On Running While Black, With More Hope Than Before

As Black Lives Matter signs popped up in recent months, our columnist grew less wary of running in predominantly white neighborhoods. But is that optimism premature?

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Tom Metzger, Notorious White Supremacist, Dies at 82

Mr. Metzger, a former Klansman and the founder of the White Aryan Resistance, was one of the most influential leaders of the white power movement.

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Georgia Is a New Political Battleground

Joe Biden’s narrow lead in Georgia and the runoffs that will determine control of the Senate have raised questions as to whether 2020 is a Trumpian aberration or a long-anticipated political shift.

#black-people, #conservatism-us-politics, #democratic-party, #georgia, #presidential-election-of-2020, #suburbs, #trump-donald-j, #voter-registration-and-requirements, #whites

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We Can Settle This Peacefully or Return to Our Shameful Past

The election should not be this close, but in the long lines of voters, I see hope.

#black-people, #elections, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

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Most Conservative Christians Support Trump. Will They Help Him Win Again?

White evangelicals have time and again offered uncompromising support for President Trump when he needed it the most.

#christians-and-christianity, #evangelical-movement, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters, #whites

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Who Will Win Florida? What Polls Say About an Eternal Mystery

Joe Biden has cut into President Trump’s edge among suburbanites and older voters, but his support from Latino voters appears weaker than Hillary Clinton’s was.

#absentee-voting, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuban-americans, #elderly, #florida, #hispanic-americans, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #whites

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How Trump Destroyed America’s Naïveté

America let some of the worst fears of the founders come true.

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With Weakness Among Hispanic Voters, Biden Trails in Texas

Large Democratic gains among white suburbanites suggest risks down the ballot for Republicans in congressional and state House races, our poll shows.

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Biden Trails in Texas Due to Weakness Amongst Hispanic Voters

Large Democratic gains among white suburbanites suggest risks down the ballot for Republicans in congressional and state House races, our poll shows.

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Trump’s Army of Angry White Men

This group will continue to fight for Trump and he knows that.

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A Voting Rights Battle in a School Board ‘Coup’

For Black residents of Sumter County, the fight for representation echoed the civil rights era. For white residents, it reflected the anxiety, made manifest by the Trump era, of maintaining power over institutions even without the votes to do so.

#black-people, #education-k-12, #georgia, #presidential-election-of-2000, #race-and-ethnicity, #voter-registration-and-requirements, #whites

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Why Does Trump Win With White Men?

The gender gap probably deserves another name.

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What if Only White Men Voted?

We’d have elected a white supremacist and an accused child abuser to the Senate, and we’d have four more years of Donald Trump. The gender gap, explained.

#men-and-boys, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #whites, #women-and-girls

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Despite Everything, People Still Have Weddings at ‘Plantation’ Sites

Weddings help pay for education at American labor camp sites and connect us with history. Is that good enough?

#black-people, #charleston-sc, #confederate-states-of-america, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #race-and-ethnicity, #slavery-historical, #southern-states-us, #weddings-and-engagements, #whites

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‘White Supremacy’ Once Meant David Duke and the Klan. Now It Refers to Much More.

The phrase has poured into the nation’s rhetorical bloodstream. Organizations from the N.F.L. to art museums to colleges requiring the SAT are accused of perpetuating it.

#black-people, #discrimination, #race-and-ethnicity, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #united-states, #whites

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An Undercover Trip Into the Rageful Worlds of Incels and White Supremacists

To research and write “Culture Warlords,” Talia Lavin created fake identities and interacted with far-right communities online.

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Biden Is Not Out of the Woods

Unanticipated electoral developments are affecting both presidential campaigns in surprising ways.

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Can Trump Squeeze More From His White Base in Pennsylvania and Beyond?

With President Trump trailing Joseph R. Biden Jr. in Pennsylvania in nearly every poll, his last refuge and perhaps best hope is to maximize the turnout of working-class white voters.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #pennsylvania, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #whites

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Trump’s Struggles Ripple Across the Sun Belt, Endangering G.O.P. Stronghold

President Trump is fading nationally as he alienates women, seniors and suburbanites, polls show. But private G.O.P. surveys show he is in close races in solidly red states, too.

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Delayed Homeland Security Report Warns of ‘Lethal’ White Supremacy

An annual assessment that a whistle-blower said was withheld for months did not hold back on the threat from violent extremists and tagged Russia as the primary source of disinformation.

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‘If He Doesn’t Win Ohio, It’s Over’: Trump Slips in the Heartland

Four years ago, the president easily won Ohio by building a balanced coalition among white voters across educational lines. But his support has waned since then, particularly in the suburbs.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #conservatism-us-politics, #ohio, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #suburbs, #trump-donald-j, #whites

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The Philip Guston Show Should Be Reinstated

An open letter, signed by nearly 100 artists, curators and critics, accuses four museums of “hiding away” from controversy. A long postponement is an admission these institutions are not up to the job.

#art, #black-people, #guston-philip, #museum-of-fine-arts-boston, #museum-of-fine-arts-houston, #museums, #national-gallery-of-art, #race-and-ethnicity, #tate-modern, #whites

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Trump Calls on Extremists to ‘Stand By’

Instead of condemning violent groups, the president marshals them.

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Watch Trump’s Standout Debate Moments [Video]

These were the moments that defined President Trump’s first presidential debate against Joe Biden.

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Delay of Philip Guston Retrospective Divides the Art World

“Philip Guston Now” has become Philip Guston in 2024, after four museums postponed an artist’s show that includes Klan imagery.

#art, #black-people, #guston-philip, #ku-klux-klan, #museum-of-fine-arts-boston, #museum-of-fine-arts-houston, #museums, #national-gallery-of-art, #race-and-ethnicity, #tate-modern, #whites

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Five Things Biden and His Allies Should Be Worried About

Interestingly, the suburban vote may not be one of them.

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American Suburbs Are Tilting for Biden. But Not Milwaukee’s.

The predominantly white neighborhoods outside Wisconsin’s largest city, among the nation’s most racially segregated suburbs, could be a key part of President Trump’s narrowing path to re-election.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #democratic-party, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #milwaukee-wis, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #republican-party, #segregation-and-desegregation, #suburbs, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters, #whites, #wisconsin

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This Is How Biden Should Approach the Latino Vote

Some ways of talking about race and class are more effective politically. And not just with Hispanics.

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The Evangelicals Who Are Taking on QAnon

Some leaders are trying to save their flocks from the lure of the online conspiracy theory.

#clinton-bill, #conspiracy-theories, #evangelical-movement, #falwell-jerry, #qanon, #trump-donald-j, #whites

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Diversity Push Barely Budges Corporate Boards to 12.5%, Survey Finds

Despite pledges to nominate more members of underrepresented ethnic and racial groups, companies have made little progress over the last five years.

#black-people, #boards-of-directors, #california, #hiring-and-promotion, #hispanic-americans, #minorities, #pizarro-pedro-j, #race-and-ethnicity, #stocks-and-bonds, #united-states, #west-tony-1965, #whites

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Veterans Fortify the Ranks of Militias Aligned With Trump’s Views

The vast majority of veterans do not join militias, but some fast-growing militias have many veterans among their ranks.

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Of Course Kamala Harris Is Articulate

Describing her this way sends a message that you think most Black people are not.

#black-people, #discrimination, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states, #vice-presidents-and-vice-presidency-us, #whites

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Louisiana Man Faces Murder Charge in Fatal Shooting of a Panhandler

A Black victim’s family seeks a federal investigation into how the police have handled a shooting after a confrontation with a white man.

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Why the Coronavirus More Often Strikes Children of Color

Children in minority communities are much more likely to become infected and severely ill. Many have parents who are frontline workers, experts say.

#american-academy-of-pediatrics, #black-people, #bmj-journal, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #deaths-fatalities, #hispanic-americans, #infections, #medicine-and-health, #obesity, #pediatric-inflammatory-multisystem-syndrome-pims, #pediatrics-journal, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states, #whites, #your-feed-science

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Trump, Vicar of Fear and Violence

He continues the old practice of stoking white victimhood for votes.

#black-people, #crime-and-criminals, #politics-and-government, #presidential-election-of-2020, #presidents-and-presidency-us, #trump-donald-j, #whites

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How White Progressives Undermine School Integration

A robust body of research shows the benefits of integration. Why, then, is it so hard to achieve?

#black-people, #board-of-education-nyc, #education-k-12, #new-york-city, #race-and-ethnicity, #segregation-and-desegregation, #whites

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‘Sisters in Hate’ Offers a Window Into Women in the White Nationalist Movement

The new book, by the journalist Seyward Darby, follows three American women who have little in common but racial hatred.

#books-and-literature, #darby-seyward, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #neo-nazi-groups, #propaganda, #sisters-in-hate-american-women-on-the-front-lines-of-white-nationalism-book, #whites

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Barred From a Confederate Shrine, Protesters Scuffle in Georgia

Far-right groups hoping to rally at Stone Mountain were thwarted when the park was closed, and were met with counterprotests in a town where some would rather bridge racial divides than widen them.

#black-people, #brown-daniel, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #georgia, #monuments-and-memorials-structures, #race-and-ethnicity, #stone-mountain-ga, #whites

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Kamala Harris, Daughter of Immigrants, Is the Face of America’s Demographic Shift

Her parents’ arrival to Berkeley as young graduate students was the beginning of a historic wave of immigration from outside Europe that would change the United States in ways its leaders never imagined.

#black-people, #harris-kamala-d, #hashmi-ghazala, #immigration-and-emigration, #indian-americans, #jamaican-americans, #politics-and-government, #population, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #vice-presidents-and-vice-presidency-us, #whites

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‘Christianity Will Have Power’

Donald Trump made a promise to white evangelical Christians, whose support can seem mystifying to the outside observer.

#christians-and-christianity, #evangelical-movement, #iowa, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #whites

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The Real Reason the American Economy Boomed After World War II

How expanding opportunity for women, immigrants and nonwhite workers helped everyone — and why we need to do so again.

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Where Will the New Good Jobs Come From? Look Here

The U.S. economy thrived after World War II. The reason can help us now.

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‘Life of a Klansman’ Tells Ugly Truths About America, Past and Present

In his latest book, Edward Ball retraces an ancestor’s involvement with the Ku Klux Klan in order to shed light on the country’s legacy of white supremacy.

#ball-edward-1959, #black-people, #books-and-literature, #ku-klux-klan, #life-of-a-klansman-a-family-history-in-white-supremacy-book, #new-orleans-la, #reconstruction-era, #slavery-historical, #whites

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The Reading List Behind ‘Nice White Parents’

Everyone wants what’s best for their children’s education. But who gets to decide what’s best? The reporter behind our new podcast from Serial shares the books that helped her answer that question.

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The Book of Statuses

A group of parents takes one big step together.

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Trump Is Dog-Whistling. Are ‘Suburban Housewives’ Listening?

Or are they too busy organizing protests, posting links to bail funds and discussing antidotes for tear gas?

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #segregation-and-desegregation, #suburbs, #trump-donald-j, #whites, #women-and-girls

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Who Gets to Be a ‘Naked Athena’?

On weirdness, whiteness and federal agents in Portland.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #oregon, #portland-ore, #race-and-ethnicity, #whites

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Mothers’ Power in U.S. Protests Echoes a Global Tradition

When mothers take to the streets — particularly those from privileged groups — governments take note. The “wall of moms” in Portland has taken up the cause against police violence.

#argentina, #armenia, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #portland-ore, #sri-lanka, #whites, #women-and-girls

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White Flight From Trump? What a Decisive Biden Win Could Look Like

Republican structural advantages in the House, the Senate and the Electoral College would be in jeopardy.

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How One of America’s Whitest Cities Became the Center of B.L.M. Protests

In a state with a dark and brutal racist history, the Black Lives Matter protests in Portland, Ore., have been overwhelmingly attended by white demonstrators.

#black-people, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #portland-ore, #race-and-ethnicity, #whites

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