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  • Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar Calls For "Dismantling" Of U.S. "Economy & Political Systems"

    07/07/2020 2:51:33 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 30 replies
    Youtube.com ^ | 7/7/20 | Gop war room
    Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar Calls For "Dismantling" Of U.S. "Economy & Political Systems" Democrat Congresswoman Ilhan Omar called for the "dismantling" of the U.S. "economy and political system," when she appeared on a news conference on systemic racism with Minnesota leaders on 7/07/2020.
  • Colin Kaepernick Signs Deal with Disney Docuseries In the Works

    07/06/2020 12:11:31 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 33 replies
    TMZ.com ^ | 7/6/20 | TMZ
    Colin Kaepernick Signs Deal with Disney Docuseries In the Works Colin Kaepernick is now in business with Disney -- the Mouse House just signed the QB to an overall first-look deal ... and there's already a docuseries in the works. Disney says the docuseries will feature "extensive new interviews and a vast never-before-seen archive that documents his last five years." "Kaepernick will tell his story from his perspective." And, get this ... Jemele Hill -- who used to work for ESPN -- will be involved in the project as well. As for the overall deal, Disney says "the partnership will...
  • Left-Wing Activist Shaun King Demands Removal of White Jesus Statues

    07/05/2020 8:13:59 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 40 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | June 25 2020 | Elizabeth Matamoros
    Left-Wing Activist Shaun King Demands Removal of White Jesus Statues Left-wing activist Shaun King on Monday said statues and images of Jesus Christ that look "European" should be removed because they are a form of "white supremacy." "All murals and stained glass windows of white Jesus, and his European mother, and their white friends should also come down," King wrote on Twitter. "They are a gross form [of] white supremacy. Created as tools of oppression. Racist propaganda. They should all come down."
  • Fr. Rutler: Stalin, Mao, and The Young Enemies of Statues

    07/05/2020 6:53:47 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    The Stumbling Block ^ | July 4, 2020 | Father George W. Rutler
    Fr. Rutler: Stalin, Mao, and The Young Enemies of Statues Stalin, killer of at least 20 million people, said A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic. In mid-nineteenth-century China, the civil war known as the Taiping Rebellion cost upwards of 30 million lives.The feast of Saint Augustine Zhao Rong and his 119 companions, on July 9, is a reminder that the persecution of Christian missionaries and native Chinese, begun in the mid-17th century, continues into our time. Augustine had been a soldier assigned as a prison guard for the French missionary bishop, Louis Gabriel Dufresse,...
  • Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, vindicated by Black Lives Matter movement

    07/05/2020 3:33:33 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 34 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7/5/20 | Jon Levine
    Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, vindicated by Black Lives Matter movement She still sees herself as black and yearns to play a role in the push for racial equality. But Rachel Dolezal, the white woman who claimed to be African-American in 2015, sparking a national scandal, shrugs off the years of shaming that followed, insisting she can help inspire fairer treatment of minorities. Racially I identify as human, but culturally I identify as black, Dolezal said in a phone interview from her home in Spokane, Washington, where she makes a living braiding hair and selling her artwork. I...
  • VIDEO: Young Americans know nothing about 4th of July

    07/04/2020 3:04:34 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 19 replies
    Campusreform.com ^ | 7/4/20 | Eduardo Neret
    VIDEO: Young Americans know nothing about 4th of July Campus Reform spoke with young Americans and students ahead of the 4th of July to see what they knew about the holiday. Most said America was a racist country but couldnt answer simple questions about the countrys Independence Day.
  • Was Beethoven Black? Twitter Debates Race of German Composer

    07/03/2020 7:17:51 AM PDT · by Stravinsky · 89 replies
    Newsweek ^ | June 18, 2020 | Seren Morris
    Twitter users are debating whether or not Beethoven was black after a blog post about the subject resurfaced online. ... In the post on The Concordian, the author said: "I am no Beethoven expert, but bringing up this topic is important. While getting to the bottom of the truth about Beethoven's race will change nothing about the supreme quality of his music, it will open up dialogue about the massive effects of European colonialism that promote racism still today. .. However, there is no evidence of Beethoven's race aside from portraits that suggest that he was white, and the blog...
  • Neighbors Sign Letter Condemning St. Louis Gun-Bearing Couple (McCloskey's)

    07/02/2020 7:43:47 PM PDT · by rxsid · 121 replies
    https://www.nbcchicago.com ^ | 07.02.2020 | Becca Wood
    Neighbors Sign Letter Condemning St. Louis Gun-Bearing Couple Nearly three dozen residents have signed the letter After a St. Louis couple wielded guns from their front yard at a Black Lives Matter protest, dozens of neighbors sign a letter condeming [sic] their actions....Since the incident, around three dozen neighbors who live on Westermoreland Place, where the McCloskey's also dwell, have signed a letter condemning the actions of the couple. The letter explains that Westermore Place and the adjoining street Portland Place are historic neighborhoods with the City of St. Louis representing many walks of life."As the undersigned, we condemn the...
  • Don Lemon: Trump is a relic and the world is passing him by

    06/27/2020 5:19:07 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 24 replies
    youtube.com ^ | 6/26/20 | Don lemon
    Don Lemon: Trump is a relic and the world is passing him by CNN's Don Lemon appeared on SiriusXM radio's The Dean Obeidallah show where he stated that Trump's views on race make him a relic as the world is passing him by
  • Robert the Bruce statue at Bannockburn defaced by 'BLM' graffiti

    06/15/2020 1:31:52 PM PDT · by SJackson · 64 replies
    The National Scotland ^ | 6-15-20 | Laura Webster
    The Robert the Bruce statue was spray-painted with graffiti calling him a 'racist king'. Credit for photographs: Grant Stobbart THE Battle of Bannockburn site was found vandalised yesterday with graffiti branding Robert the Bruce a racist king and calling for his statue to be removed. Images on social media appeared to show markings on the wall at the visitor centre and the statue. National Trust for Scotland bosses, who operate the centre, said they were disappointed by the act. The general manager for Edinburgh and East, Stuart Maxwell, said: We are very disappointed by the vandalism of the iconic Bruce...
  • 'Fortnite' postpones Season 3 launch until June 17

    06/04/2020 2:18:41 PM PDT · by cann · 5 replies
    UPI ^ | 06/04/2020 | ByWade Sheridan
    "Recent events are a heavy reminder of ongoing injustices in society, from the denial of basic human rights to the impact of racism both overt and subtle against people of color. We're acutely aware of the pain our friends, families, team members, players and communities are experiencing," Epic Games said in a statement. "We believe in equality and justice, diversity and inclusion, and that these fundamentals are above politics. The team is eager to move Fortnite forward, but we need to balance the Season 3 launch with time for the team to focus on themselves, their families and their communities,"...
  • Minneapolis City Council members consider disbanding the police

    06/04/2020 10:20:18 AM PDT · by plain talk · 86 replies
    Citypages.com ^ | June 4, 2020 | Hannah Jones
    Budget meeting after budget meeting, theyd turn out with their petitions and signs, demanding the city put less money into its police department and more money into programs that stop crimes from happening in the first place affordable housing, addiction counseling, violence prevention programs. The council's been listening. I think weve had a vision for a while of wanting to see another kind of city response to those [911] calls, says Council Member Steve Fletcher, whose Ward 3 covers parts of downtown. Calls about mental health crises could be answered by mental health professionals. Calls about opioid abuse could...
  • Video of actual looters in action.

    05/30/2020 12:56:31 PM PDT · by vg0va3 · 101 replies
    Instagram ^ | 5/30/20 | jamesjeffersonj
    I need you to see this. White folk all over the country are burning s*** down, destroying buildings, and leaving Black organizers behind with the mess. ⁣
  • Reuters Photos: Protests, looting erupt in Minneapolis over racially charged police killing of George Floyd

    05/29/2020 2:19:30 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 28, 2020 | Reuters Staff
    People react as a car burns at the parking lot of a Target store during protests after a white police officer was caught on a bystander's video pressing his knee into the neck of African-American man George Floyd, who later died at a hospital. People gather outside the Hennepin County Government Center to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 28, 2020. Protesters gather to watch construction materials burning near the Minneapolis Police third precinct in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 27, 2020. Police officers stand in the line in riot gear near the Minneapolis Police third precinct...
  • '23,000 dead New Yorkers and its keeping up with the Cuomos': Chuckling brothers are slammed for CNN nasal swab joke while Governor keeps SILENT on reopening

    05/21/2020 11:29:38 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | May 21, 2020 | Marlene Lenthang
    Host Chris Cuomo and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo are being slammed for their lighthearted jokes during a discussion on coronavirus testing on CNN last night. During Wednesdays episode of Cuomo Prime Time the governor recounted how he was tested for coronavirus on live TV during his daily press briefing on Sunday, leading his brother to joke he had a big nose and required a baseball bat-sized nasal swab for a test. But not all viewers were laughing over the brotherly banter. The View host Meghan McCain led the criticism on Twitter saying: 'Im not sure Im going to ever...
  • Jussie Smolletts lawsuit alleging malicious prosecution is tossed by federal judge

    04/23/2020 11:47:39 AM PDT · by BBQToadRibs · 11 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | April 22 2020 | JASON MEISNER
    A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a suit by former Empire actor Jussie Smollett alleging he was the victim of a malicious prosecution over his allegedly staged hate crime attack in January 2019. U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Kendall ruled that Smolletts claim against the city of Chicago and several police officers cannot go forward now that hes been re-indicted by a special Cook County grand jury on charges stemming from the same incident. In her 15-page opinion, Kendall wrote that if the new criminal case brought by special prosecutor Dan Webb in February were to end in...
  • 'An impeachable offense': Bill Maher rips Trump for federal response to coronavirus

    04/04/2020 12:23:35 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 84 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 4/4/20 | by Anthony Leonardi
    'An impeachable offense': Bill Maher rips Trump for federal response to coronavirus HBO comedian Bill Maher said Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic amounts to impeachment. While interviewing Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Real Time with Bill Maher host said it was "galling" that the president, in his view, was prioritizing the plights of some states over others during the coronavirus pandemic, calling it impeachable. "I find one of the most galling parts of this is that the president is favoring certain states over the others. Governors who are nice to him, as he calls it, get a lot of...
  • Video: A Coronavirus-Stricken Man Spits In Passengers Face Before Dropping Dead!

    04/02/2020 1:34:20 PM PDT · by USA Conservative · 24 replies
    Defiant America ^ | 04.02.2020 | Alex Graham
    COVID-19-positive train passenger was seen in a video spitting on another traveler in Thailand on Tuesday before he dropped dead. Anan Sahoh, 56, tested positive for the virus after he was discovered dead Tuesday on the train from Bangkok to the southern city of Narathiwat, Metro UK reported. Surveillance video shows the disturbing interaction on a train platform in Bangkok the patient walking up to another man in line to buy tickets and hocking a loogie right in his grill! Video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXrHI5C479c&feature=emb_title He then passed a mandatory temperature check to board the train, where he was seen vomiting...
  • Celebrities go makeup-free while social distancing

    03/27/2020 10:23:18 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 27 replies
    Page Six ^ | March 25, 2020 | Elana Fishman
    They may be used to getting glammed up for the red carpet, but just like the rest of the world, celebrities are currently staying home and practicing social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. With no buzzy premieres or press events on their calendars for the time being, these stars are skipping makeup in favor of letting their natural beauty shine through and theyre sharing it all on social media.
  • States work to limit prescriptions of potential coronavirus drugs

    03/22/2020 10:06:36 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 54 replies
    reuteurs ^ | MARCH 22, 2020 | Michael Erman 3 MIN READ
    At least four state pharmacy boards have taken steps to limit prescriptions of potential coronavirus treatments touted by U.S. President Donald Trump that are in short supply as demand has surged with the rapid spread of the outbreak.