Tag: racism

Michael Eric Dyson: Kanye West ‘White Supremacy by Ventriloquism’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “The Beat,” Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson criticized hip-hop artist Kanye West’s appearance in the Oval Office earlier in the day with President Donald Trump. Dyson hammered West for various aspects of the White House appearance and accused the West of being a vehicle for white supremacy. “This is white supremacy […]

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CNN’s Don Lemon: Kanye West’s Oval Office Performance Was ‘a Minstrel Show’

Thursday on CNN’s “The Situation Room,” network host Don Lemon called hip-hop star Kanye West’s appearance in the Oval Office today “a minstrel show.” Lemon said, “I have no animosity for Kanye West. I’m just going to be honest, and I may get in a lot of trouble for it. I actually feel bad for […]

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Voting rights groups sue Georgia & Brian Kemp to reinstate 53,000 blocked registrations, 70% are Black

Voting rights advocacy groups are suing the state of Georgia to reinstate 53,000 blocked voter registrations, 70% of which are from African American voters, saying the current policy violates the U.S. Voting Rights Act and The National Voter Registration Act. The Lawyer’s Committee For Human Rights tweeted this afternoon, “We have just filed a lawsuit […]

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Fmr RNC Chair Steele: ‘Bromance’ with Kanye Doesn’t ‘Absolve’ Trump’s Racism

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele said President Donald Trump does not get his previous actions and comments forgiven by holding an Oval Office press conference with hip-hop star Kanye West. Network host Chris Matthews said, “Here he is sitting with a hip-hop guy who apparently has some sort of […]

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Kanye West: The Left Tries to Control Black People with ‘Concept of Racism’

Hip-hop superstar Kanye West criticized the left at the White House on Thursday for trying to control black people with accusations of racism. “A liberal will try to control a black person through the concept of racism because they know that we are very proud emotional people,” West said. “You think racism can control me? […]

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Trump’s EPA chief Andrew Wheeler caught ‘liking’ racist & conspiracy memes, yet again

Acting EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler has been caught –yet again– engaging with racist and conspiracy theory posts on social media. He pooh-poohed questions about online interactions he had with a Pizzagater, and tells a reporter he doesn’t remember liking a racist picture of the Obamas. How long has his inflammatory online activity been going on? […]

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Sharpton After Collins’ Kavanaugh Announcement: Trump Base Are Like People Who Attended Lynchings After Church

Friday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” Al Sharpton said President Donald Trump’s supporters are like people who “would go to church and then go to the lynching after clothing themselves in morality.” When host Nicolle Wallace asked why the president is graded on a curve, Sharpton said, “Because I think that we’re dealing with a bully and he’s been […]

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Ann Coulter: No More Mr. White Guy

“They know the optics of 11 white men questioning Dr. Ford … will be so harmful and so damaging to the GOP.” — Areva Martin, CNN legal analyst “They understand that you have all of these white men who would be questioning this woman … the optics of it would look terrible.” — Gloria Borger, […]

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Omarosa: Trump Obsessed With ‘Insulting Very Accomplished African Americans’

Sunday on MSNBC’s “Live With Alex Witt,” former Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman accused Trump of having an “obsession with insulting very accomplished African-Americans.” When asked about Trump tweeting about NFL players protesting the National Anthem, Manigault Newman said, “He has an obsession with insulting very accomplished African-Americans. The pattern here is clear. Everyone knows these […]

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Brooks: DeSantis Either Has ‘Nasty Tendencies’ or ‘Doesn’t Get Out Much’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks said Florida Republican gubernatorial nominee Congressman Ron DeSantis either has “some nasty tendencies within himself, or he just doesn’t get out much. And neither is good.” Brooks stated, “I don’t know what’s in DeSantis’ heart, or whether he was trying to invoke racial stereotypes. I do know […]

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Jeff Sessions Backs Asian Students in Landmark Harvard Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

The Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a 40-page Statement of Interest in support of Students for Fair Admissions’ (SFFA) lawsuit against Harvard University on behalf of Asian students who claim they were discriminated against in their bids to attend the prestigious college. “No American should be denied admission to school because of their race. As […]

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Barack Obama in 2008: Both Parties ‘Have Monkeyed Around With Elections’

Barack Obama warned supporters that politicians had “monkeyed around” with elections, during a campaign speech at Kent State University in New Philadelphia, Ohio, on September 3, 2008. Then-Senator Obama (D-IL) said (0:29 in the video below): “I come from Chicago. It’s not as if it’s just Republicans who have monkeyed around with elections in the […]

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Trump’s government denying passports to some Americans born near U.S.-Mexico border: WaPo

U.S.-Mexico border in Nogales, Arizona, May 22, 2014. (Photo : Reuters) They served in the Army, Border Patrol and as police. They have legitimate U.S. birth certificates. But Trump’s government is denying their passport applications and telling them they aren’t U.S. citizens. A Washington Post report out today tells of the “growing number of people […]

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CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin Falsely Blames Antifa Violence on Black Americans

CNN senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin bizarrely pinned the blame for Antifa violence on black Americans Tuesday night, saying that the far-left group is “widely perceived as an African-American organization.” In response to President Trump warning of Antifa violence should Democrats win the midterms, Jeffrey Toobin said, “Let’s be clear also about what’s going on […]

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CNN’s Toobin: Trump’s Talk of Violence After Midterms Is a Warning About ‘Scary Black People’

Tuesday on CNN’s “The Situation Room,” network legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin commented on President Donald Trump‘s reported warning that the left would “overturn” everything that we’ve done “violently” if Republicans lose control of the House in the 2018 midterm election. According to a CNN transcript, during a meeting with evangelical leaders at the White House event […]

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Jake Tapper Praises ‘Golden Age of Journalism,’ Trump Policies ‘Built’ on ‘Racism’

CNN’s Jake Tapper described some of President Donald Trump’s policies as being built on “racism” while praising what he said was today’s “golden age of journalism.” He made his remarks last Thursday at the American Society of Travel Agents convention in Washington, DC. Tapper said that some of Trump’s policies are occasionally built on “racism,” “in […]

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Candace Owens: Paris Dennard Faces ‘Public Lynching’ for Supporting Trump

Prominent conservative commentator Candace Owens tweeted Thursday morning that the media were attempting a “public lynching” of fellow black conservative Paris Dennard because he had proven an effective advocate for President Donald Trump. Two days ago, @PARISDENNARD, a black Trump supporter, was praised by the president. Today, he is trending across the media as he […]

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Racist White Man Allegedly Stabs Black Man to Death, Then Asks Police for a Ride Home

Screenshot: KDKA (YouTube) On Sunday, 24-year-old Joden Rocco was charged in the stabbing death of 24-year-old Dulane Cameron Jr. outside of a bar in Pittsburgh. But as details from the incident emerge, a story that initially seemed like just an unusually tragic outcome to a bar fight has been discovered […]

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Not just the ‘Queen of Soul’: Aretha Franklin leaves behind a rich legacy of civil rights activism

Aretha Franklin leaves behind a rich legacy that extends beyond her music. It is quite an understatement to say that Aretha Franklin was just a singer. With a career that spanned almost six decades, her musical legacy is positively unmatched. In 1987, she became the first woman ever to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It […]

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