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  • Bed Bath & Beyond pulls black jack-o’-lanterns after complaints in Nyack

    10/23/2019 6:30:18 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 31 replies
    Westchester.news12 ^ | Oct 21, 2019 | Staff
    Bed Bath & Beyond has removed black jack-o’-lanterns from sale after a News 12 investigation that stemmed from complaints in Nyack about the product. A Halloween display in front of a law firm was taken down in Nyack because the jack-o'-lanterns upset some community members. The jack-o’-lanterns are painted black with a white mouth. The reaction from some community members led the Feerick, Nugent, MacCartney Law Offices to take the pumpkins down less than 48 hours after setting them out on the porch. “We understand that someone complained about them and so once we got word of that we immediately...
  • Seattle Public Schools Say Math Is Racist (Honestly, isn't everything?)

    10/23/2019 8:40:01 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 65 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 23, 2019 | Ben McDonald
    The Seattle Public Schools Ethnic Studies Advisory Committee (ESAC) released a rough draft of notes for its Math Ethnic Studies framework in late September, which attempts to connects math to a history of oppression. The framework is broken into four different themes: “Origins, Identity, and Agency,” “Power and Oppression,” “History of Resistance and Liberation,” and “Reflection and Action.” The committee suggests that math is subjective and racist, saying under one section, “Who gets to say if an answer is right,” and under another, “how is math manipulated to allow inequality and oppression to persist?” Jason Rantz of KTTH in Seattle...
  • 5 Uncomfortable Truths About Liberals

    10/21/2019 7:18:08 PM PDT · by TBP · 21 replies
    Townhall ^ | Mar 27, 2012 | John Hawkins
    When one becomes a liberal, he or she pretends to advocate tolerance, equality and peace, but hilariously, they’re doing so for purely selfish reasons. It’s the human equivalent of a puppy dog’s face: an evolutionary tool designed to enhance survival, reproductive value and status. In short, liberalism is based on one central desire: to look cool in front of others in order to get love. Preaching tolerance makes you look cooler, than saying something like, “please lower my taxes” — Greg Gutfeld 1) Most liberals are hateful people. 2) Liberals do more than any other group to encourage race-based hatred....
  • The Washington Post Isn't Even Trying to Hide its Racism Anymore

    10/21/2019 12:57:49 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 11 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-21-19 | Brother Bob
    With all of the other big stories going around these days, this is hardly the most Earth shattering, but it is yet another example of how The Radical  Left's pretense of compassion is just a mask for bigotry.In the September 19th edition of The Washington Post, an article "More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work"opens with this anecdote: In 2017, at a gala luncheon hosted at the opulent Cipriani 42nd Street in New York, Minda Harts found herself seated next to a recruiter for corporate board positions. Over cocktails and a plated...
  • ‘Off to a Good Start:’ HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ a Radical-Left Daydream(?)

    10/21/2019 8:38:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies ^ | 10/21/2019 | Corinne Weaver
    Damon Lindelof created a re-imagining of Alan Moore’s The Watchmen on portray redneck racists versus black vigilantes. The premiere episode on Sunday, “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice,” introduces disjointed elements of this parallel present day universe. Racism is the center of this retelling. The story starts with a flashback to the 1921 Tulsa race riots. Gunshots echo everywhere while people on fire run away screaming in terror. Members of the KKK, all in white, stampede through the streets. This is very different from The Watchmen of comic lore, which focused more on nuclear and international threats....
  • CBS to Ocasio-Cortez on Sanders support: 'As a woman of color, why back an old white guy?'

    10/21/2019 10:17:21 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10 21 2019 | Joe Concha
    CBS News correspondent Nikole Killion asked Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) why as a woman of color she would "back an old white guy" during an interview that aired Monday. The freshman congresswoman had announced she was endorsing Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) for president and appeared at a rally together on Saturday. “As a woman of color, why back an old white guy? And is this the future of the party?” asked Killion after Ocasio-Cortez spoke at the Sanders rally in Queens, N.Y. “I’m actually very excited about this partnership because it shows what we have to do in our country...
  • Professor blames Trump and racism for black women’s overweight issues

    10/17/2019 1:18:43 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 48 replies
    LaCorte News ^ | October 17, 2019 | Penka Arsova
    Professor blames Trump and racism for black women’s overweight issues A Rutgers University professor linked President Trump's policies and racism in the U.S. to African American women's obesity issues during an appearance on "Black Women OWN the Conversation” on the Oprah Winfrey Network. The story: Brittney Cooper, a gender studies professor, argued that the lack of access to necessary health care and the stress black women experience because of discrimination affects their metabolism and enhances the struggles they face when trying to lose weight. “I hate when people talk about Black women being obese. I hate it because it becomes...
  • Intolerance in Academia

    10/16/2019 4:34:09 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | October 16, 2019 | Walter E. Williams
    If you need an accurate update on some of the madness at the nation's institutions of higher learning, check out Minding the Campus, a nonprofit independent organization. John Leo, its editor in chief, says that the organization's prime mission is dedicated to the revival of intellectual pluralism and the best traditions of liberal education at America's colleges and universities. Leo's most recent compilation of campus madness leaves one nearly breathless. In a USA Today op-ed, Emily Walton, a sociology professor at Dartmouth University, said that all college students should take a mandatory course on black history and white privilege. She...
  • Prof ties black female obesity to Trump policies, racism

    10/15/2019 2:21:23 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 101 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | October 15, 2019 | Jonathan McCormick
    A New Jersey professor suggested on a TV program that racism and President Donald Trump’s policies are responsible for black female obesity. Rutgers University women’s and gender studies professor Brittney Cooper made the argument during an appearance on “Black Women OWN the Conversation” on the Oprah Winfrey Network. "I hate when people talk about Black women being obese," Cooper said on the program. "I hate it because it becomes a way to blame us for a set of conditions that we didn’t create." "We are living in the Trump era," the professor said. "And look, those policies kill our...
  • A Middle School Student On A Trip To DC Spat On A Black Person...

    10/13/2019 9:10:02 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 31 replies
    Buzz Feed ^ | 10/13/19 | David Mack
    A Middle School Student On A Trip To DC Spat On A Black Person At The African American History Museum * The principal of the Connecticut middle school said she did not believe the incident was racially motivated * A white student on a middle school trip to Washington, DC, spat on a black patron at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture on Friday, prompting his class to be ejected from the museum. The unnamed male student at Shelton Intermediate School in Connecticut spat off a balcony and hit the person below, according to principal Dina...
  • A Latina novelist spoke about white privilege. Students burned her book in response.

    10/11/2019 10:40:42 PM PDT · by KingofZion · 55 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | October 11, 2019 | Alex Horton
    The white students gathered around the fire, speculating why parts of the book were not already engulfed in flames. “It’s a hard cover!” shouts one male student in a video amid laughs as ripped-out pages burn, torn from a novel written by a Hispanic author who had suggested white people are treated differently in society. That angered some students at Georgia Southern University. In response to Jennine Capó Crucet’s talk on the Statesboro, Ga., campus Wednesday, where she focused her discussion on white privilege, students gathered at a grill and torched her novel “Make Your Home Among Strangers” — about...
  • Students burn copies of Hispanic professor's book after she asked them to think about (tr)

    10/11/2019 8:57:52 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/11/19 | Marty Johnson
    Students burn copies of Hispanic professor's book after she asked them to think about their white privilege Georgia Southern students reportedly burned copies of an Hispanic author's book after she challenged them to examine their white privilege. Author and University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Jennine Capó Crucet was at the university as part of a book series for first-year students, according to student newspaper The George-Anne, discussing her novel "Make Your Home Among Strangers," which tells of a poor Latina girl who's accepted to a selective college in New York. During her talk, one of the students reportedly told Crucet, "I...
  • Elizabeth Warren Touts Plan to Address ‘Environmental Racism’

    10/10/2019 6:07:57 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/09/2019 | Hannah Bleau
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on Wednesday unveiled her plan to address “environmental injustice” and “environmental racism,” which includes a $1 trillion investment into minority communities affected by “industrial pollution.” Warren argues that “justice” plays a massive role in properly addressing the climate change “crisis,” citing studies that suggest that black and Hispanic families are disproportionately affected by air pollution caused by white people: A more recent study found that while whites largely cause air pollution, Blacks and Latinxs are more likely to breathe it in. Unsurprisingly, these groups also experience higher rates of childhood asthma. And many more low-income and...
  • Rashida Tlaib Comes Out for Jim Crow-Style Laws, Arrests of Her Political Foes

    10/07/2019 4:56:31 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 42 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 5, 2019 | Robert Spencer
    Wait long enough, and everything comes around again. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), one of the wokest womyn in the world, has this week blazed bold new trails by calling for the revival of not one, but two tried-and-true practices that have inexplicably fallen into neglect in American politics: Jim Crow segregation laws and the arrest of one’s political opponents. This brave leader said in a Detroit speech that if Trump Cabinet members failed to comply with congressional subpoenas, “they’re trying to figure out, no joke, is it the D.C. police that goes and gets them? We don’t know. Where do...
  • Who Cares About You?

    10/02/2019 1:08:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | October 2, 2019 | Walter E. Williams
    During my student days at a UCLA economics department faculty/graduate student coffee hour in the 1960s, I was chatting with Professor Armen Alchian, probably the greatest microeconomic theory economist of the 20th century. I was trying to impress Alchian with my knowledge of statistical type I and type II errors. I explained that unlike my wife, who assumed that everyone was her friend until they prove differently, my assumption was everyone was an enemy until they proved otherwise. The result: My wife's vision maximized the number of her friends but maximized her chances of betrayal. My vision minimized my chances...
  • Trump Is ‘Last Hope for White People,’ Said Police Chief on Trial

    10/01/2019 6:39:44 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 14 replies
    NYT ^ | 10/01/19 | Andrea Salcedo
    A former police chief in New Jersey who is on trial on a federal hate-crime charge after he allegedly slammed a black teenager’s head into a doorjamb, once called President Trump “the last hope for white people,” according to a recording recently played for jurors. In the 2016 recording, which federal officials shared with The New York Times, Frank Nucera Jr., the former chief, can be heard saying that Mr. Trump was the last hope because “Hillary will give it to all the minorities to get a vote. That’s the truth! I’m telling you.” The Trump comment was surreptitiously recorded...
  • How White Liberals Became 'Woke,' Radically Changing Their Outlook On Race

    10/01/2019 3:05:33 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    National Public Radio ^ | October 1, 2019 | Asma Kahlid
    Jeromy Brown, a 46-year-old teacher in Iowa, considers President Trump a white supremacist. "If the shoe fits, then say it, and the shoe fits him," Brown said, while waiting in a "selfie line" at an Elizabeth Warren rally in August. "Why should he be excused from that label?" Brown, like many white liberal voters, appreciates that some Democratic presidential candidates have begun explicitly referring to Trump as a white supremacist. His top choice, Warren, told The NPR Politics Podcast in August that "when the white supremacists call Donald Trump one of their own, I tend to believe them." But she's...
  • What Conservatives Must Understand About Black Americans

    09/30/2019 9:01:15 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 154 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | September 30, 2019 | Raynard Jackson
    Over the years, many prominent conservatives have asked me why blacks are not more involved in the Republican Party and the conservative movement. The answer is very simple: Conservatives have shown no demonstrable indication to the black community that we are welcomed by the party or the conservative movement. As a matter of fact, conservatives force “real” blacks to make a false choice: to be black or conservative, as though we can’t be both. Most blacks are conservative by nature and by upbringing. “Real” blacks don’t check their blackness at the door when they join a conservative group. We still...
  • Lawyer for Exxon workers charged with beating two black women says clients not racist

    09/27/2019 2:00:04 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 36 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | September 26, 2019 | Lacretia Wimbley
    The attorney for two of three men charged with assaulting two black women last week at a North Side gas station denied Thursday that the defendants are racist and rejected calls to upgrade the charges against them. “My clients are not racist,” lawyer David Shrager said during a news conference at his Downtown offices. “They love that community. They feel terrible that people think this was based in some way, shape or form on racial discrimination when it was not.” Mr. Shrager represents Balkar “Bill” Singh, 40, of Harmar, and Sukhjinder “Simon” Sadhra, 35, of Ross. He said that police...
  • White evangelicals love Trump and aren't confused about why. No one should be.

    09/27/2019 10:30:14 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 67 replies
    NBC News ^ | September 27, 2019 | Anthea Butler
    Liberals have a tendency to wring their hands at the strong support President Donald Trump — he of the three wives and multiple affairs, and a tendency to engage in exceedingly un-Christian-like behavior at the slightest provocation — continues to receive from the white evangelical community. White evangelical support for Donald Trump is still at 73 percent, and more than 80 percent of white evangelicals voted for him in 2016. But focusing on the disconnect between Trump's personal actions and the moral aspects of their faith misses the issue that keeps their support firm: racism. Modern evangelicals' support for this...