Tag: racism

When Keeping It ‘Colonial’ Goes Wrong: Vogue Brazil Editor Resigns After Using Black People as Props at Birthday Party

Vogue Brasil’s March IssueScreenshot: Condé Nast Just prior to the release of its Spring Fashion Issue, Vogue Brazil suddenly finds itself without a style editor, as Donata Meirelles found out the hard way that using black people as props in a nod to the glorious history of colonization isn’t so […]

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On Jussie Smollett, Misreporting, and the Fine Line Between Healthy Skepticism and MAGA Propaganda

Jussie Smollett performs onstage during amfAR Dance2Cure on December 1, 2018 in Hollywood, California. Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images) On Thursday, Jussie Smollett appeared on Good Morning America, noting that while he was “pissed off” at the attackers he claims targeted him with homophobic and racist slurs, he was equally […]

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White Woman Tells Black Police Officer Arresting Her ‘My KKK Friends Will Burn Your Family’

Julie EdwardsPhoto: Volusia County Corrections An allegedly drunk white woman in Deland, Fla., took exception to be arrested by a black sheriff’s deputy and was caught on tape going on a racist and violent rant against him. BuzzFeed News reports that Volusia County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon King was responding to […]

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Separate, but Equally Dangerous: How the Jussie Smollett and Liam Neeson Controversies Reinforce Racist Narratives About Black Men

Jussie Smollett attends the 2018 Fox Network Upfront on May 14, 2018 in New York City; Liam Neeson attends the screening of ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ during the 56th New York Film Festival on October 4, 2018 in New York City.Photo: Dia Dipasupil (Getty Images), Nicholas Hunt (Getty Images) […]

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Trump Jr. Proves the Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree, Praises Dad for Wildly Inappropriate Trail of Tears of Jab

Photo: Matt Rourke (Associated Press) It’s not exactly a secret that Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and that guy ya’ll put in the White House don’t particularly care for each other. They don’t exchange Christmas cards during the holidays, they ignore each other at the dog park, and if Melania’s Baby […]

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American Justice: Abuse Domineque Ray as a Boy, Discriminate Against Him as a Man, and on Death Row, Kill Him

The Supreme Court was OK with Domineque Ray’s execution.Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Domineque Ray was born in a country that is proud of its stated principles, which supposedly include justice for all. For Ray, justice in America meant enduring sexual and other forms of physical abuse throughout his childhood, so […]

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Donald Trump Says the ‘Abolition of Civil Rights’ Is One of Our Country’s ‘Greatest Strides’

Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) Have you ever been watching or listening to someone speak, and suddenly the next thing that comes out of their mouth is something you know they truly believe but did not mean to actually say out loud? That happened to “President” Donald Trump on Thursday […]

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Nolte: 50% Of Virginia Democrats Still Back Baby-Killing, Blackface Northam

What exactly does a Democrat have to do to lose favor with Democrat voters? Hang out with a domestic terrorist? Nope. Have his photo taken with Louis Farrakhan? Nope. Have sex with a 21-year-old intern in the Oval Office just a few feet away from his wife and daughter? Nope. Leave Americans to die in […]

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I come from a legacy of Black people that says we can’t afford to give up

I Come From A Legacy Of Black People That Says We Can’t Give Up – HelloGiggles I come from a legacy of Black people that says we can’t afford to give up this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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Nolte: Karma Comes for Racial Demagogue Ralph ‘Coonman’ Northam

Karma has arrived for Governor Ralph “The Coonman” Northam (D-VA), and this time Karma carries a scythe. Virginia’s 2017 gubernatorial campaign was one of the most shameless and shameful on record. At the time, Northam was the state’s Lieutenant Governor running against Republican Ed Gillespie, and in order to win, Northam ruthlessly engaged in the […]

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In 1st Appearance Since Attack, Jussie Smollett Performs Live in LA; Says Now Is the Time to Be ‘Blacker and Gayer’

Singer Jussie Smollett performs onstage on February 02, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. Image: Scott Dudelson (Getty Images for ABA) Jussie Smollett may be bruised, but he isn’t broken. The 35-year-old made his first public appearance on Saturday night since his reported attack. “I had to be here tonight. I […]

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Report: Ralph ‘Coonman’ Northam Counting On Media to Save Him

Embattled Governor Ralph Northam (D-VA) is counting on the establishment media to save him from having to resign, reports the National Journal’s Josh Kraushaar. “Talked to a plugged-in Virginia Dem that’s skeptical Northam will resign — after watching Northam’s stubbornness today,” Kraushaar tweeted Saturday. “Says that from Northam’s POV, he’s already hit rock bottom. And […]

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On Well-Intended White Folks: Thoughts on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and the Making of a Public Image

Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) Less than eight months ago, after delivering a speech to a room full of educators about teaching strategies to help educators acknowledge and heal from a history of racism in education, I took a seat to hear the Gov. Ralph Northam speak. After expressing his […]

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Jussie Smollett’s Neighbor Claims She Saw a ‘Redneck’ with a Rope Near Their Apartment Building Shortly Before Reported Attack

Jussie Smollett attends the ‘Empire’ Season 5 world premiere during the 2018 Tribeca TV Festival on September 22, 2018 in New York City. Photo: Dominik Bindl (Getty Images for Tribeca TV) Investigation is underway regarding the recent Jussie Smollett attack as law enforcement officials and fans alike strive for answers. […]

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ACLU Sues Entire School District For Being Racist AF

Photo: iStock If racism was a school-sanctioned sport, I’d love to see the white supremacy team from Covington Catholic High School MAGAts face off against the traditional powerhouse bigots of Paw Paw, Mich. because, according to the Michigan chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, the Paw Paw Public Schools […]

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