Wisconsin Sheriff Involved in Jacob Blake Protests Said Some Black Suspects Should Be “Warehoused” to Stop Them Having Kids

The Wisconsin sheriff who has led the response to protests following the shooting of Jacob Blake once said that some African American suspects should be locked away forever.

Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth made the remarks back in 2018 about five suspects in a shoplifting case who led police on a high speed chase. According to various reports, the suspects were Black and one was a minor. read more

Trump Appears to Criticize the Civil Rights Act: “How Has It Worked Out?”

Donald Trump seemed to criticize the Civil Rights Act during a blockbuster interview released on Tuesday. The President questioned how the landmark legislation had worked out.

Trump spoke to Axios’ Jonathan Swan about the late Congressman and Civil Rights icon John Lewis. Saying he’d done more for Black Americans than anyone except maybe Abraham Lincoln, the President appeared to criticize the historic law. read more

Joe Biden: George Floyd’s Death Reveals “Ugly Underbelly of Our Society”

Joe Biden has warned of the “open wound” of racial injustice in the U.S. following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The former Vice President spoke at a virtual campaign event.

“We can’t ignore that we are in a country with an open wound right now — a -wound far older and deeper than…George Floyd’s killing – and his brutal, brutal death captured on film,” Biden said. read more