Stories tagged: "racial injustice"


Georgia's suburban voters tell COURIER why they voted for Biden and why Georgia finally went blue.
Want to Know What Suburban Voters Really Think? We Spoke to Georgians to Find Out

Whether they saw President-elect Joe Biden as the leader to end the pandemic or as someone who can help end racial inequality, Georgia's suburban voters tell us why the state went blue.

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) addresses members of the media in North Carolina in October. Harris made the closing arguments for the Biden/Harris campaign in eastern NC Sunday, Nov. 1. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)
Riding With Kamala Harris: Inside the Biden Campaign’s Closing Arguments in Eastern NC

Why eastern NC, the place where I'm from, plays host to Kamala Harris' final points on income inequality, healthcare, and racial injustice.

Vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris, at a Charlotte sneaker shop, shows off the new shoe designed for her. (Image via screenshot)
In Charlotte, Kamala Harris Talks Sneakers, Historically Black Colleges, and Voting

Vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris got her own shoe and talked about racial inequality with the owner of a Charlotte sneaker shop.

Protests against racial injustice continued this week after a Kentucky grand jury decided not to charge any officers for the death of Breonna Taylor while she slept in her apartment (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Two Advocates Sound Off on the Failure to Charge Breonna Taylor’s Killers and the Path Forward

Despite the lack of justice for Breonna Taylor and the pain that has caused, activists urge the nation to continue fighting racial injustice—that includes speaking out, showing up, and voting.

Charlotte Breonna Taylor Protest
PHOTOS: Black Lives Matter Demonstrators Take to Charlotte Streets for Breonna Taylor

The largest city in NC, Charlotte, was one of many cities with a Black Lives Matter protest to demand action on Breonna Taylor's death.

Under Trump and the GOP, wage gaps between Black and white Americans continue to increase (Shutterstock).
Wealth and Wage Gaps Are Expanding Between Black and White Americans Under Trump

The gap between the wages of Black and white Americans has grown under the GOP's leadership, despite decades of progress.

Referees huddle on an empty court at game time of a scheduled game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic for Game Five of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 26, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Milwaukee Bucks Refuse to Take the Court Over Racial Injustice, NBA Cancels Day’s Other Games

Decision made in the wake of the Jacob Blake police shooting and the white vigilante killing of two people last night.