Tag Archives: African Americans

Viral videos of racism: how an old civil rights strategy is being used in a new digital age

Mourning in Minneapolis: Terrence Floyd at a vigil for his brother George Floyd on the spot where he died in police custody. Tannen Maury/EPA

<h1 class=”legacy”>Viral videos of racism: how an old civil rights strategy is being used in a new digital age</h1> <span><a href=”https://theconversation.com/profiles/sage-goodwin-1040749″>Sage Goodwin</a>, <em><a href=”https://theconversation.com/institutions/university-of-oxford-1260″>University of Oxford</a></em></span> <p>After a black bird-watcher filmed a white dog-walker on May 25 calling the police on him in response to his request she obey the dog-leash laws in the Ramble woodlands area of Central Park, …

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Why a 2,500-year-old Hebrew poem still matters

Gebhard Fugel, ‘An den Wassern Babylons.’ Gebhard Fugel [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Gebhard Fugel, ‘An den Wassern Babylons.’ Gebhard Fugel [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons David W. Stowe, Michigan State University At sundown on July 29, Jews around the world will observe Tisha B’av, the most somber of Jewish holidays. It commemorates the destruction of the two temples in Jerusalem, first by the Babylonians and then, almost seven centuries later, in A.D. …

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