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  • Black, Millennial, Female and… Conservative

    07/13/2017 11:10:42 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 9 replies
    PragerU ^ | July 13, 2017 | Antonia Okafor
    Antonia Okafor, a young, single, black woman, recently discovered that's she's a racist, sexist, misogynist. How in the world did this happen? None other than Antonia Okafor explains.
  • DEMOCRATS, WE ARE YOUR BASE!

    07/07/2017 11:13:33 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 34 replies
    Afro American ^ | July 7, 2017 | by Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq
    For years, Black people have delivered our vote to Democrats. Many Democrats wouldn’t have won without our vote. Now some Black people, and other people of color, have become discouraged because no matter the votes we deliver, we are taken for granted. Once elected, many forget our efforts on their behalf. Until President Barack Obama ran for office, I voted for Democrats, but I’d lost my enthusiasm for my Party. My enthusiasm returned full force in 2008 and 2012. By 2016, I still enthusiastically supported Secretary Hillary Clinton. I did so because she was a Democrat, but also because she...
  • Black girls 'perceived as less innocent by US adults'(video)

    07/01/2017 8:42:34 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 40 replies
    BBC News ^ | 1st July 2017 | Angélica M Casas
    New research from The Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality says black girls as young as five are seen as "less innocent" than young white girls and need less protection. Black Americans in Washington, DC, gave their reaction.
  • Florida Democratic Party Chair: ‘They’re Like Children, These Black Lawmakers’

    06/20/2017 2:34:17 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 80 replies
    Washington Free Bacon ^ | 06/20/2017 | Conor Beck
    Florida Democratic Party chairman Stephen Bittel is considering resigning following backlash from racially charged comments he made toward members of the legislative black caucus. The tension started at a Saturday fundraiser for the Florida Democratic Party, the Miami Herald reports. Bittel shortened the program by removing a segment in which state legislators would be recognized. Bittel referred to the anger from lawmakers over the snub as "childish." Bittel also said State Sen. Oscar Braynon (D.), a black legislator who expressed lawmakers' unhappiness to the chairman, was acting "like a three year old." After the dinner, white State Sen. Lauren Book...
  • Bench Press Show Off Fail (Light Humor) :42 sec clip

    04/22/2017 12:15:42 PM PDT · by bogusname · 12 replies
    Salt YT ^ | 4/22/2017 | Salt
    A Bench presser farts while trying to show off for his friends.
  • Astronomers Just Found a Star Orbiting a Black Hole at 1 Percent the Speed of Light

    03/16/2017 10:49:42 AM PDT · by C19fan · 46 replies
    Science Alert ^ | March 15, 2017 | Mike McRae
    Astronomers have just spotted a star whizzing around a vast black hole at about 2.5 times the distance between Earth and the Moon, and it takes only half an hour to complete one orbit. To put that into perspective, it takes roughly 28 days for our Moon to do a single lap around our relatively tiny planet at speeds of 3,683 kilometres (2,288 miles) per hour, meaning this star is moving at some mind-boggling, break-neck speeds.
  • Anti-Trump Communist Arrested For Jewish Community Center Bomb Threats

    03/03/2017 9:02:54 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 7 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 3/3/2017 | ALEX PFEIFFER
    A disgraced former reporter was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Friday for several bomb threats to Jewish Community Centers, Jewish schools and Jewish museums around the country. Juan Thompson, 31, was arrested in St. Louis by the FBI for making at least eight bomb threats and the cyberstalking of an ex-girlfriend. Thompson was a former reporter for The Intercept, and was fired after it was discovered that he made up sources and stories, including one about Charleston shooter Dylann Roof. The criminal complaint states that threats made to the Jewish establishments across the country by Thompson were under...
  • Politicising hate crime

    02/27/2017 8:19:11 AM PST · by Jyotishi
    The Pioneer, idealmedia.com ^ | Monday, February 27, 2017 | Editorial
    POLITICISING HATE CRIME Wrong to blame Trump for racial killing It is tragic that an Indian engineer was shot dead in the US in what appears to be a racial hate crime. The killer (a Navy veteran) shouted, "Get out of my country", before he shot the victim and injured another Indian. American laws are strong enough to deal with such incidents and one must hope that the murderer will be punished sooner than later. It would be wrong, however, to generalise that hate crimes against Indians, or non-whites, are becoming part of the American DNA. Let us not forget...
  • Chicago police arrest 81 in overnight raids, mostly for drug and weapons offenses [Feds to Help]

    02/25/2017 6:00:43 AM PST · by GonzoII · 52 replies
    ABC ^ | Feb 25, 2017, 4:24 AM ET | By David Caplan
    The Chicago Police Department conducted a series of overnight raids from Thursday into Friday that resulted in 81 arrests, mostly for drug- and weapons-related offenses, Supt. Eddie Johnson said Friday. The raids, focused on the city's South and West Side neighborhoods, were "focused on the underlying source of crime in these areas: the sale of narcotics," Johnson said at a press conference Friday afternoon. Of the 81 people arrested, Johnson said 61 are previously convicted felons, 49 are documented gang members, 19 have previously been arrested on gun charges, 14 are currently on parole, and 65 have been previously identified...
  • Queens Grandmother Suckerpunched on Street Dies from Injuries

    02/22/2017 4:39:35 AM PST · by csvset · 28 replies
    NY1 ^ | 22 feb 2017 | Ny1
    A 69-year-old Queens woman suckerpunched in a random attack outside a deli last year has died. Eve Gentillon never recovered from the brain injury she suffered when she was attacked back on October 15. Upgraded charges are now expected against her accused attacker. It happened on Sutphin Boulevard near 108th Avenue in Jamaica. A man who police identify as Richard Springer came out of the deli and punched her in the head. Gentillon hit her head on the ground and had to have a piece of her skull removed due to a brain injury. Springer is also accused of assaulting...
  • Group wants to eliminate 'human black silhouette' targets

    02/19/2017 7:31:24 AM PST · by Zakeet · 70 replies
    Guns.com ^ | February 17, 2017 | Chris Eger
    The No More Black Targets campaign argues that shooting ranges and instructors should not use "menacing" black targets, and is petitioning to end the practice, citing trigger bias. "Young black men are 3X more likely to be shot by trained shooters than their white peers," notes the site for the campaign. "A disturbing potential correlation: The most popular target for shooters to learn to use their firearm is a black silhouette. Unconscious bias can be deadly."
  • Morning Spin: U.S. Rep. Kelly writes Trump letter on Chicago violence

    02/17/2017 7:08:36 AM PST · by csvset · 41 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 17 Feb 2017 | Katherine Skiba
    <p>Democratic U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly of Matteson has written a letter to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence calling on them to do something about violence in Chicago, and included photos of the 38 children age 16 or younger whom her aides determined had been shot and killed in the city since February 2016.</p>
  • Video - 10 Hours Walking in NYC as a BLACK Trump Supporter

    01/23/2017 3:43:15 PM PST · by gaijin · 12 replies
    Veritas Visuals (James O'Keefe) ^ | January 22, 2017 | James O'Keefe
    Remember last year's video of a fetching young woman walking around NYC for 10 hours in yoga pants and otherwise unremarkable clothing..? Last week James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas released a video featuring the sidewalk eye-rolls, scoffs, shouts and detailed, finger-jabbing interrogations faced by a black Trump supporter as she walks around the Big Apple in the red MAGA hat of a Trump supporter. Tolerance of alternative modes of thinking, huh..? The 2-minute video makes bare the treatment you expect.
  • [VIDEO] Ex-Black Panther: Why John Lewis has joined the oppressor

    01/17/2017 12:51:40 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1-16-2017 | Tucker Carlson
  • We don't tip black people, note to Virginia waitress said

    01/10/2017 4:10:05 AM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 106 replies
    BBC World News ^ | January 9 , 2017 | BBC
    Waitress Kelly Carter said a couple had written on the receipt: "Great service don't tip black people." Owner Tommy Tellez told BBC News the response has been "phenomenal". People have been dropping by the restaurant to give Ms Carter cash, Mr Tellez said, and a YouCaring campaign has raised over $300 (£245) for her. Her regular customers have been dropping by to give her hugs. Tipping is customary in the US, where restaurant servers often earn less than the minimum wage, with tips supposed to make up the difference in pay. The white couple who left the note appeared to...
  • If I was the mother of the special needs teen...

    01/07/2017 11:06:53 PM PST · by steel_resolve · 18 replies
    Daily.mail uk ^ | Katie hopkins
    Another day. And the news marches on. Runs forward almost, into the next drama. A shooting in a Fort Lauderdale airport. Carrie Fisher's ashes carried in a giant Prozac-shaped jar. Trump's 12 days from moving into the White House. We turn the pages quickly on the stories of life, anxious not to get left behind. But the real people, people whose lives only fascinated us for an instant, whose stories grabbed us for a moment, good and bad - they are still living their story, their nightmare.
  • Historically Black College: Band Will March At Inauguration

    01/05/2017 3:34:34 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    The marching band of a historically black college in Alabama will perform in President-elect Donald Trump’s Jan. 20 inaugural parade despite a barrage of criticism, the school’s president announced Thursday. Talladega College President Billy Hawkins confirmed what the Presidential Inaugural Committee had announced Dec. 30. It was the first official word from the school. The Inaugural Committee’s announcement last month had ignited passionate debate on the campus and around the nation.
  • 4 People In Custody In Chicago Over Beating Live-Streamed On Facebook

    01/05/2017 6:53:49 AM PST · by Beowulf9 · 41 replies
    http://www.npr.org ^ | January 5 2017 | Camila Domonoske
    Four people are in custody in Chicago over what police say is a beating live-streamed on Facebook in which a man was tied up, hit and cut with a knife by several assailants.
  • More black millennial men voted GOP in 2016 than previously thought (25%!)

    12/29/2016 3:35:18 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 21 replies
    After the shocking results of the 2016 election, most analysts focused on the shift among working-class whites towards Donald Trump. However, there was another seismic transformation on election day that may have longer repercussions: young black men are leaving the Democratic Party like never before. Exit polls of the nationwide House races showed two important numbers, black men and millennials voted for the GOP in numbers that hadn’t been seen in decades. According to CNN exit polls, 18 percent voted of black men for a Republican candidate for the U.S. House, which is more than three times the number of...
  • Jim Brown, Ray Lewis Talk of 'Fantastic' Meeting With PEOTUS Trump (reducing gang violence)

    12/13/2016 5:14:46 PM PST · by drewh · 50 replies
    The Hill ^ | - 12/13/16 02:23 PM EST | BY BEN KAMISAR
    Brown and Lewis praised the president-elect after the meeting at Trump Tower. They said they primarily spoke to Trump about Brown's Amer-I-Can philanthropy, which aims to keep kids away from gang violence. "We couldn't have had a better meeting," Brown said. "The graciousness, the intelligence, the reception we got was fantastic." Former "Apprentice" star Omarosa Manigault and Cleveland Pastor Darrell Scott, two of Trump's most prominent black supporters, sat in on the meeting. Scott told reporters that the president-elect gave a "verbal commitment" to merge Brown's program with the Trump administration. Throughout the campaign's closing stretch, Trump make direct appeals...