P&G undeterred by backlash to “The Talk” ad

It’s summer, so you may have been away from the TV and may have seen Proctor and Gamble’s new ad. It’s titled “The Talk,  part of a larger advertising campaign titled “My Black is Beautiful.” The ad, uploaded to YouTube last week, shows black mothers throughout...

War on immigration escalates in D.C.

Politico is reporting on a bill crafted by two Republican Senators that would reduce legal immigration by half: A senior White House official described the moves as part of a broader reorganization of the immigration system. The official said the White House...

Study: cops are more polite to white people

A new study puts a face on systemic racism by examining police interactions one at a time.  Using body-cam footage of traffic stops by Oakland police, Stanford University researchers demonstrated that police used more respectful language toward white people than...

“You will not replace us!”

    On Saturday, several dozen torch-wielding protesters gathered in Charlottesville’s Lee Park chanting “You will not replace us,” “Russia is our friend” and “Blood and soil.” It was a short protest, quickly dispersed. It was a response to the Charlottesville City...

Study: Black-white mortality gap narrowing

According to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the death rates for black americans dropped substantially –  25 percent between 1999 and 2015, which narrowed the gap in the death rate between white and black Americans from 33...

Chinese to United: Drop Dead

By now everyone should be familiar with the saga of David Dao, the Chinese doctor who was forcibly removed from a United flight due to overbooking (when it was not overbooked, it was learned later). Setting aside the egregious and baffling “policy” that...

The stigma of racism is gone

It happened again. It has happened again. In Kent, Washington, a Sikh American was shot on his own driveway by a man who yelled “go back to your country.” This crime echoes the recent murder of two men who had come from India to live and work in Kansas. Here’s the...