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    In Both Rich And Poor Schools, Black Students Face Harsher Punishments
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    Rebecca Klein

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    A nonpartisan government watchdog agency released a report Wednesday outlining severe disparities between how white students and students of color are disciplined ― the same day Education Secretary Betsy DeVos met with groups to discuss possibly rescinding Obama-era guidance designed to reduce these inequities ...


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    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos met with groups
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    Black Parkland Students Want Peers To 'Share The Mic'
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    Sarah Ruiz-Grossman

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    “We’re saying you don’t see much of us at the forefront,” 17-year-old junior Mei-Ling Ho-Shing, who is black, told HuffPost earlier this week ...


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    Black students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hold a press conference on March 28, 2018, in Parkland, Florida. (ABC News)


     
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    How Black Parkland Students Were Silenced A Few Days Before The Shooting
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    A few days before the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, the school held a Black History Month assembly during which a student walked onto the stage to read a statement defending the Black Lives Matter movement. During the assembly, a teacher had the student's microphone cut off and shut them down while they were speaking, students said they felt this was insensitive ...

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