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Mica SoellnerMay 30, 20214min
The Justice Department asked a federal judge to toss lawsuits against former President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr related to the clearing of protesters last summer from Lafayette Square near the White House. Christopher Hair, a Justice Department attorney, said now that President Joe Biden is in office and unlikely to repeat the […]

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Mica SoellnerApril 25, 20213min
A student at the University of California, Los Angeles suggested that hand soap dispensers are the latest form of systemic racism, according to her peer. Sullivan Israel, a civil engineering student, recounted a debate he attended by his school’s Republican group in which a black student said automatic dispensers did not take to her because […]

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Mica SoellnerNovember 23, 20203min
Sacramento County approved a resolution to declare racism a public emergency, joining a handful of other local governments in California that have taken up similar measures. Spearheaded by County Board Chairman Phil Serna, the resolution pledges to promote racial equity and shape local policies that appropriate resources, implement programs, and issue directives that help sustain […]