Racism in America
Airbnb released an emotional ad promoting love for all for their #WeAccept campaign during Super Bowl 51 Sunday after the company faced claims of racism against Black customers last year.
The underlying message is to make America White again, clearly a rejection of Michelle Obama's beauty, intelligence, and confidence.
On Thursday, officials in Philadelphia passed a resolution that not only honors Major League Baseball legend Jackie Robinson's color barrier-breaking appearance in the city in 1947 but also serves as a formal apology. On April 15, the day that Robinson shattered the barrier, his widow will receive a formal apology for the mistreatment her husband faced, NBC Philadelphia reports.
In his second term, President Obama is speaking more openly about events as he wants, especially those concerning Black America.