The U.S. women’s soccer team and the U.S. Soccer Federation had been at odds with player protests in the past. The federation issued a rule that players must stand for the national anthem after Megan Rapinoe became the first athlete outside of football to protest during the anthem in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick. … [Read more...] about US women’s soccer team to show support for Black Lives Matter in first match in over 200 days
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“This compatriot paid for the transfer from Brazil to Spain,” police said, “thus contracting a high economic debt… The young man was forced to prostitute himself to pay what was owed, receiving threats and even physical aggression from his compatriot.” … [Read more...] about Spanish Police Bust Black Magic Transgender Sex Trafficking Ring
Dolezal also added that she doesn’t like to talk about her childhood—her parents, Dolezal said, were abusive, and punished kids “by skin complexion.” She claimed the kids were hit with a baboon whip picked up when they lived in South Africa. (They allegedly moved to Cape Town in 1994, when her father—whom she occasionally refers to as her “stepfather”—took a job there). … [Read more...] about How Did White Rachel Dolezal Convince Everyone She Was Black?
In 2015, a woman who had been the head of the NAACP in Spokane, Washington, was confronted by a querulous reporter on a mission. That woman—who became a national laughingstock and social media meme—was, in fact, a pioneer of a yet-unseen wave of racial imposters. Rachel Dolezal appeared on morning talk, nightly news, and eventually a documentary focused on her origins, courtesy of Netflix and people’s unexpired curiosity. The question most of us asked was: why would anyone pretend to be Black? The crude fact underlying the question is that Blackness has been deemed so undesirable and so life-threatening for so long, it would require an illogical mortal risk to choose it. You’d have to be crazy. Black folks who took pride in their heritage were nonetheless shocked by her brand of voodoo because she sported frizzy wigs, bronzer, kente cloth prints and all. Even if Dolezal wanted to gain the fringe benefits of Black enmeshment (like braiding Black hair, like … [Read more...] about Why White Women Keep Getting Caught Pretending to Be Black