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Black Americans Mostly Left Behind by Progress Since Dr. King’s Death

How much has really improved for black people in the U.S. since 1968? Ted Eytan, CC BY-SA On Apr. 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, while assisting striking sanitation workers. Back then, over a half century ago, the wholesale racial integration required by the 1964 Civil Rights Act was just beginning to chip away at discrimination in education, jobs and public facilities. Black voters had only obtained legal protections two years earlier, and the 1968 Fair Housing Act was about to become law. African-Americans were only...
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Trump’s Border Patrol Chief Who Once Was Member of Secret Racist Facebook Group to Quit ‘This Month’: Report

The Chief of the United States Border Patrol, Carla Provost, is expected to resign this month. Provost has officially been in position since August of 2018, and served as Acting Chief since April 2017. “Provost planned to retire in December from the 21,000-person organization, but the 24-year Border Patrol employee was forced to put her plans on hold due to infighting at CBP over whether a white or nonwhite person should replace her and what message the race of the new chief would send,” the Washington Examiner reports. Succeeding Provost...
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Terry Gilliam Would Like to Make it Clear (Again) That He’s an Overburdened White Man

In a new interview with The Independent, filmmaker Terry Gilliam continued a conversation he made headlines for back in July 2018, whining that “there’s no room for modern masculinity.” Departing into a rant rather than discuss his new film The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, Gilliam repeated an assertion about his race and gender: “I understand that men have had more power longer, but I’m tired, as a white male, of being blamed for everything that is wrong with the world. I didn’t do it!”“It’s been so simplified is what...
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‘Homophobic’ WWE Wrestler Lars Sullivan Deletes Twitter After Fans Discover He Once Did Gay Adult Films

WWE wrestler Lars Sullivan deleted his Twitter account this week after internet sleuths on Reddit discovered that he had once done gay adult films under the name Mitch Bennett. At issue was the fact that Sullivan was fined $100,000 this year after backlash over comments that he had once made on a forum at Bodybuilding.com, some of which were called homophobic. The others were abusive and racist, according to Ringside News, which characterized Sullivan as an “internet troll.” They included comments about the NFL quarterback Philip Rivers, like this one:...
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Man Claims Swastikas, Confederate Flags Display Next To Elementary School Aren’t Racist

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); William Stark, who lives next door to an elementary school where a majority of the students are not white, says the Nazi and Confederate symbols he’s painted on pallets around his property are not racist. “It’s a free country,” William Stark said. “I’ll put it out there if I want to.” Stark insisted that outraged residents and parents shouldn’t construe the signage in his yard as racist. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); “They don’t know their history, evidently,” Stark told the outlet last week. “That’s...
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Man Claims Swastikas, Confederate Flags Display Next To Elementary School Aren’t Racist

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); William Stark, who lives next door to an elementary school where a majority of the students are not white, says the Nazi and Confederate symbols he’s painted on pallets around his property are not racist. “It’s a free country,” William Stark said. “I’ll put it out there if I want to.” Stark insisted that outraged residents and parents shouldn’t construe the signage in his yard as racist. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); “They don’t know their history, evidently,” Stark told the outlet last week. “That’s...
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Georgia Councilman Who Said Interracial Marriage Makes His ‘Blood Boil’ Resigns

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Rather than face a recall election next month, the Georgia city councilman who said seeing whites and blacks on television “makes my blood boil because that’s just not the way a Christian is supposed to live,” will resign. Hoschton City Councilman Jim Cleveland said he decided to resign instead of giving his opponents the pleasure of saying they voted him out, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “I’m not going to give them the pleasure of saying they recalled Mr. Cleveland,” he told the newspaper. His...
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