‘Classic Race-Baiting’: Texas ER Doc Blasts Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick for Blaming Unvaccinated Black Americans for COVID Surge
Those who have been anti-vaccine are now increasingly looking to point the finger of unvaccination elsewhere, in the face of mounting new cases of the illness and its Delta variant. And they are often pointing towards Black Americans. Now an ER doctor is calling out one such individual, her state's Republican lieutenant governor, Dan Patrick, of Texas.
The major national infrastructure initiative President Biden has planned isn't just about rebuilding roads and bridges. It's also about trying to instill some equity with Black Americans, and other historically disadvantaged communities, in how and where those highways, bridges and such are sited, according to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.
Clyburn: ‘I Don’t Know of a Single Person’ Who Is Against Voter ID, ‘But We Don’t Want You to Tell Me that My ID Is No Good
Rep. James Clyburn, the third-highest ranking Democrat in House leadership, clarified where many in his party stand on the contentious matter of voter ID.
Historian Beschloss on Tulsa: Many Americans Think If Something Terrible Happens, the Best Way To Be Patriotic Is to Forget It
As the nation observes, with the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, the solemn centennial of the worst race massacre in US history, a prominent American historian worries that when confronted with just dark or grim events, many American people move in the opposite direction of what is constructive.
At least Santorum had the honesty to admit that Republican white nationalism and racism isn't limited to Black Americans and immigrants coming across the southern border. Apparently, according to Santorum, there's no limit to the brown or Black people Republicans will revile.
Black Leaders Sound Hopeful After Chauvin Verdict: ‘We Are Moving in the Right Direction To Become the America that We Were Created To Be’
A number of Black leaders sounded optimistic notes for the future of the nation following the stunning verdict which found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all charges for killing the unarmed Black man, George Floyd, in Minneapolis, Minn., last year.
Fmr Republican Strategist: GOP Has Drawn a Line in the Sand and Said They Are for ‘White Power in America’
The Republican Party has cast aside its core principles to move towards an embrace of power aimed at one thing: advancing white people at the expense of American people of color. That's according to former GOP strategist and Lincoln Project adviser Kurt Bardella.
While one US president tries to help the nation heal from racist killings and violence against Asian-Americans, his predecessor is blamed for fomenting the hate in the first place.
On Voting Rights, Republicans Are Arguing that This Country ‘Must Remain White in the Vein of Old Europe’
While ongoing Republican attempts across the country to try to limit voting rights are not only undemocratic, they are racist to try to recast the United States as predominantly white-ruled nation -- they must also be resisted across the board, according to a variety of political observers.