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Link Roundup: July 23, 2016


Much links. Very info.

Police Violence

  * [Atlanta police shooting of unarmed black man leads to rare murder charge]( -- The "rare" part is what should change.
  * [The near certainty of anti-police violence]( -- Ta-Nehisi Coats explains why events like the recent targeted killing of police officers is an unfortunate but expected result of police abuses.


  * [Fact check: Donald Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention]( -- Spoiler: he lied a lot.
  * [New leak: top DNC official wanted to use Bernie Sanders' religious beliefs against him]( -- Pretty messed up.
  * [Donald Trump's nomination is the first time American politics has left me truly afraid]( -- A great piece outlining just why Trump is such a dangerous candidate, regardless of the party he's representing.
  * [Only 20 percent of voters are "Real Americans"]( -- Statistical examination of just who these "real Americans" are.

Social Justice

  * [White people think racism is getting worse. Against white people.]( -- White people continue to suck.
  * [White House responds to petition to label Black Lives Matter a "terror" group]( -- The White House's response to this is kind of gutless, honestly.