On the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, in 2010, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu preached unity. Source: www.slate.com
Category - Racism
WASHINGTON — Federal charges against Dylann Roof, who allegedly massacred nine people at a historically black church in South Carolina, came swiftly. Just over a month after Roof committed what is, arguably, the most heinous...
On Thursday, as mystery and controversy continued to surround the death of Sandra Bland, officials wanted to make one thing clear: The 28-year-old had marijuana in her system at the time of her death. Source: www.huffingtonpost.com
Hall of Fame wrestler Hulk Hogan is out at World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) after an audio recording featuring the wrestler using racist language was heard by WWE officials. Source: www.huffingtonpost.com
The indelibly tainted battle flag was removed in South Carolina, but in context, other Confederate monuments can help teach history for all Americans. Source: www.wsj.com
The slaying of nine African-Americans in a Charleston, S.C., church last month has provoked a nationwide backlash against Confederate symbols, prompting demands to remove monuments, rename schools—even relocate graves of Confederate...
South Carolina removed the Confederate flag from the Statehouse where it had flown for more than a half-century, after weeks of emotional debate sparked by the shooting deaths of nine black churchgoers. Source: www.wsj.com
The South Carolina House has approved taking down the Confederate flag from Capitol grounds. Source: www.foxnews.com
Amid today’s roiling debate in the U.S. House on the Confederate battle flag, Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, R-Coweta County, spoke to reporters with his thoughts on the… Source: politics.blog.ajc.com
Republicans, amid a storm of protest and after the South Carolina House voted to removed the flag from the state capitol, withdrew the bill from the floor. Source: www.nytimes.com