Reading Time: 15 minutes As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, many of us are feeling desperate to see friends and family in person, keep kids busy, and get the heck out of town. And with the July Fourth weekend before us, it’s extremely tempting to shed our crusty quarantine skins of spring and seize a glorious, social summer.
Reading Time: 5 minutes He’s not a #Resistance superstar like Rick Wilson and George Conway, but Tea Party veteran Ben Howe is a creative force behind the anti-Trump Super PAC pissing off the president and, ideally, convincing disillusioned Republicans to vote Biden.
Reading Time: 14 minutes Atlanta, often referred to as the country’s “Black Mecca,” owing to its strong Black upper and middle class and its numerous Black-owned businesses, is not immune to police violence.
Reading Time: 7 minutes “UNFORTUNATELY, SO MANY TIMES PEOPLE OF COLOR HEAR THE TERM ‘PEOPLE OF COLOR’ FROM OTHER WHITE PEOPLE THAT THEY THINK WHITE PEOPLE CREATED IT, INSTEAD OF UNDERSTANDING THAT WE SELF-MADE OURSELVES”
Reading Time: 4 minutes DeVos previously vowed to pursue a federal rule on the issue after some states said they would ignore her guidance. Indiana’s education chief said the guidance was no more than a recommendation and decided to divide the funding “according to Congressional intent and a plain reading of the law”.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Police unions are uniquely powerful, as Rafi Schwartz explained for Mic, which makes them a daunting hurdle on the path to reform. They are able to lobby mayors, city council members, county commissioners, and members of police oversight boards to define their own terms of employment and standards of police practice.
Reading Time: 3 minutes For many American workers, how they do their jobs dramatically changed with the spread of COVID-19. With uncertainty abound, now’s a good time to take stock of your physical and mental health and familiarize yourself with the resources available from your employer.
Reading Time: < 1 minute If you desire to ally, this is one of the ways that you can effectively combat systemic racism
Reading Time: 2 minutes How this shit is even allowed to be on the air without disclaimers is beyond me but this feels like the equivalent of calling WWE interviewers journalists and the muscular gymnastics guys they interview wrestlers.