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  • Portland NAACP chapter president resigns amid sexual abuse allegations

    10/21/2020 9:27:23 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 21 2020 | Danielle Wallace
    The president of the Portland chapter of the NAACP resigned Tuesday, effective immediately, amid allegations of sexually abusing three men years ago. Rev. Elbert Mondainé, who has denied the allegations against him, resigned more than a week after an explosive story by the Portland Mercury detailing the accusations made against him. In a statement Tuesday, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People said Elbert Mondainé’s resignation was effective immediately.
  • NAACP President Not Happy With Return Of TV Show ‘Cops’

    10/06/2020 9:01:53 PM PDT · by PROCON · 35 replies ^ | Oct. 6, 2020 | Law Officer
    With the return of the popular TV show ‘COPS’, Spokane NAACP President Kurtis Robinson isn’t happy saying that the show disproportionately shows people of color when they are most vulnerable. As reported by KXLY, COPS will be riding with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office through November and Robinson says that the timing worries him because people of color have not been portrayed well on the series. THE COPS I KNOW Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich defended the show saying that it is important because the public gets a better understanding of what deputies go through every day, and how quickly situations can...
  • Kamala Harris is branded 'ignorant' for praising BLM protests and calling them 'essential' just three days after two cops were shot during Louisville riots

    09/26/2020 7:08:23 AM PDT · by Mr Rogers · 12 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 25 Sept 2020 | James Gordon
    Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris has come in for criticism after saying that protests against racial injustice, including those by the Black Lives Matter group are 'essential for the evolution of our country' - with some online branding her 'ignorant'. Senator Harris D-Calif. made the comments during the NAACP's national convention in which she was interviewed for more than one hour and come just three days after two police officers were shot and injured during rioting in Louisville. The shooting came after a grand jury's decision not to charge the officers who shot and killed Breonna Taylor. One of the...
  • NAACP chapter president Talbert Swan: 'No such thing as blue lives'

    09/13/2020 1:53:05 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 13 2020 | Evie Fordham
    An NAACP chapter president said there is "no such thing as Blue Lives" on Twitter on Sunday following what appeared to be an ambush-style shooting of two sheriff's deputies in Los Angeles on Saturday. "There’s no such thing as BLUE LIVES... Stop comparing your JOB with my LIFE... Your CAREER is a choice, my BLACKNESS isn’t. #BlackLivesMatter #BlueLivesMatter," NAACP Greater Springfield President Talbert Swan wrote on Twitter. "No one deserves to be unjustly murdered, police or citizens," Swan continued. "If you’re expressing outrage over the shooting of two sheriff’s deputies, but we’re defending #KyleRittenhouse murdering two protesters in #Kenosha only...
  • Radio Broadcaster Fired After Racial Description of Kamala Harris

    08/23/2020 11:21:24 AM PDT · by TribalPrincess2U · 72 replies
    westernjournal ^ | 8-22-2020 | Johnathan Jones
    A radio host in Cleveland has been fired for using an offensive term to describe Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris of California. During WTAM radio’s broadcast Wednesday of the Cleveland Indians’ game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, host Kyle Cornell used the term “colored” to describe Harris during a cut-in.
  • Hashtag #wrongtrump trends on Twitter after death of president's brother

    08/16/2020 7:54:27 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 16 2020 | Ronn Blitzer
    Following the death of President Trump's brother Robert Trump, critics of the president have been tweeting the hashtag #wrongtrump, as if to say that it should have been the president to die instead. As of Sunday morning, the hashtag was the second highest trending on Twitter, with more than 77,600 tweets, including a journalist and an NAACP leader. "Dear Grim Reaper, You took the #wrongtrump," tweeted Bishop Talbert Swan, who is a pastor, radio host, and president of the Springfield, Mass., branch of the NAACP.
  • Woke Garbage: Deranged CNN Says U.S. is 'Infected' with 'Deep-Seated Racism'

    08/15/2020 10:52:50 AM PDT · by rktman · 59 replies ^ | 8/14/2020 | Duncan Schroeder
    On Friday’s New Day, CNN guest host Erica Hill brought on the President of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Lynda Williams to spout woke nonsense. Hill egged Williams on with anti-American ranting about “the reality that deep-seated racism has infected the United States of America for hundreds of years and has been allowed to fester and grow.” Williams responded by making her own radical claims, such as, “systemic racism is just as American as apple pie.” Hill began the segment by applauding Williams for attacking Attorney General William Barr, during a recent meeting, for his rejection of...
  • Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively 'deeply and unreservedly sorry' for wedding at plantation

    08/04/2020 9:52:25 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 81 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08 04 2020 | Justine Coleman
    Actor Ryan Reynolds says he and his wife Blake Lively will “always be deeply and unreservedly sorry” for holding their wedding at a former plantation in South Carolina. Reynolds discussed his “shame” over the 2012 wedding at Boone Hall in Charleston County in an interview posted by Fast Company Tuesday. “It’s something we’ll always be deeply and unreservedly sorry for,” he said. “It’s impossible to reconcile. What we saw at the time was a wedding venue on Pinterest. What we saw after was a place built upon devastating tragedy.” The “Deadpool” actor said a “mistake like that can either cause...
  • Romney to NAACP: More States Should Implement ‘Safer’ Mail-In Voting

    08/02/2020 8:43:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 44 replies ^ | 7/30/2020 | Tony Lee
    Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) on Wednesday evening insisted that voting by mail is secure and said he hopes that more states would implement more reliable vote-by-mail procedures. In a conversation with NAACP President Derrick Johnson and journalist April Ryan, Romney emphasized that voting by mail is secure. “I, for one, believe that vote by mail is a more secure system because if we think there’s been voter fraud or machines have been tampered with, we can always go back to the paper copy, we can compare signatures, we can talk to the person to see if they actually voted, we...
  • Blacks starting to get just a little sick of the lefty white camera-hogging act going on in Portland

    07/26/2020 8:23:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/26/2020 | Monica Showalter
    Is the tide receding? Is some kind of high water mark now being reached? It's not just that Blacks are laughing at the lefty white sheet show shambles going on in dumpster-fire Portland. Now they're getting disgusted. PORTLAND, Ore. — Black community leaders are urging local protesters to shift the focus of demonstrations back to the Black Lives Matter movement and away from what has become a largely “white spectacle.” Standing in front of a large banner bearing an image of Rep. John Lewis, the Black civil rights icon who died last week, the Rev. E.D. Mondainé, president of the...
  • Jewish groups call for ouster of local NAACP head over anti-Semitic Facebook post

    07/25/2020 3:31:26 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 27 replies
    Philly.Com via MSN ^ | 0725/2020 | Stephan Salisbury
    Jewish leaders expressed outrage Friday and Saturday over an anti-Semitic meme posted on the Facebook page of Rodney Muhammad, president of the Philadelphia NAACP. They called for Muhammad’s removal as head of the local civil rights group. “This vile behavior from a civic leader is incredibly dangerous for Jewish communities across the world,” said Laura Frank, interim director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. In a statement, Frank demanded that the national NAACP remove Muhammad from his post immediately. ---SNIP--- The post, which was taken down, showed photos of Ice Cube, DeSean Jackson, and Nick Cannon above a cartoon...

    07/24/2020 10:39:06 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 6 replies
    Save Southern Heritage ^ | 7/22/20 | David McCallister
    A lawsuit was filed today in Federal Court, along with a request for a request for an Emergency Temporary Restraining Order that seeks to prevent the City of St. Augustine, Florida from removing the oldest Confederate monument in Florida, in the state’s oldest City. The primary plaintiff on the lawsuit is HK Edgerton, past President of the National Association of Colored People “NAACP” in his home town of Asheville, NC and includes 10 counts including violations of the plaintiff’s Constitution rights under the 1st and 14th Amendments. There are nine other plaintiffs in the case including the Ladies Memorial Association...
  • Massachusetts restaurant ends dress code that targeted Blacks, owner apologizes

    07/19/2020 11:14:45 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 50 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 19, 2020 | Peter Aitken
    A Massachusetts restaurant is repealing its “racist” dress code, with the owner apologizing to protesters for not realizing the impact of his policy, according to reports. About 100 demonstrators gathered outside Nathan Bill’s Bar and Restaurant in Springfield to protest a policy that prohibited baggy blue jeans, long white T-shirts, do-rags and baseball caps worn backwards. A picture of the dress code spread across social media, with many criticizing the policy as directed at African Americans. Restaurant owner Robert Grossman met with the Pioneer Valley Project, the city’s NAACP chapter and City Councilor Tim Allen and agreed to end the policy, Masslive reported.
  • NAACP president calls Facebook a 'threat to democracy,' says ad boycott isn't dying down soon

    07/12/2020 3:34:25 PM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    ABC 'News' ^ | 7/10/20 | Catherine Thorbecke
    Derrick Johnson, the president of the NAACP and one of the leaders of the ongoing Facebook ad boycott, called the social media giant a "threat to democracy" and said that they won't back down until the platform is safe for everyone. "Facebook is allowing their platform to be used as a gathering point to meet, recruit and plan out harm against communities," Johnson told ABC News. "They've also allowed their platform to be manipulated by a foreign nation and domestic actors to suppress and subvert our voting process and democracy." "That is a clear and present danger to our democracy,"...
  • Free Juan Williams

    10/22/2010 3:02:23 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 17 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | October 22, 2010 | Investors Business Daily Staff
    Media: Public broadcasting strikes a blow for censorship by firing a nationally known commentator for suggesting a connection between Islamofascism and terrorism. Sorry, there is one, and it makes us nervous too. Perhaps we should now call NPR, public broadcasting's answer to Air America, National Politically Correct Radio, as the Weekly Standard's William Kristol has suggested. The firing of resident pundit Juan Williams demonstrates that free and open debate is not NPR's thing, despite its publicly funded mission statement that all voices should be heard. Appearing on Fox's "O'Reilly Factor" Monday night, Williams did not disagree with host Bill O'Reilly's...
  • Fox News host tells co-host: 'You sound like you're high right now'

    12/11/2018 3:17:42 PM PST · by jazusamo · 52 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 11, 2018 | John Bowdon
    Video at link. Fox News host Jesse Watters took aim at his co-host Juan Williams during Tuesday's episode of "The Five," mocking Williams on-air and joking that his fellow co-host sounded as if he was on drugs. During a contentious debate between the two personalities over President Trump's planned wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, Williams, who is an opinion columnist for The Hill, asserted that such a barrier would do little to stop drug trafficking, a top concern of the Trump administration, asserting that most trafficking occurs at legal ports of entry. "The bigger one is, the drugs that you...
  • Vivian Schiller Is a Lock as Twitter’s Head of News (Fired, smeared Juan Williams)

    10/10/2013 2:54:27 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 3 replies
    All Things D ^ | 10/10/13 | Mike Isaac and Kara Swisher
    Vivian Schiller, NBC News’ SVP and chief digital officer, is being tapped for Twitter’s head of news position, according to sources familiar with the matter. AllThingsD reported last week that she was the leading pick for the high-profile job. The deal is now “all but done,” according to sources, although Schiller will apparently take a significant period of time off between the end of her current position at NBC and the start of the new job at Twitter. -snip- Schiller’s NPR stint ended in controversy; she resigned from NPR in March following some very dicey snafus.
  • NPR CEO Vivian Schiller Who Fired Juan Williams Key Architect of FCC Govt Takeover of the News

    10/25/2010 6:58:45 PM PDT · by kylegriffie · 32 replies · 1+ views ^ | 10/25/2010 | Tara Servatius
    Last week, National Public Radio CEO Vivian Schiller took a break from her crusade for a government takeover of the media to swat a fly. With now-former NPR analyst Juan Williams suitably splattered across the evening news after politically incorrect comments he made on Fox News, Schiller can return to her real passion – the creation of a national network to ensure that in the future, you get your news from the government in general and NPR in particular.
  • What on earth did Juan Williams say to get him fired from NPR?

    10/21/2010 11:05:50 AM PDT · by WebFocus · 58 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/21/2010 | Rick Moran
    Fox News analyst Juan Williams is one of the resident liberals at that network but has occasionally demonstrated a stubborn independent streak when it comes to War on Terror issues. But the statement he made on O'Reilly's show that got him canned from NPR is so innocuous and beyond that, so true of most Americans, that you have to figure that either the liberal Public Radio network was looking for an excuse to get rid of Williams, or they are so drenched in political correctness that every other factor takes a back seat to their slavish devotion to that...
  • Is Juan Williams a Bigot? (Q & A column)

    Question: Curious: Had Juan said something to the effect that he's aware that some people cross the street when they see a group of Black people walking along, I don't think he would have been fired. In this case, he's speaking of a stereotype that sadly resonates in 2010. On the other hand, was Williams simply being honest? Does it make him a bigot instantly for his feelings on being on a plane with Muslims? Answer: ... I think Vivian Schiller has a real problem: In the eyes of the public, the press has moved on from this concept of...