Race Relations

The FBI Spends a Lot of Time Spying on Black Americans | The Intercept

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THE FBI HAS come under intense criticism after a 2017 leak exposed that its counterterrorism division had invented a new, unfounded domestic terrorism category it called “black identity extremism.” Since then, legislators have pressured the bureau’s leadership to be more transparent about its investigation of black activists, and a number of civil rights groups have filed public records requests to […]
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What Canada and South Africa can teach the U.S. about slavery reparations | The Conversation

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Bonny Ibhawoh, The Conversation Author Ta-Nehisi Coates, left, and actor Danny Glover, right, testify about reparation for the descendants of slaves during a hearing before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Capitol Hill on June 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Featured Image merica’s failure to understand, acknowledge and resolve the continuing catastrophe of slavery is holding back the entire nation. […]
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American Exceptionalism (White Exceptionalism by a nicer name) | Medium

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William Spivey, Medium Illustration by Matthieu Bourel, photograph by Edu Bayer for The New York Times, Featured Image Exceptionalism has been described by historians since the mid-1800s. Definitions fall basically into three camps. 1. Because of its unique origins, born from revolution, America is unique from all other nations. Never having Kings and Queens it had always been ruled by […]
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