Stories tagged: "racism"


A "Black Lives Matter" demonstrator marches in Raleigh in May 2020. (Image via Shutterstock)
Report: NC Prosecutors Struck a Potential Juror Because They Backed ‘Black Lives Matter’

Advocates say the removal of a potential juror in NC for supporting 'Black Lives Matter' is evidence of systemic racism in the criminal justice system.

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A NC Official Is Under Fire for a Racist ‘What is Privilege?’ Facebook Post

A deputy register of deeds in Alamance County posted a message about “privilege” that deploys racist stereotypes to critique Black Lives Matter protesters.

FILE - In this June 18, 2015, file photo, a group of women pray at a makeshift memorial on the sidewalk in front of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. One big change happened in conservative South Carolina after a racist gunman killed nine black people during a Bible study five years ago, the Confederate flag came down. But since then, hundreds of other monuments and buildings named for Civil War figures, virulent racists and even a gynecologist who did painful, disfiguring medical experiments on African American women remain. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)
5 Years After Charleston Church Shooting, SC Republicans Still Protecting Racist Monuments

In 2015, Dylann Roof killed nine worshippers at Mother Emanuel AME church, sparing one woman's life so she could tell everyone he wanted to start a race war. He was sentenced to death and remains in federal prison.

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Joe Biden Demands Justice for George Floyd, Calls on Americans to Root Out Structural Racism

“The original sin of this country still stains our nation today, and sometimes, we manage to overlook it. We just push forward with a thousand other tasks in our daily life. But it’s always there."

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CNN Reporter and Crew Arrested on Live TV While Reporting on Minneapolis Protests

While living on air, Omar Jiménez — who identifies as Black and Latino — was handcuffed and led away, together with his team. Here's what happened.