Jesse Williams does it again. Williams articulates the problem of racist policing in America as only he can, via Twitter… NEWS.MIC On Monday, Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams dove into the Sandra Bland case, decrying what he said was a far bigger issue at work. Bland, who was pulled over for changing lanes while failing to… More Actor Jesse Williams Just Destroyed the Racist Double Standard of Policing in America
The United States Capitol Building holds a fantastic piece of artwork titled The Apotheosis of Washington. The fresco was painted by Constantino Brumidi in 1865, taking 11 months. The painting was completed at the end of the Civil War, two years after the construction of the dome. It is 180 ft (55 m) above the… More The White Protestant Roots of American Racism
Liberaland A Texas state legislator used the term “coonass” in reference to Louisiana children who had to attended school in the Lone Star state after Hurricane Katrina hit. Video footage was released of Texas state Rep. Dennis Bonnen making the comment during a state government hearing, while comparing the cost of educating children from… More Texas Republican Uses Ethnic Slur To Describe Child Victims Of Hurricane Katrina
The ignorance and backward thinking in some parts of the country is just unbelievable. Yet it’s that same ignorance and that same demographic that gives the POTUS so much trouble. The Raw Story A cotton gin in Memphis, Tennessee is facing a federal discrimination complaint after one of its supervisors was caught on a cell… More Tenn. cotton gin boss caught on tape: We ‘hang’ blacks for drinking ‘white people only’ water
I couldn’t believe my eyes when I first read the headline to this story. WTF? News One Jim Coughlan (pictured), the controller of Dutchess County, N.Y., who is running for a state Senate seat, fired off a bigoted tweet aimed at MSNBC political commentator Melissa Harris-Perry (pictured). “Keep your dirty stinking paws off my kid you damned dirty… More “Damned Dirty Ape!” Politico Blasts Black MSNBC News Anchor Via Twitter
FreakOutNation The Department of Justice has accused deputies at one North Carolina sheriff’s office of sharing a video game that allows the player to kill pregnant immigrants and other “wetbacks.” Documents filed by the U.S. Department of Justice this week indicated that deputies, including some in leadership positions, in Alamance county emailed links to the… More North Carolina officers busted for sharing racist video game about shooting ‘wetback breeders’
From where I’m sitting and having watched Frank Taaffe on Nancy Grace during the Zimmerman trial, this lying creep is actually projecting, when he talks about Black people… Media Matters – Oliver Willis Frank Taaffe, who has been an outspoken defender of George Zimmerman and Michael Dunn in the media, told HLN’s Nancy Grace that racist comments… More Zimmerman Defender Blamed “Hacked” Twitter Account For Racist Comments, But Here’s The Audio
Shocked…but what did I expect from a Rupert Murdock publication, Kumbaya? Think Progress There are a lot of problems in Washington, D.C these days, but not many solutions to them. Inefficiency, an allergy to cooperation, and stiff resistance to pragmatism have all ground the federal government to a stand-still. But one op-ed contributor to… More Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Bemoans The End Of White Rule In The United States
Using Twitter can sometimes get you in a heap of trouble…if you are a caricature of a ding-bat… The New Civil Rights Movement Justine Sacco sent a horrific tweet from London just before boarding a plane to Cape Town, South Africa yesterday. By the time her flight was over, so was her career. Yes, Justine Sacco… More So, What Happened To The PR Exec Who Tweeted White People Can’t Get AIDS?
Some people are stubbornly myopic when it comes to accepting *social norms. However, Cohen’s article is pure vitriolic dribble. The Huffington Post Richard Cohen Writes Yet Another Racist Column Richard Cohen is back at it again, this time with incendiary comments about interracial marriage and lesbians. In his November 11 column in the Washington Post… More WAPO COLUMNIST SMEARS INTERRACIAL MARRIAGE!