Tag Archives: Racism

Trump to Latino Anchor Jorge Ramos: “Go back to Univision”

Our anchor @jorgeramosnews was thrown out of Donald Trump’s press conference tonight when he asked about immigration https://t.co/aJ89RE3raW — AMERICA (@ThisIsAmerica) August 26, 2015

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Thursday Open Thread | Armed Black Panthers protest #SandraBland’s death

HEMPSTEAD Texas (AP) — Dozens of heavily armed demonstrators rallied in Southeast Texas to protest the arrest and jail-cell death of a black woman arrested after a confrontation with a white state trooper during a traffic stop. About 25 demonstrators … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Current Events, Department of Justice, discrimination, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, JusticeForSandraBland, News, Open Thread, Photos, Police bruality, Politics, Protests, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 109 Comments

This is the GOP|Gov. Kasich To Black Lawmaker: ‘I Don’t Need Your People’

Jan 28th 2011 Delivering on his vision for a “new way,” Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) “is on pace to be the first governor since 1962 to have an entire Cabinet without any racial diversity.” Every one of his 22 … Continue reading

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#SandraBland’s Family sues DPS trooper who arrested her

The mother of Sandra Bland filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Texas Department of Public Safety trooper and several others she deems responsible for the death of her 28-year-old daughter at the Waller County Jail in mid-July. Geneva Reed-Veal … Continue reading

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Sandra Bland Autopsy Report

Posted in Current Events, Department of Justice, Murder, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 82 Comments

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

Posted in Criminal Justice, Current Events, Department of Justice, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, JusticeForSandraBland, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Profiling, Racism, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , | 29 Comments