Stories tagged: "racism"


Trump rally where Proud Boys vandalized historic Black churches
In an Act of Racial Terror, Proud Boys Vandalized Historic Black Churches During Trump Rally in DC

The violence and destruction in the wake of a pro-Trump rally in DC were “reminiscent of cross burnings,” said Rev. Ianther Mills.

HHS has a plan to reduce maternal deaths
HHS’ Plan to Reduce Maternal Deaths in the US Is Missing One Thing: A Plan to Address Racism

Black mothers are dying during childbirth from preventable causes at high rates. The plan by HHS fails to adequately address racism as a cause.

Rev. Greg Drumwright and another BLM protestor raises their hands in a Black Power salute shortly after being released from the Alamance County Jail Saturday. (Photo by Sarah Ovaska/Cardinal & Pine)
Threat of Pepper Spray Isn’t Stopping This Election Day Rally In North Carolina

After a peaceful voter turnout rally was violently and abruptly shut down in Alamance County this weekend, organizers pledge to return on Election Day to urge voters to the polls.

The Talk
Black Youth Have Heard ‘The Talk.’ It’s Time Everyone Else Did, Too.

Black youth worried about the outcome of the 2016 election. The nation should listen to their concerns as the 2020 election hurtles toward its conclusion.

Suburban voters are no longer only white—they are home to Black Americans, immigrants, college-educated women, and others. That's changing the issues that suburban voters care about (Shutterstock).
Suburbs Are Multi-Racial and Home to Women—Trump Openly Supported a Group Who Hates Both Last Night

Trump's refusal to condemn white supremacist and extremist groups like the Proud Boys was meant to win over suburban voters. However, the suburbs are more diverse than ever—and their voting habits reflect that.

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The Cost of Racism in the US? $16 Trillion, According to New Study

The vast majority of losses come from loans that could've been provided to Black business owners.

Systemic racism is still affecting the medical profession, with severe impacts.
Only 6% of Med School Grads Are Black—Here’s Why That’s a Major Problem for the U.S.

Systemic racism is an issue everywhere in the country, and the medical field is no exception. From how Black doctors are treated to who graduates from med school, the time for change is now. The New York Times recently ran an article detailing the difficulties faced by several of our colleagues, women physicians of color,...