Racism

Read: COVID-19 Subsides, but Violence Escalates as Feds Predicted

COVID-19 Subsides, but Violence Escalates as Feds Predicted

A DHS memo issued in early 2020 warned of increased violence due to emotional, mental and financial strain exacerbated by the pandemic and social isolation.

Read: Black Officers at University of Washington File $8M Lawsuit for Racial Harassment

Black Officers at University of Washington File $8M Lawsuit for Racial Harassment

Five officers involved in the lawsuit describe ongoing racial slurs and open hostility directed at them.

Read: Mistrial of College Professor Leads to Questions Over DOJ China Initiative

Mistrial of College Professor Leads to Questions Over DOJ China Initiative

A Chinese professor has been cleared of espionage charges after the FBI couldn’t corroborate its claims that he was spying.

Read: 1 Arrested, 1 Injured During LGBTQ and Race Equity Debate at School Board Meeting

1 Arrested, 1 Injured During LGBTQ and Race Equity Debate at School Board Meeting

Some parents of students at Loudoun County Public Schools are fired up about school board’s proposed policy on the treatment of transgender students and how schools should teach about race.

Read: USC Safe Communities Institute Announces National Registry to Track Police Misconduct

USC Safe Communities Institute Announces National Registry to Track Police Misconduct

The USC Safe Communities Institute’s LEWIS (Law Enforcement Work Inquiry System) Registry is the first public database for police officer firings and resignations nationwide.

Read: FBI and DHS: Racially and Ethnically Motivated Attacks the Biggest Threat to U.S.

FBI and DHS: Racially and Ethnically Motivated Attacks the Biggest Threat to U.S.

The Strategic Intelligence Assessment and Data on Domestic Terrorism report shows 2019 was the most violent year for white supremacist attacks.

Read: 3 Dead Bodies Left in Car at Albuquerque Hospital; Suspect in Custody

3 Dead Bodies Left in Car at Albuquerque Hospital; Suspect in Custody

The FBI believes the killings are associated with Aryan Brotherhood prison gang.

Read: Study from 10 Years Ago Found Racial Disparity in Security Calls at Seattle Children’s Hospital

Study from 10 Years Ago Found Racial Disparity in Security Calls at Seattle Children’s Hospital

The report found that calls for security at Seattle Children’s Hospital on black patients occurred twice as often as on white patients, but the hospital is only now doing something about it.

Read: Cornell Faculty Approves Resolution to Remove Race from Crime Alerts

Cornell Faculty Approves Resolution to Remove Race from Crime Alerts

The Faculty Senate’s resolution maintains including race in crime alerts contributes to the disproportionately violent policing of Black people.

Read: UC Riverside Campus Safety Task Force Releases Police Reform Recommendations

UC Riverside Campus Safety Task Force Releases Police Reform Recommendations

After the task force’s findings were released, Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox announced an immediate hiring freeze on all UCPD officers.

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