Tag: Legislature

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

North Carolina Lawmakers Attack UNC-Chapel Hill Diversity Training Programs Within Sororities and Fraternities

Conservative America’s attack on DEI programs continues, this time with legislators in North Carolina targeting a college program designed to bring equity, diversity and inclusion education to college sororities and fraternities. A.P. Dillon of The North State Journal reported that North Carolina State Representative Jon Hardister “has issued a letter…

George Floyd Statue Unveiling

Brooklyn Statue of George Floyd Unveiled on Juneteenth Vandalized by White Supremacists Just Days Later

On Saturday, June 19, activists and local officials gathered to unveil a 500-pound wooden bust of George Floyd’s profile, created in his memory and displayed to the general public in honor of the newly approved Juneteenth federal holiday. Floyd’s brother, Terrence, was even in attendance at the event, saying afterward,…

Wisconsin Lawmaker Suggests State Would Thrive If It Weren’t For Blacks

A Wisconsin state lawmaker released a statement on Wednesday titled “Murder, Mayhem and Jobs,” in which he essentially blames Milwaukee’s Black residents for the state’s woes. Amidst the recent news that Wisconsin’s workforce development agency said it received notices of more than 10,100 layoffs in 2015, the highest amount since…