BIPOC are dying at disproportionate rates despite shutdowns and it's clear why white supremacists want to reverse stay-at-home orders. They want us dead. By Lara Witt and Sherronda J. Brown Decked out in their ugliest American flag-themed outfits, right-wing, conservative, libertarian, fascist,
"I’m just trying to survive as Black woman who wants to do the work to help dismantle white supremacy," says Mikisa Thompson. Content note for anti-Blackness and descriptions of police surveillance and harassment. “It seems like we cannot do anything that brings
Jemele Hill had every right to express her disdain for Trump.ESPN has apparently accepted Jemele Hill’s apology — an apology she was strong-armed into giving after tweeting her personal opinion on Donald Trump. Acknowledging the white supremacy in his rhetoric and practices, she referred to him as "bigot," a "threat," and "the most ignorant, offensive president of [her] lifetime." Considering Trump's comments following the display of white terrorism in Charlottesville, Hill’s tweets are indeed biting and true. Donald Trump is a white supremacist. He has proven his racism (misogyny, xenophobia, nationalism, etc.) many times over: through his role in the Central Park Five case, his obsession with President Obama’s birth certificate, his ungrounded accusations that Mexican immigrants are rapists and criminals, his unconstitutional pardoning of former Arizona Sheriff Arpaio, and his extensive ties to and unironic retweeting of white supremacists and the hate groups who boldly support him, and much more. His own father was an active member of the KKK. Hill had every right to express her disdain for Trump, his words and actions, and his administration; especially as a Black woman who knows all too well the violence of the white supremacy that Trump and his followers embrace.