Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Sunday gave a candid endorsement of the Black Lives Matter movement and called for widespread anti-racist activism and institutional reform, stating in a speech at the Edward Kennedy Institute in Massachusetts, "This is the reality all of us must confront, as uncomfortable and ugly as that reality may be. It comes to us to once again affirm that black lives matter, that black citizens matter, that black families matter." Read more.
A white man shares publicly that a group of Black Harvard graduates “look like gang members to me” and claims he would have said the same of white people dressed similarly. A white physician mistakes a Black physician for a janitor and says it was an honest mistake. A white woman asks to touch a Black classmate’s hair, is scolded for doing so and sulks, “I was just curious.” Read more.