Governor Delivers Racist Rant At Public Meeting

CREDIT: AP PHOTO/ROBERT F. BUKATY THINK PROGRESS Drug dealers with stereotypically black names are importing heroin to Maine and leaving pregnant white women behind when they leave the state again, Gov. Paul LePage (R) told a town hall meeting on Wednesday. In a response to a woman named Cathy’s question about what he’s doing to… More Governor Delivers Racist Rant At Public Meeting

Racist Death Threats Rock Univ. Of Missouri: I’ll ‘Shoot Every Black Person I See’ (TWEETS/VIDEOS)

ADDICTING INFO The University of Missouri is currently a hotbed of racial tension, and it has quickly escalated. Recently, the school’s president, Tim Wolfe, resigned over accusations of racism and months of demonstrations, culminating in a boycott threat from the University’s black football players. This recent incident at a Mizzou homecoming parade illustrates perfectly why… More Racist Death Threats Rock Univ. Of Missouri: I’ll ‘Shoot Every Black Person I See’ (TWEETS/VIDEOS)

The real reason the Republican Party is imploding: It’s still all about race

SALON What’s causing the GOP’s slide into complete dysfunction? It’s not overheated rhetoric; it’s the politics of race It was only last week that Rep. Kevin McCarthy opted not to run for speaker of the House, effectively driving his party, and the U.S. Congress, into a brick wall. Yet despite having more than 240 options… More The real reason the Republican Party is imploding: It’s still all about race

Racist Jokes About This Photo Got People Fired and Sparked the Hashtag #HisNameIsCayden

THE ROOT  There is a man who goes by the name of Geris Hilton on Facebook (reportedly not his real name) who used to have a job. “Hilton” used to work at Polaris Marketing Group, according to AtlantaBlackStar, but his employment status changed after he posted a photo on Facebook Sept. 16. In the photo,… More Racist Jokes About This Photo Got People Fired and Sparked the Hashtag #HisNameIsCayden

Ben Carson’s destructive lies: 4 racist assumptions endorsed & magnified by Black conservatives

SALON The neurosurgeon-turned-candidate has eagerly joined the GOP in its campaign against racial justice Through the first few months of campaign season, one thing has become indisputably clear: The Republican Party is the United States’ largest white identity organization, and openly uses white racial resentment — along with old fashioned racism — to win the… More Ben Carson’s destructive lies: 4 racist assumptions endorsed & magnified by Black conservatives

“You think the f*cking Tea Party determines public policy?”: Dick Gregory on racism, the 1 percent and why black Americans are angry at the wrong people

SALON Salon talks to activist and comedian Dick Gregory, who will be the subject of a new documentary Dick Gregory’s had a long, rich and strange life as an entertainer and activist. I hadn’t heard of him before I started talking with Andre Gaines, a film producer and lifelong Dick Gregory fan who wanted to… More “You think the f*cking Tea Party determines public policy?”: Dick Gregory on racism, the 1 percent and why black Americans are angry at the wrong people

Tea party and Trump supporters can’t accept people like Jorge Ramos and Barack Obama as Americans

DAILY KOS Let’s start with the obvious. Given that the candidate himself has characterized Mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists, we can’t be surprised that one of his partisans told Jorge Ramos, the most influential Latino journalist there is, to “get out of my country.” Ramos responded: “This is my country. I’m a U.S. citizen… More Tea party and Trump supporters can’t accept people like Jorge Ramos and Barack Obama as Americans

V.A.-Funded Federal Contractor Rejects 251 Black Applicants, Hires Sloppy White Crooks Instead

Undoubtedly the practice is widespread.  This is just one contractor that got busted. ADDICTING INFO How the hell does anyone argue racism is a thing of the past when the same criminal prejudice haunting every dark corner of history, even quite often proudly prancing and frolicking forth in the grand light of day throughout our history, is… More V.A.-Funded Federal Contractor Rejects 251 Black Applicants, Hires Sloppy White Crooks Instead

7 Racist Moments From Your Favorite Disney Movies That Will Ruin Them Forever

Here’s the thing regarding Disney movies:  Yes, racism was there but it was everywhere during that time. An unfortunate part of the political and social status quo of the era. Most cinema studios reflected such things then and now, unapologetic  and myopic to problems with race. However, to the “minority” child observer and his Disney loving parents: “Okay… More 7 Racist Moments From Your Favorite Disney Movies That Will Ruin Them Forever