Stories tagged: "structural racism"


A protester holds a sign in downtown Columbus, Ohio, Thursday, May 28, 2020, during a demonstration over the death of George Floyd in police custody Monday in Minneapolis. (Barbara J. Perenic/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
Last Week’s Protests Are About More Than George Floyd’s Death. The Data Shows It.

While George Floyd's death lit the fuse, last week's protests across the country are about the consequences of structural racism.

Protestors demonstrate outside of a burning liquor store near the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Property Is Not More Important Than Black Lives

America, the capital of double standards and hypocrisy and the king of “do what I say but not what I do,” is at it again.