The Supreme Court voted that children can be locked away for life over youthful mistakes. Just don’t mention Kavanaugh’s own teen sex-assault allegations.
Kali Holloway is a columnist at The Daily Beast. She also contributes to The Nation. Her writings have appeared in The Guardian, Salon, TIME and numerous other outlets. She co-curated the New York City Metropolitan Museum of Art's 2017 summer performance and film series “Theater of the Resist.” In her spare time she produces documentary films, plays in bands, writes music reviews, and collects useless pop culture trivia. She was the director of the now defunct Make it Right Project, an initiative dedicated to taking down Confederate monuments and telling the truth about history.
From Emmett Till to Fred Hampton, George Floyd to Daunte Wright, and Rodney King to “This Is Us,” the “isolated incidents” are everywhere—and anything but isolated.
A religious ideology that actively works against political change to maintain white power can’t stomach Black theology, let alone a Black reverend in the U.S. Senate.
White conservatives have spent most of American history trying to maintain their dominance over voting, and nearly every day since 1965 trying to dismantle the Voting Rights Act.
He’s been at the center of a national scandal and a half-dozen local ones, but none of that has made the state do anything other than note it is “aware of the concerns raised.”
With each passing week, they make it more obvious. Whiteness, particularly of the conservative stripe, reigns supreme.
We’re not over this until we’ve developed herd immunity. If we don’t, it will be Trump voters’ fault. But I wonder who’ll be blamed...
Even those of us who have never had royal digs or TV money—or have never experienced suicidal ideation—intimately know how misogynoir taxes you and wears you down.
It was the scene of “the most successful racial cleansing in U.S. history,” and the results of that history were still on display during her years in high school there.
While Biden carefully avoided committing to a bill that would allow for a study of reparations, congressional Republicans were bringing out Black men to oppose it on their behalf.