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    How Medical Racism Created A Black Anti-Abortion Movement

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    Alanna Vagianos

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    ... “Genocide is a very potent argument in our community because of the history of racism. That’s why this message is able to catch on,” Richen, a black woman herself, told HuffPost in a recent interview.


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    How Medical Racism Created A Black Anti-Abortion Movement

    Two years ago, filmmaker Yoruba Richen was shooting footage of an anti-abortion protest in Indiana when she saw signs that would later inspire a full-blown documentary.
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    A still from Yoruba Richen's documentary “Anti-Abortion Crusaders: Inside The African-American Abortion Battle."
     
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    :rofl: ... apocalyptic: describing or prophesying the complete destruction of the world.

    White guys don’t take the loss of power well, do they?
    BY LEONARD PITTS JR.

    “There was only one white male in the room,” the witness griped, “and he was a prosecutor.” He or she added, “That room isn’t a room where POTUS gets a fair shake.”

    http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/leonard-pitts-jr/article193285194.html

    White guys don’t take the loss of power well, do they?

    Many white Americans regard this country’s demographic changes with a panic that can only be called apocalyptic.
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    http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/...re193285189/alternates/LANDSCAPE_1140/cabinet
    Many think that President Trump’s cabinet meeting looks indistinguishable from President Eisenhower’s. Andrew Hanik AP



     
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    It took the kidnapping, rape, and death of a white woman to bring down the KKK
    How power, sexism, and male impunity toppled a grand wizard

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    Laura Smith
    staff writer @timeline. Bylines @nyt @slate @guardian @motherjones Based in Oakland. Nonfiction book, The Art of Vanishing out from Penguin/Viking in 2018.
    Jan 3

    https://timeline.com/it-took-the-ki...hite-woman-to-bring-down-the-kkk-330b1d3581bd

    It took the kidnapping, rape, and death of a white woman to bring down the KKK

    How power, sexism, and male impunity toppled a grand wizard
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    Tests show high lead levels at 4 Flint schools, care centers
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    ... Of the sites that were tested, only New Standard Academy, St. John Vianney School, Summerfield Community School and the Michigan School for the Deaf had one location each that tested over the threshold level. But other sample locations tested well below the threshold ...

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    Tests show high lead levels at 4 Flint schools, care centers

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Only four schools and care facilities in Flint had elevated levels of lead in their water during recent tests, though one school district refused to allow the testing as the Michigan city recovers from a lead-tainted water crisis.
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    The KKK might have died in obscurity if this sinister, racist woman didn’t come along
    Elizabeth Tyler realized that there are all sorts of non-whites to hate

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    Laura Smith
    staff writer @timeline. Bylines @nyt @slate @guardian @motherjones Based in Oakland. Nonfiction book, The Art of Vanishing out from Penguin/Viking in 2018.
    Dec 11, 2017

    ... The assailants, who were never identified, hadn’t gotten anyone. All five bullets had missed. The shooting was an attempt on the life of the most powerful woman — the most influential person, really — in the Ku Klux Klan, whose leaders had called her “a model of American womanhood.”

    https://timeline.com/did-you-know-that-the-brains-behind-the-kkk-was-a-woman-a23d7d361d1d

    The KKK might have died in obscurity if this sinister, racist woman didn’t come along

    Elizabeth Tyler realized that there are all sorts of non-whites to hate
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    Part II: How We Talk About Mental Illness Is Racist

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    The voices of WOC & Allies working against racism and oppression. PayPal.Me/RealTalkWOCAllies
    Jan 10

    ... We especially ignore the mental health of people of color, and we should be talking about their mental health, as we saw in Part I of this series, people of color often struggle to find adequate mental health care. We should focus our efforts on how to improve mental health and mental health care for them.


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