Tag Archives: race

Does the Voting Rights Act Only Apply to Influencing Minorities?

A former Department of Justice (DOJ) testified that many members of the DOJ that the violations of the Voting Rights Act should only be pursued when minorities as harassed, but not white voters. The official was quoted as saying that…

Study Shows Racial Disparity in Death Penalty Sentences

A new study evaluated death sentences over 28 years in North Carolina and found major distinctions depending on the race of the victim. In particular, the study found that a defendant was three times as likely to get the death…

Judge Orders Southern Schools to Desegregate

A US District Court Judge ordered a southern Mississippi school district to stop allowing white students to transfer out of school districts that are predominantly African-American. The controversy surrounded two towns in the same district that are ten miles apart.…

Unsurprisingly, attempts to create all-white basketball league not well received

An attempt to create an all-white basketball league in the southern United States is being heavily criticized. According to a statement from the league, the All-American Basketball Alliance, "Only players that are natural born United States citizens with both parents…