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  • There's talk about bringing back the Black Oscars

    02/05/2016 5:23:02 AM PST · by C19fan · 19 replies
    LA Times ^ | February 3, 2016 | Tre'vell Anderson
    They gathered at the Beverly Wilshire, the men in tuxes, the women draped in evening gowns. The finest black talent in Hollywood was there that night in 2002, Quincy Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Morgan Freeman, James Lassiter, Doug McHenry and Sean "P. Diddy" Combs among them. It was an annual gathering held at one posh hotel or another on the eve of the Academy Awards. Officially, it was called the Tree of Life Awards. But most people called it by its informal name: the Black Oscars.

    02/03/2016 6:51:18 AM PST · by Dick Bachert · 25 replies
    Ray McBerry ^ | 2 3 2016 | Ray McBerry
    There is a dangerous silence which currently exists among polite and public company in America today regarding the issue of race, a silence which is more dangerous than any perceived outrage by any of the parties which have a stake in the outcome. As a white Christian Southerner -- and a white Christian American -- I know very few people who look like me who think less of black Americans simply because of the colour of their skin. I'm sure there are those who do; I just do not keep company with them. Likewise, I have many black Christian friends...
  • Tim Wolfe, ousted Mizzou president blame Black Lives Matter, football team for resignation

    01/30/2016 10:33:27 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 1/30/16 | Kellan Howell
    Former University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe, who resigned from his post amid protests over the school's handling of racial matters on campus, sent a confidential email to supporters last week complaining about the incident. In the email, which was leaked to local media, Mr. Wolfe compiled a list of people he believed made it impossible for him to keep his job at the university, including outgoing Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, ex-Mizzou football coach Gary Pinkel and the players that joined a strike, and an unnamed "significant Ferguson protester," most likely a reference to Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson....
  • The Wild World of Oppression Studies

    01/25/2016 8:13:57 AM PST · by C19fan · 7 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | January 24, 2016 | Robby Soave
    Does American University want to teach students about oppression, or does it want to subject them to it? Members of the Washington, D.C.-based private university’s faculty are engaged in the process of “reimagining” the university’s core curriculum: the courses that all students, regardless of major, must take in order to graduate. Core curriculums are a way for universities to make sure that everyone on campus absorbs a common set of skills and values deemed fundamental to a liberal arts education—they often include basic instruction in writing, history, and mathematical reasoning, for instance. American plans to modernize its curriculum by 2017,...

    01/25/2016 7:00:22 AM PST · by CondorFlight · 43 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 1/25/16 | Danusha V. Goska
    The Oscar Blackout protesters are peddling a neurotoxin to African Americans. "You are helpless", they insist. "Organized and all-powerful white supremacists control every detail of life. You can do nothing to create art. Your only hope is to note every moment when white people appear to have more than you. Rage against and envy that greater amount of something. The more angry and destructive the protest, the better. Think Ferguson, think Baltimore. Shame, mock, and vilify whites. Only then can the good things of life be yours." This message ruins lives.
  • Federal Reserve Study Shows Race Determines Your Likelihood of Becoming a Millionaire

    01/24/2016 6:51:30 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 55 replies
    The Atlanta Black Star ^ | January 24, 2016 | Manny Otiko
    Many white Americans like to believe the United States is a country with a level playing field, where everyone has a fair chance of making it. But a recent Bloomberg article states that race has a lot to do with your economic success. Bloomberg gathered data from economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Writer Victoria Stilwell also posed the question: Would it be possible to calculate the odds of being a millionaire for anyone in the U.S., based on age, education and race? The economists, who had already conducted extensive research on the subject, found that race...
  • Rasmussen Poll: Hope For Peaceful Race Relations Looks Bleaker Than Ever

    01/24/2016 11:56:15 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 24, 2016 | Cortney O'Brien
    resident Obama's inspiring message of hope and change seven years ago is lacking in the "hope" part - especially when it comes to the issue of racial tension. If the latest Rasmussen Reportssurvey is any indication, it seems that when Obama stepped into office,race in America tookabout 10 steps back. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 50% of American Adults now think race relations in this country are getting worse, up from 44%a year ago and 30% as recently asJanuary 2014.Only 20% believe race relations are getting better, a new low that compares to 38%five years ago....
  • Christians, Conservatives, Men, and White People Are Not Responsible For Your Problems

    01/23/2016 4:41:15 AM PST · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 23, 2016 | John Hawkins
    Lou Holtz once said, "Don't tell your problems to people: eighty percent don't care; and the other twenty percent are glad you have them." Unfortunately, Lou Holtz is a man out-of-step with our whiny age. Today, people will not shut up about their problems. They want to let you know about every issue they have, every "microaggression" and every time they're offended. It's a bottomless sea of discontent. Worse yet, our generation of complainers never seems to blame themselves for their own problems. Instead they've picked out a group of designated fall guys that it's always okay to blame for...
  • 'Outrageous, ignorant and offensive': Chelsea Clinton slams Oscar-nominated..Charlotte Rampling [tr]

    01/22/2016 4:40:47 PM PST · by C19fan · 94 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 22, 2016 | Staff
    Chelsea Clinton launched a scathing attack on actress Charlotte Rampling on Friday in anger over her comments about the Oscars race row. Hillary's daughter took to Twitter and blasted the veteran actress and Oscar nominee. Rampling entered the debate early on Friday saying that plans to boycott the Oscars were misguided and calls to get more minority nominees were 'anti-white racism'. Clinton called her standpoint 'outrageous, ignorant and offensive'.
  • Charlotte Rampling Says Oscars Uproar Is ‘Racist to White People’

    01/22/2016 7:52:46 AM PST · by C19fan · 65 replies
    Time ^ | January 22, 2016 | Daniel White
    Oscar nominee Charlotte Rampling says the current uproar over the diversity of this year’s Academy Awards is unfair to the white actors who were nominated. “It is racist to whites,” Rampling, who is nominated for best actress for her role in the British film 45 Years, told French radio station Europe 1 on Friday morning, in comments that were translated from French.
  • Students Boycott High School’s Required ‘Racial Identity’ Day

    01/21/2016 9:12:37 AM PST · by detective · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 Jan 2016 | Joel B. Pollak
    At least one thousand students skipped New Trier High School's mandatory day of "racial identity" classes on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The suburban Chicago high school, which ranks among the top public high schools in the country, held class on the public holiday, and scheduled seminars on "systemic racism" that sought to increase students' awareness "of their own racial identities and the identities of others." But students stayed away in droves.
  • Why Precisely Is Bernie Sanders Against Reparations?

    01/20/2016 11:35:14 AM PST · by C19fan · 41 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | January 19, 2016 | Ta-Nehisi Coates
    Last week Bernie Sanders was asked whether he was in favor of “reparations for slavery.” It is worth considering Sanders’s response in full: No, I don’t think so. First of all, its likelihood of getting through Congress is nil. Second of all, I think it would be very divisive. The real issue is when we look at the poverty rate among the African American community, when we look at the high unemployment rate within the African American community, we have a lot of work to do.
  • Black Caucus: Whites Not Allowed [Flashback 2007, Al Sharpton Didn't Protest Racists]

    01/20/2016 6:58:36 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 11 replies
    politico ^ | 1/22/07 | JOSEPHINE HEARN
    As a white liberal running in a majority African American district, Tennessee Democrat Stephen I. Cohen made a novel pledge on the campaign trail last year: If elected, he would seek to become the first white member of the Congressional Black Caucus. Now that he's a freshman in Congress, Cohen has changed his plans. He said he has dropped his bid after several current and former caucus members made it clear to him that whites need not apply.
  • Blacks and the Confederacy

    01/20/2016 5:03:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 477 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 20, 2016 | Walter E. Williams
    Last July, Anthony Hervey, an outspoken black advocate for the Confederate flag, was killed in a car crash. Arlene Barnum, a surviving passenger in the vehicle, told authorities and the media that they had been forced off the road by a carload of "angry young black men" after Hervey, while wearing his Confederate kepi, stopped at a convenience store en route to his home in Oxford, Mississippi. His death was in no small part caused by the gross level of ignorance, organized deceit and anger about the War of 1861. Much of the ignorance stems from the fact that most...
  • Academy President Pledges ‘Big Changes’ to Fix White Oscars Problem

    01/19/2016 7:37:06 AM PST · by C19fan · 91 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 18, 2016 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) president Cheryl Boone Isaacs said Monday she was “heartbroken” after the organization behind the Academy Awards nominated exclusively white actors in top acting acting categories for a second straight year, and vowed “big changes” were in store to combat what some critics call a major diversity problem at Hollywood’s biggest night.
  • Taking Down the Ropes of Segregation [Billy Graham & MLK Jr. Fought Democrat Party Bigotry]

    01/18/2016 11:27:54 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 2 replies
    Martin Luther King Jr., Billy Graham and the Civil Rights Movement.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr: In A Class of His Own

    01/18/2016 6:06:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 18, 2016 | Crystal Wright
    Editor's note: This column is an excerpt from Crystal Wright's new book, "Con Job: How Democrats Gave Us Crime, Sanctuary Cities, Abortion Profiteering, and Racial Division."When was the last time anyone heard the "Reverend" Al Sharpton give a sermon? I mean a real one, not a rant that incites racial unrest. Ever since Sharpton came to the defense of Tawana Brawley in 1987, knowing she HAD lied in accusing white men of raping her, he's been a professional race profiteer. Not only did Tawana lie, she lied big time: spreading dog feces on herself then hiding in a trash can...
  • Report: Latinos, Asians 'now claim white identity'

    01/17/2016 11:50:04 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | January 17, 2016 | Paul Bedard
    The long-accepted Census Bureau prediction that whites will be a minority in 2044, ending any dominance by the white-heavy Republican Party, is being sharply challenged by an unusual source: the AFL-CIO....
  • Enoch Powell's "Rivers of Blood" speech

    This is the full text of Enoch Powell's so-alled 'Rivers of Blood' speech, which was delivered to a Conservative Association meeting in Birmingham on April 20 1968. The supreme function of statesmanship is to provide against preventable evils. In seeking to do so, it encounters obstacles which are deeply rooted in human nature. One is that by the very order of things such evils are not demonstrable until they have occurred: at each stage in their onset there is room for doubt and for dispute whether they be real or imaginary. By the same token, they attract little attention in...
  • CBS' Nancy Drew Will Be Diverse

    01/12/2016 10:43:14 AM PST · by C19fan · 26 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | January 12, 2016 | Lesley Goldberg
    The drama is in development at the network and will reimagine the iconic character in her 30s. CBS' new Nancy Drew will look very different should the network move forward with the reboot. CBS Entertainment president Glenn Geller revealed Tuesday that the network's reimagining of the iconic character will be diverse.
  • Jackson, Mississippi Councilman Urges Constituents to Attack Police [semi-satire]

    01/02/2016 11:16:21 AM PST · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 3 Jan 2016 | John Semmens
    Kenneth Stokes, a councilman in the City of Jackson, Mississippi's Third Ward, urged residents to "violently oppose police intrusion into our neighborhood." Stokes was especially concerned with police pursuit of suspects fleeing from crime scenes in nearby white neighborhoods. "Brothers who have successfully fled to Black neighborhoods should be protected against police brutality by the righteous defense of our turf," Stokes asserted. "We need to take heed of how Muslim communities in cities in Europe have defended their turf from the intrusion of infidel police. We need to end the knee-jerk submission to white standards and values and uphold our...
  • Winners & Losers: 2015

    01/01/2016 7:56:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 1, 2016 | Pat Buchanan
    Each year, "The McLaughlin Group," the longest-running panel show on national TV, which began in 1982, announces its awards for the winners and losers and the best and the worst of the year. Rereading my list of 39 awardees suggests something about how our world is changing. As "Person of the Year" and "Biggest Winner," the choice was easy, Donald Trump. American Pharoah, Triple Crown winner of the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes, was my runner-up. But three selections tell another side of the story of Trump's triumph. My "Biggest Loser" was the Republican establishment. As...
  • VIDEO: Dinner at Denny’s in the Land of Black Privilege

    12/29/2015 11:37:12 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 47 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | December 28, 2015 | Dave Blount
    If you are one-quarter allegedly black and three-quarters presumably white, does that make you black or white? Let’s ask a racially integrated diner at Denny’s LANGUAGE ALERT):
  • Dodger Stadium's first statue will be of Jackie Robinson

    12/22/2015 3:51:26 PM PST · by EveningStar · 69 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | December 22, 2015 | Steve Dilbeck
    The Dodgers are finally going the statue route at Dodger Stadium and on Tuesday announced the first would be of Jackie Robinson. The Dodgers said the statue will be 9 to 10 feet tall and located at a stadium site to be determined during the 2016 season.
  • Intelligence genes discovered by scientists

    12/22/2015 4:43:59 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 93 replies
    Photo: AP The Telegraph ^ | 21 Dec 15 | Sarah Knapton
    Imperial College London has found that two networks of genes determine whether people are intelligent or not so bright. Genes which make people intelligent have been discovered and scientists believe they could be manipulated to boost brain power. Researchers have believed for some time that intellect is inherited with studies suggesting that up to 75 per cent of IQ is genetic, and the rest down to environmental factors such as schooling and friendship groups. But until now, nobody has been able to pin-point exactly which genes are responsible for better memory, attention, processing speed or reasoning skills. Now Imperial College...
  • Fisher v. Texas, Take Two

    12/21/2015 9:44:06 AM PST · by Academiadotorg · 13 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | December 19, 2015 | Spencer Irvine
    At the Heritage Foundation on the anniversary of Pearl Harbor, two law professors gave a preview of the second Fisher v. Texas decision, which was again before the U.S. Supreme Court. Vanderbilt Law's own James Blumstein and the University of California-San Diego's Gail Heriot gave background on the court case. Blumstein said that the University of Texas-Austin thought that it can use "race as a proxy for characteristics" in their admissions process. However, the first Fisher v. Texas case "drew a line [with] no special preference" for race and sent the case back down the legal system until the recent...
  • ACLU, NAACP Decry Court Decision on Abortion [semi-satire]

    12/21/2015 9:15:12 AM PST · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 20 Dec 2015 | John Semmens
    The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision upholding an Arizona law banning abortions performed because of the sex or race of the baby was assailed by spokesmen for the law's opponents as "a backward step toward slavery and oppression." NCAAP spokesperson Shakeel Infante maintained that "forcing an African-American woman to bear a baby she doesn't want negates the promise of freedom we are striving to implement in this country. Motherhood has burdens. Forcing those burdens on an unwilling woman is slavery, pure and simple." ACLU spokesperson Alexa Kolbi-Molinas agreed and added that "not only does this ruling enslave Black women,...
  • It Begins… Obama Plays Race Card Against Trump

    12/21/2015 6:49:34 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 143 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | Dec 21st, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Barack Obama also trashes working class white males in the interview. The New York Times reported: President Obama said in a radio interview airing on Monday that Donald J. Trump, a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination, is exploiting the resentment and anxieties of working-class men to boost his campaign. Mr. Obama also argued that some of the scorn directed at him personally stems from the fact that he is the first African-American to hold the White House. Demographic changes and economic stresses, including "flatlining" wages and incomes, have meant that "particularly blue-collar men have had a lot of...
  • Obama Accuses Trump of Exploiting Working-Class Fears (Drudge)

    12/21/2015 5:46:28 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 90 replies
    The New York Times ^ | DECEMBER 21, 2015 | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS
    President Obama said in a radio interview airing on Monday that Donald J. Trump, a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination, is exploiting the resentment and anxieties of working-class men to boost his campaign. Mr. Obama also argued that some of the scorn directed at him personally stems from the fact that he is the first African-American to hold the White House. Demographic changes and economic stresses, including “flatlining” wages and incomes, have meant that “particularly blue-collar men have had a lot of trouble in this new economy, where they are no longer getting the same bargain that they...
  • Teen guilty of raping, murdering female teacher

    12/15/2015 5:22:14 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 61 replies
    WND ^ | 15 Dec 15 | Douglas Ernst
    Colleen Ritzer A Boston jury has found a 16-year-old teenager guilty of killing his teacher in 2013. Philip Chism was charged as an adult for the first-degree murder of teacher Colleen Ritzer. An Essex Superior Court found him guilty on Tuesday. Ritzer, 24, was slain with a box cutter in a bathroom at Danvers High School in Danvers, Massachusetts, on October 22, 2013. Her body was found days later in nearby woods. Defense attorney Denise Regan attempted to use an insanity defense this week, but the court found her client competent to stand trial. “When Philip Chism followed Ms....
  • Reality vs. 'Mismatch': Becoming Unhinged at Justice Scalia Over Race

    12/15/2015 2:10:05 PM PST · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    PJ Media ^ | December 15, 2015 | J. Christian Adams
    Defenders of racial preferences are good at two things: ignoring the real-world consequences of their policies, and attacking anyone who notices the consequences. At the recent argument in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, Justice Scalia asked a question that illustrated that the victims of racial preferences in college admissions include not only the people denied admission because they are not the preferred race, but also the people preferences are designed to help. At oral argument, Justice Scalia said: There are those who contend that it does not benefit African-Americans to get them into the University of Texas...
  • Robber shoots Indian-origin store clerk, calls him terrorist

    12/15/2015 12:13:03 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 38 replies
    PTI, Niti Central ^ | Wednesday, December 16, 2015 | Yoshita Singh
    New York, Dec 15 (PTI) - In a suspected hate-related incident, an Indian-origin store clerk was shot in the face during a struggle with an unidentified man who called him a terrorist and part of the ISIS terror group as he tried to rob the store, a media report said. The clerk, whose name was not released, worked at a store in Michigan owned by Sikh-American businessman Inderjit Singh. The clerk sustained injuries and was released from hospital over the weekend. He told co-workers that the robber called him a "terrorist" because he is of Indian descent, according to a...
  • JFKs secret diary: Fascism right thing for Germany

    05/24/2013 1:13:48 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 39 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12:39 AM 05/24/2013 | Jamie Weinstein
    A young John F. Kennedy thought fascism was the right system for Germany, a new book that reviews the late presidents travel diaries from his trip to Germany pre-World War II divulges. The new revelations are found in John F. KennedyAmong the Germans. Travel diaries and letters 1937-1945, a book recently released in Germany, according to the Daily Mail. According to the British tabloids account of the books contents, Kennedy kept a diary during a 1937 journey to Nazi Germany. During the trip, he concluded: Fascism? The right thing for Nazi Germany. Kennedy also seemed to have been enamored...
  • MSNBC's Harris-Perry Gripes Over 'Totally Black Guy' Darth Vader As Evil Character

    12/13/2015 2:22:13 PM PST · by Kaslin · 89 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | December 13, 2015 | Brad Wilmouth
    On her eponymously named Sunday morning show, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry went into a mini-rant about racism in Star Wars as she complained about villain Darth Vader being "totally a black guy" when he was "cutting off white men's hands" who did not "claim his son," but then became a white man after he "claims his son and goes over to the good." MSNBC's Harris-Perry Gripes Over 'Totally Black Guy' Darth Vader as Evil CharacterDuring a segment about the upcoming The Force Awakens sequel, after a discussion about Princess Leia's slave girl costume from the 1980s at 11:44 a.m., the...
  • Black, Latino students speak up about problems in Boston schools

    12/13/2015 6:55:21 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 41 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | December 12, 2015 | Astead W. Herndon
    “What I am about to show you will make you mad,” Tung said. According to Tung’s report, just 22.1 percent of black males and 24.9 percent of Latino males in Boston scored proficient or higher on the English MCAS exams in elementary school, compared with 56.9 percent for white males and 48.5 percent for Asian males in the city.
  • Six-Year-Old Logan Tipton's Funeral is This Morning

    12/12/2015 7:32:24 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 26 replies
    ricochet.com ^ | 12/11/15
    As I write this on Friday morning, the town of Versailles, Kentucky, near Lexington, is getting ready to say goodbye to Logan Tipton. Here's why: According to court documents, the intruder, later identified as 32-year-old Ronald Exantus wandered around the home before walking up the stairs and stabbing a sleeping six-year-old boy several times in the head "with a large kitchen knife that he obtained in the house."
  • Nationals manager Dusty Baker makes race-sensitive comments; defends Chapman

    12/11/2015 5:46:01 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    AP ^ | December 9, 2015
    "You're always in need of left-handed pitching, left-handed hitting, and in need of speed," he said. "I think that's the number one thing that's missing, I think, in the game is speed. You know, with the need for minorities, you can help yourself — you've got a better chance of getting some speed with Latin and African-Americans. "I'm not being racist," he added. "That's just how it is."
  • Students at Pennsylvania college demand building - be renamed because of racial overtones

    12/10/2015 1:10:08 AM PST · by Libloather · 36 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/08/15
    Students at Pennsylvania college demand building called 'Lynch Memorial Hall' be renamed because of racial overtones Students at a small Pennsylvania college are demanding that administrators rename a building called 'Lynch Memorial Hall' because of the racial overtones of the word 'lynch.' The building is named after Clyde A. Lynch, who was president of Lebanon Valley College from 1932 until his death in 1950. Students want school officials to either rename the building entirely or add Lynch's first name and middle initial, saying the word recalls the public executions of black men by white mobs in the late 1800s and...
  • Here's What Happens When A Family Runs Out Of Food Stamps

    12/09/2015 10:43:49 AM PST · by blam · 146 replies
    BI - Washington Post ^ | 12-9-2015 | Emily Badger,
    Emily BadgerDeember 9, 2015Toward the end of every month, hospitals in California see a curious uptick in admissions for hypoglycemia, the kind of low blood sugar that can affect diabetics. The pattern, detected in a recent study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, is almost entirely driven by low-income patients. The non-poor don't show much change in admissions at all. The researchers suspect this trend may point to an underlying challenge for the poor: Food stamps, given out in a lump sum at the start of each month, run out for many families before they reach the...
  • Over 40,000 Black kids killed in US by Guns, No Outrage from New York Times

    12/08/2015 1:39:45 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    It took a Muslim couple's killing spree of Americans in San Bernardino, California, the worst terrorist attack since 9/11, for the New York Times to conclude America has a "gun epidemic." America does have a gun problem. But it's not a legal-gun-owner/mass-murder crisis. It's an illegal-gun/black-children epidemic. Guns in the US have killed over 40,000 black children. Fewer than 800 people have died in America at the hands of mass shooters. ...Why has this wholesale killing of black children been ignored by Democrats like Obama and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton? Democrats’ refusal to even address the problem is particularly vexing...
  • Black Lives Matter taunt Minneapolis Police Part

    12/08/2015 8:20:25 AM PST · by gwgn02 · 16 replies
    Liveleak ^ | 12/8/15 | Liveleaker
    Just imagine this scene with the colors reversed. Picture a bunch of white people hurling insults like these at blacks, and the Feds would arrive in force. I hope CNN, MSNBC, Obama and Holder are proud of what they've done. America has turned the clock back 50 years.
  • Everything Bad, It Seems, Is My Fault

    12/07/2015 6:29:30 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/7/2015
    I’ve been feeling down lately. You see, I’m a white heterosexual American Christian. That means I’m the worst thing to ever draw breath on the planet. By virtue of existing, my kind if responsible for all the injustice in the world. Wars splintering apart Mesopotamia? Famine raging in Africa? Poverty in Latin America? All my fault. White colonialism has ransacked the entire globe, leaving it razed and destitute. All the world’s problems, from hunger to strife to impoverishment, fall squarely on the back on the white man. And those are just the issues that affect people beyond America’s borders. On...
  • Did Trump Play the Race Card?

    12/05/2015 7:00:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 4, 2015 | Harry R. Jackson, Jr
    Donald Trump's highly publicized meeting with a group of black pastors was met immediately with reactions ranging from skepticism to condemnation. Critics were immediately justified when numerous individuals on Trump's "endorsement" list spoke out to clarify that they had only agreed to meet with the real estate mogul turned presidential candidate, rather than agreeing to endorse him. Those who did lend their names to the Trump candidacy were predictably branded sellouts. But what was missed in all the name calling and outrage was the overall necessity of Trump's move, even if it was poorly executed. Trump recognizes what Romney did...
  • Why are Milwaukee’s black babies dying?

    12/04/2015 7:30:54 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    Toronto Star ^ | December 3, 2015 | Daniel Dale
    About 15 per cent of the city’s black infant deaths are the result of unsafe sleeping conditions: placing the baby stomach down, using loose blankets rather than a secure sheet, and letting the baby share a bed with his or her parents. This, in theory, is very fixable stuff, and the mayor and his partners have been trying.
  • Twitter threats to black Kean students made by black alum, police say

    12/02/2015 7:12:12 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    nj.com ^ | 12/2/15 | Jessica Remo
    A recent Kean graduate has been charged with being responsible for a series of tweets threatening black students at the school two weeks ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Tuesday. Kayla-Simone McKelvey, 24, of Union - a black alum who graduated in May - was charged by summons with third-degree creating a false public alarm.
  • Most of media is quiet today on arrest of the Chicago University "Execution" Threat

    12/01/2015 3:02:33 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 23 replies
    various | 11/30/15 | sff
    I mean the Wall Street Journal apparently had a little blurb about the arrest but I haven't seen ANYTHING in the broadcast media....I wonder why....
  • 5 Myths about Rosa Parks, the woman who had almost a ‘biblical quality’

    12/01/2015 2:51:51 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 135 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/30/15 | Justin Taylor
    ....1. Rosa Parks sat in the whites-only section of the bus.....2. If Rosa Parks had not moved, a white passenger would not have had a place to sit........3. This was Rosa Parks's first conflict with that bus driver.....4. Rosa Parks refused to stand up because she was tired.........5. Rosa Parks was the first black woman to exercise civil disobedience on a Montgomery bus.
  • The BLM Movement: The Preening of Petulant Millennials vs. Actually Accomplishing Anything

    11/30/2015 4:20:12 PM PST · by Starman417 · 12 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-30-15 | Vince
    I remember once hearing a question posed by some would be philosopher: "If you could do something that cured all of the ills of the world, but only if someone you despised would get the credit, would you do it?" It's an interesting question with a number of elements to it. Are you really a humanitarian or do you just want to be seen as such? What's more important, your legacy or the lives of others? Are you able to overcome petty jealousy for the "greater good"? Of course as it's a hypothetical question you can answer and gain all...
  • “Delusional Fools” Attack Police For Taking The Colorado Springs Shooter Alive

    11/30/2015 1:46:31 PM PST · by detective · 17 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | November 29, 2015 | Bob Owens
    I've noticed the same comments on social media that I suspect many other have about the capture of the man responsible for the shooting from (not of) the Planned Parenthood location in Colorado Springs. Three people were killed and nine wounded in the attack, including one police officer who was killed and four more injured attempting to save citizens who were taking fire. Very opinionated but very ignorant people have claimed that the shooter was taken alive because he was white, and also claim that if he was a minority, that police would have gunned him down. These idiots-let's call...
  • Does Any of This Campus Turmoil Have to Do with Race? No, the answer is No.

    11/30/2015 7:20:54 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/30/2015 | Robert Oscar Lopez
    Allow me to generalize: no. The answer is no. No, Yale is not a hotbed of racism. Neither is Dartmouth. Neither is Columbia. Neither is Princeton. No reasonable person of color on any of these campuses really believes that he suffers interminable racial discrimination sanctioned by such institutions. The best inducement to cathartic rage the Ivy Leaguers can find is strips of black electric tape on some old portraits (unclear whether it's a hoax) or the last name of one of the more progressive Democrats in history. You know you're desperate when your slogan is "We Will Not Surrender...