‘White Progressives Do Not Have the Moral Authority:’ Black Academics Denounce ‘Racist’ Attacks on Clarence Thomas

Black academics are denouncing the “racist, vicious, and ugly personal attacks” against U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in the wake of the Roe v. Wade overruling. In their open letter published by RealClearPolitics, the academics write: “Whether it is calling him a racist slur, an ‘Uncle Tom’ or questioning his ‘blackness’ over his jurisprudence, the disparagement of this man, of his faith and of his character, is abominable.”


Rage Against the Machine Calls to ‘Abort the Supreme Court’ in Reunion Tour

Politically-outspoken rock band Rage Against the Machine blasted the recent SCOTUS decision on abortion during a weekend show, calling to “abort” the Court while criticizing “forced birth” in a country with rampant gun violence, no universal health care or guaranteed paid parental leave, and where “Black birth-givers” experience higher maternal mortality than “white birth-givers.”

FILE - Members of the band Rage Against the Machine salute veterans during an anti-war concert at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, in this Aug. 27, 2008 file photo. Seen from left to right, Tom Morello, Brad Wilk, Zack de la Rocha and Tim Commerford. The politically outspoken rap-rock …