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  • Sweden PM finds gender-segregated school bus 'disgusting'

    04/04/2017 6:48:18 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 4, 2017 8:34 AM EDT | Jan M. Olsen
    It is “disgusting” if girls at a private Islamic school in Stockholm are directed to the back door of a school bus while boys use the front door, as claimed by a television documentary, Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven said Tuesday. “It does not belong in Sweden” to have primary schools dividing children, aged between 6 and 10, by gender, Löfven said. In Sweden “we take the bus together whether you are a girl or a boy, a woman or a man,” Löfven said. “This suggests that we have more to tackle when it comes to segregation.” […] Al-Azhar school...
  • #BankBlack proposes moving your money, and nudging society (Kali-fornia)

    04/01/2017 6:22:34 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 18 replies
    Albuquerque Journal ^ | 3-31-17 | Tracy Jan
    For the third time that day, Akili lit up and launched into a conversation he’s been having daily, with strangers and friends alike. The 68-year-old community organizer waved his hands in the direction of his new bank about five blocks up Crenshaw Boulevard: OneUnited, the largest black-owned bank in the country. “I’ve been trying to convince as many people as I can to open up accounts with black banks and invest in our own community,” Akili said, recounting the recent interaction. “I talk about this almost every time I use my card.” This new card is part of a rescue...
  • Los Angeles Middle School Faces Budget Cut For Having Too Many White People

    03/27/2017 7:02:47 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 26 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 03/27/2017 | Amber Randall
    Los Angeles parents are outraged after their middle school announced budget cuts because there are too many white students, according to Sunday reports. Walter Reed Middle School announced there would be layoffs and larger classes because the school’s white student body is too big, reports ABC 7. The Los Angeles Unified School District gives schools money only if white students make up no more than thirty percent of the student population. Walter Reed Middle School’s white population increased heavily over the past few years, leading to the budget cut announcement. Parents remained unhappy with the announcement, citing concerns for their...
  • Left, media jump all over Betsy DeVos: She praised black people for starting colleges

    03/01/2017 8:33:12 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/01/17 | Dan Calabrese
    Apparently since they were victims of segregation, they shouldn't have done anything to help themselves I want to say I don’t understand the left, but that’s not true. I understand them perfectly well. And here’s the most important thing you need to know about them: There is really no core belief they embrace apart from the crucial importance of destroying their political opponents. So when they say something that seems completely inconsistent with something else they said, you simply have to search for the commonality between the two things. You’re probably not going to find it in the substance. Rather,...
  • Hidden Figures review: a space-race segregation drama full of star pow

    02/17/2017 7:29:19 AM PST · by originalbuckeye · 15 replies
    LondonDailyTelegraph ^ | 2/15/17 | Tim Robey
    Not since Sister Act has a film fronted by black women had quite the commercial impact of Hidden Figures, which has crashed through the $100 million barrier at the US box office and even scored a place on the Best Picture line-up. Underrate the star power of Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe at your peril; by the end of their film, you’ll certainly be doffing your hat to the women they’re playing, too. Hidden in the sense of historically obscured – their contributions to the space race neglected and marginalised – this trio of Nasa employees had...
  • DNC Chair Candidate Keith Ellison Once Called For Separate Country for Black Americans

    01/14/2017 2:06:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    Mediaite ^ | November 28, 2016 | Alex Griswold
    Democratic Minnesota Representative and Democratic National Committee chairman candidate Keith Ellison once called for slavery reparations and a separate country for black Americans in a university newspaper column. Ellison’s writings while a student at the University of Minnesota law school– under the name “Keith Hakim”– raised eyebrows when he announced his first congressional run in 2006. The Weekly Standard noted that “Ellison refers to ‘Minister Louis Farrakhan,’ defends Nation of Islam spokesman Khalid Abdul Muhammad, and speaks in the voice of a Nation of Islam advocate… ‘Hakim’ demands reparations for slavery and throws in a demand for an optional separate...
  • The Democrats Are The Party Of Slavery, Segregation, And The KKK

    11/02/2016 5:27:30 AM PDT · by grundle · 8 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 10, 2015 | Jim Treacher
    As we watch the Confederate flag being brought down in South Carolina (and being brought up by Nancy Pelosi, in a characteristically cynical and underhanded ploy), it’s worth taking a look at the racist history of the Democratic Party. They own that stupid flag, which is why they keep trying to pin it on the Republicans. Courtesy of the great Bill Whittle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wz_0utCrm0Ahhh, facts. Lefties hate those things! Yeah, the Great Party Switch of the 1960s is horsecrap. The Democrats have always been the party of racism. Now they’re just better at lying about it. The Civil War was just...
  • Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users by Race

    10/28/2016 9:35:34 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    propublica.org ^ | 10/28/16 | Julia Angwin and Terry Parris Jr.
    Imagine if, during the Jim Crow era, a newspaper offered advertisers the option of placing ads only in copies that went to white readers. That’s basically what Facebook is doing nowadays. The ubiquitous social network not only allows advertisers to target users by their interests or background, it also gives advertisers the ability to exclude specific groups it calls “Ethnic Affinities.” Ads that exclude people based on race, gender and other sensitive factors....
  • "This Is About Whiteness" UC Berkeley Students Segregate Campus, Block Bridge With Human Wall

    10/27/2016 12:08:05 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 67 replies
    zerohedge.com ^ | 10/27/16 | Tyler Durden/Reason.com
    Student protesters at the University of California-Berkeley gathered in front of a bridge on campus and forcibly prevented white people from crossing it. Students of color were allowed to pass. The massive human wall was conceived as a pro-safe space demonstration. Activists wanted the university administration to designate additional safe spaces for trans students, gay students, and students of color. They were apparently incensed that one of their official safe spaces had been moved from the fifth floor of a building to the basement. According to video footage of the protest, demonstrators blocked off the bridge completely. Students who needed...
  • Hillary/ Brazile: Dukakis Was A Racist?

    10/22/2016 8:55:35 AM PDT · by Williams · 30 replies
    Hillary tweets Donna Brazile video about how the Dukakis campaign kept the "colored girls" on a separate floor of a hotel. So that's the best example of racism they can come up with - their own left wing candidate?
  • Emory looking to establish regular POC-only social events

    10/21/2016 7:40:31 AM PDT · by Jack Black · 24 replies
    Campus Reform via Drudge ^ | 10/20/16 | Anthony Gockowski
    Emory University’s Campus Life Department will soon host what it hopes will become a regular social hour, but invitations will only be extended to students and staff “of color.” DeLa Sweeney, Emory’s interim director for Multicultural Programs, sent an email to staff at the school’s Campus Life Department, inviting them to attend an upcoming social “for students, alumni, faculty, and Emory Campus Life staff of color” only. “This event is intended to serve as an opportunity for people of color at Emory to connect with one another and strengthen relationships within and across various communities, identities, and positions in the...
  • Central High School integrated

    09/25/2016 3:49:17 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 23 replies
    Under escort from the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division, nine black students enter all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. Three weeks earlier, Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus had surrounded the school with National Guard troops to prevent its federal court-ordered racial integration. After a tense standoff, President Dwight D. Eisenhower federalized the Arkansas National Guard and sent 1,000 army paratroopers to Little Rock to enforce the court order.
  • I’m Black and I’m Horrified That African-American College Students Are Choosing Segregation

    09/13/2016 11:40:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    Heat Street ^ | September 10, 2016 | Kira Davis
    In 1938, Lloyd Lionel Gaines, a young black scholar from Mississippi, filed a suit against the University of Mississippi School of Law after being denied entry because he was “colored.” The Supreme Court eventually ruled that under the “separate but equal” clause Mississippi had the obligation to either admit him or establish a separate law school to accommodate people of color. Mississippi chose to do the latter. The NAACP planned to challenge the inadequacy of the school, as was their strategy against the tone-deaf “separate but equal” laws of the day. Unfortunately, Gaines never saw this suit completed: He disappeared...
  • CA State University Offers Housing 'For Blacks Only'-Restoring segregation in name of justice

    09/13/2016 4:33:28 AM PDT · by SJackson · 31 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | September 13, 2016 | Crystal Wright
    Sometimes the more things change, the more they stay the same. Presidents of leftist colleges across the nation are creating segregated dorms for blacks students in response to the Black Lives Matter mafia. You can’t make this stuff up. In 1964, Democrats fought tooth and nail to preserve segregation.  Racist southern Democrat Dixiecrats like Alabama Governor George Wallace refused to follow the Supreme Court’s Brown vs. Board of Education decision, the law, and even resorted to sanctioning police brutality against blacks to keep his state “separate and unequal.” It’s more than curious that California State University of Los Angeles...
  • State Department on Netanyahu's video: 'Inappropriate'

    09/09/2016 3:17:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 39 replies
    INN ^ | 9/9/16 | Elad Benari
    The United States fired at back at Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday, after he released a video equating the Palestinian Authority’s demand that a future Palestinian state be free of Jews to ethnic cleansing. “[T]he Palestinian leadership actually demands a Palestinian state with one pre-condition: No Jews. There's a phrase for that: It's called ethnic cleansing,” Netanyahu said in the video, which was released in Hebrew and English, as well as in a version with Arabic subtitles. “And this demand is outrageous. It's even more outrageous that the world doesn't find this outrageous,” he added. “Ethnic cleansing for peace...
  • Request for non-white roommates sparks uproar at Claremont Colleges in California

    08/14/2016 8:51:50 AM PDT · by EinNYC · 59 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | August 14, 2016 | Jason Silverstein
    A collective of colleges in Los Angeles suburb has been in an uproar for the past week over Facebook posts from students with one request for housing: No white roommates. A Facebook post from Karé Ureña, a junior at Pitzer College at the Claremont Colleges, asked for fellow students to join an off-campus house for the upcoming school year. “POC only,” she wrote, using the abbreviation for “people of color.” Ureña, who is black, added, “I don’t want to live with any white folks.” The post, first reported by the Claremont Independent student magazine, sparked outrage from the campus and...
  • Debate flares after black college students seek a non-white roommate

    08/12/2016 11:58:05 AM PDT · by NRx · 57 replies
    WaPo ^ | 08-11-2016 | Nick Anderson and Susan Svrluga
    In most respects, the roommate-wanted notice seemed routine. Three students at the Claremont colleges in Southern California were looking for a fourth this summer to join them in an off-campus house. They added a caveat in parentheses: “POC only,” they said, using a common abbreviation for people of color. When a classmate challenged that condition, the Pitzer College student who posted the notice on Facebook pushed back. “It’s exclusive [because] I don’t want to live with any white folks,” wrote Karé Ureña, who is black. The online comments touched off a debate this week over race at Pitzer and neighboring...
  • Black Students Don’t Want to Share Residence with White People

    08/12/2016 7:02:13 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 69 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | Aug. 10, 2016 | Trey Sanchez
    Livng with a white person is threatening to the safe space expected by some black students at Claremont Colleges in California. Campus Reform uncovered a roommate search on Facebook from three (presumably) black students looking for a fourth person to share the rent with near campus and it stressed that no white people need apply [all sic]: Hey all, Sajo Jefferson, Isaac Tucker-Rasbury and I [Karé Ureña] want to live off campus at [redacted] but we need a 4th person!!Shmoney: $450 for rent $200 security deposit $45 utilitiesWe’re a litty crew, cum get litty with us. Please feel free to...
  • Public College Offers Blacks-Only Classes, Claims It’s Totally Okay

    08/09/2016 7:11:40 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 34 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/8/2016
    A community college in Illinois is trying to defend itself after it decided to offer special classes only available to black people. “College: Changes, Challenges, Choice” is a one-credit introductory course at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, and is intended to help new students “assess your purpose for college, assess your study strategies, set college and career goals, examine your values and decision-making skills, and develop an appreciation for diversity.” But while the class may want students to appreciate diversity, the school doesn’t practice what it preaches. Two sections of the class are specifically set aside exclusively for...
  • Houston Official Calls for Form of Segregation: Only Blacks Can Police Black Communities

    07/12/2016 8:03:43 AM PDT · by PROCON · 87 replies
    breitbart ^ | July 11, 2016 | BOB PRICE
    HOUSTON, Texas – A Houston city councilman has called for segregation in policing. In the wake of the officer-involved shootings of black men across the country and the assassination of Dallas police officers, the councilman said police should reflect the ethnicity of the particular community where they patrol. Speaking to Fox 26 in Houston, City Councilman Dwight Boykins (District D), “I think at this point, because of the crisis situation, not in Houston but throughout the country, we need to have officers patrolling areas that reflect the ethnicity [of that community].” The councilman continued, “Because that will eliminate second-guessing. People...