White Connecticut Woman Charged With Hate Crime For Spitting On Black Woman May Have Charges Dismissed | National

White Connecticut Woman Charged With Hate Crime For Spitting On Black Woman May Have Charges Dismissed | National

A white woman accused of spitting on a Black activist during protests at the Connecticut state Capitol earlier this year was granted special probation on Wednesday (July 21) and may even have the hate crime charge she faces dismissed. According to the Hartford Courant, 45-year-old Yuliya Gilshteyn was granted accelerated rehabilitation, a special probation program for first-time offenders, and ordered to complete 100 hours of anti-hate curriculum over the next two years. If she successfully completes the program, a felony hate crime of intimidation due to bias charge will be dismissed. Gilshteyn was captured on video shouting “all lives matter”…
Study Proves Customs and Border Police Claims of Racial Profiling

Study Proves Customs and Border Police Claims of Racial Profiling

An ACLU study substantiates the racism claims in a lawsuit filed by three Black border patrol officers last April. The Michigan ACLU study accuses the Michigan branch of the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), which operates throughout the state, of using racial profiling and over-policing “to instill fear in Michigan’s immigrant communities,” according to the Washington Post. The study is based on a “close evaluation” of thousands of pages of documents, including 13,239 Detroit-sector daily apprehension logs from 2012 to 2018. It found that the Border Patrol in Michigan often stops people just for driving while Brown or Black.…
‘Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’ Editor Slams Megyn Kelly For Her Naomi Osaka Comments

‘Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’ Editor Slams Megyn Kelly For Her Naomi Osaka Comments

Megyn Kelly attacking Naomi Osaka for gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit got her tons of backlash on social media. Now the editor of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is speaking out. Kelly, 50, questioned the 23-year-old’s cover after she withdrew from tennis tournaments for her mental health in May. However, the photoshoot was from last year. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue editor M.J. Day told PEOPLE, "Well, first of all, we did that shoot back in December of 2020.” She continued, "It's such bullying and it's so unnecessary, and this woman did nothing wrong. I'm like, 'You know what, you're…