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Second Misdemeanor Rap for Driver Who Plowed Down Protesters in Manhattan Sparks New Fury

Rachel Holliday Smith, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Feb 22 at 8:23pm ESTby THE CITY A Queens woman who allegedly plowed her BMW through a crowd of protesters in Midtown got hit Monday with another misdemeanor charge — but the injured say the new rap amounts […]

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Presidents have a long history of condescension, indifference and outright racism toward Black Americans

Stephen A. Jones, Central Michigan University and Eric Freedman, Michigan State University The fury over racial injustice that erupted in the wake of George Floyd’s killing has forced Americans to confront their history. That’s unfamiliar territory for most Americans, whose historical knowledge amounts to a vague blend of […]