Racism in the USA, update

This 9 August 2019 video from the USA says about itself:

Trump REFUSES To Investigate Right-Wing Extremists

Trump has no desire to go after right-wing extremists. Cenk Uygur, Mark Thompson, and John Iadarola, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down.

MORE SPONSORS BAIL ON TUCKER Earlier this week, Tucker Carlson claimed on his show “Tucker Carlson Tonight” that there is no white supremacy problem in the United States. Long John Silver’s has since said it will no longer advertise on Fox News, and Nestlé and HelloFresh told The Hollywood Reporter they were no longer running ads on the show. [HuffPost]

TRUMP FOLLOWS CALL FOR UNITY WITH WEEK OF ATTACKS After calling for “love” and unity following two deadly mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, President Donald Trump did what he knows best: throw bombs on Twitter. From Democrats to the media to the tech world, just about everyone this week felt the president’s wrath. [HuffPost]

INTERRACIAL COUPLE’S HOME TORCHED A massive explosion that leveled the home of an interracial couple in Sterling, Ohio, this week is being investigated as a possible hate crime after officials found a crude swastika and misspelled anti-Black slur spray-painted next to the scene. [HuffPost]

COP SHOOTS UNARMED KID IN BED An Illinois mother filed a lawsuit on Thursday accusing police officers of “terrorizing” innocent children after her [African American] unarmed, 12-year-old son was shot in his bed with an assault rifle during a pre-dawn raid on their home.  [The Daily Beast]

U.S. DEFENDS MIGRANT SWEEP LEAVING CHILDREN ABANDONED American officials staunchly defended a controversial raid arresting hundreds of immigrant workers at several Mississippi food processing plants as local authorities scrambled Thursday to address concerns about children left behind abandoned. [HuffPost]

Photographs taken at a Mississippi gym on Wednesday night show children of immigrant detainees, some as young as four years old, huddled together, many of them crying or visibly traumatized by the arrest of their father, their mother, or both. The raids were timed for maximum cruelty to the families of the migrant workers who provide much of the labor force for Mississippi’s poultry-processing industry, hot and grueling work for meager pay. According to local officials, school started on Tuesday or Wednesday in five of the six towns targeted for the raids, in which hundreds of heavily armed ICE agents set up cordons around plants and arrested a total of 680 workers: here.

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