In a very scary posting, Bernard E. Harcourt writes in the New York Review of Books Daily: President Trump makes constant use of the language and logic of the “new right,” a toxic blend of antebellum white supremacy, twentieth-century fascism, European far-right movements of the 1970s, and today’s self-identified “alt-right.” And his words and deeds … [Read more…]
Daily Alta California > 3 December 1857 — Information was given at the Police office yesterday, that a negro had been robbed by a hackman whose name we did not learn, but who is known by the name of “Sinbad,” an appropriate name, if the account given of him is correct. It appears that the … [Read more…]
The history and basis for discrimination is highlighted in a Science News article about a new exhibit at the Musée de l’Homme in Paris.
Leon Botstein – President of Bard College Quote from: The Washington Post In 2016, the symbolic and significant progress among citizens of color plus real and growing inequality among whites has proven an explosive combination. Because the blame is misdirected and the real causes of their economic struggles so misunderstood, a man like [President-elect Donald] … [Read more…]
Sacramento Union, Aug 23, 1865 Negro Plot Suppressed. New York, August 5th, 1865 The Post’s Washington special says : The National Intelligencer has a statement that a plot was discov- ered among a large number of negro workmen at Aquia Creek to assassinate the white laborers on the railroad there. A company of soldiers arrested … [Read more…]
MACKENZIE COMES IN FOR SCORCHING Speakers Condemn Commissioners’ Report on Japanese Immigration Demand Is Made That All Orientals Be Excluded From California San Francisco Call – July 6, 1910 Edited by O. M. BOYLE The meeting last night in the Auditorium of the building trades council to protest against the alleged laxity of immigration Commissioner … [Read more…]
RECORDER’S COURT. — In the case of the people against James Huff, for an assault upon Quang, a Chinaman, two juries have disagreed and been dis- charged. In the trial which took place on Wednes- day, S. S. Goode, one of the counsel for the defence, moved to exclude Chinese testimony, on the ground that … [Read more…]