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  • Report: Democrats Want To Include Reparations In 2022 Platform

    04/20/2018 6:46:21 AM PDT · by blam · 63 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4-20-2018 | John Binder
    The Democratic Party is looking to include reparations in their 2022 platform, along with Medicare for all United States residents, and free higher education that is fully paid for by American taxpayers. In an exclusive report by the Washington Free Beacon, Democrats and liberal donors are pushing for an even further left agenda by 2022. That agenda was revealed during the Democracy Alliance’s latest conference called “Way to Win: 2022 Victory Party,” which featured guests such as the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) Chairman Tom Perez, former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, and Democratic Georgia candidate for governor, Stacey Abrams. The Free...
  • StarBucks Victimized In Epic Troll by Black Conservative

    04/19/2018 11:26:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Downtrend.com ^ | 04/19/2018 | Donn Marten
    Ok, I have to admit that he fooled me too.Liberal coffee and beverage corporation Starbucks has had a really, really tough week by anyone’s standards. The firestorm after the arrest of two black loiterers at a Philadelphia store led to the usual weeping and gnashing of teeth by racial grievance mongers who quickly bullied the chain into announcing a shutdown of around 8,000 of their stores for mandatory racial bias training.A viral video by a black man who goes by the handle Hotep Jesus made the rounds in which the man – whose real name is Bryan Sharpe –...
  • Black man demands free Starbucks coffee as ‘reparations’ — white barista immediately complies

    04/19/2018 8:18:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 105 replies
    American Mirror ^ | 04/19/2018 | Olaf Ekberg
    A white Starbucks barista probably violated company policy when she handed over a free coffee to a black man who demanded it in the name of race “reparations.” Bryan Sharpe, who goes by “Hotep Jesus” on Twitter, filmed himself going into a Starbucks store to demand a “free coffee” because they’re “racist.” __________________________________________________ Starbucks is racist https://t.co/fPf3ERMlXX — Hotep Jesus 🧠 (@VibeHi) April 15, 2018 __________________________________________________ “I heard ya’ll was racist, so I came to get my free coffee,” Sharpe says in the video to the white barista taking his order. “I saw that!” the girls responds. “I heard you...
  • Men arrested at Starbucks say they feared for their lives [Black Police Commish: Men Were Rude!]

    04/19/2018 7:35:39 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    WTOP ^ | 4/19/18
    ... video, recorded on a white customer’s cellphone video, galvanized people around the country who saw the exchange as modern-day racism. In the week since, the men have met with Starbucks’ CEO and have started pushing for lasting changes... ...Nelson wondered if he’d make it home alive. “Anytime I’m encountered by cops, I can honestly say it’s a thought that runs through my mind,” Nelson said. “You never know what’s going to happen... ...Police Commissioner Richard Ross, who’s black, said in a Facebook post that arresting officers “did absolutely nothing wrong,” and added that Nelson and Robinson were disrespectful to...
  • Being Black in Public: When you’re black in America, you’re either seen as a problem [tr]

    04/19/2018 6:09:05 AM PDT · by C19fan · 58 replies
    Slate ^ | April 19, 2018 | Jamelle Bouie, Gene Demby , Aisha Harris, and Tressie McMillan Cottom
    Last Thursday, an employee at a Philadelphia Starbucks called the police on two black men who were waiting for the arrival of a business partner without having ordered anything at the counter. When police arrived, the men were arrested for trespassing. A bystander caught the encounter on video, which showed the men resigned to their fate as other white patrons protested the arrest, and the incident went viral. Starbucks is now in full-on damage-control mode, with plans to shut down its stores nationwide for an afternoon of employee unconscious bias training. Meanwhile, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said that the...
  • Kent State asks, 'Is Christianity the White Man’s Religion?'

    04/18/2018 8:28:06 AM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | April 18, 2018 | Teddy Hertz
    Kent State University hosted an event Tuesday titled “Is Christianity the White Man’s Religion?” The event featured various cosponsors such as the Impact Movement, UHURU Magazine, the Jude 3 Project, and the university itself. The event featured a panel of 3 speakers: Lisa Fields MDIV, the founder of the Jude 3 Project, Sho Baraka, and Vince Bantu PhD.
  • I Don’t Trust White People in ‘Black’ Spaces.

    04/17/2018 7:23:31 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 59 replies
    Very Smart Brothas ^ | April 17, 2018 | Damon Young
    Back when I was a high school English teacher, I had a white female colleague (“Katie”) who not only dated black men but was one of those white women who exclusively dates black men and lets everyone know that she only dates black men whatever chance she gets. Example: “Hey, were you able to download the newest version of GradeQuick?” “Brothas just have so much swag.” “Huh?”
  • Starbucks CEO meets with two black men arrested in Philadelphia store

    04/17/2018 6:23:53 AM PDT · by ek_hornbeck · 48 replies
    NBC News ^ | 4/16/18 | Daniella Silva, Elizabeth Chuck and Morgan Radford
    The CEO of Starbucks on Monday met with two black men who were arrested at one of his shops in Philadelphia, as accusations of racism grew against the mammoth coffee chain. The quickly planned meeting came amid a second day of protests in the City of Brotherly Love, after video of the two getting arrested on suspicion of trespassing went viral
  • VIDEO: Another racist Starbucks incident involving Black man barred from bathroom

    04/17/2018 4:17:03 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 44 replies
    The Grio ^ | 4/16/18
    A new video has been released on social media showing a Starbucks manager alerting authorities to get a Black man removed from a Los Angeles area store. Before the video began, the man was allegedly denied the bathroom code and was told that it was because he had not yet made a purchase
  • Black men's arrests at Philadelphia Starbucks prompt city probes amid national outcry

    04/16/2018 9:40:12 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 60 replies
    Philly.com ^ | 4/14/18 | Patricia Madej, Joseph N. DiStefano & Jacob Adelman
    Philadelphia’s mayor’s office and Police Department have begun separate investigations into the arrest of two African American men waiting to meet an acquaintance at a Center City Starbucks on Thursday after a video of the incident was widely shared on social media, triggering national outrage.
  • White Democrat: ‘I’m A Member Of The African-American Community’

    04/13/2018 3:54:16 PM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | April 12, 2018 | Amber Randall
    A white North Carolina Democratic candidate brushed aside questions earlier this week about ensuring diversity in his state by saying he is a member of the black community. House of Representatives candidate Gary Shipman said he doesn’t need to worry about diversity because he has already experienced it as a member of the African-American community, reported The News & Observer Wednesday.
  • Black Political Power Means Zilch

    04/11/2018 8:50:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 11, 2018 | Walter E. Williams
    It's often thought to be beyond question that black political power is necessary for economic power and enhanced socio-economic welfare. That's an idea that lends itself to testing and analysis.Between 1970 and 2012, the number of black elected officials rose from fewer than 1,500 to more than 10,000. Plus, a black man was elected to the presidency twice. Jason Riley, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute, tells how this surge in political power has had little beneficial impact on the black community.In a PragerU video, "Blacks in Power Don't Empower Blacks," Riley says the conventional wisdom was based on the...
  • WHY SOME LIVES MATTER AND SOME DON’T-Black children, white women, and selective outrage

    04/10/2018 4:41:18 AM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies
    Frontnpagemagazine ^ | Danusha V. Goska | 2018-04-10
    Our wintry spring has impinged on my work life. Hustling through one nor’easter after another, I’ve not attended to news as much as I usually do. In spite of my relative inattention, two news stories resonated. National Public Radio sounded a familiar drumbeat: “Police shoot unarmed black man, father of two, in his grandmother’s backyard.” I heard those words, all carefully selected, repeated several times throughout the day, with the shrill, persistent urgency of a tornado warning. Tornado warnings demand that you abandon what you are doing and move to a shelter. “Police kill unarmed black man” demands that...
  • Sharpton, Parkland shooting survivor announce rally for outside Trump Tower

    04/07/2018 2:43:09 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 49 replies
    The sHill ^ | 4/7/18 | Luis Sanchez
    A Parkland shooting survivor and Rev. Al Sharpton announced on Saturday that they are planning a rally in front of New York City’s Trump Tower in June to protest gun violence, The Associated Press reported. The rally will begin at Trump International Tower and proceed to Trump Tower...
  • 'White American Bible Belt' Often Worshiped Racism and Called It Jesus Christ, Says Russell Moore

    04/06/2018 7:58:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/04/2018 | Michael Gryboski
    Often in history, the "White American Bible Belt" paid homage to racism while calling it "Jesus Christ," according to prominent evangelical Russell Moore. Delivering a speech at the MLK 50 Conference in Memphis, Tennessee, on Tuesday, Moore drew a parallel between America's struggle for racial equality and the ancient Israelites being told to choose between serving God or serving Baal. "Time and time again, when told they could not serve both, the people of God tragically often chose to worship Baal but to rename him God," said Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. "And...
  • Genetics Is Undercutting the Case for Racial Quotas

    04/06/2018 7:01:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 76 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/06/2018 | Michael Barone
    ‘I am worried,” writes Harvard geneticist David Reich in the New York Times, “that well-meaning people who deny the possibility of substantial biological differences among human populations are digging themselves into an indefensible position, one that will not survive the onslaught of science.”Reich was responding to anticipated resistance to his forthcoming book, Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past. The “well-meaning people” Reich references are those who argue that race is a “social construct,” that there are no significant genetic differences among people of different racial ancestry. Maybe there...
  • Entertainment Jemele Hill Reacts To Being Voted ‘Most Annoying Person In Sports Media’

    04/04/2018 6:46:02 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    NESN ^ | April 2, 2018 | Staff
    The 2018 NCAA Tournament wasn’t the only field to take center stage during the month of March and a champion was crowned Monday. The Spun once again hosted its now annual “Most Annoying Person In Sports Media” tournament, and defending champion Stephen A. Smith made it back to the championship round (shocker), but he was unseated by his ESPN colleague Jemele Hill in the title round. Hill sarcastically responded to the announcement Monday via Twitter.
  • Jesus wasn't white: he was a brown-skinned, Middle Eastern Jew. Here's why that matters

    04/01/2018 4:53:43 AM PDT · by C19fan · 146 replies
    Australian Broadcast Company ^ | March 28, 2018 | Robyn J. Whitaker
    I grew up in a Christian home, where a photo of Jesus hung on my bedroom wall. I still have it. It is schmaltzy and rather tacky in that 1970s kind of way, but as a little girl I loved it. In this picture, Jesus looks kind and gentle, he gazes down at me lovingly. He is also light-haired, blue-eyed, and very white. The problem is, Jesus was not white.
  • Black Stoneman Douglas Shooting Survivors: Minority Voices Not Valued As Much As White Students

    03/30/2018 9:20:42 AM PDT · by C19fan · 32 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | March 30, 2018 | Ian Schwartz
    A group of nearly a dozen black students who survived last month's school shooting of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School spoke Wednesday to express concern that their voices are not being heard as much as their "white counterparts." Stoneman Douglas survivor David Hogg, a white male, has been in the spotlight as of light speaking on behalf of the student body.
  • Yes, White ‘Privilege’ 1s Still The Problem

    03/30/2018 9:03:02 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 147 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 29, 2018 | Dahleen Glanton
    People are uncomfortable with the term “privileged.” Several readers took offense recently when I differentiated between privileged youths and underprivileged youths in a column about the March for Our Lives. “Categorizing and generalizing of this type are just veiled forms of discrimination and/or racism,” one man wrote. I’d like to take this opportunity to set the record straight. If you are a white person in America, you were born privileged. That’s just a fact. It’s nothing to be ashamed of. It’s not anybody’s fault. There’s no need to get defensive about it. The best thing to do is just acknowledge...