The Friday Five: When Everything is Racist, Nothing is Racist

Students at UCLA claimed during a recent debate on Critical Race Theory that automatic soap dispensers are racist because they force users to display their palms—the lightest colored part of their skin. (The dispensers “see” users with infrared, not optical, sensors.)

5) Biden’s “Build Back Better” a radical agenda to remake America; 4) Plans to add states, Supreme Court justices designed to cement Democrats as the only party with power; 3) Persian Gulf incidents highlight growing tensions; 2) Open letter from retired French generals indicates rise of nationalism across Europe; 1) Critical Race Theory finally facing challenges in court.