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  • If “white supremacists” are responsible for the violence, why is the left so against Trump taking action against those causing the violence?

    06/02/2020 12:36:41 AM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 29 replies
    Twitter ^ | 6/1/2020 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Andy Ngô @MrAndyNgo Incredible. @OregonGovBrown & @tedwheeler let Portland city councilwoman @JoAnnPDX spread reckless disinformation in a presser today. Without evidence, she asserted that white nationalists & white supremacists infiltrated peaceful protesters to riot & loot downtown.
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda apologizes for Hamilton not denouncing systemic racism sooner and calls delayed statement 'a moral failure on our part' [barf alert]

    06/01/2020 11:15:29 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Daily Wail (UK) ^ | 20:38 EDT, 1 June 2020 | Brian Marks
    Lin-Manuel Miranda issued an apology to fans of Hamilton for the Broadway show’s failure to publicly denounce systemic racism sooner on Saturday. The 40-year-old playwright and actor also affirmed the show’s support for the Black Lives Matter, as protests have roiled major cities across the nation in the wake of the death of George Floyd. He began his short Twitter statement by pointing out how quickly the show was to respond to previous crises and incidents of racism and hatred. “We spoke out on the day of the Pulse shooting. We spoke out when Vice President Mike Pence came to...
  • Snopes fact-checker hears gunshot, describes possible assailant as a big white truck with a MAGA hat

    05/30/2020 7:20:42 PM PDT · by kevcol · 32 replies
    Twitchy ^ | May 30, 2020 | Brett T.
    Snopes fact-checker Jessica Lee has deleted her earlier tweets about hearing a gunshot outside her home because she’d rather not make a big thing about it online … anymore. I deleted earlier tweets about a gunshot outside my home. Law enforcement has been called, and for my safety, I’d rather not be at the center of any online debate about it. Thanks for understanding. — Jessica Lee (@byjlee) May 30, 2020 The tweet she deleted said that she’d witnessed a big white truck with a MAGA hat. Must have been a big hat.
  • ABC News To Devote Special Coverage To Racial, Socioeconomic Divides In Coronavirus Pandemic

    05/19/2020 11:50:27 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 16 replies
    Deadline ^ | May 19, 2020 | Ted Johnson
    EXCLUSIVE: ABC News will present three days of special coverage to how the coronavirus has reflected, exposed or exacerbated racial, ethnic and socioeconomic divides. Starting on Wednesday, the reports, titled Pandemic — A Nation Divided, will appear across all of the network’s platforms. The series is rooted in statistics showing a disproportionate impact of the virus on African Americans and Latinos and other communities. For instance, in New York City, African Americans are twice as likely to die of the virus, according to the network. In Washington, D.C., Latinos have been seven times more likely to be infected than white...
  • CBS Warns Common Words & Phrases Are Now Racist

    03/11/2020 2:21:40 AM PDT · by kevcol · 56 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | March 10, 2020 | Kyle Drennen
    On Tuesday, the hosts of CBS This Morning warned viewers that common words and phrases with no racial context whatsoever were now somehow examples of “racism” in everyday life. It was all part of a segment designed to promote a “new book teaching kids the roots of racism.” “Many headlines referred to the stock market plunge yesterday as ‘Black Monday,’ and that is just one of the subtle and not-so-subtle ways that racism has been braided into our everyday culture,” co-host Tony Dokoupil lectured at the top of the 8:30 a.m. ET half hour
  • How the US census misses people of color – and why it's so harmful [Barf Alert!]

    02/27/2020 4:58:58 PM PST · by fwdude · 34 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 27 Feb 2020 | Mona Chalabi
    Imagine you’re trying to count every single person living in the United States. There are two main ways that you can mess up; you can count some people twice and you can miss some people out. In 2010, the Census Bureau made both mistakes, as it always does, because counting people is hard. It double-counted about 3% of people and omitted another 3% and, because those mistakes work in opposite directions, the overall population count was almost perfectly accurate. What’s revealing though is who gets counted twice and who gets left out altogether. That’s where race has historically played a...
  • The era of 'whites-only' elections in America has returned

    02/26/2020 10:59:52 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 71 replies
    Guardian ^ | 02 25 2020 | Carol Anderson
    As we head back to South Carolina, the state that fought to protect the white primary until the 1950s, it’s as if black voters don’t matter – again In 1896, a moment marked by increased lynchings, violence and disfranchisement, South Carolina added to the woes and created the white primary. The law, which the rest of the one-party south would adopt throughout the Jim Crow era, said only white people could vote in the Democratic primary election. White people, mostly men, would alone choose who would go on to the general election in November. Then, and only then could African...
  • Trump and Stephen Miller capitalize on white America's fear its racial identity is losing value

    12/16/2019 10:39:17 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 59 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | December 16, 2019 | By Emily Walton
    At a recent rally, President Donald Trump got cheers from supporters as he positioned himself and his administration as an important line of defense in the supposed “War on Thanksgiving,” an evocative image of the threat posed by progressives to America’s cherished cultural traditions, as they wish to include a more inclusive narrative of the holiday’s history. A clearer example of the racially divisive attitudes harbored and perhaps even enabled by this administration is represented by White House adviser, Stephen Miller. Miller was recently found to have written hundreds of emails demonstrating his support for white nationalist ideology. Whether spinning...
  • A Racist Attack Shows How Whiteness Evolves

    10/30/2019 7:47:02 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 45 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Oct. 26, 2019 | Nell Irvin Painter
    Two 17-year-old boys accused of harassing four African-American middle schoolgirls — using racial slurs and urinating on one of the victims — are facing charges including bias intimidation and lewdness. Police say the boys are of Indian descent. Instead of asking what the boys’ reported racial identity tells us about the nature of the attack, we should see the boys as enacting American whiteness through anti-black assault in a very traditional way.
  • Bernie Tells Black Student to Respect Police So He Doesn't Get 'Shot in Back of the Head'

    10/29/2019 7:30:56 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/28/2019 | Cortney O'Brien
    A day before President Trump addressed the annual gathering of the International Association of Chiefs of Police in Chicago, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) gave some rather shocking advice to a young black student at Benedict College in regards to how he should behave around a police officer if he's pulled over while driving. .@BernieSanders to black student on how to handle getting pulled over by the police: “Identify who the police officer is - respect what they are doing so that you don’t get shot in the back of the head.” pic.twitter.com/MND84NELLL — chris evans (@notcapnamerica) October 26, 2019 "I...
  • Professor blames Trump and racism for black women’s overweight issues

    10/17/2019 1:18:43 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 48 replies
    LaCorte News ^ | October 17, 2019 | Penka Arsova
    Professor blames Trump and racism for black women’s overweight issues A Rutgers University professor linked President Trump's policies and racism in the U.S. to African American women's obesity issues during an appearance on "Black Women OWN the Conversation” on the Oprah Winfrey Network. The story: Brittney Cooper, a gender studies professor, argued that the lack of access to necessary health care and the stress black women experience because of discrimination affects their metabolism and enhances the struggles they face when trying to lose weight. “I hate when people talk about Black women being obese. I hate it because it becomes...
  • Washington Post: Four Pinocchios To Kamala Harris, Liz Warren Over Ferguson Murder Claim

    08/13/2019 10:08:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/13/2019 | Ed Morrissey
    Vox tried teeing this up yesterday while distancing themselves from the truth, but the Washington Post delivers on its fact-check against Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren. Both Democratic presidential candidates campaigned last week on the need to solve the “murder” of Michael Brown in Ferguson five years ago. Chief fact-checker Glenn Kessler calls them both out for their “galling” refusal to acknowledge that the Department of Justice found plenty of witnesses to contradict the charge that Brown had been “murdered”: Witness 102, a 27-year-old biracial man: “Brown was ‘wrestling’ through the window, but he was unable to see what...
  • Call out the Race Baiting Anti American Democrats for what they are.

    08/07/2019 5:51:53 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 22 replies
    self | August 7, 2019 | Vanity
    I am sick and tired of being called a racist by the race baiting left. Show me the "N" word, or other direct derogatory term. Creating racial discord for words like invasion, illegal immigrates, Muslims (not a race, it is a religion), etc. is just race baiting. And white nationalists. OK, they exist, but I do not ever remember meeting any. All the Trump supporters I know are good decent Americans. So I hope Trump remains "unpresidential" and specifically calls out the race baiting Anti-American Democrat presidential candidates as such. While I understand the red flag issue, who defines it?...
  • 2017: DNC Chair Candidate: My Job Is To Tell White People When To Shut Their Mouths

    07/22/2019 12:07:01 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 79 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | January 24, 2017
    The DNC held a forum for candidates hoping to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Monday at George Washington University. One candidate, Sally Boynton Brown, the executive director of Idaho's Democratic Party, urged Democrats to provide "training" to teach people to be "sensitive" and "how to shut their mouths if they are white." "My job is to shut other white people down when they want to interrupt," Brown said. SALLY BOYNTON BROWN: I’m a white woman, I don’t get it... My job is to listen and be a voice and shut other white people down when they want...
  • Pelosi says Trump is trying to ‘Make America White Again’ with census question

    07/09/2019 4:12:46 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 38 replies
    nypost.com ^ | July 8, 2019 | Chris Perez
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday blasted President Trump’s push for a citizenship question on the 2020 census as an effort to “Make America White Again” — claiming, “it’s not what our founders had in mind.”“They want to make sure that people, certain people, are counted,” Pelosi said at a press conference in San Francisco that focused on election security.“Just their people vote and not the general population,” said the Democratic lawmaker. “That’s why they’re fighting the census.”White House officials did not immediately return requests for comment from The Post on the statements.Pelosi, who was visiting her home district Monday, repeatedly called the idea...
  • Report: Blacks, Latinos at risk of undercount in 2020 census [fake news/Soros report]

    06/04/2019 9:06:40 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 4, 2019 | Mike Schneider
    Emily Bonilla is worried her district in metro Orlando will be undercounted during next spring’s once-in-a-decade head count of everybody in the United States because of who lives there: new arrivals, immigrants, the poor, renters and rural residents who sometimes regard government with suspicion. “We’re growing so fast that I know we have more people in the area than the data is stating. This area already is undercounted,” said Bonilla, a county commissioner in one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the U.S. With the 2020 census count less than a year away, a new report says undercounting certain populations...
  • Biden:Trump,Republicans allowing Jim Crow to return

    05/04/2019 6:41:43 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 80 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | 5/4/2019 | MEG KINNARD and BILL BARROW
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden charged Saturday that Jim Crow is “sneaking back in” as he emphasized voting rights at his first presidential campaign stop in South Carolina, where black voters play a key role in the South’s first presidential primary.In criticizing Republican efforts to adopt more stringent voting rules, including identification requirements and curtailing early voting hours, Biden recalled the racial segregation laws of the past.“You’ve got Jim Crow sneaking back in,” he said, referring to the era before the civil rights movement. “You know what happens when you have an equal right to vote?...
  • In Defense of Kate Smith

    04/26/2019 7:14:44 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 50 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | April 26, 2019 | Cal Thomas
    The long arm of the PC police has reached back to the ’30s and arrested, prosecuted, and sentenced the late singer Kate Smith. Smith, who popularized Irving Berlin’s song “God Bless America” and was a female pioneer in early television, recorded songs that today in hindsight are viewed as racist. An old friend, Harry Covert, writes to recall the early days of black-and-white TV when he (and I) watched Smith’s television program. Covert remembers one show interrupted by a news bulletin announcing the attempted assassination of Harry S. Truman by militant Puerto Rican activists. He notes that today’s Puerto Ricans...
  • Kamala Harris Says America Hasn’t Yet Had an Honest Conversation about Race

    03/11/2019 10:54:36 AM PDT · by C19fan · 126 replies
    National Review ^ | March 11, 2019 | Jim Geraghty
    Making the click-through worthwhile: Presidential candidate Kamala Harris laments that the country has not had an honest conversation about race for a long time, Does the 2020 Democratic crew sound like a return to normalcy? Last week, Kamala Harris declared, “For too long, frankly in our country, for too long we have not had these honest discussions about race. We’ve just not.” ..................................................... Really? After Charlottesville, Ferguson, Baltimore’s riots, Ralph Northam, Jussie Smollett, Roseanne Barr, Kanye West’s various rants, Philando Castile, #BlackLivesMatter, the Dallas police shootings, the Charleston church shooting, the removal of the Confederate flag from South Carolina state-capitol...
  • 'White Privilege' Prevents Black History Month from Honoring Colin Kaepernick(?)

    02/19/2019 7:07:59 AM PST · by rktman · 13 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 2/19/2019 | Humberto Fontava
    “Colin Kaepernick’s name was yanked from a resolution honoring Black History Month in Wisconsin following an outcry from Republican lawmakers…GOPers in the state Assembly refused to pass the legislation acknowledging prominent black Americans on Tuesday — until Democrats agreed to remove the former NFL quarterback’s name...Milwaukee Rep. David Crowley, a Democrat, slammed the decision as “a textbook example of white privilege” and a “slap in the face.” Never mind the stinging slap in the face Kaepernick himself delivered to all Americans by honoring (t-shirt-wise) the Stalinist, terror-sponsoring dictator whose lifelong craving was to nuke Kaepernick’s homeland and incinerate millions of...