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He was arrested in 1927 at a KKK event This is true. He was arrested at the KKK riot for "refusing to disperse from a parade when ordered to do so", see for example The Washington Post or Vice. He was photographed with his son in 1999 wearing klan robes This is not true. The image is manipulated. See snopes.com for more details, including the original ...


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Short version: Susan B. Anthony had a long history of working as an abolitionist, but wasn't willing to settle for gradual victories on the way to women's suffrage. Combine that with a notorious short temper, and a rocky but long friendship with Frederick Douglass, and you end up with some quotes that are less than favorable for Anthony's memory, fall short ...


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The tweet in question (alternative archive link) was very likely sent from a fake account (although Twitter being what it is, this is unlikely to ever be conclusively proven either way). The account that seems to be her real Twitter (@Sashapanther93) has denied any connection with the tweet (and its message). In addition, the same thing was said by the ...


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The statement by John Oliver that "1 in 1,000 black men can expect to be killed by the police" is supported by research of the highest calibre. There is a peer reviewed paper in one of the most reputable journals in the world, The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that states exactly that. We use data on police-involved deaths to estimate ...


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A similar claim is often made, but limited to the use of marijuana. For that, the Washington Post has a good overview. The results for overall drug use are similar to those results. Drug use by race/ethnicity The dataset that is used most often to evaluate claims like this is the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. You can view the data here for 2011....


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The tweet is still available in the wayback archives. The account in question is suspended from twitter, but the archives show that this was an account that was only active for a short time in August 2020 with 3 followers and no blue checkmark. Absence any evidence linking Johnson to the account or the ideas espoused there, the most likely explanation is ...


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Even if such a law were still on the books somewhere in the U.S., it would be superseded by the 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States which states (emphasis added): Section 1: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they ...


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This question was brought to the media's attention by this tweet from the test-taker's sister: my sister’s 6th grade social studies class took a quiz today and......... this is ridiculous.. harmful rhetoric in our education system is exactly why anti-asian hate crimes and racism persist today @CFBISD @BlalackMS do better The school district tweeted within ...


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The peaceful quote was given when he described his pilgrimage to Mecca, and the attitude toward all (American) white people as devils is from an earlier time when he was part of the Nation of Islam. In a 1963 interview with Louis Lomax he says: MALCOLM X: Yes, sir, that is what The Honorable Elijah Muhammad teaches us. The white devil’s time is up; it has ...


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Putting aside the reputation of the journal for a second, it is nevertheless possible to examine carefully the citation and methodology of the paper and find it to be a good representation of reality. Sadly, as is often the case with research, it requires leaping down rabbit-holes of citations upon citations, but the entire point is that for anybody ...


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According to Snopes, it is not real: This flyer was not created by antifa, nor was it distributed by the group in Charlottesville or anywhere else. [...] There are several reasons to be sure that these flyers are fake: the supposed antifa organization named on the flyers does not exist; the flyer does not use language espoused by antifa groups; and the ...


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Yes, the graphic did appear on a Smithsonian web page titled Whiteness. Thanks to Wikipedia, we have a date and location for the graphic, allowing me to locate it in an Archive.org snapshot of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) website. It was not live for too many days, and certainly is no longer there: the ...


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This 2005 Keloland news article tackles the claims about South Dakota, especially Spearfish, South Dakota. It showed there was no such law in Spearfish. Spearfish Mayor Jerry Krambeck said, "And of course we researched as far as back as we possibly could and this was totally false." And there was was no such law in South Dakota: Several websites also ...


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Notice: This answer addresses revision 3 of the question. It seems quite nonsensical, as there were 'white' people in Virginia at the time. The European settlers from England would count as 'white' today? That is 'white' in the racist sense of people of light skin tone (which arguably is not white (rgb(255, 255, 255)) but rosy/pinky/pale, whatever you'd ...


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The linked article references the article Rassismus und Kindererziehung: Droht Verlust des Umgangsrechtes?, published on 2015-09-24 in an online magazine run by the German Bar Association. In this article, the attorney Eva Becker (President of the Family Law Community in the German Bar Association) gives her professional assessment on this topic. Naturally, ...


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TL;DR: not exactly. Black Lives Matter As others have said, this image misrepresents what the Black Lives Matter movement protests. As a general rule, police shootings don't appear in crime statistics as most are considered justifiable. That's the basic Black Lives Matters complaint. That police shootings of black decedents are overwhelmingly marked as ...


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TL;DR - we don't know if the study is corroborated. I will continue to look into this topic to edit and improve the answer. It may be too early to conclude if the results of the 2018 paper are corroborated by other sources. RE: Methodology, the paper covers it well (emphasis added). We constructed an original database of all confirmed uses of deadly ...


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This will be answered through an argument of authority. While, I do not expect this community to accept the answer, I'm sure it will help. According to the University of Oklahoma, it is true. Professor John.J.Chiodo regave the quiz in 1996 where it had this objective: Students take and score the 68 items of the 1965 Alabama Literacy Test to experience ...


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Quote 1 I found an article that mentions a source for the first quote: The Woman’s Rights Association had only recently changed its name to the American Equal Rights Association (AERA)—on May 10, 1868—and tension within the organization grew quickly over the Fourteenth Amendment. A few days after the organizational name change, Susan B. Anthony and ...


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Yes she did. Link to that Twitter-post In case the tweet is removed here's the Archive.org copy of it.


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According to 1670-Enquiries to the Governor of Virginia from the Lords Commissioners of Foreign Plantations. Answered by Sir William Berkeley in 1671 (alternative source, see page 515) What number of planters, servants and slaves; and how many parishes are there in your plantation? Answer. We suppose, and I am very sure we do not much ...


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Limbaugh goes into a bit more depth, and also mentions the source for his claims: They're all for it at Al-Qaeda. Wiping out gays? A bunch of attaboys for doing that. However, the [Inspire Guide: Orlando Operation] "suggests to 'avoid targeting places and crowds where minorities are generally found in America,' because 'the federal government will ...


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Evidence It all depends upon what level of evidence you require really, but according to several mainstream sources, including "The Charlotte Observer", the footage is currently believed to be authentic, and not a deepfake. Charlotte Observer Man robs 69-year-old Asian woman in attack caught on video, California cops say Yahoo news Yahoo news ...


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It is partially genuine. In an actual Alabama voter registration application, there were 2 sets of four questions. The first set of four (technically Part III, instruction B) had to be answered from the person's own knowledge. In the second part (Part III, instruction C) four excerpts from the constitution were printed, and then four related questions ...


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As already mentioned in the first answer, this article refers to an article by a german laywers association (https://anwaltauskunft.de/magazin/leben/ehe-familie/1178/rassismus-und-kindererziehung-droht-verlust-des-umgangsrechtes/). The article is a comment on the existing laws, not a court decision itself. I'll only address how your excerpt interpreted ...


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According to Trends in the Characteristics of Women Obtaining Abortions, 1974 to 2004, tables 3 and 4, and Statistical Abstracts of the United States 2012, table 101, abortion data is as follows: year: non-whites (blacks) 1973: 195,820 1974: 269,250 1975: 333,000 1976: 394,410 1977: 427,920 1978: 440,190 1979: 435,270 1980: 460,260 1981: 469,570 1982: 478,...


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This answer focuses specifically on Queensland's capital Brisbane, since its history is best documented, but the general principles would have applied to other towns as well. 1) Is it true that these streets were used to curfew indigenous Australians? Yes, it is -- but the naming predates the policy. More specifically, boundaries were defined to set the ...


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As per Google Books the first quote is from "Red Black and Green: Black Nationalism in the United States" by one Alphonso Pinkney. The quote appears on page 68 with a bit of context that illustrates the development in Malcolm X beliefs. As for the second quote, the Nation of Islam taught that the white man was the devil (btw. this was not intended as a ...


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According to Colonel Sanders and the American Dream (2012) Harland Sanders seems to have been utterly without racial prejudice of any kind. No one who has spoken to me for this book nor any credible source in any of the primary or secondary literature about him has even hinted at bigotry or animosity on Sanders' part. The book goes on to explain that ...


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Jewish students are overrepresented in Harvard compared to the percentage of Jews in the US total population, but the graph shown misleading and is based on wrong numbers. The Graph is Misleading Instead of showing the representation of different ethnicities compared to their percentage in the general population, which is what we are accustomed to see, we ...


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