This Week in Racism

Nothing Complements an N-Bomb Tirade Like a Burger King Crown

It’s an embarrassment of riches in our weekly roundup of the world’s most preventable disease!

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4 min readOct 27, 2020


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Death and taxes used to be the only two certainties in life — but no matter how much progress it feels like we’re making sometimes, the sad fact is you can probably slide racism into that list. Are we in a moment of uprising that feels like it has the potential to create real, systemic change? Yes. Do people and organizations still show their ass on a daily basis? Oh, most definitely. And to keep tabs on all that ass-showing, we’re pleased to introduce our weekly racism surveillance machine. If you already get our newsletter, Minority Report, you’ve likely seen this — but now the rest of the internet can get a taste.

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