U.S. Suicides Declined Over All in 2020 but May Have Risen Among People of Color

Despite dire predictions, the number of suicides fell by 5 percent over all. Still, smaller studies suggested the trends were much worse among nonwhite Americans.

#anxiety-and-stress, #black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #hispanic-americans, #mental-health-and-disorders, #minorities, #unemployment, #whites, #your-feed-science

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Tucker Carlson and White Replacement

This racist theory is rooted in white supremacist panic.

#black-people, #conservatism-us-politics, #immigration-and-emigration, #race-and-ethnicity, #third-world-and-developing-countries, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voter-registration-and-requirements, #whites

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Pentagon Announces New Steps to Weed out Extremism in Troops

Defense Department officials acknowledge that rooting out far-right extremist thinking from a military of 1.3 million active-duty troops will be an uphill slog.

#austin-lloyd-j-iii, #black-people, #defense-department, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #whites

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Vaccine Slots Go Unused in Mississippi and Other States

The good news: There are more shots available. The challenge is getting people to take them.

#black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #indianola-miss, #mississippi, #reeves-tate-1974, #republican-party, #rumors-and-misinformation, #rural-areas, #states-us, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization, #whites

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The Fear That Is Shaping American Politics

It affects everyone from Joe Manchin to Joe Biden.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #discrimination, #manchin-joe-iii, #midterm-elections-2022, #minorities, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #republican-party, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

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Biden Steps Up Federal Efforts to Combat Domestic Extremism

The administration has taken a series of steps to prioritize dealing with white supremacists and militias, especially after the Capitol riot on Jan. 6.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #homeland-security-department, #justice-department, #national-security-council, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #surveillance-of-citizens-by-government, #terrorism, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

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‘Battle for the Soul of SoHo’: A Debate on Gentrification, Race and Wealth

The Manhattan neighborhood is locked in a contentious battle with city officials over whether, and how, it should change.

#affordable-housing, #art, #black-people, #gentrification, #greenwich-village-society-for-historic-preservation, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #housing-rights-initiative, #lofts, #noho-manhattan-ny, #race-and-ethnicity, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #soho-manhattan-ny, #soho-memory-project, #whites, #zoning

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Biden Wants No Part of the Culture War the G.O.P. Loves

The generosity of his $1.9 trillion relief bill has the added benefit of shifting attention where he wants it.

#american-rescue-plan-2021, #center-for-american-progress, #democratic-party, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #liberalism-us-politics, #polls-and-public-opinion, #race-and-ethnicity, #republican-party, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters, #whites

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Democrats Are Anxious About 2022 — and 2024

The fretting starts with the party’s declining share of the Hispanic vote, but it doesn’t end there.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #conservatism-us-politics, #democratic-party, #hispanic-americans, #minorities, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

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The Allies’ Betrayal of George Floyd

Did the summer’s protests reflect a racial reckoning or seasonal solidarity?

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-reform, #polls-and-public-opinion, #united-states, #whites

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One Old Way of Keeping Black People From Voting Still Works

A promising bill to ensure African-Americans’ civil rights was snuffed out by a Senate filibuster in 1891.

#black-people, #democratic-party, #fifteenth-amendment-us-constitution, #harrison-benjamin, #lodge-henry-cabot, #reconstruction-era, #republican-party, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voter-registration-and-requirements, #whites

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Six Seuss Books Bore a Bias

Racism must be exorcised from culture, including, or maybe especially, from children’s culture.

#american-psychological-assn, #black-people, #children-and-childhood, #discrimination, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states, #whites

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Domestic Terrorism Threat Is ‘Metastasizing’ in U.S., F.B.I. Director Says

Christopher A. Wray condemned the Capitol riot and told the Senate Judiciary Committee that agents had opened 2,000 domestic terrorism inquiries in recent years.

#antifa-movement-us, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #justice-department, #neo-nazi-groups, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #senate-committee-on-the-judiciary, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #terrorism, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites, #wray-christopher-a

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Criminal Justice Is a State Issue

State power is the path to racial equality and liberation.

#bail, #black-people, #brookings-institution, #capital-punishment, #crime-and-criminals, #death-penalty-information-center, #illinois, #income-inequality, #race-and-ethnicity, #states-us, #virginia, #whites

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Book Review: ‘The Sum of Us,’ by Heather McGhee

Heather McGhee’s compassionate but cleareyed book argues that divide-and-conquer tactics have left all Americans worse off.

#black-people, #books-and-literature, #mcghee-heather-c-1980, #the-sum-of-us-what-racism-costs-everyone-and-how-we-can-prosper-together-book, #whites

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The Book That Should Change How Progressives Talk About Race

Heather McGhee writes that racism increases economic inequality for everyone.

#black-people, #discrimination, #mcghee-heather-c-1980, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-economy, #whites

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Covid Causes Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy

American life expectancy fell by one year, to 77.8 years, in the first half of 2020. It may rebound as the pandemic’s end approaches.

#age-chronological, #black-people, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #hispanic-americans, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states, #whites

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Nobody Wins in an Economy of White Resentment

But there is a way out of America’s zero-sum socioeconomic thinking.

#black-people, #income-inequality, #johnson-lyndon-baines, #obama-barack, #race-and-ethnicity, #tea-party-movement, #united-states-economy, #whites

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How Stable Is the Democratic Coalition?

The party may control the elected branches in Washington. But it may be facing some slippage in support from minority communities.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #hispanic-americans, #obama-barack, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #roman-catholic-church, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

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What Do ‘Right’ and ‘Wrong’ Mean to the G.O.P.?

These politicians are still bowing to their alpha — Trump.

#impeachment, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #social-media, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

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`Woke’ American Ideas Are a Threat, French Leaders Say

Politicians and prominent intellectuals say social theories from the United States on race, gender and post-colonialism are a threat to French identity and the French republic.

#metoo-movement, #black-people, #discrimination, #france, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #muslims-and-islam, #paris-opera, #race-and-ethnicity, #whites

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‘Its Own Domestic Army’: How the G.O.P. Allied Itself With Militants

Actions taken by paramilitary groups in Michigan last year, emboldened by President Donald J. Trump, signaled a profound shift in Republican politics and a national crisis in the making.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #michigan, #politics-and-government, #republican-party, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #shirkey-michael-j, #shutdowns-institutional, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #whites, #whitmer-gretchen

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A Century Ago, White Protestant Extremism Marched on Washington

Kelly J. Baker is a writer and scholar of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s. She sees frightening similarities between that culture and the violence at the Capitol on Jan. 6.

#baker-kelly-j, #christians-and-christianity, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #ku-klux-klan, #nationalism-theory-and-philosophy, #protestant-churches, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #united-states, #whites

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Muddled Intelligence Hampered Response to Capitol Riot

New details about what authorities anticipated on Jan. 6 highlight failures to grasp the degree of the threat from pro-Trump right-wing extremists.

#antifa-movement-us, #conspiracy-theories, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #espionage-and-intelligence-services, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #homeland-security-department, #muslims-and-islam, #pittman-yogananda-d, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #security-and-warning-systems, #september-11-2001, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #sund-steven-a, #terrorism, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-capitol-police, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

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Even in Poorer Neighborhoods, the Wealthy Are Lining Up for Vaccines

Officials acknowledge that the coveted shots are disproportionately going to white people and that planners’ efforts to course-correct are having limited effect.

#black-people, #city-councils, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #elderly, #hispanic-americans, #medicine-and-health, #race-and-ethnicity, #vaccination-and-immunization, #whites, #your-feed-healthcare

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He Wants to Save Classics From Whiteness. Can the Field Survive?

Dan-el Padilla Peralta thinks classicists should knock ancient Greece and Rome off their pedestal — even if that means destroying their discipline.

#black-people, #colleges-and-universities, #content-type-personal-profile, #greece, #history-academic-subject, #princeton-university, #slavery-historical, #whites

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‘The Capitol Insurrection Was as Christian Nationalist as It Gets.’

Religious resentment has become a potent recruiting tool for the hard right.

#black-people, #christians-and-christianity, #evangelical-movement, #nationalism-theory-and-philosophy, #race-and-ethnicity, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #washington-dc, #whites

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Lone Wolves Connected Online: A History of Modern White Supremacy

Forty years ago, Louis Beam had the idea of using the internet to drive a movement. Today, his vision is disturbingly prevalent.

#aryan-nations, #beam-louis, #brennan-center-for-justice, #charlottesville-va-violence-august-2017, #computers-and-the-internet, #content-type-personal-profile, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #hate-crimes, #mcveigh-timothy-james, #nineteen-hundred-eighties, #race-and-ethnicity, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #terrorism, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

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Capitol Riot Puts Spotlight on ‘Apocalyptically Minded’ Global Far Right

Leaderless but united by racist ideology that has been supercharged by social media, extremists have built a web of real and online connections that worry officials.

#conspiracy-theories, #europe, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #germany, #nationalism-theory-and-philosophy, #neo-nazi-groups, #proud-boys, #qanon, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #whites

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How ‘The Turner Diaries’ Incites White Supremacists

The 1978 novel, which Amazon recently removed from its site, depicts a right-wing assault on the Capitol. Scholars say the parallels with last week’s insurrection are clear and chilling.

#amazon-com-inc, #anti-semitism, #book-trade-and-publishing, #books-and-literature, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #neo-nazi-groups, #pierce-william-luther-1933-2002, #race-and-ethnicity, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #terrorism, #the-turner-diaries-book, #united-states-politics-and-government, #violence-media-and-entertainment, #whites

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White Riot

How racism, grievance, resentment and the fear of diminished status came together to fuel violence and mayhem on Jan. 6.

#democratic-party, #income-inequality, #republican-party, #social-conditions-and-trends, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-economy, #whites

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Fear Spreads in Minnesota Town as ‘Extremist Group’ Moves to Open Church

Many residents of Murdock, Minn., said they were horrified that an organization condemned by watchdogs as a white supremacist hate group would open a church. City leaders said they had little choice but to grant a permit.

#asatru-folk-assembly, #first-amendment-us-constitution, #local-government, #murdock-minn, #race-and-ethnicity, #religion-and-belief, #religion-state-relations, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #whites, #zoning

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What is Dlive? The Streaming Site Growing in Far-Right Users

A site called Dlive, where rioters broadcast from the Capitol, is benefiting from the growing exodus of right-wing users from Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

#conspiracy-theories, #dlive-inc, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #gionet-tim, #hate-speech, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #rumors-and-misinformation, #social-media, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #whites

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America in 2021: Racial Progress in the South, a White Mob in the Capitol

A jarring juxtaposition that forces a 244-year-old nation to contend with its original paradox: Whose democracy is it?

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #discrimination, #race-and-ethnicity, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

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We Need a Second Great Migration

Georgia illuminates the path to Black power. It lies in the South. Follow me there.

#atlanta-ga, #black-people, #census, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #civil-war-us-1861-65, #elections, #population, #race-and-ethnicity, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #southern-states-us, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #whites

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The Far-Right Told Us What It Had Planned. We Didn’t Listen.

Wednesday wasn’t Trumpism’s “last gasp.” It was the manifestation of a long-held fantasy. And most perpetrators walked away, uncuffed, to fight another day.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #whites

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For a Civil Rights Hero, 90, a New Battle Unfolds on His Childhood Street

Before he defended Rosa Parks and became a leading legal force, Fred Gray grew up on an avenue named for Jefferson Davis in Montgomery, Ala. Now a push is underway for a new name for the street: Mr. Gray’s.

#alabama, #black-people, #civil-rights-movement-1954-68, #confederate-states-of-america, #fines-penalties, #gray-fred-d, #montgomery-ala, #monuments-and-memorials-structures, #names-geographical, #reed-steven-l, #whites

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Social Inequities Explain Racial Gaps in Pandemic, Studies Find

Higher rates of infection and mortality among Black and Hispanic Americans are explained by exposure on the job and at home, experts said.

#black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #deaths-fatalities, #hispanic-americans, #michigan, #minorities, #new-orleans-la, #race-and-ethnicity, #research, #united-states, #whites

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The Resentment That Never Sleeps

Rising anxiety over declining social status tells us a lot about how we got here and where we’re going.

#democratic-party, #income-inequality, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

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In America, Is Power in the Hands of Too Many ‘Mediocre’ Men?

In her new book, Ijeoma Oluo traces the history of white American manhood from Buffalo Bill to contemporary football to show how violence and opportunism have helped white men maintain a grip on power.

#books-and-literature, #discrimination, #mediocre-the-dangerous-legacy-of-white-male-america-book, #men-and-boys, #oluo-ijeoma, #whites, #womens-rights

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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?

#arbery-ahmaud-1994-2020, #black-girls-run, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #brunswick-ga, #floyd-george-d-2020, #minneapolis-minn, #police-department-minneapolis-minn, #presidential-election-of-2020, #running, #seattle-wash, #whites

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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.

#anti-semitism, #california, #deaths-obituaries, #ku-klux-klan, #metzger-tom, #neo-nazi-groups, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #whites

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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.

#black-people, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #presidential-election-of-2020, #presidents-and-presidency-us, #race-and-ethnicity, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #whites

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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.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #elections-house-of-representatives, #hispanic-americans, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #suburbs, #texas, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters, #whites

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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.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #elections-house-of-representatives, #hispanic-americans, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #suburbs, #texas, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters, #whites

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Trump’s Army of Angry White Men

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

#fringe-groups-and-movements, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #republican-party, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

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