Friday, September 17

Discrimination

Armed Services, army base, Critical Race Theory, Desegregation, Discrimination, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, Military & Defense, Politics, Racism, Tucker Carlson

A GOP Senate candidate claims that the military has been’colorblind’ for’almost 200 years,’ but the armed services were desegregated in 1948

Senate candidate Sean Parnell said that the military has been "colorblind" for "almost 200 years." The military was not formally desegregated until President Harry Truman issued an executive order in 1948. On Fox News, Parnell railed against critical race theory, blasting it as a divisive discipline. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Discrimination, Housing, juneteenth, New Jersey, Phil Murphy, Politics

New Jersey governor signed an executive order that bars landlords from asking tenants about their criminal history

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy passed legislation that bars landlords from asking prospective tenants about their criminal history. The new law is an attempt to make housing more equitable for people of color. Landlords can only inquire about criminal history if an applicant has met certain parameters, like registration as a sex offender. See more stories on Insider's business page. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed an executive order that broadly prohibits landlords from inquiring about a tenant's criminal history. Murphy signed the Fair Chance in Housing Act to honor Juneteenth, the holiday that recognizes the end of slav...