Tag: racism

Racist College Kid Julian von Abele Caught Saying Racist Things on Camera, Will Have You Know He’s Not Racist

Photo: Columbia University (Getty Images) The white kid spotted extolling the virtues of whiteness to fellow students in a recent viral video wants you to know he’s definitely not racist. Columbia University Sophomore Julian von Abele, a physics major, shared a statement with The Daily Beast stating his actions in […]

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Exclusive — Paris Dennard: Washington Post’s Political Hit Job, CNN’s Blatant Bias

In an August CNN appearance, a former CIA official, with whom I had once worked in my former job, became highly upset with me while discussing President Donald Trump’s revocation of the security clearance of former intelligence officials. The segment went viral, even gaining the attention of President Trump, who tweeted about me, saying I […]

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James Alex Fields, Nazi who drove car into Charlottesville protesters, found guilty of murdering Heather Heyer

Jury finds James Fields found guilty on all 10 charges, including first degree murder of Heather Heyer. Never forget: Trump said they were ‘very fine people.’ During the 2017 racist rally in Charlottesville, white supremacist James Alex Fields Jr. deliberately drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, and killed two of the anti-racism demonstrators […]

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In the Latest Example of White Women Not Minding Their Damn Business, ‘Target Tammy’ Makes Her Auspicious Debut

Screenshot: @HollaBlackGirl (Twitter) I don’t know if you’ve ever had the privilege of meeting a black person, but outside of ensuring that we remain moisturized at all times, one of our favorite pastimes is discussing black movies. Over drinks and raucous laughter, you might catch us deconstructing the elevator stare […]

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Mahershala Ali Reveals His True Detective Character Was Originally Written as White 

Mahershala Ali stops by DIRECTV House presented by AT&T during Toronto International Film Festival 2018 at Momofuku TorontoPhoto: Charley Gallay (Getty Images for AT&T and DIRECTV) Looks like the (rare) tradition of colorblind casting wins again. Mahershala Ali’s casting news reinvigorated interest in HBO’s anthology series, True Detective—and his recent […]

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As If Christmas Carols Aren’t Insidious Enough, High Schoolers Turned ‘Jingle Bells’ into the KKK’s Official Theme Song

Image: iStock Much like Trump’s toupee glue, being a teacher is a thankless job. There’s low pay, long hours, and a tremendous amount of responsibility to mold the minds of our next generation. But even outside of being an educator, they’re disciplinarians, role models, mentors, and invaluable pillars of our […]

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Tis the Season to be Racist, As Two Police Officers Find Out Newports and Popeyes Don’t Belong on Their Christmas Tree

Image: iStock It’s the most wonderful racist ass time of the year. According to the Star Tribune, two Minneapolis police officers have been placed on administrative leave since they couldn’t drum up enough yuletide cheer with just egg nog and chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Instead, they decided to […]

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The One Place Colorblindness Will Benefit Black People: America’s Courtrooms. The Supreme Court Should Take Note

Photo: iStock Black people usually recoil when we hear a white person say, “I don’t see color,” and with good reason. It usually denotes a form of racial denialism, at best, and a subtle, yet clear implication that there is something wrong with race, and specifically, something wrong with being […]

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The Pathology of Prejudice

Driving around the part of Fresno, California, where Shannon Brown spent much of her life feels a bit like entering an alternate, more insular version of America, something out of an earlier time. We passed a white woman holding a baby in a driveway. An older white man worked in […]

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‘More Racist than Ferguson’: Hoover, Ala., and the Inevitable Death of Emantic Bradford Jr.

Screenshot: Family of Emantic Ford, Jr. (Facebook) While I don’t know who shot Emantic Bradford Jr., I can tell you that his killer works for me. Every time I go to buy groceries, I pay his salary. My property taxes paid for the bullets he fired. And everyone knew it […]

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Nooses Hung Outside Mississippi State Capitol the Day Before Pivotal Senate Election

Photo: Al Drago (Getty) It hasn’t even been a month since Mississippi Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith “joked” about sitting in the “front row” for a “public hanging” while an all-white crowd laughed and laughed at her hilarious quip, but already, one of her constituents has graciously volunteered their time to […]

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Neo-Nazis Are Organizing Secretive Paramilitary Training Across America

A propaganda photo reportedly showing affiliated members of The Base on a “recent camping trip practicing bushcraft.” Photo via Twitter. A neo-Nazi who goes by the alias Norman Spear has launched a project to unify online fascists and link that vast coalition of individuals into a network training new soldiers […]

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‘N*****fishing’ Is the New Form of Blackface

Emma Hallberg screenshots from Instagram and Twitter. Black Twitter was thrown into a tizzy a couple of weeks ago when the term “n*****fished” went viral. Several pages associated with the term popped up with the intention of outing young, most often white women who appear to be adopting black culture […]

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Like Many Black Women, Kim Porter Was Under a Doctor’s Care and Still Died. That’s Terrifying

Photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images) To prepare for the expected birth of our second child next month, my wife and I are enrolled in one of those new-age birthing classes where the bulk of each two-hourlong session is devoted to language and connotation. (“Don’t say birthing canal. Say birthing stream, […]

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Online Supporter of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter Arrested, Said Pittsburgh Was a ‘Dry Run’

Photo: iStock A white nationalist who had an online friendship with the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect has been arrested for having a small arsenal in his possession. His relatives alerted the authorities. Thirty-year-old Jeffrey R. Clark Jr. of Washington, D.C., has been charged with “one federal count of unlawful possession […]

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Watch: Joy Reid Suggests Racism Behind Republican Criticism of Brenda Snipes

MSNBC host Joy Reid suggested Saturday that the outpouring of Republican criticism of Broward County Board of Elections supervisor Brenda Snipes is driven by racism. On Friday, Circuit Judge Carol-Lisa Phillips ordered Snipes to transfer a tally of all votes cast to the campaign of Republican gubernatorial nominee Gov. Rick Scott by 7:00 p.m. EST — a deadline the […]

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