Category Archives: Racism

Friday Open Thread |President Obama greeted by Confederate flag supporters

As the national conversation on the Confederate flag continues to unfold, some supporters of the flag took their message directly to the president of the United States by lining the route of his motorcade through Nashville on Wednesday. President Obama … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | KKK chapter to hold rally on SC Statehouse grounds

The Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan’s Pelham, North Carolina, chapter have reserved the Statehouse Grounds in South Carolina for a rally next month. James Spears, the Great Titan of the chapter, said the group would be rallying … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Another Historically Black Church in SC Burns

Yet another black church in the South went up in flames Tuesday night, this time historic Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal in Williamsburg County, South Carolina — 20 years after it was burned to the ground by Ku Klux Klan … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | 91 Times Black Churches Have Been Violently Attacked

When Dylann Roof allegedly opened fire at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, last week, it was an act of terror of the kind that happens all too often in black houses of worship. Roof has … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | White supremacist: Charleston ‘a preview of coming attractions’

Dylann Roof refers to Harold Covington’s white separatist group, the Northwest Front, in his alleged manifesto. The rightwing sci-fi writer distances himself from the shooting, but his followers speculate if his work influenced Roof’s actions One of the shadowy figures … Continue reading

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#TearOffTheWhiteHood – President Obama wants to force KKK to name its members after church massacre

President Obama is keen to introduce tough new laws which will force the KKK and other extreme right-wing groups to disclose the identities of their members, Daily Mail Online can disclose. The President discussed the possibility of the new measures … Continue reading

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Fires in Black Churches in Four Southern States: ARSON Suspected

You know what? Fuck the media & their reports on ISIS. There has been No coverage of the string of ARSON commited on Black churches. This is how some bitter, white folks are handling the push back on calling that … Continue reading

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