When he resigned his position as Labor Secretary in the Trump administration yesterday, Alexander Acosta explained, “It would be selfish to stay in this position and continue talking about a case that’s 12 year old, rather than the amazing economy we have right now.” For his part, Trump hailed Acosta as “a great labor secretary,” even going so far as to defend the plea deal Acosta’s office made with Jeffrey Epstein back in 2008.
By Robert Chiarito and Suzannah Gonzales
CHICAGO (Reuters) – The white police officer who shot to death a black teen in 2014 fired 16 shots without justification, prosecutors told a Chicago jury on Monday, as the trial began in a decisive case for race relations and policing in the United States‘ third-largest city.
Police in the United States are on a killing spree. According to a new study from the American Public Health Association (APHA) officers in U.S. police departments kill more than 1,000 men per year, or almost three men per day.
Dan Gilroy’s 2017 film Roman J. Israel, Esquire, starring Denzel Washington and still lingering in theaters, has either been critically panned or just plain overlooked.
It is scandalous that the President of the United States of America has given more time and attention to whether football players are standing or kneeling during the national anthem before a football game than to the citizens he is accountable for who are dying in Puerto Rico.
If Republicans in Congress wanted to demonstrate that indeed all lives mattered to them they would not be making drastic cuts to Medicaid, the largest insurance provider in the country.
The diverse protesters said that what is about to happen to any American at the hands of Trump Republicans “should never happen to anyone.”
About a million people should be scooped up, “charged with treason, and under habeas corpus, detain them indefinitely at Gitmo.”
Whatever perceived progress on race relations was wiped out when Donald Trump made racism the centerpiece of his presidential campaign.
"The U.S. government should never subject Americans to surveillance for exercising basic Constitutional rights."
The only thing separating a tyrannical police state from a free society is due process that too many African Americans have already lost.
Fed by a racist, "constrictive ideology," O'Reilly and Giuliani project an invisible "only" before "Black Lives Matter"
Stewart Rhodes wants “patriotic Americans” to “go armed at all times” and to "reestablish the militia system" against "Marxist terrorism"
"We feel powerless to keep you from killing black people in front of their loved ones. That we cannot halt you; that is our curse.”
We should be listening to and emulating those who bring us together, not using this moment to deepen tensions that were bad enough before this week began.
“3 Dallas Cops killed, 7 wounded. This is now war. Watch out Obama. Watch out black lives matter punks. Real America is coming after you.”
The poisoning of Flint's school children is what is expected when Republicans abolish democracy to provide more money for the rich
The Democratic candidates stood with Planned Parenthood on Twitter, while Republicans mostly tried to ignore the shooting.
Donald Trump has shown what he thinks of African-Americans, yet he claims to have 100 black religious leaders lined up to endorse him Monday
white racists with guns, cops or otherwise, lust to shoot human beings who are African American and peaceably protesting.