Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order to grant rights to felons for the first time in the state’s history since the Civil War. The move will affect 206,000 people and may also impact presidential elections results. 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.