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  • U of Michigan Student Called Racist, Removed from Staff for Asking what Acronym Meant

    05/04/2015 1:43:33 PM PDT · by rightistight · 83 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/4/15 | Aurelius
    A University of Michigan student was removed from the school’s Residence Staff for asking what an acronym meant and was called “racist” for laughing at a subsequent joke. The student, identified by the school’s newspaper only as “Chris,” was having a text conversation with other Resident Staff members over the internet. At one point he noticed that one member, who happened to be an African American woman, changed her handle to “Markley’s BBW.” Mary Markley Hall is a residence hall at the university. Chris subsequently asked, “What does BBW stand for?” to which another staff member responded, “bad baby walrus,”...
  • NYPD officer (Brian Moore) shot in the head this weekend pronounced dead

    05/04/2015 12:40:44 PM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 47 replies
    AP via WSMV News ^ | 5/4/2015 | MICHAEL BALSAMO
    NEW YORK (AP) - A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head over the weekend while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun died Monday from his injuries, the third New York City officer slain on duty in five months, Police Commissioner William Bratton said. Brian Moore, who was in a coma after undergoing brain surgery following the Saturday evening shooting, was pronounced dead at a Queens hospital with his family at his bedside, including a father, uncle and cousin who were police officers. Dozens of uniformed officers stood at attention outside the medical center and lined...
  • Filmmaker Demands Police Be Disarmed [semi-satire]

    05/04/2015 12:06:25 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 May 2015 | John Semmens
    Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore issued a statement demanding that police officers in America be barred from carrying firearms and that all imprisoned African Americans be released. Moore says he sees this "as a long term balancing of the scales. For hundreds of years in this country Blacks were enslaved and at the mercy of white overlords. Cosmic justice cries out for a reversal of this tyranny of white over Black. Let's see how the white man fares under racial oppression." The looting of white-owned businesses in Baltimore was characterized by Moore as "long overdue reparations for slavery" and the random...
  • Racism Is at the Root of Baltimore’s Riots

    05/04/2015 4:32:17 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 48 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | May 4, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    White racism, like disco or barbershop quartets, faded from popularity a while back. The KKK last flourished a century ago by which time it had branched out to ranting about Catholics and Jews. Even then its power was slight and its views less mainstream compared to that of black racists today.
  • (Baltimore Prosecutor) Marilyn Mosby: hypocrite, grandstander, ideologue

    05/04/2015 4:00:55 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 18 replies
    PowerLine ^ | May 2, 2015 | Paul Mirengoff
    Alan Dershowitz, the famous defense lawyer, has called the case against the six Baltimore officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray “a show trial.” The actions of prosecutor Marilyn Mosby “had nothing to do with justice,” but instead amounted to “crowd control,” Dershowitz said in remarks reported by the Daily Caller. With regard to the second-degree murder charges against Caesar Goodson, Dershowitz stated that “there’s no plausible, hypothetical, conceivable case for murder under the facts as we now know them.” At most, there may be a case for involuntary manslaughter. Dershowitz believes that, having overplayed its hand, the prosecution...
  • Republicans and Race: A Reality Check

    05/04/2015 3:57:28 AM PDT · by rootin tootin · 4 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 5/4/2015 | David Catron
    Last week, even as Baltimore was burning, our “post-partisan” President used the tragedy as an excuse for a political cheap shot. Suggesting that the riots were caused by a paucity of inner city investment, he averred that his agenda “would make a difference right now,” but that he was being thwarted by parsimonious Republicans in Congress. Obama’s claim, which combined a characteristic lie about his own agenda with the insinuation that the GOP is the party of racism, was despicable. But it does offer an opportunity to compare the record of Obama's party on race to that of the Republicans....
  • Vanderbilt Prof Blames Riots On ‘White Privilege,’ Calls For Massive Surveillance Of White People

    05/04/2015 12:37:15 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 72 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 3, 2015 | Eric Owens, education editor
    A black sociology professor at Vanderbilt University is arguing that “white privilege” is to blame for last week’s riots and looting in Baltimore, Md. The professor, Tony N. Brown, took to the op-ed pages of The Tennessean late last week to make the claim. White people act “routinely to harm, demean, and damage black and brown people,” Brown wrote in Nashville’s main newspaper. These actions “explain the lofty levels of frustration and despair among black and brown youth The professor, who has a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, cites other unrelated incidents as evidence of the riots after the...
  • Baltimore riots were caused by capitalism and cops, not poverty

    05/03/2015 12:07:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Axis of Logic ^ | May 3, 2015 | Ted Rall, Smirking Chimp
    The race riots that followed the recent murders of unarmed black men by police in places like Ferguson and Baltimore have liberal commentators and politicians placing the blame on poverty, specifically among inner-city African-Americans. This is an American tradition: progressives wrote similar editorials calling for antipoverty programs, and politicians issued (empty) promises to enact them, after the Rodney King beating in Los Angeles provoked rioting in the South Central neighborhood in the early 1990s, and following the even bigger urban conflagrations of 1968 in Detroit, Newark and Watts. I grew up poor, and I have struggled financially. I hate poverty;...
  • Hillary Calls for Restoring Faith in Government [semi-satire]

    05/03/2015 10:51:44 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 May 2015 | John Semmens
    Former Secretary of State and current candidate for president Hillary Clinton bemoaned "the erosion of people's faith in government" and alleged that "it undermines the ability of those of us who are trying to lead." Clinton brushed aside widely perceived impressions that government has done a bad job by pointing out the early history of Christianity's failures. "Jesus' performance compares quite unfavorably with what modern government has been able to deliver," she said. "His people—the Christians—faced centuries of persecution. They were crucified. They were torn apart and devoured by wild animals for the amusement of spectators in the arenas of...
  • UVA Students Start "Microaggression" Facebook Page, Prove they are Offended by Everything

    05/03/2015 10:38:04 AM PDT · by rightistight · 74 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/3/15 | Aurelius
    The students of the University of Virginia have started a "microaggression" page on Facebook, which aims to give light to racist undertones on campus. While some statements made to students are clearly racist, many others are extremely innocuous and clearly not offensive. These following "microaggressions" prove that UVA students are offended by pretty much everything. It is now a microaggression to ask someone's major: It is now a microaggression to describe someone as funny and carefree: It is now a microaggression to ask someone to repeat their name:
  • Baltimore Riots: Poll Finds 96% Expect More Racially-Charged Unrest Nationwide

    05/03/2015 9:50:53 AM PDT · by PROCON · 43 replies
    nbc.com ^ | May 3, 2015 | Carrie Dann
    A whopping 96 percent of Americans say that they expect more racially-charged unrest around the country this summer, similar to the past week's violence in Baltimore. And more than half — 54 percent — believe a similar disturbance is likely in the metropolitan area closest to where they live. In a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, 68 percent of adults said they believe it is "very likely" that there will be more protests and clashes around the country like those after the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who suffered a fatal spinal injury while in police custody....
  • S. California victim of baseball bat hate-crime attack dies

    05/03/2015 8:21:04 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 31 replies
    A Southern California man who was beaten with a baseball bat has died and authorities say they'll seek a murder charge in the alleged hate crime attack.
  • Rev. Sharpton Holds ‘Thanksgiving’ Rally In NYC Following Charges Against Baltimore Cops

    05/03/2015 5:08:51 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 18 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 2, 2015
    Family members of Eric Garner joined the Rev. Al Sharpton at a New York City “rally of thanksgiving” for the charges brought against six Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray. [Snip] The reverend called for special prosecutors in every police brutality case nationwide. He also called for a federal law requiring cameras on all law enforcement officers. Garner’s widow asked why there seems to be justice in Baltimore, but not in New York City.
  • My Open Goodbye Letter to the State's Attorney's Office [Fired by Marilyn Mosby]

    05/02/2015 11:15:07 AM PDT · by don-o · 44 replies
    Her Blog ^ | January 14, 2015 | Cristie Cole
    Dear friends & colleagues, I had time to say goodbye to exactly five people on Friday, so if you’ll allow me, I’d like to say goodbye to all of you now. This goodbye is about advocating for those who have been unjustly treated, which is the mandate of our office and the mandate of these circumstances. As many of you know, I was fired on Friday. Maybe I was fired because part of my job was to help our office hold ourselves accountable, to identify — on the basis of actual data — strong performance and areas for improvement. I...
  • Arizona State Student Strips on Campus, Ties Chain Around Neck to Protest Black Oppression

    05/01/2015 1:54:48 PM PDT · by rightistight · 68 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/1/15 | Aurelius
    An Arizona State University student tied a chain around her neck today, stripped to her underwear, and protested black oppression. Another student posted a picture he took online, and mentioned that this scene took place at Arizona State, before deleting that particular comment: The scene shows a young lady stipped down to her underwear with a sign that reads, "Am I not human because IM [sic] black?" Next to the young lady claiming to be oppressed, in the corner of the picture, her iPhone is docked in a set of speakers. The scene took take place underneath Arizona State's solar...
  • Dear white Facebook friends: I need you to respect what Black America is feeling right now

    05/01/2015 8:15:36 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 172 replies
    Salon ^ | Julia Blount
    Dear White America, It is somewhat strange to address this to you, given that I strongly identify with many aspects of your culture and am half-white myself. Yet, today is another day you have forced me to decide what race I am — and, as always when you force me — I fall decidedly into “Person of Color.” Every comment or post I have read today voicing some version of disdain for the people of Baltimore — “I can’t understand” or “They’re destroying their own community” or “Destruction of Property!” or “Thugs” — tells me that many of you are...
  • New Black Panther Head: Like Founding Fathers, We Are Willing to Kill for Black Nation

    04/30/2015 9:46:14 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 88 replies
    Brietbart ^ | April 30, 2015
    This Week on the New Black Panther Party’s “Black Power Radio,” national chairman Hashim Nzinga said since America has “declared war on us,” evidenced by “military police in the black neighborhood” protecting the rich, the New Black Panthers should be looked upon as Founding Fathers who declare war and are “willing to die or kill to save our babies and to save a black nation that is dying before our eyes.”
  • Study suggests area including Ithaca one of most racist in U.S.

    04/30/2015 9:37:00 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 24 replies
    THE ITHACA VOICE ^ | 04.30.15 | By: JEFF STEIN
    Ithaca, N.Y. — A new study claims to track differing levels of racism across the United States by using Google search data. The results are not so good for the area that includes Ithaca. Large swaths of Western New York and the Southern Tier, according to the researchers, are far likelier than other regions of the country to input racist search terms into Google. That means the areas are more likely to be racist, according to the researchers, who tie the results to black mortality rates across the country. The study, published in PLOS One by data scientist Stephens-Davidowitz, was...
  • Woman Busted For "Kill White Cops" Facebook Post

    04/29/2015 5:26:31 PM PDT · by markomalley · 63 replies
    As rioters rampaged across Baltimore Monday evening, a Georgia woman decided it was the perfect time to go on Facebook and announce that “All Black ppl should rise up and shoot at every white cop in the nation starting NOW,” police allege. After being alerted to the online threat--which appeared on the page of “Tiffany Milan”--investigators tracked the post back to Ebony Dickens, a 33-year-old mother from East Point, an Atlanta suburb. Dickens, pictured at right, was arrested yesterday for making terroristic threats. During a search of her apartment, police seized computers and a handgun, cops reported. “I condone black...
  • Don't be a thug: My 8 rules for success

    04/30/2015 6:33:15 AM PDT · by PROCON · 16 replies
    wnd.com ^ | April 29, 2015 | Ted Nugent
    Exclusive: Ted Nugent counters 'our embarrassing president's' social-justice rhetoric Social justice? Level playing field? Equal opportunity? Income inequality? Everyone should play by the same rules? Cue the cheeky cherubs breaking through the pillowy clouds blowing sweet trumpet music in the heavenly skies. Our embarrassing president and all the cult-of-denial goons that chant the above nonsense have clearly lost all sense of reason, logic, common sense and honesty, not to mention a basic grasp of human history. Here’s how it works, Mr. President and all you fundamental-transformation, social-engineering America haters. There is no social justice, and there will never be any...
  • Latest on police-custody death: Attorneys say bail (for rioters, arsonists and looters) too high

    04/29/2015 2:20:49 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 29, 2015
    Attorneys representing people arrested during this week’s violence and looting are frustrated that suspects are being assigned bail they believe is exorbitant. Many of those charged can’t pay it, and may spend months in jail awaiting trial.
  • HILLARY: There's an 'undeniable' pattern in police-involved deaths across the US

    04/29/2015 9:53:54 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 47 replies
    Business Insider ^ | April 29, 2015 | Colin Campbell
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave the most substantive speech of her nascent presidential campaign so far on Wednesday. In her address at Columbia University, Clinton called for a major overhaul in the US criminal justice system. She repeatedly lambasted "the mass incarceration that we currently practice" and overly punitive, "arbitrary" criminal statutes, which she said result in racial discrimination. "There is something profoundly wrong when African-American men are still far more likely to be stopped and searched by police, charged with crimes, and sentenced to longer prison terms than are meted out to their white counterparts. There is...
  • The most racist places in America, according to Google

    04/29/2015 5:51:39 AM PDT · by PROCON · 50 replies
    wapo ^ | April 28, 2015 | Christopher Ingraham
    Where do America's most racist people live? "The rural Northeast and South," suggests a new study just published in PLOS ONE. The paper introduces a novel but makes-tons-of-sense-when-you-think-about-it method for measuring the incidence of racist attitudes: Google search data. The methodology comes from data scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz. He's used it before to measure the effect of racist attitudes on Barack Obama's electoral prospects.
  • The Riot Act of Reverse Engineered Racism

    04/28/2015 4:42:10 PM PDT · by xuberalles
    Self | 4/28/15 | Me
    There is a stark contrast between civil disobedience – principled defiance which Henry David Thoreau advocated in the face of foolish and intrusive authority – and the manufactured exploits of opportunistic anarchy for the sole purpose of selfish gain. One seeks to spiritually transcend or liberate man from unnecessary and ill-conceived government, the other merely uses misfortune and blind inference as a catalyst to steal, destroy, and incite endless chaos. And this is what happens when millions of Americans are taught to have no respect or regard for God, the rule of law, or their fellow man. This is what...
  • Baltimore City Council President Apologizes to Rioters (for calling them thugs)

    04/28/2015 1:02:25 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 60 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | April 28, 2015
    The president of the Baltimore City Council apologized for calling rioters “thugs” at a press conference Tuesday, calling those responsible for the violence “misdirected” youths.
  • Civil Rights Racism: The History The Timeline of Democrat Racism (shortened)

    04/28/2015 10:20:23 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 7 replies
    After writing about an MSNBC talking head’s comment about the “niggerization of politics” yesterday, and watching the latest threat by the New Black Panther Party against the Republican National Convention, I thought it time to update my posts on racism and the timeline of action and inaction. In a discussion of Civil Rights in America, how often do you hear the name of Republican Senator Everett Dirksen (R-IL)? Not often. How often do you hear the name of Democrat Senator Robert Byrd in connection to civil rights? Not often but for very different reasons. Dirksen was a champion for civil...
  • Latest on police-custody death: Governor heads to Baltimore

    04/28/2015 6:16:24 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 15 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | April 28, 2015
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is temporarily moving his office from the state capital, Annapolis, to Baltimore on Tuesday after rioting and fires broke out in the city. Hogan spokeswoman Erin Montgomery says the governor will visit sites around the city Tuesday morning and plans to work out of state offices in downtown Baltimore with Cabinet members and senior staffers.
  • How the Baltimore Mayor's office explains her infamous 'space to destroy' remark

    04/28/2015 5:46:20 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 68 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 27, 2015 | Philip Klein
    With massive violence spreading in Baltimore on Monday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is under fire for a statement she made over the weekend indicating that she ordered the city's police to give people the "space" to destroy property. "I've made it very clear that I work with the police and instructed them to do everything that they could to make sure that the protesters were able to exercise their right to free speech," Rawlings-Blake said in a press conference. "It's a very delicate balancing act, because, while we tried to make sure that they were protected from the cars and the...
  • Running With Predators: Liberal elites continue to condemn law enforcement & excuse inner-city crime

    04/27/2015 9:29:26 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    City Journal ^ | Spring 2015 | Heather Mac Donald
    Starting in late summer 2014, a protest movement known as Black Lives Matter convulsed the country. Triggered by the fatal police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, the movement claimed that blacks are still oppressed by widespread racism, especially within law enforcement. The police subject black communities to a gratuitous regime of stops and arrests, resulting in the frequent use of lethal force against black men, according to the activists and their media and academic allies. Indeed, America’s police are the greatest threat facing young black men today, the protesters charged. New York’s mayor Bill de Blasio announced...
  • Statement from Rev. Al Sharpton on the death of Freddie Gray and his response to requests ...

    04/27/2015 8:38:24 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 9 replies
    National Action Network ^ | April 27, 2015 | Al Sharpton
    Complete Headline: Statement from Rev. Al Sharpton on the death of Freddie Gray and his response to requests for involvement in the case “I have been asked by many in the Baltimore area since day one to get involved in the justice for Freddie Gray movement. Though I have discussed it on my daily radio and TV shows and been in touch with our NAN Baltimore chapter, I resisted personal involvement until we saw what the promised May 1 investigation report would bring. [Snip] It is my intention to come and have a meeting with grassroots activists and faith leaders...
  • In Defense of Looting

    04/26/2015 9:28:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    The New Inquiry ^ | August 21, 2014 | Willie Osterweil
    For most of America’s history, one of the most righteous anti-white supremacist tactics available was looting. As protests in Ferguson continued unabated one week after the police killing of Michael Brown, Jr., zones of Twitter and the left media predominantly sympathetic to the protesters began angrily criticizing looters. Some claimed that white protesters were the ones doing all of the looting and property destruction, while others worried about the stereotypical and damaging media representation that would emerge. It also seems that there were as many protesters (if not more) in the streets of Ferguson working to prevent looting as there...
  • USA Today Columnist: Trying to Have Big Lips is Racist

    04/25/2015 9:06:38 AM PDT · by rightistight · 50 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/25/15 | Aurelius
    Writing in USA Today, Alexandra Samuels, USA Today's columnist for their "voices from campus" section, believes that people trying to have big lips are racist. Specifically, Ms. Samuels is referencing the "#KylieJenner Challenge," in which teenagers suck on shot glasses so that their lips are "plump and pouty" like Kylie Jenner's, who is on the reality TV show "Keeping Up With The Kardashians." While Ms. Samuels warns teens that the practice is dangerous, as it has led to bruises and some disfiguration, the main point of Ms. Samuels's piece is that trying to create big lips is racist. The article,...
  • 'We owe you only stabbing in the kidneys and striking in the necks':rant against 'blonde people'

    02/14/2015 7:46:19 AM PST · by Eurotwit · 33 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 08:58 GMT, 12 February 2015 | By Lillian Radulova and Candace Sutton
    Prime Minister Tony Abbott has released details of the video in which one of two accused terrorists made threats about carrying out an attack on Australia and stabbing victims in their 'kidneys' and 'livers'. Mohammad Kiad, 25, and Omar Al-Kutobi, 24, were arrested in their shared squalid granny flat at Fairfield, western Sydney, on Tuesday afternoon, where a police raid allegedly uncovered a machete, a hunting knife, an Islamic State flag and a video featuring both the men, with one recorded making threats of carrying out an attack. During Question Time in parliament on Thursday, Mr Abbott said he was...
  • Admiral Warns: Potential for Islamist Raids on European Islands

    04/24/2015 3:54:28 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 24, 2015 | Oliver Lane
    The security situation in the Mediterranean will continue to deteriorate to the point where we can expect Islamist raids on European islands, a recently retired Royal Navy Admiral has told Breitbart London. [snip] Rear Admiral Chris Parry CBE, the straight-talking former Director General of the Ministry of Defence Development, Concepts, and Doctrine Centre, ... made the comments in an interview this week as European nations gathered to discuss the sudden migrant crisis gripping the Mediterranean. THE THREAT OF ISLAM Parry, who warned in a government paper in 1990 that Islam would replace Communism as the main threat against the West...
  • Black Judge Attacks White Victims Of Home Invasion For “Stereotyping” Black Men

    04/24/2015 5:57:50 PM PDT · by Larry381 · 34 replies
    Downtrend.com ^ | APRIL 14, 2015 | ROBERT GEHL
    The 3-year-old was watching “SpongeBob SquarePants” when two thugs broke into their house and robbed them at gunpoint. When the case went to trial the two black assailants were found guilty. As part of the sentencing, Jordan and Tommy Gray wrote in a victim impact statement that their daughter is still in “constant fear” of black men.” Tommy Gray implored prison time for the attackers. Since the crime, Tommy Gray said the attack has left deep psychological wounds on their young daughter. Whenever we are running errands, if we come across a black male, she holds me tight and begs...
  • Eric Holder’s legacy - Race was always at the core of his agenda

    04/24/2015 9:51:57 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 23, 2015 | J. Christian Adams
    Alas, the Eric Holder era is over. But critics who think his departure means normalcy will return haven’t been paying attention. Mr. Holder was President Obama’s point man for fundamentally transforming the country, and he did his job well. At the center of Mr. Holder’s transformative agenda was race. Race has always occupied Mr. Holder’s attention; he once said, “There’s a common cause that bonds the black United States attorney with the black criminal.” In what could have been a presidency where race faded into America’s rear-view mirror, Mr. Holder turned race into the road map. It all started in...
  • ‘YOU’RE GONNA BE OUR SLAVES': Watch These Black Radicals Harass White People In Public

    04/23/2015 8:31:32 AM PDT · by Nacho Bidnith · 68 replies
    Facebook ^ | April 20, 2015 | Dinesh D'Souza
    This shocking video shows black racism on the street; can you imagine the media coverage if these guys were white? Extreme language, NSFW
  • Chris Rock rants about the lack of African-Americans in baseball

    04/22/2015 10:46:55 PM PDT · by PROCON · 83 replies
    sports.yahoo.com ^ | April 22, 2015 | Chris Cwik
    African-American participation in baseball is on the decline. This isn't a new development. Over the past couple years, a number of black athletes have addressed the issue.This isn't just an issue for other black players, it's becoming an issue for black fans, according to comedian Chris Rock. Rock gave his take on the alarmingly low rates of blacks in baseball for HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumble." (WARNING: NSFW Language).Rock's rant is humorous, obviously, but it also points out some discouraging facts about why fewer black people are playing, and watching, the game. The fact that Howard, a prominent...
  • Missouri town responds to officer exodus after election of black female mayor

    04/22/2015 8:23:39 AM PDT · by PROCON · 85 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | April 22, 2015 | Michael Walsh
    A small city in Missouri caught national attention when roughly half of its employees resigned following the election of its first African-American female mayor. Many news outlets and bloggers have speculated that racism and sexism drove the exodus in Parma, a city of about 700 near the Mississippi River; whereas several residents say other factors were at play. Mayor Tyus Byrd, 40, who beat longtime incumbent Randall Ramsey, has not yet released a formal statement on the controversy, but did address it briefly after being sworn in last week. “Moving forward, I’ll get with the board. I’ll speak here in...
  • Some Thoughts and Questions

    04/22/2015 4:25:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 22, 2015 | Walter E. Williams
    What's the true test of one's commitment to free speech? It does not come when he permits people to be free to say or publish ideas with which he agrees. Not by a long shot. The true test of one's commitment to free speech comes when he permits others to say and publish ideas he deems offensive. In March, a video surfaced of a racist chant by Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity brothers at the University of Oklahoma, a public university. It has brought widespread condemnation and the fraternity's suspension. Two fraternity students have been expelled. The University of Oklahoma's president,...
  • Burying Bill - Why Hillary must turn her back on parts of her husband’s political legacy to win

    04/22/2015 2:51:39 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 14 replies
    Slate ^ | April 22, 2015 | Jamelle Bouie
    If Bill Clinton had a chief political goal in his two terms as president, it was to win working-class whites and restore the Democratic Party as the home for their concerns. To that end, Clinton and his allies were enthusiastic supporters of legislation such as the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994,the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996,and the Defense of Marriage Act of 1996—laws that spoke to the cultural concerns of lower-income whites.Clinton didn’t succeed in luring working-class whites back,but he stopped the bleeding,strengthening Democrats in Rust Belt and mid-Atlantic states, where they...
  • Black Murderers Matter

    04/21/2015 6:31:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall,com ^ | April 21, 2015 | Dennis Prager
    The "Black Lives Matter" campaign is based on as big a lie as the "campus rape culture" lie; the Rolling Stone magazine gang rape at the University of Virginia fraternity lie; the gang rape by the Duke University lacrosse team lie; the "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" Ferguson lie; and all the other lies that animate leftist hysterias. Building hysterias based on falsehoods is a primary modus operandi on the left. One can even say that without hysteria there is no left. First a lie or exaggeration is manufactured. Then it is repeated over and over by the mainstream media and...
  • What Does History Tell Us About Slavery And Racism?

    04/20/2015 5:23:21 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/20 | Leigh Bravo
    If blacks lives have not improved under Democratic rule, then why not make a change? Why not take a chance and try a vote for a Republican. You might be surprised. Which political party really supported slavery and continue to further the cause of racism? Most people will immediately point their finger at Republicans and Conservatives. You know those evil old white folks who would rather see you encased in chains than an actual contributing citizen of the United States? Well if you believe this, then I have some swamp land in Florida I need to sell. If you look...
  • The Loretta Lynch Race Game

    04/19/2015 9:16:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 4/19/2015 | Clarice Feldman
    Saturday’s Washington Post front page carries on its recent tradition of fanning racialist flames without substantial regard to fact or context. The header reads: “Race creeps into debate over stalled nomination for attorney general” and the first graph notes that “African American and other civil rights leaders” are infuriated that Loretta Lynch’s confirmation as attorney general has been held up because of -- you guessed it -- racism. Responding to the president’s dog whistle, National Action network and multimillionaire tax scofflaw Al Sharpton says he’s going on a three-day hunger strike to force consideration of her nomination. Be our guest,...
  • Driver Suffered "Coughing Attack" Before Fatal Big Rig Crash Off Southern CA Freeway

    04/17/2015 1:14:18 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 3/17 | Jonathan Lloyd and Vanessa Ruiz
    The crash near the interchange of the 118 and 210 freeways left others hospitalized in critical conditionA big rig driver suffered what authorities described as a "coughing attack" at the wheel before crashing off a Southern California freeway and slamming into a pickup in a fatal collision that involved several other vehicles. The northern San Fernando Valley crash, which left four people hospitalized in critical condition, occurred under the 210 Freeway-118 Freeway interchange near the Paxton Street exit. The big rig crashed off the 210 Freeway freeway and down an embankment before crossing an exit ramp and slamming into the...
  • (Indiana) School District Excludes All White Students From Third-Grade Field Trips To Local Colleges

    04/17/2015 11:22:55 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 29 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | April 17, 2015 | Eric Owens
    Public school officials in South Bend, Ind. are segregating elementary schools students by race and ferrying black students — and only black students — on visits to local colleges. The students facing racial segregation in America in the year 2015 are third graders at seven elementary schools, reports local ABC affiliate WBND. School district officials say they do not intend for the taxpayer-funded reenactment of Jim Crow-era race racial segregation to be discriminatory. Instead, they say, the intent is to inform black students about college because low numbers of black students attend college.
  • Cornell Teacher: "White People Aren’t as Cool as Black People"

    04/15/2015 6:39:55 AM PDT · by rightistight · 108 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/15/15 | Aurelius
    According to a teacher at Cornell University, race is a determinant of "coolness." Yesterday, Dexter Thomas, who is helping teach the course "Asian 1104 "FWS: let's talk about cool stuff, #swag"" at Cornell this semester, wrote an article in the Guardian titled, "Why white people aren’t as cool as black people." According to Thomas, as opposed to whites, "Black people have an effortless cool about them, almost no matter what they do." President Obama, Thomas continues, "seems to be the King Midas of political cool. Any topic he touches – whether it’s climate change, rap music, or health care –...
  • Trayvon Martin’s mom: ‘I didn’t sign up for this’

    04/14/2015 3:22:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    KOIN-TV ^ | April 14, 2015 | Staff
    PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, spoke in Portland Monday night about the loss of her son and the message she hopes his legacy will instill in others. The free event was sponsored by the YWCA of Greater Portland at Marantha Church on Northeast 12th Avenue. Fulton, whose teenage son was shot and killed by George Zimmerman in an incident that sparked a nationwide debate about race, talked about transforming the tragedy into social change. “It’s not a speech, it’s not a lecture,” Fulton said. “It’s a message.” The mother of two shared the...
  • Salon.com: Blacks Are "Always" Teaching Stupid "White People" How to Think

    04/14/2015 10:05:31 AM PDT · by rightistight · 46 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | Aurelius
    Salon.com is tired of how ignorant white people are when it comes to race. In a new article titled, “Black people are not here to teach you: What so many white Americans just can’t grasp,” author Kali Holloway says she has had enough. “America loves teachable moments, those real-life Very Special Episodes of supposed cross-cultural exchange and transracial learning,” she beings. “The problem with those teachable moments,” she scoffs, “is that the same people always end up doing all the teaching.” No more, says Holloway. “In matters of race, the marginalized are tasked with being educators,” she writes, “That is,...
  • Judge hammers white victims of armed home invasion for racism,lets criminal go free

    04/13/2015 3:57:42 PM PDT · by Jacvin · 73 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | 4/13/2015 | Joe Saunders
    Talk about blaming the victims! Outrage is growing over a Kentucky judge who let a home invader who robbed a family at gunpoint off with probation after a openly criticizing the victims for letting their child be afraid of black men because of the crime. Judge Olu Stevens of the Jefferson Circuit Court appeared even more offended by the victim impact statements offered by the family who was robbed than he was by the fact that a crime had been committed at all.