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  • DeSantis promises to strip funding for diversity programs at state universities

    01/31/2023 4:28:12 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 19 replies
    WPLG-TV (ABC Miami) ^ | 01/31/2023 | Christina Vazquez
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis took aim at college and university diversity programs during an event in Bradenton Tuesday. DeSantis, speaking at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota, announced a proposal to strip funding for all diversity, equity and inclusion, or DEI, programs as well as critical race theory... DeSantis has crusaded against...CRT, defined by Oxford Languages as “a set of ideas holding that racial bias is inherent in many parts of Western society, especially in its legal and social institutions, on the basis of their having been primarily designed for and implemented by white people.” ....DeSantis and other conservatives have long...
  • Philadelphia Eagles Won Big Sunday Night. So Did White Privilege—Again

    01/31/2023 3:49:47 AM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 49 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Jan 30, 2023 | Ernest Owens
    On Friday night, a viral video depicting the extrajudicial police killing of Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old unarmed Black man from Memphis, prompted helicopters in Philly to hover near my house in West Philly. The reason? Media and police were preparing for potential mass protests following the public outcry. The situation was infuriating. There was so much premeditated presumption of a potential riot, damaged property, and another racial uprising. I began to be triggered by the last time such a viral traumatic video caused an uproar. In 2020, the extrajudicial police killing of George Floyd, another unarmed Black man, led to...
  • Dr. Taub (former Haaretz columnist) '"Haaretz" is an anti-Semitic newspaper'

    01/31/2023 3:41:01 AM PST · by Conservat1 · 24 replies
    Tov News ^ | 01/26/2023
    Dr. Gadi Taub: "Haaretz" is an anti-Semitic newspaper Dr. Gadi Taub in an interview with Orna Yashar a day after the Haaretz newspaper decided to stop publishing his column Tov News Staff, 01/26/2023 "It was like an admission of weakness," says Dr. Gadi Taub, "I wouldn't have expected a newspaper to want to do something like that, instead of answering - you are excommunicating. The newspaper "Haaretz" worked on a massive deception of the public. He set up a wall of lies within which his big pages will hide the reality, they cannot afford someone to make a hole in...
  • The racist Arab Islamic fascist Alkam Khairy's massacre in front of synagogue: Jerusalem, Jan 27, 2023

    01/30/2023 3:26:49 PM PST · by Conservat1 · 1 replies
    At DanielPipes ^ | Jan 30, 2023
    * The Arab-Palestinian Alkam Khairy carried out Synagogue Massacre Shabbat evening - he waited outside the synagogue to slaughter and when people ran away, he chased after them.* Many celebrations erupted among masses of racist Arabs.* Terrorist's father from hell praised him, that he was a devout Muslim and this is for him a joy like his wedding.* While worldwide condemnation poured in, Abu Mazen blamed ... Israel, and his Fatah actually hailed the massacre.___________GND @GND_arabic Tweeted:Jan 27, 2023. Israeli citizen Abdelrahem Haj Yahya shares a story with a bemused smile and an impression (due to the attack): "This is...
  • NYC Mayor Adams on Tyre Nichols Death: We Have To Be Honest Racism Involved

    01/30/2023 10:43:58 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01-30-2023 | Pam Key
    New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) said Monday on “CNN This Morning” that racism was involved in the death of Tyre Nichols. Host Don Lemon asked, “Much has been made about the officers, all of them being black. You said that diversifying police departments would allow us to have a level of policing we deserve. These five officers are all black. Is there an entrenched police culture of aggression towards black people?” Adams said, “Clearly, we could not ignore the ethnicity of the officers that are involved. That is the pink elephant in the room. And people talked about...
  • 'Black people can harbor anti-Black sentiments': CNN commentator argues former officers charged in Tyre Nichols' death could have been influenced by racism

    01/30/2023 7:57:52 AM PST · by Twotone · 55 replies
    The Blaze ^ | January 27, 2023 | Alex Nitzberg
    Left-wing CNN commentator Van Jones authored an opinion piece suggesting that the former police officers charged in the death of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols may have been tainted by racism, even though the officers are black, as was the victim. The five men, who have all been fired from the Memphis Police Department, were charged with second-degree murder, aggravated assault, and more. Video footage of the Jan. 7 incident was released on Friday. Nichols died just days after incident. Jones contended that the black officers could have been influenced by racism. "In short, racial animus can still be a factor, even...
  • CNN’s Van Jones Blames Beating Death of Tyre Nichols by 5 Black Police Officers on Racism

    01/27/2023 6:31:12 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 51 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | January 27, 2023 | Jim Hoft
    Authorities on Friday evening released bodycam footage of five Memphis police officers beating motorist Tyre Nichols during a traffic stop. Five ex-Memphis police officers were charged with second-degree murder and kidnapping on Thursday in the death of a black motorist. The officers, Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin III, Desmond Mills Jr. and Justin Smith – were fired on Friday after the motorist, Tyre Nichols, died following a violent confrontation during a January 7 traffic stop. Video of the police officers beating Tyre Nichols was released Friday evening as Antifa and BLM incite riots. Memphis businesses have boarded up in...
  • Norwegian University Studies Role of White Paint in Promoting Racism

    01/23/2023 10:49:01 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01-23-2023 | THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
    ROME — Norway’s University of Bergen has launched a study of the role played by white paint in extending white supremacy around the globe. The university has received a $1.2 million government grant for its research project “How Norway Made the World Whiter” (NorWhite) to investigate “how white paint has contributed to white supremacy around the world.” The project studies the Norwegian innovation of the white pigment titanium dioxide to show “how Norway has played a globally leading role in establishing white as a superior color.”
  • Konstantin Kisin Oxford Union Viral Speech (brief video - 30+/- seconds)

    01/23/2023 2:18:01 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 15 replies ^ | Konstantin Kisin
    This is just a brief video snippet of the viral speech mentioned in the headline.Here's an excerpt:Free speech is not some right-wing reframing of whatever. It's the foundation of Western civilization.The only way to deal with the problem of racism is to treat people on the content of their character and nothing else. The fact that Woke culture seeks to overturn that is a new form of racism.Here's a link to the entire speech: Konstantin Kisin | This House Believes Woke Culture Has Gone Too Far - Oxford Union (about 9 minutes)
  • BLM preacher claims child who shot Virginia teacher would have been treated differently if not white — only the child was black.

    01/22/2023 6:36:47 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    WND ^ | January 22, 2023 | JOSEPH MACKINNON
    BLM activist and hate preacher Talbert W. Swan evidenced his apparent preference for racial division over truth with a recent pair of tweets suggesting that the Virginia boy who shot Abigail Zerner earlier this month would have been treated differently had he not been white. Only, as Twitter user "The Redheaded libertarian" pointed out, the boy was in fact black.Swan, president of the Greater Springfield chapter of the NAACP, wrote on Jan. 14, "A six year old white boy in Virginia packs his mother’s 9mm Taurus pistol in his backpack, goes to school, and intentionally shoots his teacher. If he...
  • Fox News Contributor Kicked Out of Restaurant for the ‘Crime’ of Being Black and Conservative (Video)

    01/22/2023 3:20:46 PM PST · by montag813 · 54 replies
    RNN ^ | 01-22-2023 | Kira Davis
    Gianno Caldwell is a Fox News contributor, author and activist. Raised on the south side of Chicago, Caldwell often credits his upbringing with helping him to be resilient and driven. When his teenage brother was murdered by random gunfire on a Chicago street corner one Friday morning last summer, Caldwell became a passionate spokesperson for justice. In particular, Caldwell has railed against the lax crime policies of liberal legislators and prosecutors in cities across the nation. He even testified in front of Congress recently, as someone who has been directly affected by the unchecked violence plaguing American cities. Caldwell...
  • Virginia boy who shot teacher Abigail Zwerner told another he wanted to set her on fire (pic of the boy released)

    01/22/2023 7:14:38 AM PST · by Drew68 · 185 replies
    NY Post (via MSN) ^ | 01/21/23 | Matthew Sedacca
    A 6-year-old who shot his teacher allegedly told another educator he wanted to light her on fire and watch her die, according to a report. Last month, the troubled boy nearly made good on his apparent murderous impulses, shooting first grader teacher Abigail Zwerner at Richneck Elementary School in Newport News., Va., officials have said. Zwerner survived. Zwerner and other Richneck teachers said they had shared their fears about the child’s grave behavior with administrators, only to have their concerns downplayed or ignored, The Washington Post reported. Zwerner had asked for support with the boy, and expressed concerns about his...
  • Why Reparations Make No Sense (over 3,000 free black slaveholders who owned some 20,000 slaves. American Indians were also slaveholders)

    01/19/2023 3:06:39 PM PST · by daniel1212 · 67 replies
    Intellectual Takeout ^ | January 13, 2023 | Richard Moss, M.D.
    Among many tell-tale signs of the tectonic fissures dividing the nation, perhaps the most telling is the call by prominent Democrats and others for reparations. A recent proposal by California governor Gavin Newsom calling for reparation payments of a potential $223,200 per black resident pushes the matter once again to the fore. Reparations refers to a compensatory payment made to the descendants of African slaves brought to America through the Atlantic slave trade. It is unworkable but speaks loudly of the state of our politics and culture.Proponents of reparations argue passionately of the stain of slavery, the long, dark shadow...
  • Norwegian government funds research to find out if white paint is racist

    01/19/2023 1:29:17 PM PST · by fluorescence · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 19, 2023 | Taylor Penley
    Is white paint racist? Norway's University of Bergen is exploring that question, asking how the aesthetic of white paint helped the nation contribute to white supremacy and helped "[make] the world whiter." "Whiteness is not only a cultural and societal condition tied to skin color, privileges, and systematic exclusion, but materialize everywhere around us," a rundown of the study read. "Although Norway is not a conventional colonial power, this project will show how the country has played a globally leading role in establishing white as a superior color," it said. "Until now, however, this story has been lesser known to...
  • Black Minnesota police chief is forced to apologize for posting thin blue line symbol to celebrate National Law Enforcement Day after woke mob descended on him

    01/18/2023 3:38:41 AM PST · by blueplum · 49 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 18 Jan 2023 | ALEX HAMMER
    A Minnesota police chief was forced to apologize for posting an image of a 'thin blue line' flag to his department's Facebook page last week, after community members aired complaints labeling the symbol a representation of 'extremist views.' The flag, a black and white rendition of the American flag with a blue stripe running just under the stars, represents men and women in blue standing as a line between law and order. However, more recently, the symbol has been deemed divisive by some, as its meaning has shifted from one of nonpartisan support to one synonymous with the far-right
  • Scarborough Implies Bigotry Behind GOP Criticism of Karine Jean-Pierre

    01/16/2023 10:16:04 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 37 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Spit it out, Scarborough! Instead of making ugly, thinly veiled accusations against Republicans, have the guts to flatly say what you think! On today's Morning Joe, Scarborough, discussing the performance of Biden spox Karine Jean-Pierre, said: "When you look at the briefings [on Biden's docs situation], you know, there have been a lot of Republicans who have been critical of Karine Jean-Pierre, of course they have been from the beginning. I'll let people draw their own conclusions as to why. It seems pretty obvious to me." Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Democrat Introduces Legislation to Make White People Criticizing Minorities a Federal Crime

    01/16/2023 5:41:08 AM PST · by Erik Latranyi · 79 replies
    Red State ^ | 16 Jan 23 | Bonchie
    It may be MLK Day, but Democrats aren’t here for all that “content of character” stuff. Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee, long in the running for being the vapidest member of Congress (oops, did I just commit a crime?), has introduced legislation that could make political criticism by white people against minorities a federal crime. In what can only be called a convoluted mess, the bill proposes that a white person who “vilifies” any non-white person and has their words end up on social media, accessible by “persons who are predisposed to engaging in any action in furtherance of a white...
  • If Affirmative Action Ends, College Admissions May Be Changed Forever

    01/15/2023 8:31:31 AM PST · by SpeedyInTexas · 41 replies
    NYTimes ^ | 15-JAN-2023 | Stephanie Saul
    "In 1964, hoping to erase its image as a privileged cloister for white rich families, Wesleyan University contacted 400 Black high school students from around the country to persuade them to apply. The outreach led to the enrollment of what became known as Wesleyan’s “vanguard” class — one Latino and 13 Black students — which helped establish the university’s commitment to diversity. Nearly 60 years later, such recruitment practices face an existential threat."
  • DeSantis Hammers NHL Over ‘Discriminatory’ Job Posting: ‘Not Welcome In The State Of Florida’

    01/14/2023 1:47:49 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 53 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | January 13, 2023 | Ryan Saavedra
    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis slammed the National Hockey League (NHL) in a statement Friday afternoon after the league posted what the state deemed to be a “discriminatory” job posting. “The NHL is proud to announce its first-ever Pathway to Hockey Summit launching during our 2023 All Star festivities in South Florida!” the NHL said in the job posting on LinkedIn. “The Pathway to Hockey Summit is a career event for diverse job seekers who are pursuing careers in hockey. The day will be filled with guest speakers and panelists, networking opportunities, and more!” The event takes place on February 2...
  • H.R. 40: To address the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865 and to establish a commission to study and consider a national apology

    01/14/2023 12:31:24 PM PST · by Perseverando · 118 replies
    U.S. Congress ^ | January 9, 2023 | Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee
    118th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 40To address the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865 and to establish a commission to study and consider a national apology and proposal for reparations for the institution of slavery, its subsequent de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against African Americans, and the impact of these forces on living African Americans, to make recommendations to the Congress on appropriate remedies, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January 9, 2023 Ms. Jackson Lee (for...