Anti-Racism Resource Centre

racewireblog

Syndicate content
Updated: 3 hours 6 min ago

REPORT: Latest Federal Arrest Numbers Show a Focus on Immigration-Related Offenses

12 April, 2017 - 13:44

Federal law enforcement arrested more people for immigration-related offenses in 2014 than they did for drugs, weapons and property crimes combined.

Categories: Racism

Leaked Document Shows Where the Bureau of Land Management's Priorities Lie

12 April, 2017 - 13:44

A hint: fossil fuel development is a top concern.

Categories: Racism

Hasan Minhaj to Headline Trump-less White House Correspondents Dinner

12 April, 2017 - 13:44

The comedian and "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" star is the first South Asian American to host the annual dinner. 

Categories: Racism

#NewUnitedAirlinesMottos Drags Airline for Actions Caught on Video

12 April, 2017 - 13:44

An elderly Vietnamese-American man was forcibly removed from a plane to make space for United Airlines employees.

Categories: Racism

The Government May Change How It Collects and Crunches Race Data. Here's Why You Should Weigh In

12 April, 2017 - 10:28

For the first time in 20 years, federal agencies are reviewing how they collect and report race and ethnicity data. This could mean breaking people of North African and Middle Eastern descent out of the "White" category and reporting on Asians and Pacific Islanders with more accuracy. 

Categories: Racism

Nine Consecutive Life Sentences Added to Dylann Roof's Punishment

12 April, 2017 - 10:28

The Charleston Massacre shooter was sentenced to death in federal court earlier this year.

Categories: Racism

Rosa Parks' Detroit Home Restored and On Display in Berlin

12 April, 2017 - 10:28

Parks' niece Rhea McCauley and artist Ryan Mendoza worked together to transport the house to Germany, where it recently opened to the public. 

Categories: Racism

READ: North Dakota Sheriff Expects Nebraska to Become the Next Standing Rock in Keystone XL Fight

11 April, 2017 - 13:34

The officer who oversaw the confrontations at Standing Rock intends to meet and talk with law enforcement in the state.

Categories: Racism

'Hidden Figures' Author to Introduce Readers to Unsung Black Families In Baltimore

11 April, 2017 - 13:34

Margot Lee Shetterly's next book will focus on the Adamses and Murphys, two influential Black families in mid-20th century Baltimore.

Categories: Racism

This 'Fixed' Pepsi Ad Shows How #NoDAPL Water Protectors Would Have Directed It

11 April, 2017 - 13:34

There's no celebrity with a soda can, but plenty of honest images of what can happen during a protest.

Categories: Racism

The California Drought Is Technically Over, But Likely Not Forever

11 April, 2017 - 13:34

Four counties remain in a state of emergency, and three are inhabited mostly by people of color. 

Categories: Racism

New Contest Invites Black High Schoolers to Enter Their Best Muhammad Ali-Inspired Poetry

11 April, 2017 - 13:34

The Campaign for Black Male Achievement's "Ali Prose" competition invites young poets to channel the athlete and racial justice activist in 20 lines or less. 

Categories: Racism

How One Small Tribe Beat Coal and Built a Solar Plant

11 April, 2017 - 13:34

The Moapa are proving they can survive without coal—a feat the White House says is nearly impossible. 

Categories: Racism

'Get Out' Leads MTV Movie & TV Awards Nominations

11 April, 2017 - 10:23

Jordan Peele's widely-acclaimed film earned six nominations, including "Movie of the Year," "Best Actor in a Movie" and something called "Best Fight Against the System."

Categories: Racism

WATCH: The Kominas Lampoons TSA, Border Profiling Questions in New 'Freedom' Music Video

11 April, 2017 - 10:23

"Do you prefer spicy food to non-spicy food?"

Categories: Racism

Senators Ask Army Corps for Documentation on Dakota Access Pipeline Environmental Reviews

11 April, 2017 - 07:21

They worry that the now-completed project lacked proper governmental oversight.

Categories: Racism

After Changing the Rules of Engagement, Senate Republicans Vote Neil Gorsuch Onto the U.S. Supreme Court

10 April, 2017 - 17:28

Racial justice, women's rights and LGBTQ organizations react to the confirmation of the 113th justice with alarm.

Categories: Racism

In a New Memoir, Dr. Willie Parker Pushes for a 'New Theology of Abortion'

10 April, 2017 - 14:07

In "Life's Work," abortion provider, activist and Christian Willie Parker takes a bold stance on the moral imperative for safe and legal abortion.

Categories: Racism

Solange to Curate Stage at Afropunk Brooklyn 2017

10 April, 2017 - 14:07

The music and arts festival returns to Brooklyn in late August and will also feature sets from Macy Gray, Gary Clark Jr. and Soul II Soul.

Categories: Racism

Your Quick Reminder That the Black Unemployment Rate is Still Too High

10 April, 2017 - 14:07

It’s still nearly double the national rate.

Categories: Racism