Wyoming Students Showed Up to Class in Bootleg KKK Robes Because of Course They Did: ‘This Is Taught Behavior’ — The Root

Riverton High School’s dress code explicitly states that in showing regard for their educational environment, students must refrain from attracting “undue attention or interfere with the instructional program” in order to “create an atmosphere of self-respect and respect for others.” So unless the Riverton, Wyo.,… Read more...Wyoming Students Showed Up to Class in Bootleg KKK Robes … Continue reading Wyoming Students Showed Up to Class in Bootleg KKK Robes Because of Course They Did: ‘This Is Taught Behavior’ — The Root

Racist Snapchat Message Mocking Black Student Group Leads to Suspension of Wisconsin University Football Players — Atlanta Black Star

Five University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire football players behind a racist Snapchat post mocking a Black student organization have been suspended and now face an investigation by the university. Screenshots of their chat thread were circulated among students last week, sparking outrage across campus. The conversation started with one player mentioning a meeting put on by…Racist Snapchat … Continue reading Racist Snapchat Message Mocking Black Student Group Leads to Suspension of Wisconsin University Football Players — Atlanta Black Star

Michigan Police Officer Fired for Framed KKK Application in His Home Says It Was ‘Dukes of Hazard’ Memorabilia — BCNN1 WP

A white Michigan officer fired after a framed Ku Klux Klan application and Confederate flags were found in his home says in a report he collected antiques and memorabilia linked to “The Dukes of Hazard” TV series. A 400-page report released Monday by Muskegon officials includes an interview with Charles Anderson. Anderson denies any bias … Continue reading Michigan Police Officer Fired for Framed KKK Application in His Home Says It Was ‘Dukes of Hazard’ Memorabilia — BCNN1 WP

Mississippi Man Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Burning Cross Near Black Family’s Home — BCNN1 WP

A white Mississippi man received an 11-year prison sentence Tuesday for his part in burning a cross near the home of an African American family. Louie Bernard Revette, 38, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett in Hattiesburg, the Justice Department said. Revette pleaded guilty in April to one count each of interference with … Continue reading Mississippi Man Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Burning Cross Near Black Family’s Home — BCNN1 WP

Medical Racism And Its Impact On Health Outcomes — BlackDoctor

Some recent events have prompted us to change focus slightly. In early February 2019, it was revealed that the Democratic Governor of Virginia Ralph Northam, a board-certified physician, had posted inflammatory racist content on his yearbook page from Eastern Virginia School of Medicine. It pictured a white person in “Blackface” standing next to a person … Continue reading Medical Racism And Its Impact On Health Outcomes — BlackDoctor

South Carolina man sentenced to 10 years for orchestrated KKK hit on Black Neighbor — theGrio

A South Carolina man was sentenced to serve ten years behind prison walls to stew on his racially-motivated murder attempt gone wrong. Brandon Cory Lecroy, 26, was sentenced to a decade in jail on Thursday following his arrest last year for contacting a local branch of the Ku Klux Klan and inquiring about hiring a…South Carolina … Continue reading South Carolina man sentenced to 10 years for orchestrated KKK hit on Black Neighbor — theGrio

Rep. Lucy McBath Says Republican Groups Are Harassing Her And Her Family — Blavity Bulletin

New Democratic members of Congress have been struggling to deal with relentless attacks since the midterm elections in November, which saw a record number of women run and win seats across the country.New congresswomen like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have had to endure...Rep. Lucy McBath Says Republican Groups Are Harassing Her And Her … Continue reading Rep. Lucy McBath Says Republican Groups Are Harassing Her And Her Family — Blavity Bulletin