#HateViolence #HateSpeech Tweets 8.25

#HateViolence #HateSpeech Tweets 8.25

#LatinosAreHuman Tweets 6.30

#LatinosAreHuman Tweets 6.30

@getgln PBSO/Bradshaw promotes deputy who shot, paralyzed unarmed bicyclist http://t.co/UH3KLCAnbF pic.twitter.com/TIGjxxht9g #DontrellStephens

#Racism Tweets 6.22

#Racism Tweets 6.22

San Francisco arrests under review after officers’ slur-filled texts revealed

At least 3,000 arrests are under review in San Francisco in a bias scandal about how police officers allegedly wrote racist and homophobic text messages.

Source: www.cnn.com

‘Selma’s Missing Epilogue: The Recent Dissolution Of The Voting Rights Act

The final scenes of the 2014 film Selma, which depicts Martin Luther King Jr.’s struggle for federal voting rights legislation to protect African Americans in the South, leave viewers applauding, content with our nation’s civil rights progress after witnessing a concrete example of how a protest effected meaningful national change. But what the movie doesn’t provide is an update — a scene that flashes forward almost 50 years to show how the exact rights granted to blacks who marched across Alabama in demonstration have recently been eroded by our highest court and then by states across the country.


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Source: kstreet607.com

Do you think we will every be able to vote from home to avoid all this voter ID mess and votes getting thrown out because someone has the same name? 

How To Fight Racial Bias When It’s Silent And Subtle [AUDIO]

In the popular imagination and in conventional discourse — especially in the context of highly charged news events such as the shooting of Trayvon Martin — prejudice is all about hatred and animosity.

Scientists agree there’s little doubt that hate-filled racism is real, but a growing body of social science research suggests that racial disparities and other biased outcomes in the criminal justice system, in medicine and in professional settings can be explained by unconscious attitudes and stereotypes.

Subtle biases are linked to police cadets being more likely to shoot unarmed black men than they are unarmed white men. (Some academics have also linked the research into unconscious bias to the Trayvon Martin case.)

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Source: www.npr.org

Police Taser and Arrest Severely Autistic Man for Walking Down the Street [VIDEO]

 

“Tario Anderson was simply walking down the street.”

“Anderson had committed no crime but since he did not immediately bow down to the police, he was tasered and cops piled on top of him.”

Source: thefreethoughtproject.com

 

In a similar story a deaf Black man was beaten by the police, and in another story a Latino with a colostomy bag (‘looked like a gun’) was tackled by the police.

 

#BlackLivesMatter #LatinoLivesMatter #DisabledLivesMatter

 

Study Finds Asian American Voices Missing From Sunday Talk Shows – NBC News

 

In a study of “The Big Five” Sunday television news shows, Asian-American think tank,ChangeLab, found that Asian Americans are simply missing from the conversation, even when the shows are discussing issues that are of interest and relevance to Asian Americans.

 

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Source: www.nbcnews.com

 

Asian Americans are 5.3% of the U.S. population.

 

The other group missing from talk shows is Native Americans who are 1.2% of the U.S. population.