Neowin: Facebook removes multiple white supremacist accounts, groups, and pages

Neowin: Facebook removes multiple white supremacist accounts, groups, and pages. “Facebook’s continued fight against racism and social discrimination has led to the removal of dozens of Pages, Groups, and accounts associated with the Northwest Front. The Northwest Front is a group pushing for a white supremacist nation-state in the U.S. Pacific Northwest.”

WUSA: ‘Coronavirus discrimination’ against Asian Americans happening across country, including in DMV, report says

WUSA: ‘Coronavirus discrimination’ against Asian Americans happening across country, including in DMV, report says. “At least 750 alleged racist or xenophobic incidents against Asian Americans have taken place across the country since March 18th, according to a new report released the Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council.”

The Guardian: Photo archive of life in apartheid-era South Africa to be auctioned

The Guardian: Photo archive of life in apartheid-era South Africa to be auctioned. “A rare studio photo archive that shines a light on the undimmed spirit of township life in apartheid-era South Africa is to be auctioned in London. The archive contains more than 1,000 images of people posing for the camera in front of a simple parted black curtain with basic props, often a basket of plastic flowers, cheap plastic sunglasses or an unplugged telephone.”

KPIX: Bay Area Website Launched to Document Anti-Asian Hate Crimes in Wake of COVID-19

KPIX: Bay Area Website Launched to Document Anti-Asian Hate Crimes in Wake of COVID-19. “In an effort to quantify and combat hate crimes targeting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders stemming from people’s reaction to the novel coronavirus pandemic, a coalition of civil rights groups has set up a web page where victims can report such incidents.”

Florida State University News: FSU professor establishes new Emmett Till Lecture and Archives Fund

Florida State University News: FSU professor establishes new Emmett Till Lecture and Archives Fund. “The Emmett Till Lecture and Archives Fund will provide much needed support to maintain, enhance, promote and grow the Emmett Till Archives at Florida State University Libraries. The fund will primarily support an annual Emmett Till Archives lecture and add to the collection. Other activities provided by the fund may include travel for researchers and students to work with the collections and funds for student scholarships and projects produced from the Till Archives.”

Washington Post: A lost history, recovered: Faded records tell the story of school segregation in Virginia

The Washington Post: A lost history, recovered: Faded records tell the story of school segregation in Virginia. “Half a century later, [Ethel Rae] Smith’s words have emerged through the discovery of more than 10,000 pages of records capturing the history of Loudoun County’s all-black, rural schoolhouses between the end of the Civil War and desegregation in the 1970s. The records, left to molder for decades in an abandoned building, include report cards, curriculums, class rosters, health and insurance records, photographs and faded maps.”

Motherboard: Neo-Nazi Terror Group Posted Propaganda to Google Maps

Motherboard: Neo-Nazi Terror Group Posted Propaganda to Google Maps. “The news illustrates the extent to which The Base—under an intense, nationwide FBI probe resulting in several arrests of its members—used both hidden and open source platforms to spread its propaganda.”