With midterms approaching, the rogue Nuns on the Bus are hitting the road on their sixth cross-country tour, this time to call out GOP members of Congress who voted for the abhorrent 2017 tax cuts. Part of the Catholic social justice advocacy group Network, which focuses on wealth disparity along with health care, immigration and other issues, the nuns will host 54 events in 21 states in a month-long tour that they hope will be "a study in contrasts." 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.