Black content creators slam influencer industry for racial bias in giveaways

Photo: XanderSt (Shutterstock) “You have to work twice as hard to get half as far.” It’s sad to think that as we celebrate the new year of 2023, this adage feels just as true as it did some sixty years ago. And while more traditional means of advancement, such as education, or professional fields such … Read more

How black women are redefining ‘wellness’ in the face of racial trauma and injustice

“Then I read a verse or passage from the Bible. And I make a list in my gratitude journal of at least five things I’m grateful for and that really sets the tone for the rest of the day. So even if the day goes sideways, I can reflect on my journal entry from that … Read more

Liberal host Sunny Hostin (real name Asuncion) smears Nikki Haley (real name Nikki) as a racial ‘chameleon’

Media Haley responds to ‘racist’ comments and criticizes ‘the hypocrisy of the left towards conservative minorities’ Andrew Stiles September 20, 2022 2:50 PM Asuncion “Sunny” Hostin on Tuesday smeared former Gov. Nikki Haley (R., SC) as a racial “chameleon,” suggesting Republican politics changed her name because she was ashamed of her Indian heritage. “What’s her … Read more

72 Percent of Top US Medical Schools Use Identity and Racial Politics in Admissions Process: Report

Most of America’s top-ranked medical schools are injecting racial politics into the admissions process, according to a review by medical advocacy group Do No Harm. the revision (pdf), published in August, found that 72 percent of the nation’s top 50 schools and 80 percent of the top 10 schools ask probing questions to determine applicants’ … Read more

Hosting a theme song at the Steelworkers convention – People’s World

know about Hosting a theme song at the Steelworkers convention – People’s World James Conway, USW President LAS VEGAS—Organizing—who, where, and what industries—dominated the discussion and decisions of delegates at the Steelworkers convention in Las Vegas. At the five-day gathering of 2,000 delegates, plus observers and others, union president Tom Conway set that agenda and … Read more

Farmington Hills Police Shooting Range Event Sparks Review of Racism Concerns

know about Farmington Hills Police Shooting Range Event Sparks Review of Racism Concerns Farmington Hills police have halted live-fire training pending a legal review of training practices that some members of the community have criticized as racist. The revision is the result of a complaint from a Boy Scout family that questioned the use of … Read more

Inflation Reduction Act to Rewrite Relief Program for Beleaguered Black Farmers

know about Inflation Reduction Act to Rewrite Relief Program for Beleaguered Black Farmers WASHINGTON — A $4 billion program to help black farmers and other “socially disadvantaged” farmers that never got off the ground last year amid legal objections will be replaced by a plan to make relief funds available to farmers who have faced … Read more

Secretary of State Bill Galvin is seeking an eighth term, but fellow Democrat Tanisha Sullivan says it’s time for a change

know about Secretary of State Bill Galvin is seeking an eighth term, but fellow Democrat Tanisha Sullivan says it’s time for a change The election for Massachusetts secretary of state is shaping up to be a battle between different generations over who can best represent the state today. Next month’s Democratic primary pits a 71-year-old … Read more

Midterm Elections: How These Offices Affect Your Rights | News and comments

know about Midterm Elections: How These Offices Affect Your Rights | News and comments After a sweeping Supreme Court term that has had a devastating impact on abortion access, separation of church and state, immigrant rights, privacy, and more, it’s easy to feel powerless. But we can still fight for our rights, starting in our … Read more

Georgetown Historical Society receives $24,000 from City Council | Last News

know about Georgetown Historical Society receives $24,000 from City Council | Last News GEORGETOWN, Del. – The controversy surrounding the Confederate flag flying at the Georgetown Historical Society’s Marvel Museum continues, as the city of Georgetown awarded GHS $24,000 in funding on Thursday. The Georgetown City Council voted at its last council meeting in July … Read more

Anti-Poverty Advocate, First of 3 Guest Speakers in the Seeking Justice in Arizona Series

know about Anti-Poverty Advocate, First of 3 Guest Speakers in the Seeking Justice in Arizona Series August 11, 2022 Alex GulottaArizona state director of All voting is localis a passionate advocate for issues of inclusion and electoral fairness in Arizona and beyond. On September 7, he will give a lecture titled “Don’t Believe the Propaganda, … Read more

1,100-pound bronze: Charlottesville seeks to transform Lee statue into new work of art – The Cavalier Daily

know about 1,100-pound bronze: Charlottesville seeks to transform Lee statue into new work of art – The Cavalier Daily Nearly four years after the violence of the “Unite the Right” demonstration, the Charlottesville City Council remote the Robert E. Lee statue that stands in the center of Charlottesville’s Emancipation Park; now the community grapples with … Read more

Opinion | Ahmaud Arbery’s killers received extreme sentences

know about Opinion | Ahmaud Arbery’s killers received extreme sentences Placeholder while article actions load David A. Singleton is the executive director of the Ohio Center for Policy and Justice and a professor at the Salmon P. Chase School of Law at Northern Kentucky University. As a human being, I felt nauseated watching the video … Read more

5 Anti-Racist Hiring Practices Every Workplace Should Adopt

know about 5 Anti-Racist Hiring Practices Every Workplace Should Adopt Many organizations and institutions implement policies to increase representation but fail … [+] achieve the desired results. getty Wells Fargo recently found itself in trouble after it was reported that some company managers were interviewing non-white candidates for positions that had already been filled. The … Read more

Protecting gender-expansive girls and young women of color in a post-Roe world

know about Protecting gender-expansive girls and young women of color in a post-Roe world (False images) Editor’s Note: The following article is an opinion piece and the views expressed are those of the author. read more opinions in the Grio. Following the decision of the Supreme Court to repeal Roe vs. Wade, State governments across … Read more

Despite setbacks, there is hope for Build Back Better’s transformative family supports

know about Despite setbacks, there is hope for Build Back Better’s transformative family supports Senator Charles Schumer (DN.Y.) promised saturday that after passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the Senate will return to child care and other supports for children, women, and families — paid vacations, home care for the elderly and people with … Read more