What Critical Race Theory Is — and Isn’t

By Faith Karimi, CNN (CNN)Critical race theory. You may be hearing those three words a lot these days. Lawmakers in Tennessee and Idaho have banned its teaching from their public schools’ curriculum, while parents in Texas are opposing a school district‘s efforts to combat racism with lessons in “cultural awareness” — seen by some as critical race theory.It’s a concept that’s been around for …
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How California Politicians who owe $2 million in Campaign Fines don’t get Punished

Many politicians failing to pay back fines are raising questions about whether California is effectively enforcing its campaign finance law. California’s secretary of state’s office has failed to collect $2 million in fines owed by politicians, lobbyists and campaign donors who the office says filed disclosure reports late, a CalMatters analysis shows. It’s allowed some …
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VP Kamala Harris and Sen. Tim Scott both say “America is not a Racist Country” but why are their Responses Taken Different?

How to address American Racism while Scott is called an “Uncle Tom” and Harris gets a “pass” Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were forced to run the media’s “racist country” gauntlet. Don’t answer dumb questions! By CHAUNCEY DEVEGA VP Kamala Harris and Sen. Tim Scott Tim Scott is the only black Republican in the U.S. Senate. In that …
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The Truth about Uncle Tom and Tim Scott is No Uncle Tom

by Vivian “Vicki” Jackson Who was Uncle Tom in Stowe’s novel? A Maryland slave, Josiah Henson, was abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe’s choice to depict in her anti-slavery novel, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” which was influential in starting the Civil War.Josiah Henson used the Underground Railroad to escape to freedom, he protected fugitives, and he made several …
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‘She Embarrassed Everyone Who Supported Her’: Amanda Seales Hits Back at VP Kamala Harris for Saying America Isn’t a Racist Country

Posted byBy Atahabih Germain | May 4, 2021 CommentsComments (0) Those familiar with actress and social justice activist Amanda Seales, know she presents herself as having a zero-tolerance policy for minimizing topics on the well-being of Black and brown bodies in America. When it comes to the subject of racism, Seales’ tell-it-how-she-thinks-it-is approach applies to anyone regardless of status.  So it …
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6-Year-Old Boy Sent to Court for Picking Tulip

“Should children who believe in Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy be making these significant life choices?” A 6-year-old boy who was brought to court after picking a tulip is the latest example used by advocacy groups attempting to raise the minimum age for entering the juvenile justice system in North Carolina. …
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Acting as his own attorney, Philly man is acquitted of murder after nearly 13 years in prison

By  Meagan FlynnReporterMay 9, 2019 at 4:13 a.m. PDT Wearing a suit felt like a sham. Hassan Bennett had been locked up for nearly 13 years — 4,614 days, he said — and so when he recently stood before the jury in a Philadelphia courtroom, he didn’t want to pretend he had been anywhere else. He …
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