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  • GOP-Hating Rep. John Lewis Didn’t Pay His Real Estate Taxes

    01/19/2017 6:33:25 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 59 replies
    Independent Sentinel.com ^ | Jan 18, 2017 | S. Noble
    GOP-Hating Rep. John Lewis Didn’t Pay His Real Estate Taxes Instead of finding fault with the new president, maybe Rep. John Lewis should worry about paying his real estate taxes. The well-paid congressman didn’t pay taxes on his nearly $1 million posh D.C. townhouse on Capital Hill. Rep. Lewis said Donald Trump isn’t a “legitimate” president, same thing he said about George Bush, but he’s not a legitimate taxpayer. Public records show he avoided paying property taxes on his DC townhouse at 219 3rd Street SE on Capitol Hill, Got News reported. Click the link for Got News to see...
  • Obama's Fake Legacy: Progress in the Black Community

    01/16/2017 2:33:35 PM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 16, 2017 | Katie Kieffer
    “Snake-oil salesman” is the stinging label Princeton’s African-American studies chair, Eddie S. Glaude Jr.—who happens to be black—gives President Obama as he leaves the White House. Because Obama betrayed blacks. Millions of white men and women voted for Barack Obama, a biracial president, in hopes that he would unite our country. Millions of black men and women voted for Obama hoping he would help them forsake disparate levels of poverty; teen pregnancy; single motherhood; absent fatherhood; and violent crime. Whites’ and blacks’ hopes were historic. Turns out Obama’s dual presidency was historic. Historically bad. Only wealthy whites and Asians notably...
  • Martin Luther King’s Daughter: ‘Life Begins In a Woman’s Womb’

    01/16/2017 8:30:55 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    CNS ^ | 8/26/13 | Penny Starr
    Bernice King, the daughter of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., said on Thursday that “life begins in a woman’s womb.” Women played a pivotal role in the civil rights movement, King said, “and so it all begins – as does life – begins in a woman’s womb.”
  • U.S. Rep. John Lewis in South Florida amid war of words with President-elect Trump

    01/16/2017 6:20:40 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 58 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 1/16/17 | Julie Aleman
    Civil rights icon keynote speaker at Jungle Island event in Miami .....Local 10 News will be there when Lewis addresses the audience at Jungle Island at 8:30 a.m....
  • Poll: Majority of Americans think race relations are getting worse

    01/15/2017 10:06:18 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 43 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 1/16/17 | Krissah Thompson and Scott Clement
    Pessimism about race relations in America is higher than it has been in nearly a generation, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. In the aftermath of the mass shooting of police officers in Dallas and the high-profile police shooting deaths of two black men, in Baton Rouge and suburban St. Paul, Minn., more than 6 in 10 adults say race relations are generally bad, and a majority say they are getting worse. {..snip..}
  • Top Democrat Keith Ellison Says Trump Brought “White Supremacy Back to White House”

    01/14/2017 7:15:08 PM PST · by brucedickinson · 58 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1-14-2017 | JIm Hoft
    Democrats are gathering this weekend in Phoenix, Arizona for a regional forum before the party elects a new chairperson in February. During his speech on Friday night Ellison said Trump brought “white supremacy back to the White House.” And this far left anti-Israel politician is the leading candidate to replace scandal-plagued Donna Brazile as party chair in February.
  • Dems, not Jeff Sessions, have the real race problem

    01/14/2017 5:49:16 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | 13 Jan, 2017 | Armstrong Williams
    Armstrong Williams op-ed: Dems, not Jeff Sessions, have the real race problem © Getty It is an unfortunate truth that Democrats are not the examples of diversity and inclusion as much as they claim. They portray themselves as the righteous warriors of truth and conviction, and they actually believe this “truth” to be self-evident. But we must all ask ourselves, particularly as they take the moral high ground while launching a thousand ships of claims of racism against Senator Jeff Sessions, are they truly demi-gods of morality or just puppeteers attempting to pull all of our string? It's the latter,...
  • ABC’s ‘Black-ish’: ‘A Vote for Trump is a Vote for Racism’ (Video)

    01/13/2017 7:17:15 AM PST · by C19fan · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 12, 2017 | Jerome Hudson
    ABC’s hit comedy series Black-ish kicked off it’s third mid-season premiere Wednesday night with an emotional post-election episode that calls Donald Trump the “devil,” casts his voters as racists and questions if Dr. Ben Carson is really black.
  • Marxism: The Real Reason the Far-Left Provokes Racial Conflict

    01/12/2017 1:36:34 PM PST · by DavidThomas · 12 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 1/12/2017 | David Byrne
    The end of Obama presidency and Martin Luther King Day day provide an opportunity to analyze race relations after eight years of the first (half) black president. From one perspective, it hasn’t been successful. That racial tension has increased since 2008 is undeniable. One poll finds that 55% of Americans believe race relations have deteriorated under Obama, while only 8% feel they have improved. The New York Times writes 60% of Americans (including the majority of blacks and whites) feel that race relations are generally bad, much higher than 2008. Riots have recently rocked communities like Ferguson, Milwaukee and Charlotte....
  • Lawyers: To remedy segregation, move programs from predominantly white Maryland colleges to black

    01/10/2017 11:52:16 AM PST · by C19fan · 22 replies
    College Fix ^ | January 10, 2017 | Staff
    Civil rights attorneys in Maryland argued yesterday that, as a remedy for the state college system’s history of racial segregation, some 100 academic programs at predominantly white schools should be axed … and moved to historically black institutions (HBCUs). The state counters that such a redress would have a “‘catastrophic effect’ on the institutions and harm students of all races.”
  • 'Civil Whites Act': White-Guilt Sunday Brunch Begins in Philadelphia

    01/10/2017 11:41:39 AM PST · by C19fan · 22 replies
    PJ Media ^ | January 10, 2017 | J.Christian Adams
    Organized neighborhood Sunday brunch events centered on messages of white guilt are beginning in Philadelphia. Social media and neighborhood postings have appeared in Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, inviting white neighbors to come to monthly brunch to hear about white racism at Philadelphia's London Grill. The London Grill advertises itself as a "place to kick-back outside of the grind of center city. To guzzle Willie Sutton Ale and sip fine wine."
  • A sermon on the unbearable whiteness of America

    01/10/2017 7:24:26 AM PST · by C19fan · 28 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 6, 2017 | Carlos Lozada
    TEARS WE CANNOT STOP: A Sermon to White America By Michael Eric Dyson St. Martin’s Press. 228 pp. $24.99 “Hey, fellow white guys! It’s about to be a new year. And there’s a few things we think you can do a little bit better in 2017.” Thus began MTV News’s “2017 New Years Resolutions for White Guys,” one of the Internet’s most transcendentally awful experiments in wishful viral-video-making of the past year. In the 88-second clip, various young MTV staffers, spanning multiple ethnicities, proceed to lecture “white guys” for their offenses to liberal identity politics, such as mansplaining, suggesting that...
  • Question: Were all the Fort Lauderdale shooting victims caucasian?

    01/09/2017 2:05:50 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    FREEPers | 1/9/17 | sff
    All of the coverage I have seen so far seems to show white people were murdered. If that is so, I think the terrorist Santiago might not have been randomly shooting people, as reported by so many #fakenews outlets. So, were they? I guarantee you that if all the victims were black or Hispanic the media would tell us.
  • London Students Want College to Drop ‘White Philosophers’

    01/09/2017 7:51:10 AM PST · by C19fan · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 9, 2017 | Liam Deacon
    Students at a leading London college say the majority of philosophers studied there should be from Africa and Asia, and white thinkers should only be examined “from a critical standpoint” or in a “colonial context”.
  • Sephora Ikalaba is Miss Helsinki 2017 (Hubba-hubba!)

    01/08/2017 8:22:54 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 87 replies
    Ilta Sanomat ^ | 1-7-2017 | Tunnous Salane
    Hallitseva Miss Helsinki Hannaleena Laaksamo kehotti finaalivalinnan jälkeen uutta Miss Helsinkiä olemaan oma itsensä loppuun asti. Hänen mukaansa ei tarvitse olla pinnallinen ollakseen missi. Missivuoden kohokohdaksi hän nostaa kaikessa yksinkertaisuudessaan kruunun saamisen Jessica Ruokolan siitä luovuttua. – Se oli niin suuri yllätys, Laaksamo kertoi Ilta-Sanomille. Neljänneksi sijoittui Melina Häyrinen ja viidenneksi Salla Nyholm. Lehdistön ihannetytöksi valittu Vivianna Eksymä, joka kuitenkin oli vasta finaalin kuudes.
  • Lego Movie "Everything is Awesome" PARODY Everything is Racist

    01/07/2017 4:47:35 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    youtube ^ | 12/20/16 | Rucka Rucka Ali
    Published on Dec 20, 2016 THIS IS JOKES :D Get This Song / Album on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/eve...
  • Sam’s Club CEO to Leave Wal-Mart Next Month

    01/06/2017 12:42:18 PM PST · by Major Matt Mason · 34 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 1/6/2017 | Sarah Nassauer
    After five years in the role, Rosalind Brewer is the longest-serving CEO of Sam’s Club, Wal-Mart’s wholesale chain. She is the first female African-American chief executive at the company, and her departure leaves no women or people of color with a CEO title at Wal-Mart.
  • Video Shows Thief Beating Man with Broomstick (Finally- a White-on-Black Hate Crime)

    01/06/2017 6:31:29 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 3 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1-4-2017 | Amanda Woods
    Surveillance video released by cops shows a thief beating a man with a broomstick in the lobby of a Bronx building. The 50-year-old victim had just entered the building on Boston Road near Union Avenue in the Morrisania section of the Bronx when the robber approached him around 8:10 a.m. Monday, according to police. After beating the victim, the assailant grabbed the man’s wallet and took off, cops said. The victim was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was treated and released, according to police. The suspect is about 5-foot-5 and 140 pounds with a mustache, a heavy build...
  • News Commentators Defend Facebook Hate-Crime Video (Trump Ultimately to Blame)

    01/06/2017 5:57:03 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 13 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1-5-2017 | Chris Perez
    “I just want to remind folks that we cannot sit here and ignore that — at least for the last year on very public display — the worst parts of America have been brought from the fringe into the mainstream,” the former Bernie Sanders spokesman explained. “That affects people on both sides. We’ve talked about white nationalists and white supremacists and the KKK, but there also, when this inflammatory rhetoric is out there, when someone is repeatedly telling you that your community is the worst of the worst, it brings out the worst of the worst in people.”
  • Call this disgusting attack in Obama’s back yard exactly what it is: a Trump-hating race crime [tr]

    01/05/2017 11:00:57 AM PST · by C19fan · 32 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 5, 2016 | Piers Morgan
    Few things shock me, as a hard-bitten journalist. But today, I’m in shock. I just watched a video that didn’t just sicken me, it contaminated every pore of my soul with feelings of pure, unadulterated, raw disgust and hatred. The short piece of film I endured depicts a gang of four black teenage thugs, two male, two female, abusing and torturing a poor terrified young white man with special needs. The sheer scale of their depravity appears to know no bounds.
  • Update: Chicago police say race was not a motive behind attack shown on Facebook Live

    01/05/2017 6:42:27 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 80 replies
    Stl.today ^ | Jan 5, 2017
    Update: Chicago police say race was not a motive behind attack shown on Facebook Live FROM WIRE REPORTS 20 min ago (23) Update at 7:45 a.m. Chicago police say they don't believe a man beaten in an assault broadcast live on Facebook was targeted because he was white. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Thursday morning that charges are expected soon against four black suspects. Guglielmi says the suspects made "terrible racist statements" during the attack, but that investigators believe the victim was targeted because he has special needs, not because of his race. Guglielmi says it's possible the suspects were...
  • VICIOUS HATE CRIME IN CHICAGO WHITEWASHED BY PRESS

    01/05/2017 5:52:46 AM PST · by C19fan · 46 replies
    Powerline ^ | January 4, 2017 | John Hinderaker
    This is the Associated Press’s innocuous report on a crime that occurred in Chicago on Tuesday, in its entirety: Chicago police say they are investigating a video circulating on social media that shows several people beating a man at a residence. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said at a news conference Wednesday that four suspects are in custody. Formal charges have not been filed.
  • BLM flag on display for two weeks at Northwestern

    01/04/2017 9:12:50 AM PST · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | January 4, 2017 | Amber Athey
    The Black Lives Matter flag will fly for two weeks at Northwestern University while the school hosts student-organized programming on black lives in the United States. Northwestern raised the flag above the Norris University Center on Tuesday morning and will keep it there until the programming is completed, reports The Daily Northwestern.
  • Jury Finds Cedric Poore Guilty On 4 Counts Of 1'st-Degree Murder (4 Victims w/ Something in Common)

    01/01/2017 8:30:04 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 13 replies
    Newson6 ^ | 12-30-2016 | Annie Chang
    After nearly five hours of deliberation, a jury found Cedric Poore guilty of first-degree murder a quadruple murder trial. Poore was found guilty of four counts of first-degree murder and two counts of armed robbery. He was found not guilty of felony in possession of a firearm. The jury recommended Poore be sentenced to life without parole. Formal sentencing will be set for a later date. There were a lot of tears in the courtroom as the verdict was read Friday night; even the jury members looked very emotional as the guilty counts were read out loud. Poore himself rubbed...
  • Buffalo School Board Demanding Resignation After ‘Racist’ Remarks Made About Obamas

    12/31/2016 4:23:14 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 30 replies
    Constitution.com ^ | December 31, 2016 | Dave Jolly
    Have you ever noticed that the people who preach tolerance are the most intolerant of all? These individuals are extremely hypocritical in what they do and say and their treatment of others. Members of the LGBT community preach and push for tolerance and acceptance, but they refuse to be tolerant of those that disagree with their life style. It’s okay for homosexuals to say anything they want, no matter how derogatory it is, against straight people. Yet, whenever someone says that homosexuality is a sin, they are labeled as a homophobe and a hater. An atheist can say the most...
  • I-70 Expansion Subject Of Civil Rights Act Complaint

    12/30/2016 4:36:56 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    CBS Denver ^ | December 7, 2016 | Lauren DiSpirito
    DENVER (CBS4)– Federal authorities told the Colorado Department of Transportation and opponents of the planned Interstate 70 expansion this week that it would open an investigation into claims the project violates the Civil Rights Act.The pending investigation comes in response to a federal complaint filed with the U.S Department of Transportation by Earthjustice, an environmental law firm, and neighborhood groups impacted by the project, including the Cross Community Coalition, Colorado Latino Forum and Elyria-Swansea Neighborhood Association. Filed last month, the complaint alleges CDOT’s plan will result in “disparate and severe environmental and economic impacts” on the predominantly Latino communities.Candi CdeBaca,...
  • Fights break out at Patrick Henry Mall [Newport News, VA] [ed]

    12/28/2016 6:21:31 AM PST · by C19fan · 45 replies
    WVEC 13 News ^ | December 28, 2016 | Staff
    Police are investigating a series of fights that broke out at Patrick Henry Mall on the day after Christmas. Emergency crews were called to the mall just before 6:30 p.m. when a fight occurred in the food court. Officers called for assistance from other on-duty units due to the fight. As those on-duty officers arrived, they found another disturbance in the parking lot, as well as a third incident happening again in the food court.
  • Hundreds of youths storm Philadelphia mall on a SECOND night of holiday chaos caused [tr]

    12/28/2016 5:57:06 AM PST · by C19fan · 77 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 28, 2016 | Ashley Collman
    Four people were arrested after a second night of violence at a Pennsylvania mall that was organized on social media. Authorities say about 200 teens converged on the Philadelphia Mills Mall Tuesday evening to start a disturbance, after planning the ruckus on Snapchat. Police were prepared for the flash mob though, after battling a smaller crowd of teens who came to start a similar disturbance the previous night. In fact, the Philadelphia Mills Mall was just one of dozens of shopping centers across the nation that were victim to such flash mobs on Monday.
  • CNBC’s John Harwood: ‘White Fear’ Partly Responsible for Democratic Losses Under Obama

    12/28/2016 5:46:43 AM PST · by C19fan · 54 replies
    Mediaite ^ | December 27, 2016 | Alex Griswold
    CNBC host John Harwood argued on Twitter Tuesday that the Democratic Party suffered electoral losses under Barack Obama‘s leadership in part because of “white fear” in the age of the first black president.
  • 50th Anniversary of Kwanzaa Kicks off Monday in L.A.

    12/27/2016 5:25:54 AM PST · by C19fan · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 26, 2016 | Joel B . Pollak
    The holiday of Kwanzaa begins on Monday with a celebration in Los Angeles that will also mark the 50th anniversary of the holiday’s first observance, in 1966.
  • Melee at Connecticut shopping mall leads to several arrests

    12/27/2016 5:20:57 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 33 replies
    News Times ^ | 27 Dec 16 | Staff
    <p>MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — State and local police have responded to a melee at a Connecticut shopping mall and arrested several people.</p> <p>Authorities say fights broke out Monday evening at The Shoppes at Buckland Hills mall in Manchester. There were no immediate reports of any serious injuries.</p>
  • Walmart Pulls 'BLM' Shirt After Police Accuse Retailer Of 'Profiting From Racial Division'

    12/21/2016 10:38:56 AM PST · by blam · 31 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 12-21-2016 | Kate Taylor
    Kate TaylorDecember 21,2016 Walmart pulled a Black Lives Matter shirt and hoodie from its online store Wednesday after police accused the retailer of helping third-party sellers profit "from racial division." The hoodie and shirt that were pulled featured the slogan, "Bulletproof: Black Lives Matter," and were being sold through Walmart Marketplace, the retailer's website that features millions of items from third-party sellers. On Tuesday, Chuck Canterbury, the national president of the Fraternal Order of Police, wrote a public letter to Walmart calling out its Marketplace site for selling merchandise that promotes the Black Lives Matter movement, which organizes protests across...
  • Accidental Courtesy Doc A Timely Look At Race In America

    12/21/2016 8:45:06 AM PST · by dccomix · 4 replies
    Calgary Herald ^ | November 12, 2016 | Eric Volmers
    For the most part, Ornstein’s provocative film paints a flattering picture of Davis. He is a well-educated, charismatic activist and musician who has dedicated decades of his life to battling racism in his unique way. His approach is based on a logical question: “How can you hate me if you don’t know me?” So Davis has taken to meeting members of the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacist groups, not to angrily confront them but befriend them and eventually attempt to talk them out of their racist views. When he’s successful — as he has been with a handful...
  • CSU [Colorado State] hires counselor to deal with ‘racial battle fatigue' [ed]

    12/20/2016 10:41:39 AM PST · by C19fan · 7 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | December 20, 2016 | Anthony Gockowski
    Colorado State University’s administration has agreed to provide counseling for students who may be struggling with “racial battle fatigue.” The school announced in a Monday press release that it would comply with a set of year-old recommendations, or demands, that called for “increased funding resources for mental health issues specifically dealing with racial oppression and racial battle fatigue.”
  • Three Maryland students are hospitalized after incredibly violent 'racially motivated' [tr]

    12/20/2016 7:44:16 AM PST · by C19fan · 69 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 20, 2016 | Clemence Michallon
    An incredibly violent fight at a Maryland high school has left three students hospitalized. Shocking footage shows the brawl at Capitol Heights' Central High School, with students punching each other, hurling one another to the ground and screaming while adults try to stop them. The fight broke out Friday when a group of African-American students attacked a group of Hispanic students, a school district spokesperson told Fox 5 . The school said the incident may have been racially motivated. No one was arrested after the fight but the aggressors are believed to have been expelled. Three students were taken to...
  • Holiday cheer from MTV News: It’s time for some “white guy resolutions”

    12/20/2016 7:05:49 AM PST · by C19fan · 33 replies
    Hotair ^ | December 19, 2016 | Allahoundit
    Something they threw together in the spirit of the season to remind us that racial and gender stereotypes are bad, with one exception. As a billion people on Twitter noted this afternoon as this dopey clip made the rounds, it is indeed basically a campaign ad for Trump 2020. I wrote a few days ago that I dislike the term “virtue-signaling” but what else is this strange little PSA except that? It’s an attempt to equate right-thinking with cheerful, casual contempt for “white guys.” That’s the most annoying thing about it — it doesn’t even muster real indignation. It’s tribal...
  • Diversity For Thee But Not For Me

    12/17/2016 2:45:15 PM PST · by rhett october · 12 replies
    Resistance Feed ^ | 12-17-2016 | Rhett October
    As college football ramps into bowl games and playoffs, fans are being exposed to teams they don't normally see because they are in different conferences and divisions. For example, North Alabama is playing Northwest Missouri for the division 2 national championship as I write. Another example, is the 2016 Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl which features North Carolina Central versus Grambling. During the game, announcers have cautiously walked into the phenomenon timidly referred to as HBCU. Those initials have become the preferred way of referring to a group of colleges known to be Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Oddly enough,...
  • Michelle Obama: 'We are feeling what not having hope feels like'

    12/16/2016 8:13:42 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 125 replies
    cnn ^ | 12/16/16 | Eugene Scott
    Following the election of Donald Trump, Michelle Obama said many Americans now know what it's like not to have hope. "We feel the difference now. See, now, we are feeling what not having hope feels like," she told Oprah Winfrey in an interview, a clip for which aired on CBS on Friday. "Hope is necessary. It's a necessary concept and Barack didn't just talk about hope because he thought it was just a nice slogan to get votes."
  • A New Victim in the War on Small-Biz Bakeries

    12/14/2016 6:18:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 14, 2016 | Michelle Malkin
    It is not enough for family-owned pastry shops to bow to the gay marriage mob. Now, they're being targeted by the social justice mafia. At my alma mater, radical Oberlin College in Ohio (which boasts hapless Baltimore mayor and rioters' champion Stephanie Rawlings Blake and bizarro feminist actress and fake rape accuser Lena Dunham as graduates), the operators of a small-business bakery are under siege by vengeful students and administrators trying to crush them under the wheels of the race-baiters' bandwagon. The true victim in this latest tale of political correctness run amok is Gibson's Bakery -- a quaint shop...
  • My President Was Black

    12/13/2016 10:28:04 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 54 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | December 13, 2016 | Ta-Nehisi Coates
    In the waning days of President Barack Obama’s administration, he and his wife, Michelle, hosted a farewell party, the full import of which no one could then grasp. It was late October, Friday the 21st, and the president had spent many of the previous weeks, as he would spend the two subsequent weeks, campaigning for the Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton. Things were looking up. Polls in the crucial states of Virginia and Pennsylvania showed Clinton with solid advantages. The formidable GOP strongholds of Georgia and Texas were said to be under threat. The moment seemed to buoy Obama. He...
  • My Fellow-Americans, We Must Not Let the Race-Baiters Divide Us

    12/11/2016 10:29:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 11, 2016 | MIchael Brown
    We are at a critical juncture in American history. This past July, a Rasmussen poll indicated that, “For the first time in his presidency, a majority of Americans believe race relations have gotten worse under President Obama.” That was five long months ago, and today, racial tensions are even higher in the aftermath of the Trump election.On the one hand, white supremacists, who represent the tiniest, fringe minority of white Americans, have been thrust into the mainstream spotlight as they celebrate Trump’s victory as their own (despite being denounced by the Trump campaign). Not only so, but The Intercept noted...
  • 2nd officer shot in Americus out of surgery; suspect still at-large

    12/07/2016 5:29:50 PM PST · by Towed_Jumper · 9 replies
    WCSC,SC Website (Live5News) Charleston, SC ^ | December 7th 2016 | Tanita Gaither
    AMERICUS, GA (WTVM) - The Sumter County Sheriff's Office chaplain announced at a vigil Wednesday night that the second officer shot by an armed and dangerous suspect earlier in the day has made it out of surgery. Americus Police Officer Nicholas Ryan Smarr, 25, was shot and killed by 32 year-old Minguel Lembrick. Lembrick was identified as the suspect by the Sumter Co. Sheriff's Office. The second officer, Officer Smith, was also shot.
  • Denzel Washington on Race Relations: ‘You Can’t Legislate Love’

    12/07/2016 8:54:52 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12/07/2016 | Nicholas Ballasy
    WASHINGTON – Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington said it’s up to the American people to “ask questions about each other and engage” as a way to improve race relations in the country because the U.S. president cannot “legislate love.”Washington also had a direct message for anyone wondering which candidate he voted for in the 2016 presidential election: “None of your business.”Washington’s comments were his first since he was the subject of a false article that claimed Washington shocked Hollywood and endorsed Donald Trump for president.The post was shared more than 22,000 times on Facebook before being removed.Politifact and BBC...
  • Cal Poly course examines ‘why white was invented’

    12/06/2016 9:18:18 AM PST · by C19fan · 25 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | December 6, 2016 | Anthony Gockowski
    Students at California Polytechnic University can now fulfill certain core requirements by completing a course that examines the “social construction of whiteness.” A course catalog for the school’s Ethnic Studies Department, where the class is taught, even notes that the 4-credit course fulfills “GE Area D5,” an abbreviation for Cal Poly’s “Society and the Individual” core area of study.
  • University’s ‘Whiteness Forum’ takes ‘critical look at whiteness’

    12/05/2016 9:46:57 AM PST · by C19fan · 53 replies
    College Fix ^ | December 5, 2016 | Jennifer Kabany
    Students at Cal State San Marcos on Thursday hosted a “Whiteness Forum” as part of a communications class they are enrolled in, setting up more than a dozen displays that highlighted what they contend is how white privilege has oppressed people of color in a variety of ways.
  • Race And Police Killings (A new study says white cops aren’t more likely to shoot black suspects)

    12/02/2016 9:50:21 AM PST · by OddLane · 7 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | December 2, 2016 | Robert Verbruggen
    A bit before Thanksgiving, John Lott and Carlisle Moody of the Crime Prevention Research Center released new research on race and police killings, finding, among much else, “no statistically significant difference between killings of black suspects by black and white officers.” It’s received a handful of light, friendly writeups in conservative outlets while being ignored in the mainstream media. That’s a shame, for two reasons. One, the study rewards careful, critical reading—I often found myself pausing to consider exactly how Lott and Moody had set up their analysis and what, precisely, we can infer from the results. And two, the...
  • Black Santa Coming to Mall of America for 1st Time

    12/01/2016 7:19:35 AM PST · by No_More_Harkin · 53 replies
    CBS Minnesota ^ | 11/30/16 | Reg Chapman
    The Santa Experience inside the Mall of America is bringing a unique experience to Twin Cities families this year. For the first time since it opened, a black Santa Claus will help spread the Christmas cheer.
  • More White People Are Dying Than Are Being Born in 17 States

    11/30/2016 5:38:12 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 76 replies
    Time ^ | 11-29-2016 | Josh Sanburn
    More white Americans are now dying than being born in a third of U.S. states, according to a study released Tuesday, which shows white deaths outpacing births in a record 17 states stretching from California to Maine. The study, by the University of New Hampshire, found natural decreases in the white population across 17 states in 2014, including Florida, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, which together comprise 38% of the U.S. population. That’s a big shift from 2004 when only four states had more white deaths than births. The declines, exacerbated by the Great Recession, are largely driven by...
  • Black Archives opens exhibit dedicated to President Obama [Pathetic Idol Worship]

    11/30/2016 4:52:15 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    WSVN-TV ^ | 11/29/16 | Katrina Bush
    An exhibition dedicated to President Obama will be going on display in Miami, and 7News got a sneak peak. In anticipation of 2017 — a milestone year for the Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater, a timely exhibit is taking over two stories of the building. “It’s phenomenal,” said Executive Director Timothy Barber. “We’re going to have to tell his story. People are going to have to tell his story, of Barack Obama’s tenure in the White House.”
  • ‘Moonlight’ Wins Big at 2016 Gotham Awards

    11/29/2016 8:16:01 AM PST · by C19fan · 15 replies
    AP ^ | November 29, 2016 | Staff
    At a Gotham Independent Film Awards overshadowed by the election of Donald Trump, Barry Jenkins’ coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” shined brightest. A celebrated film about a boy growing up gay, black and poor in Miami, “Moonlight,” virtually swept the night, taking best feature, best screenplay, a special jury award for best ensemble and the audience award. The Gothams, which honor independent film, are essentially the kick-off to Hollywood’s long awards season.