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  • Chicago Judge gives woman charged in Facebook Live hate crime a shocking (light) sentence

    12/10/2017 3:51:04 PM PST · by vannrox · 2 replies
    Hotair ^ | Posted at 5:31 pm on December 9, 2017 | Rachel Mullen
    <p>The first of four adults charged in January with the hate crime of a white special needs 18-year-old has been freed on probation in what many people are likely to believe is a rather light sentence compared to the crime. Ed initially wrote about this story when it broke.</p>
  • Video shows man being shot to death after dragging cop by the leg

    12/08/2017 8:21:56 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    miami hurled ^ | 12.8.17 | MONIQUE O. MADAN
    ellphone footage showing a man being fatally shot after attacking a Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy at a Lauderdale Lakes apartment complex went viral Friday. The video — taken from an apartment complex balcony Wednesday— shows 42-year-old Jean Pedro Pierre dragging Deputy Sean Youngward by his left leg. At the time, Youngward was responding to a report of a disturbance at Sunset Hills Condominium, 3610 NW 21st St.
  • Elite thoroughbred race horses killed in California wildfire....B^(

    12/08/2017 8:02:24 AM PST · by Red Badger · 26 replies
    www.yahoo.com ^ | December 8, 2017 | ANDREW DALTON and JULIE WATSON
    Hundreds of elite thoroughbred race horses sprinted away from flames Thursday as one of California's major wildfires tore through a training center in San Diego County. Not all made it. There was no official count of how many animals were killed in the hazy confusion as both horses and humans evacuated, but trainers at San Luis Rey Downs estimated that at least a dozen had died, possibly far more. Horses worth hundreds of thousands of dollars who are usually carefully walked from place to place were simply set free and encouraged to run away as flames engulfed the center near...
  • Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez to resign Wednesday to run for governor

    12/06/2017 6:45:08 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 36 replies
    Dallas News.com ^ | 12/6/17 | Gromer Jeffers, Jr
    Democrat Lupe Valdez will resign as Dallas County sheriff today to run for governor against incumbent Republican Greg Abbott. "Like so many hardworking Texans, I know it's tough deciding between buying food, finding a decent place to live, and setting aside money for college tuition. Opportunity in Texas ought to be as big as this great state, but it is out of reach for far too many, that's why I'm running for Texas Governor," Valdez said in a statement released by her campaign. "I'm a proud Texas Democrat. I believe good government can make people's lives better, and I intend...
  • Chicago Cop Caught On Video Telling Teen He's Being Detained "Because You're White"

    12/01/2017 6:55:01 PM PST · by blam · 25 replies
    One News Page ^ | 12-1-2017
    A police detective in Illinois has faced disciplinary action this week, after he was recorded on video telling a teenager he was being detained because he's white.* Footage of the controversial encounter surfaced on Facebook on Monday, and has since gone viral with more than 85,000 views. Dezi Baczek,18, who recorded the video, was among a group of teens who went to the local pawnshop in Lake Villa, a suburb of Chicago, to sell an item so the group could buy her brother a book that he wanted to read. How thoughtful. When the group of millennials exited the shop,...
  • Editor Apologizes For Running ‘White Death’ Opinion Piece (Texas State University)

    12/01/2017 3:17:34 PM PST · by blam · 38 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12-1-2017 | Rob Shimstock
    An editor for a student paper apologized for an op-ed a student journalist asserted that “white death will mean liberation for all,” according to a Wednesday report. Rudy Martinez, a Texas State University student journalist for The University Star, wrote an article entitled “Your DNA Is An Abomination,” referring to the DNA of white people, reported The College Fix. “The original intent of the column was to comment on the idea of race and racial identities,” said Denise Cervantes, The University Star’s editor-in-chief, in a statement. “We acknowledge that the column could have been clearer in its message and that...
  • Evergreen State’s student newspaper includes no-whites-allowed opinion section

    12/01/2017 7:06:47 AM PST · by C19fan · 56 replies
    College Fix ^ | December 1, 2017 | Nathan Rubbelke
    The student newspaper at Evergreen State College has a section in its opinion pages described as “for people of color by people of color.” “This should be a place where we can be us without it being overshadowed by the dark cloud that is living under white supremacy and having to see things from a white perspective. This is why when we do cover these issues it will be in the context and from the perspective of POC and POC only,” according to the section’s editors as they reintroduced it to readers in September.
  • AMERICAN AIRLINES UNVEILS PLAN TO IMPROVE DIVERSITY [Gutless Company Buckles to NAALCP]

    12/01/2017 2:28:04 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 11 replies
    American Airlines has announced an aggressive plan of action to improve diversity and inclusion... “We’re seeing individuals removed because they’re wearing a headscarf,” said NAACP Legal Defense Fund Senior Counsel Ajmel Quereshi... Thursday, the airline announced a plan of action to make American a more diverse and inclusive company....
  • "Your [WHITE] DNA is an abomination" (Campus newspaper editorial)

    11/29/2017 2:48:54 PM PST · by Architect of Avalon · 70 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Nov 29, 2017 | Lauren Cooley
    A new opinion piece in a Texas State University student newspaper tells white students “Your DNA is an Abomination.” “When I think of all the white people I have ever encountered - whether they’ve been professors, peers, lovers, friend, police officers, et cetera - there is perhaps only a dozen I would consider ‘decent,’” student author Rudy Martinez writes in the University Star. Without much biological explanation, Martinez informs white readers, “You were not born white. You became white… You don’t give a damn.” Later in his rant, he calls the police “fascist foot soldiers” and says a “white supremacist...
  • Shocking news: Hollywood celebrity shows courage (Denzel Washington)

    11/29/2017 7:59:40 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/29/2017 | M. Catherine Evans
    During an advanced screening of his new movie, the celebrated black actor Denzel Washington was asked by the Grio whether blacks, in particular, can "truly makes change as things are right now." With no hesitation, Washington stated: It starts in the home[.] ... If the father is not in the home the boy will find a father in the streets. I saw it in my generation and every generation before me, and every one since. If the streets raise you, then the judge becomes your mother and prison becomes your home. Speaking specifically about the American prison complex to the...
  • Does Race Matter in America’s Most Diverse ZIP Codes?

    11/26/2017 3:31:43 PM PST · by MAGA2017 · 35 replies
    New York Times ^ | 11/24/2017 | JOHN ELIGON
    VALLEJO, Calif. — Beyond the burgers and fries coming from the kitchen and the oldies blaring from the radio, the scene playing out daily at the Original Red Onion might appear unfamiliar to much of the country. The restaurant’s married owners — Marissa Johnson, a Filipino-American, and Darryl Johnson, an African-American — work alongside Jahira Fragozo, who is of Miskito and Yaqui Indian descent. Ms. Johnson bonds with a customer, Hillory Robinson, who is black, over the challenges of motivating their children in the winter. “They need something to do,” Ms. Robinson says. Ms. Johnson gushes a short time later...
  • By Having the Washington R*dskins Host a Game on Thanksgiving, NFL Owners Show Their True Colors

    11/19/2017 7:20:35 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 44 replies
    The Nation ^ | November 17, 2017 | Dave Zirin
    This NFL season has blazed new political trails as players have used their platform to stand up to racism in the face of a ferocious backlash. It has truly been a season of firsts. But there is another “first” on the immediate horizon that speaks to the league’s baldly reactionary history in regards to race.
  • Colin Kaepernick and the NFL's Problematic Treatment of Black Quarterbacks

    11/16/2017 5:07:21 AM PST · by C19fan · 29 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | November 16, 2017 | Kenneth Arthur
    While much of the focus on the NFL this season has been on the African-American quarterback who is not in the league, it is also important to give attention to the ones who are. As much as Colin Kaepernick deserves to be on a team based on his talent, we can safely say that if he's been blacklisted from the NFL it is not because he is black. And we can assume this because many of the players who are in the league instead of him – in spite of being worse at football – are also black.
  • No, Vox, ‘Small Government’ Does Not Mean White Nationalism

    11/14/2017 4:21:50 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | November 2, 2017 | Amy Swearer
    According to a recent article in Vox, conservatives who denounce government overreach aren’t really concerned about burdensome regulations. No—it turns out the “language of small government” is really just “a handmaiden to ethno-nationalism.” Proof? The author, David Roberts, points to a 2016 New York Times story that depicted a few white men in rural America venting their anger over regulations against “coal rolling”—the practice of modifying diesel truck engines to spew thick black smoke. Apparently, being a blue-collar white man who likes spewing black smoke into the air makes you a white nationalist. And apparently, spewing black smoke into the...
  • UK Government Blasts Charities for Being ‘Too White’

    11/14/2017 9:58:42 AM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 14 Nov 2017 | VIRGINIA HALE
    Charities must do more to ensure boards “reflect the communities they serve”, the charity watchdog has warned, after a report found the vast majority of trustees are white. The Charity Commission urged charities to encourage applications from women, young people, and ethnic minorities, presenting research which revealed that 92 per cent of trustees are white and more than half are retired. “There is a danger that charity trustee boards might become myopic in their views,” said the report, which was commissioned by the Office for Civil Society and the Charity Commission.
  • Democrats, Don’t Be Fooled by Victory

    11/13/2017 12:01:02 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 12, 2017 | by David Leonhardt
    The Democratic Party certainly did well in last week’s elections. In one place after another, voters seemed to reject President Trump’s hateful, lawless politics. The results have further energized progressives for 2018, which will be a vastly more important referendum on Trump than 2017. But if Democrats are going to succeed next year and beyond, they can’t focus only on last week’s positive signs and start believing their own spin. The reality is, the Democratic victories occurred almost entirely in areas that had voted for Hillary Clinton last year. In Trump country, Democrats continued to struggle. Outside of highly educated...
  • Can My Children Be Friends With White People?

    11/12/2017 1:05:34 PM PST · by C19fan · 68 replies
    NY Times ^ | November 11, 2017 | Ekow W. Yankah
    My oldest son, wrestling with a 4-year-old’s happy struggles, is trying to clarify how many people can be his best friend. “My best friends are you and Mama and my brother and …” But even a child’s joy is not immune to this ominous political period. This summer’s images of violence in Charlottesville, Va., prompted an array of questions. “Some people hate others because they are different,” I offer, lamely. A childish but distinct panic enters his voice. “But I’m not different.”
  • "I Want Answers Now": Rep. Wilson on Sgt. Johnson's Death [Frederica is back grandstanding]

    11/11/2017 8:51:29 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 39 replies
    NBC MIAMI ^ | 11/11/17
    Congresswoman Frederica Wilson says she wants answers following revelations a South Florida soldier killed in Niger may have been captured and executed. The congresswoman released a statement saying, “On Tuesday, November 7th, I received a classified briefing on the attack in Niger during which Sgt. La David Johnson and three other members of his unit were ambushed and killed. I am not at liberty to discuss the details of what I was told... Did his death occur while he was engaged in combat against the Islamist militans or did they capture and execute him? Has an autopsy been done, and...
  • Delaware ponders allowing students to pick race and gender, hide it from parents

    11/10/2017 5:33:37 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 33 replies
    Life Site News ^ | November 10, 2017 | Claire Chretien
    A proposed education regulation in Delaware allows children to self-identify as any race and gender regardless of reality. “All students enrolled in a Delaware public school may self-identify gender or race,” Regulation 225 says, and that will be maintained in official records. The regulation stipulates that students’ parents may only be notified of their child’s trans-race or transgender identification if they are “supportive of the student” and his or her confusion. It says: A school may request permission from the parent or legal guardian of a minor student before a self identified gender or race is accepted; provided, however, that...
  • Latino Victory Fund: We'll Double Down On Controversial Ad Strategy After Virginia Win

    11/08/2017 1:16:50 PM PST · by C19fan · 19 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | November 7, 2017 | Adrian Carrasquillo and Darren Sands
    With Democrat Ralph Northam winning Virginia's fiercely competitive governor's race Tuesday night, you would think that would mean a sigh of relief for the Latino group that inserted itself into the last week of the campaign, drawing harsh criticism over an ad that showed a pickup truck with a Confederate flag and a bumper sticker for Republican Ed Gillespie chasing down minority children. But Latino Victory Fund, which briefly ran the ad early last week, says it will instead double down on its strategy.