“It Feels Like We’re Profiting Off Of Black Death”: Tulsa Residents See Civil Rights Tourism But No Reparations
One hundred years have passed since the Tulsa massacre, but little has been done to make amends or improve the lives of Black residents, whose fate can be decided by their zip code.
People In Tulsa Are Marking 100 Years Since The Massacre That Killed Scores Of Black Residents. Some Survivors Are Still Alive.
Up to 300 Black people are estimated to have been killed during the Tulsa massacre, and 100 years later, survivors continue to demand justice.
“What we've seen over the decades with the Capitol Police is that they're the least accountable security force in the country.”
Capitol Police officers are furious at how their bosses handled the Jan. 6 attack and want to see a radical overhaul of the department, not "political theater."
Capitol Police Officers Said They Wouldn’t Be Surprised If Members Of Congress Helped Plan The Attack
“We are the buffer, so that Congress doesn’t have to deal with the mess that they create in their respective districts.”
Two Black officers told BuzzFeed News that their chief and other upper management left them totally unprepared and were nowhere to be found on the day.
Black Lives Matter activists see a sharp contrast between the treatment they received last summer and what happened at the Capitol.
Biden’s breakthrough victory came despite what voting rights advocates saw as a concerted effort by state Republicans to suppress votes.
Once again Black voters — and particularly Black women — came out to elect a moderate Democrat, because they understand the art of the possible.
Due to the razor-thin margin, BuzzFeed News and other news organizations are holding off on calling the state for the former vice president. There is set to be a recount.
True the Vote has been around since 2009. This election, they say they've trained 10,000 poll watchers.
“It used to be Southerners didn't want Blacks to vote because they're Black. Now they don’t want them to vote because they're Democrats.”
“We're fighting for fair and equal access to the polls — that has been the fight for half a century.”
“I don’t like the suburbs. I have found that I’m really not comfortable where there’s a lack of diversity.”
"Despite abject slavery of the most vicious, degenerate, immoral type, we stand taller, see further, and reach higher because we stand on the shoulders of giants.”
During her 27 years on the high court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passionate opinions and blistering dissents pushed forward the cause of equality.
Residents and environmentalists say that Louisiana’s weak environmental laws are keeping them in the dark about the health risks left in the wake of the historic storm’s path through dozens of major petrochemical plants and oil refineries.
Residents Have Been Forced To Shelter In Place After A Chemical Fire Ignited In Hurricane Laura’s Wake
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards warned residents around Lake Charles to stay inside, without air conditioning, after a fire at a chlorine plant. Environmentalists fear it is just the beginning.
There are more than 60 oil refineries and petrochemical plants in the path of the Category 4 hurricane.
A Popular TikToker Is Being Called "Selfish" And "Despicable" After He Dumped Cereal In A New York City Subway Car
"Pulling a prank on essential workers in the middle of a global pandemic. And making essential workers clean up your mess. Despicable."