This says a lot about American Justice, which appears to have one law for persons who are White and another for persons who are Black.
Not only does it emerge with white and black individuals encountering each other, but in many instances how the Forces of law and Order behave.
Granted we only see through the media those that the Media wish us to see, but there does appear to be many elements in the various American Societies who wish for the clocks to be turned back to before Slavery was abolished or was meant to.
If this had been in reverse how would it have proceeded, well, I believe that the charge would not have been dropped. In fact, I was surprised that a charge was even brought, especially against the white women, for the expected would have been an incorrect charge brought against the Black bird-watcher, so this has to be seen as some progress, but far from enough.
To be Black in America is far from good for those who are Black, especially when many of the Police forces can not be trusted.
Source: Charge dropped against white woman who called police on Black bird-watcher
Joe Biden’s campaign breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday morning, as the Democratic nominee, in a dramatic turnabout, was able to overtake President Trump in key battleground states that could
Source: Team Biden’s mood changes dramatically as vote counts shift | TheHill
Descendants from the Pilgrims were keen to highlight their ancestors’ role in the country’s founding. But their sanitized version of events is only now starting to be told in full.
Source: The complicated legacy of the Pilgrims is finally coming to light 400 years after they landed in Plymouth : The Conversation
Slavery “was the necessary evil upon which the union was built,” the Arkansas senator said in an interview.
Source: Sen. Tom Cotton Calls Slavery Nation’s ‘Necessary Evil’ In Shocking Interview | HuffPost UK
Statues of the Spanish missionary Junípero Serra have been toppled by protesters in LA, San Francisco and Sacramento. Californians are questioning whether Serra was a saint or a colonizer – or both.
Source: Statues topple and a Catholic church burns as California reckons with its Spanish colonial past : The Conversation
The Supreme Court’s July 9 ruling that half of Oklahoma belongs to the Muscogee Nation confirms what Indigenous people already knew: North America is ‘Indian Country.’
Source: Oklahoma is – and always has been – Native land : The Conversation
There is now a global debate focused on all those nations who built their wealth by denying black people humanity, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch
Source: The case for British slavery reparations can no longer be brushed aside | Race | The Guardian
The absence of trust in a nation’s leader and government jeopardizes an effective response to a health crisis. It also creates a political crisis, a loss of faith in democracy.
Source: Leaders like Trump fail if they cannot speak the truth and earn trust : The Conversation
Researchers from King’s Business School have published a paper urgently calling for a new deal for health and care employees that acknowledges and reflects their worth to our individual and communal well-being that has been highlighted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The paper says that the sector needs a new model of employment relations, characterised as fair care work, to tackle the challenges exposed by the crisis.
Source: Don’t just clap for carers- Urgent calls for new deal for health and care employees | Care Industry News