Race Issues
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Louisville mayor condemns violence

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 9/25/20, 05:55 pm

Police arrested Kentucky state Rep. Attica Scott, a Democrat, on charges including felony first-degree rioting on Thursday. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on Friday warned peaceful protesters could face legal action as well: “If you’re in a group where disruptive and violent behavior is happening, you need to separate from that group, or you will be subject to arrest.” Authorities in Louisville detained more than 100 protesters on Wednesday and 24 more on Thursday night.

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Louisville officials plead for calm

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/24/20, 06:01 pm

Two officers shot during protests on Wednesday night should make a full recovery, interim Louisville, Ky., Police Chief Robert Schroeder said. Authorities arrested 26-year-old Larynzo Johnson in connection with the shootings and charged him with firing at police as they attempted to disperse a crowd. Protesters gathered in downtown Louisville on Wednesday in reaction to a grand jury’s decision in the case of Breonna Taylor, a black woman who died in a drug raid at her apartment in March.

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Are you a racist?

Books | Critical thinking about deceptive polling
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 9/24/20, 11:28 am

White Too Long by Robert P. Jones (Simon & Schuster, 2020) was No. 3 among Amazon’s “history of Christianity” books on Sept. 6. That’s both good and bad news: Jones provides useful information on white supremacy but builds a sinkhole too far by constructing a 15-question test and claiming the answers show white evangelicals are racists.

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