Black College Students Face Lack of Community on Virtual Campuses

The isolation of the coronavirus pandemic upended people’s lives—and made internet connection even more essential. In Access to Care, the Daily Dot asked TikTok mavericks and Reddit newbies how they give and receive healthcare and community support online, a year into the pandemic.  In these stories, therapists turn to TikTok to reach audiences at home, unemployed …

Police Should Let Black People ‘Kill Each Other’

Just one day after the fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, a volunteer fire chief in Lancaster, South Carolina said in a Facebook post: “Dear Police, stop responding to these black neighborhoods. They will eventually kill each other, and the fake news won’t have a story.” WECT reports that Francis “Butch” …

Black GOP Senator Flamed for Saying ‘America Is Not a Racist Country’

In last night’s GOP response to President Joe Biden’s joint address to Congress, Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) declared that “America is not a racist country” shortly after claiming that he’d been racially profiled and called racist slurs. The South Carolina politician, who is the only Black senator in the Republican Party, said Biden has not lived …