31/ Air pollution
The author asserts that “pollution inequity” has caused people of color to breathe in more of the share of pollution.
32/ Abolishing Slavery
University of Wisconsin students petition to remove the statue of Abraham Lincoln, the president who fought a civil war to free slaves.
33/ The countryside
BBC’s Dwayne Fields asserts that minorities feel that the countryside is an exclusively white environment, and not something that is welcoming of them.
34/ The medal for the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George
Petition started to redesign medal because it reminds people of George Floyd killing. The medal is awarded to diplomats and senior Foreign Office officials who have served abroad.
Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid statue was branded “racist fish.” The 107-year-old sculpture is visited by 1 million tourists each year.
36/ Pancake syrup
Quaker rebranded its pancake syrup and said they “recognize Aunt Jemina’s origins are based on racist stereotypes.
37/ Fast Food
The Buzzfeed article claims that fast food is racist because they are abundant in poor neighborhoods and cause hypertension from the high sodium content.
38/ Traffic signals
The writer of this Medium article had his moment of profundity at a crosswalk after his friend said “Remember honey, we need to wait for the little White man to appear before we can cross the street.” It was that moment that he realized that traffic signals were racist.
39/ Fighting Obesity
You may remember that a Buzzfeed article from above claims that fast food chains are racist. Fast food is notoriously for being unhealthy and a major risk factor for obesity. In this Scientific American article, the author claims that fighting obesity is also racist.
The NAACP of Portland says “a new city policy requiring public signs on brick buildings warnings they might collapse in an earthquake” is just another white supremacist policy aimed at “forcing black people to move out of neighborhoods”