Rapid spread of the coronavirus has stoked fear across the globe, especially in China where the deadly outbreak began and has sickened more than 77,000 people in a matter of months. 519 more wordsGeorgia Teacher, Family Desperate to Get Home from China as Coronavirus Spreads, Claim U.S. Embassy Has Offered Little Help — Atlanta Black Star … Continue reading Georgia Teacher, Family Desperate to Get Home from China as Coronavirus Spreads, Claim U.S. Embassy Has Offered Little Help — Atlanta Black Star
https://www.youtube.com/embed/cftUIdSr_T8?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent The point of our video is not to promote racism or to make fun of this issue, but to show how pervasive and institutionalized racism was in our culture just a short time ago.Disturbingly Racist Moments in Cartoons — Mosi-Blog This wasn't that long ago. Now it's a little more subtle.
According to the site, Black and Missing Foundation, the FBI has reported a total of 230,302 Black people were reported missing in the United States (out of 612,846 for all races). 417 more wordsThousands of Black Women & Girls Are Missing: Why Aren’t People Talking About Them — BlackDoctor
*As we reported yesterday, the trial of Amber Guyger is underway in Dallas. Guyger is the white former Dallas cop who shot and killed an unarmed black man. 46 more wordsAmber Guyger Trial Update: She was Distracted by Texts from Lover — EURweb I prefer to use her mugshot for the featured image. So tired of … Continue reading Amber Guyger Trial Update: She was Distracted by Texts from Lover — EURweb
It can be tempting to think that social media is a veneer providing some level of protection from problematic face-to-face interactions. But on a platform known to constantly spew hostility and hatred towards black women and women of color, it is anything but. https://www.theroot.com/the-online-abuse-of-black-women-persists-and-it-needs-1837899002
A white Oklahoma City news anchor cued the waterworks during an emotional apology to her Black colleague whom she likened to a gorilla during a live broadcast last week. KOCO-TV morning anchor Alex Housden wrapped up a segment on a curious gorilla at the Oklahoma City Zoo last Thursday by comparing the primate to her co-anchor Jason Hackett. … Continue reading ‘White Woman Tears’ Activated: Oklahoma TV Anchor Issues Emotional Apology After Comparing Black Colleague to Gorilla — Atlanta Black Star
The killing of a Black toddler in Milwaukee has led to controversy over the way a local newspaper included coverage of her death. A violent road rage incident claimed the life of 3-year-old Brooklyn Harris on July 14. 819 more words‘This Is Disgusting’: Milwaukee Newspaper Putting Killing of Toddler in News Quiz Sparks Wave of Outrage … Continue reading ‘This Is Disgusting’: Milwaukee Newspaper Putting Killing of Toddler in News Quiz Sparks Wave of Outrage — Atlanta Black Star