#systemic-racism

Rights groups take French police to court over racial profiling
In January, six NGOs, including Human Rights Watch and the French branch of Amnesty International, had warned they would take legal action if the government did not take steps to end what they called discriminatory identity checks within four months.
Why Jim Banks and Jim Jordan Were Blocked From the Capitol Riot Panel
WASHINGTON - The two House Republicans Speaker Nancy Pelosi barred from a select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol are both staunch defenders of former President Donald J. Trump who backed his efforts to invalidate the election and have opposed investigating the assault on Congress.
eBay, former CEO Devin Wenig, sued by couple and accused of 'psychologically torture' - Silicon Valley Business Journal
A Massachusetts couple is suing e-commerce giant eBay Inc. and some of its former top officials, alleging in court documents that the former employees "engaged in a systematic campaign to emotionally and psychologically torture" them.
Last Year Saw the Biggest Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Since WWII | KQED
The increase in drug overdose deaths was also a factor in declining life expectancy. More than 93,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2020. That's the highest number reported in a single year.
U.S. Life Expectancy Fell By 1.5 Years In 2020, The Biggest Drop Since WW II
A fence alongside Greenwood Cemetery, in Brooklyn, N.Y., is covered with memorial art for people who died of COVID-19.
Pandemic deaths caused the biggest drop in life expectancy in decades.
New Beats by Dre ad stars Sha'Carri Richardson and announces new Kanye album
During Game 6 of the NBA Finals, Beats by Dre launched its newest ad, starring sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson and debuting a song off Kanye West's yet-to-be-released new album.
'Women Of Brewster Place' Reissue Brims With Inventiveness And Relevance
The year was 1983.
The best arty books to dive into this summer-as recommended by artists
"I hope it goes without saying that there's almost nothing an artist enjoys less than writing an 'artist statement'. Fortunately, there's a blueprint for how to ditch the deathliness.
How Nike made taking a stand on social issues part of its marketing
On September 3, 2018, a single tweet drew a line in the sand. A close-up shot of Colin Kaepernick's face, with the words, "Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything."