Zimmerman recently filed a $100-million defamation lawsuit against Martin’s family, prosecutors, and a book publisher. He’s seeking damages for what he calls the engineering of false testimony by prosecutors and the Martin family. … [Read more...] about George Zimmerman Seeks $265 Million In Defamation Lawsuit Against Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg
“I liked playing hockey and being a goalie because it was numbers related,” he says. “You’re either the best or you’re not. It’s numbers. You have the best goals-against average and save the most pucks and win the most games, or you don’t. It’s not subjective. So going into this world, I didn’t like the subjectivity of it because it meant that other people were going to put what they thought about you onto you.” … [Read more...] about Meet Wyatt Russell, Hollywood’s Most and Least Likely Leading Man
Around the same time, white sociologists and scholars began debating in earnest why so many crimes seemed to be committed by black people. The conclusion reached by many — including the most popular and influential among them, like Frederick L. Hoffman, author of the 1896 book Race Traits and Tendencies of the American Negro — was that black crime was a result of black people’s inherent mental and cultural deficiencies. They used statistics to legitimize age-old white-supremacist narratives about black defect. They saw disproportionately high black incarceration rates as proof black people committed more crimes, with little attempt to honestly assess their root causes. Blacks were unfavorably compared to poor whites in the South and immigrants from Italy and Ireland in the North, who purportedly faced living conditions “fully as bad as for the blacks,” according to Khalil Gibran Muhammad’s The Condemnation of Blackness. “The … [Read more...] about Ron DeSantis Is Lying About Crime in Tallahassee. It Might Work Because Andrew Gillum Is Black.