Tag: White-supremacy

Charlottesville

Virginia Supreme Court Rules to Remove Controversial Confederate Statues at the Center of Deadly Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally

After years of back and forth and ongoing fiery debate from progressives and conservatives, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled that Charlottesville, Virginia can finally take down the controversial and offensive statues that served as the center of the deadly white nationalist rally in 2017. Melissa Alonso and Scottie Andrew…

Facebook

Facebook Takes Biggest Step Yet to Attack Hate on Its Platform

On Wednesday, March 17, Facebook announced its most far-reaching efforts ever to remove racist, sexist and other hate-fueled content from its platform. Brandy Zadrozny of NBC News reported that the social networking giant is “changing the way it recommends groups and will limit the reach of those that break its…

Wax, University of Pennsylvania, sabbatical

University of Pennsylvania Condemns Law Professor Amy Wax for Racist Comments, Does Not Fire Her

Amy Wax, a Robert Mundheim Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania, is on a bona fide paid vacation following condemnation of her “repugnant” racist views. Wax spoke at a “National Conservatism” conference this month suggesting the country would be “better off with more whites and fewer nonwhites,” saying…

Charlottesville Killer Faces Second Life Sentence

James Alex Fields Jr. is the infamous killer who drove his car into a crowd of peaceful anti-racism protestors at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one and wounding dozens of others on August 12, 2017. He has already been sentenced to life on 29 federal hate crime…