# Race relations
Racial Tensions Boil Over in Chaotic Alabama Boat Brawl
A massive dockside melee broke out in Montgomery, Alabama over the weekend, erupting largely along racial lines. Videos show a Black employee being beaten by White boaters, sparking a wider brawl with chairs flying and people punched into the river. The mayhem highlights America's lingering racial divides, still simmering beneath the surface. A dispute over parking escalated rapidly into violence perceived as racially charged. But easy villains and heroes are hard to find amid the chaos.
Police Investigating Noose Found on Tree at Middle School in Chicago Suburbs
Police are working with District 204 (the Indian Prairie School District) as the investigation continues to unfold. Naperville police are investigating after a noose was found on the grounds of Scullen Middle School in Naperville, Illinois. The school is part of Indian Prairie School District 204. A faculty member discovered the noose on Thursday afternoon and contacted district administrators, who then alerted the police. The noose was found hanging from a tree on the school's property.
Race Playing an Increasingly Crucial Role in the Chicago Mayoral Election Between Johnson and Vallas
With just days to go before the final vote for Chicago mayor, Vallas's support comes largely from white ethnic areas and residents on the northwest side, while momentum in the Chicago's black community is building momentum behind Johnson.
James Bond Books Get a Rewrite to be Less Racially Offensive.
Some Bond aficionados may be shaken or stirred up by an upcoming reprinting of Ian Fleming's 1950s and 1960s James Bond books that will contain rewritten passages to remove "racially insensitive" words and stereotypes.
Alabama's History of Racial Segregation and the Civil Rights Movement
Alabama played a significant role in the Civil Rights Movement, with many important events taking place in the state. However, Alabama also has a long history of racial segregation and discrimination.
Exploring Tom Cotton's Controversial Remarks on Slavery: The Necessary Evil of White Supremacy
Tom Cotton, a US Senator from Arkansas, has been making headlines lately due to his controversial remarks on slavery. His remarks have sparked heated debates among Americans, with some believing that slavery was necessary and others calling it evil. In this article, we will explore the necessary evil of white supremacy, Tom Cotton's GOP bill on slavery, Seth Meyers' first pitch, and how we can correct the 1619 falsehoods.
Interscholastic Sports History Alamogordo and Beyond
Interscholastic Sports programs rather in the small town of Alamogordo. State Champions 1600 Relay 1980s Alamogordo HighPhoto by2nd Life Media. Alamogordo New Mexico as a small city or in the large cities such as Manhattan have had a history of controversy; with loud and outspoken proponents and equally loud critics. Some argue that without organized high school level interscholastic sports such as track and field and basketball; racial and economic integration, the development of women’s sports programs or Title IX and other social changes never would have happened.
A Book Review: "The Ways of White Folks" by Langston Hughes
I picked this surprising book up at a thrift store about a month ago. I thought I’d read one story a day for two weeks. When I read the first story, I had to read the next. I got through almost half the book before realizing how late it was. This happened each time I picked up the book. I finished it in about three days. If wanted to I could have read it in one sitting.
Race Relations in America (Opinion)
Race relations in America are a subject of worldwide interest and concern due to the country's history of slavery, racial violence, and discrimination. Reverend Al Sharpton speaking at the Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks in August 2020.By Parker Miller from Washington, DC - DSC_0008, CC BY-SA 2.0, Wikimedia.