The US is becoming more diverse and progressive, but white men’s grip on power is being exercised via the courts, gerrymandering and dark money in politics
This deserted town on the high plains of Colorado may not look like much these days, but Oliver Toussaint Jackson had a grand vision for it when he founded it in 1910.
Jackson, known as O.T., aimed to create a self-sustaining settlement for African-Americans at a time when it was difficult for black families to buy property in most Denver neighborhoods.
Amber Ruffin and Seth Meyers
Her book, ‘White Fragility’, has been a US bestseller and provoked an uncomfortable conversation on what it means to be white. She explains why she won’t give liberals an easy ride.
The president’s record-shattering 84 confirmed judges are already 76 percent male and 91 percent white. The next six are also all white men.
Two of the impeachable offenses of which President Donald Trump has been accused — colluding with Russian political interference and working with Michael Cohen to violate campaign finance laws — would directly imply that he was elected as a result of fraud. And according to law professor Michael Glennon of Tufts University, this means that if Trump does get impeached for these alleged high crimes, Vice President Mike Pence must go down as well.
“You what that means boys. We have to protect our phony-baloney jobs!”
The U.S. House of Representatives just voted 424-1 to formally condemn white supremacy and white nationalism, in the wake of comments made last week by Rep. Steve King, a Republican of Iowa. MSNBC notes Congressman King voted for the Resolution.
House Resolution 41, filed by Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC), specifically names Congressman King, and includes the most controversial part of his remarks that have cause a firestorm, HuffPost reports.
“It is undisputed that an overwhelming majority of the body politic of the city is repulsed by the Monument,” Graffeo wrote. When he ordered the monument covered up, former Mayor William Bell told member station WBHM he wished the obelisk would eventually be moved to a museum and away from the center of the majority African-American city.