White Supremacy, With a Tan

White Supremacy, With a Tan

By John Blake, CNN (CNN) – Cutting taxes for the rich helps the poor. There is no such thing as a Republican or a Democratic judge. Climate change is a hoax. Some political myths refuse to die despite all evidence the contrary. Here’s another: When White people are no longer a majority, racism will fade […]

Why the John Lewis Voting Rights Act is Already Doomed in the Senate

Why the John Lewis Voting Rights Act is Already Doomed in the Senate

By Chris Cillizza, CNN The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, legislation that would strengthen the federal government’s role in overseeing election law changes that could disenfranchise minority groups, passed the House on Tuesday — a victory for Democrats who believe it is a necessary response to the erosion of election protections by the Supreme […]

Courts are Beginning to Admit That Some Immigration Laws are Racist

Courts are Beginning to Admit That Some Immigration Laws are Racist

By Hassan Kanu, Reuters (Reuters) – A federal judge in Nevada ruled for the first time last week that a longstanding law that makes it a felony to reenter the United States after deportation is unconstitutional because it’s explicitly racist in its origins. Federal laws make it a misdemeanor to enter the country without permission […]