Tag Archives: Racism

Sandra Bland Autopsy Report

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Police release jail footage in death of #SandraBland

Texas police have released video taken from inside the county jail during the last minutes of Sandra Bland’s life as activists claimed that the traffic stop that led to her imprisonment escalated into a confrontation because a trooper was angry … Continue reading

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Waller County Prosecutor Elton Mathis has history of racial bias

The Texas prosecutor who is investigating the suspicious death of a black woman while in custody was accused last year of sending threatening messages to a black pastor who had publicly criticized his handling of cases that involved minorities. Sandra … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof writes alleged jail letter to fan of serial killers

Accused mass murderer Dylann Roof is “doing fine” in the slammer but could use some reading material, according to a jail note he may have sent to a pen pal. The handwritten letter, which bears the signature of the South … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Klan Training Camp

The Ku Klux Klan is encouraging interested citizens to attend a five-day training camp later this month, where students will study leadership skills intended to help them become better advocates of white supremacy in their own communities. Listed under “national … Continue reading

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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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