Black activists say hate speech policies and content moderation systems formulated by a company built by and dominated by white men fail the very people Facebook claims it's trying to protect. Not only are the voices of marginalized groups disproportionately stifled, Facebook rarely takes action on repeated reports of racial slurs, violent threats and harassment campaigns targeting black users, they say. read more
"Our criminal justice system is broken, and right at the heart of that problem is race, and we have to address this head on," [Elizabeth] Warren continued. "Study after study after study shows us that African Americans compared with whites are more likely to be -- for exactly the same crimes -- they're more likely to be arrested, they're more likely to be arraigned, they are more likely to be taken to trial," she said. "They are more likely to be wrongfully convicted and they are more likely to receive harsher sentences. That is a criminal justice system that is not only locking up too many people, it is a criminal justice system that has a problem of race right at the heart of it, and we need to call it out for what it is." read more
We will never get anywhere until we relegate them to minority status. Obstruction of progress to seek more fossil fuels profit. Is this really what the USA wants?
It is obvious GOP has used the bait and switchero on us and we are all just realizing the extent of the deception as we all endeavor to pay our taxes by Monday. Notice everything is in the news EXCEPT the TAX SCAM the gop perpetrated. I am retired and declare single and zero. I HAVE A TAX BILL for the first time in a long time. As much as they try to put lipstick on this pig, I HAVE TO PAY MORE so you can have your tax cuts!!!
Danny Sjursen: I'm one of the lucky ones. Leaving the madness of Army life with a modest pension and all of my limbs intact feels like a genuine escape. Both the Army and I knew it was time for me to go. I'd tired of carrying water for empire and they'd grown weary of dealing with my dissenting articles and footing the bill for my seemingly never-ending PTSD treatments. Now, I'm society's problem, unleashed into a civilian world I've never gazed upon with adult eyes. read more