By Kristina Cooke and Mica Rosenberg SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ten-year-old Leonardo had not seen his mother in years. His hope, as he set out from Guatemala with his aunt and her young daughter, was that they would all be able to reunite with his mother, Emiliana, in California together. Instead on Feb. 23, he descended an escalator in the Los Angeles airport for the long-awaited reunion alone. After Emiliana finally embraced her son with tears streaming down her face, Leonardo's first question was: "Why aren't Aunt Rosa and my cousin here?" As President Joe Biden's administration grapples wi...
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Tucker Carlson and his white supremacist allies are going to be replaced -- by a generation repelled by his ideology
Tucker Carlson's at it again.
As Salon's Kaity Assaf reported last week, the unctuous Fox News host delivered more grotesque, racist commentary last week, this time explicitly endorsing the hardcore white supremacist "great replacement" theory on his top-rated TV show. Throwing it out there in a discussion of the assault on voting rights around the country Carlson said, "the Democratic Party is trying to replace the current electorate" with "new people, more obedient voters from the Third World." It's a line Carlson has been called out for before.
California poised to return $75 million beach resort to Black family — 97 years after Jim Crow stole it from them
On Monday, CNN reported that officials in California are poised to correct a 97-year-old injustice, and return an oceanside resort in Manhattan Beach valued at $75 million to a Black family who had the property stripped from them by white city leaders in the 1920s.
"A century ago, a Black couple owned a beach resort in Manhattan Beach — a Southern California town known for its scenic expanse. An inviting soulful energy and the songs of Black entertainers radiated throughout the corridors of the dance hall and lodge," reported Alexandra Meeks. "But the music and good times would not last due to the strict racial segregation that dominated American life then. Harassment from White neighbors and the Ku Klux Klan tore away at the dreams of owners Charles and Willa Bruce. The final blow came in 1924 when the city took the property through eminent domain and paid the couple a fraction of what they asked for. The city wanted the land for a park. The Bruces left and died just five years later."
GOP is prepared to move on without Lara Trump if she doesn't announce run for open NC Senate seat: report
Former President Donald Trump's daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, has been the subject of speculation over a possible run for North Carolina's open Senate seat -- a possibility that Kellyanne Conway once said would be a "humongous advantage" since her last name is Trump.
But since she hasn't announced a run and has a new gig on Fox News, Republicans are prepared to move on without her, the Charlotte Observer reports, especially since three-term U.S. Rep. Ted Budd is now expressing interesting in running for the seat.
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