Category Archives: Racism

Thursday Open Thread | Fox News anchor Kelly Wright says he can no longer ignore racism at the network

At a news conference on Wednesday, news anchor Kelly Wright spoke to reporters about the second lawsuit lodged against Fox News this year for racial discrimination. As the only black anchor on Fox, Wright can be a more public face … Continue reading

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Watch the rage: Officer Zachary Rosen stomps on black man’s head

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus police officer who was seen on video kicking a suspect in the head Saturday morning was identified as one of the officers involved in the shooting death of Henry Green last year. According to Columbus … Continue reading

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New Evidence Reveals Miami Cop Who Shot Charles Kinsey Knew He Was Unarmed

New evidence reveals that a Miami police officer that shot a behavioral therapist last year knew that the latter was unarmed. On July 18, 2016, North Miami police officer Jonathan Aledda, fired three shots at behavioral therapist Charles Kinsey, who … Continue reading

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White Woman Threatens to Kill Black Family: “Get Out of My Country!”

Video of a menacing encounter involving a racist who refuses to leave a fast food establishment without first threatening a family of black customers has been going viral. The recording is of a white woman who lingers by the door … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | “Roots” 40th Anniversary Week

TGIF, Everyone!

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Thursday Open Thread | “Roots” 40th Anniversary Week

How Roots Captivated an Entire Nation Memories from the Set of Roots | Oprah and the Legendary Cast of Roots | Oprah Winfrey Network Exclusive: Becoming Chicken George | Oprah and the Legendary Cast of Roots | Oprah Winfrey Network

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Tuesday Open Thread | “Roots” 40th Anniversary Week

ROOTS WEEK CONTINUES… Roots “Kunta” The Ends Justify the Means Fiddler’s Philosophy What’s your name? Roots “Kunta” Must Be Free

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