Tag: white supremacy

VA official proudly displays KKK Grand Wizard portrait in his D.C. office, ‘I thought it was very nice’

An official with the U.S. Veterans Administration proudly displayed a lit formal portrait of Nathan Bedford Forrest, the Ku Klux Klan’s first Grand Wizard, despite protestations from people who worked for him. ‘I thought it was very nice,’ he said of the official showcased art, which he is sad to have been forced to take […]

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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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Ian M. Smith, Homeland Security staffer tied to white supremacists, was in White House policy meetings with Stephen Miller

Ian M. Smith, former Department of Homeland Security staffer, has been the subject of recent reports that link him to Nazi and White Supremacist social groups. This guy worked for DHS. This is really bad stuff: “Smith responded to a group dinner invitation whose host said his home would be ‘judenfrei,’ a German word used […]

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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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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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Protesters Destroy ‘Silent Sam’ Confederate Monument on UNC Campus

On Monday evening, a large group of protesters destroyed a 105-year-old Confederate statue named “Silent Sam” standing on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. On the evening of August 20, a group of students gathered to demand that university officials remove the statue that has stood since 1913 on McCorkle […]

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Ivanka Trump Condemns White Supremacy, Neo-Nazism on Charlottesville Anniversary

On the anniversary of the deadly Charlottesville rally, senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump reaffirmed white supremacy and neo-nazism have no place in the United States.  The first daughter wrote in a series of tweets Saturday evening: One year ago in Charlottesville, we witnessed an ugly display of hatred, racism, bigotry & violence. While Americans are blessed to live […]

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‘Russia’s Rep’ Confides His Racist Fears To Hannity: ‘Democrats Are Trying To Replace Us’

Dana Rohrabacher, aka “Russia’s Congressman” is unlikely to win re-election, so he is returning to his racist roots and appealing to Fox News’ Sean Hannity for help. Today, he sat for an interview with Sean Hannity, where he shared his fears about brown people and how Democrats want to use immigration to make white people […]

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Blindspotting Is the Perfect Metaphor For Implicit Bias

What are your blind spots? When you see a black person in a white neighborhood, do you question what they are doing there? When you see a white person in a black neighborhood, do you assume they are gentrifying? What if they have lived there all their life? What if they actually do belong there? […]

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‘He’s Been a Monster His Whole Life’: Family of Man Accused of Murdering Black Woman Says He’s a White Supremacist 

Ronald Lee Kidwell Photo: Johnson County Sheriff’s Office On Tuesday, a spokesperson for the FBI announced the agency would be investigating the killing of a black woman as a possible hate crime and is cooperating with local law enforcement agencies in its efforts, the Kansas City Star reports. According to the news site, Ronald Lee […]

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White Detroit Business Owner Spits on Black Man Working Security at Event Over Parking Dispute 

Ibrahim MissionScreenshot: Detroit Free Press The white owner of a Detroit business is issuing an apology a little too late after he spat on a young black man who was coordinating parking and working security at an event nearby because of some issues with parking. These ignorant trolls never learn. The incident all started on […]

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Ohio Woman Charged With ‘Ethnic Intimidation’ After Spray Painting Slurs, Swastikas on Neighbor’s House

Patricia Edelen being taken into custody by policeScreenshot: 13ABC Toledo, Ohio Police have taken a white woman into custody after she was accused of spray painting racial slurs and swastikas on her neighbor’s home last Friday. A police report notes that Patricia Edelen spray painted the words “Niggers Keep Out” and “Hail Trump” on her […]

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Former Firefighter Who Hanged Noose Outside Black Neighbor’s Apartment Pleads Guilty to Interfering With Right to Fair Housing

Glenn HalfinPhoto: Grapevine Police Department (CBS DFW) A white, elderly former firefighter in North Texas who was arrested on stalking charges for harassing and intimidating his black neighbor has pleaded guilty to interfering with the family’s right to fair housing. Court documents accuse 64-year-old Glenn Eugene Halfin of threatening force, intimidating and interfering with the […]

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South Carolina, Home of the Racist: White Supremacist Sentenced to Less Than 3 Years for Dylann-Roof Inspired Attack

Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell Photo: Horry County, S.C., Sheriff’s Office White supremacist Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell, 31, was sentenced to two years and nine months in prison after he admitted to wanting to commit a “fucking big-scale” attack “in the spirit of Dylann Roof.” In March, he pleaded guilty to a single count of being […]

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Gang of White Thugs Hurl Slurs at Black Mom, Smash Her Car Window, Yet Somehow No One Went to Jail or Even Had a Damn Mugshot Taken

Screenshot: Fox61 This is America–and over in Connecticut, a mother is telling her story after she and her toddler were attacked by a racist gang of thugs. Thaniyyah Hutchinson, 37, was driving home late on Sunday night when she saw the group of five white men and women beating up a black man on the […]

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5 things white people can do before they call the cops on a black person

Don’t turn into a #BBQBecky or #PermitPatty and weaponize your phone by calling the cops on a black person for no real reason.Image: Shutterstock / Tymonko Galyna By Rebecca Ruiz2018-06-24 23:59:49 UTC Thanks to Alison Ettel, aka #PermitPatty, we can add selling bottled water without a permit to the list of things black people can’t […]

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A Brief History of People Using Romans 13 to Justify White Supremacy

Graphic: Michael Harriot (The Root; photos via Getty Images, iStock) Around A.D. 49, the Roman emperor Claudius expelled the Jews from the city of Rome. Historians argue about the exact date and the reasons, but we know that Claudius did not want them holding office or bringing in more immigrants. Instead, he wrote that the […]

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Bill O’Reilly Blames Roseanne for Proving That White Racism Is Alive and Well in America

Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris (Getty Images for Hollywood Reporter) Y’all, Roseanne Barr has pissed Bill O’Reilly all the way off. He is upset by the racist comment she made about Valerie Jarrett. He was so upset that he took to his personal website Wednesday to write a short note condemning her. I’m not going to link […]

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