Tag: regions of the united states

Man Saves Wife From Bobcat in Viral Video, Becomes Legend in 2 Games Like Pee Wee Kirkland

Screenshot: Twitter By now, if you’re lucky, you’ve seen this viral video circulating the social medias. In it, a man whose name I do not know (but I imagine we will all learn soon enough; hopefully he isn’t a raging racist or was in D.C. on January 6th, etc.) becomes a legend in 45 seconds. […]

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White People Are Weird: Virginia School System Investigating Social Media Post That Mocks George Floyd’s Death

Photo: Megan Varner (Getty Images) I swear white folks are just looking for any excuse to be racist. A school system in Virginia is investigating a post on social media that mocked George Floyd’s death in celebration of— wait for it—a football game. Advertisement White people. Why are you like this? According to the Associated […]

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60 Minutes Details How Rich Floridians Cut the Line to Get COVID Vaccine

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a new conference on the surge in coronavirus cases in the state held at the Jackson Memorial Hospital on July 13, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images (Getty Images) President Joe Biden announced that 90 percent of Americans will have access to COVID-19 vaccines by April and […]

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Exclusive: ABC Audio’s Soul of a Nation: Tulsa’s Buried Truth Unearths Black Wall Street’s Painful History

Image: ABC Audio With ABC’s six-part documentary, Soul of a Nation, drawing to a close, the network has every intention of continuing to portray the realities of Black life in America. Advertisement In fact, on April 6, ABC Audio will be premiering a new podcast, Soul of a Nation: Tulsa’s Buried Truth, that will explore […]

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Maryland Moves to Repeal Its Bizarrely Pro-Confederate State Song

Photo: TASOS KATOPODIS (Getty Images) If your state’s song was written before 1995, there’s a very likely chance it’s racist as hell. The state legislature in Maryland voted on Monday to repeal its state song, which, as of now, is very pro-Confederate. Advertisement According to CNN, this is not the first attempt to repeal “Maryland, […]

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Maryland Legislators Vote to Pay the State’s HBCUs $577 Million Over the Next Decade in Massive Civil Rights Settlement

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed a similar measure last year. The new settlement will now to go him to be signed into law. Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) Four historically Black universities and colleges in Maryland will benefit from a $577 million settlement related to a federal lawsuit first brought against the state 15 years […]

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Maricopa County Attorney’s Office Is Under Scrutiny for What Advocates Say Has Been Years of Unfair Sentencing for Black and Brown People in Arizona

Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel speaks at a news conference Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 in Phoenix.Photo: Jacques Billeaud (AP) Living in Arizona is odd, to say the very least. Folks with some of the most progressive politics live side-by-side with people who read about the days of segregation and think “more of that, please.” Unfortunately, […]

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University of Tennessee, Knoxville Renames 2 Dorms After Black Activists Who Fought to Desegregate Higher Education

Photo: University of Tennessee, Knoxville In a nice twist of fate, two residential halls at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville are being named after Black civil rights activists, not because the buildings were already named after racists but simply because the two activists deserve the honor. According to CNN, the two buildings will be named after […]

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Michigan, Northwestern Announce George Jewett Trophy to Honor Big Ten’s 1st Black Player

Running back Tyrell Sutton #19 of the Northwestern Wildcats follows the block of lineman Ryan Keenan #56 as linebacker Chris Graham #37 of the Michigan Wolverines dives for a tackle during a game on October 29, 2005 at Ryan Field at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.Photo: Jonathan Daniel (Getty Images) While pursuing a degree in […]

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Virginia Supreme Court Will Hear Appeals to Block Robert E. Lee Statue Removal Because Wypipo Really Love Their Ode to Slavery

An 8-foot fence is erected around the Robert E. Lee monument on January 25, 2021 in Richmond, Virginia. The State Department of General Services in Richmond installed the fence to ensure the safety of visitors and workers as they prepare the site for the removal of the statue. Photo: Eze Amos (Getty Images) Oh my […]

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