Category Archives: Racism

The MAGA Hat–Wearing Teens Who Taunted A Native American Elder Could Be Expelled

My rage is off the charts………… This student is a little racist fk with no respect, no home training. Is this what is being taught at Covington Catholic School? The Diocese of Covington and Covington Catholic High in Kentucky rebuked the … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Institutional Racism, Native Americans, News, Open Thread, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 136 Comments

Tuesday Open Thread | Steve King stripped from committee assignments over white nationalism comment

House Republican leaders removed Representative Steve King of Iowa from the Judiciary and Agriculture Committees on Monday night as the party officials scrambled to appear tough on racism and contain damage from comments Mr. King made to The New York … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

I miss the series “Underground.” How about you? I’m on a Harriet Tubman research trip. You know she’s from my home state of Maryland. I hope you enjoy these clips of historic sites, in honor of Harriet Tubman. And I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in African Americans, Black History, Current Events, Heritage, History, Open Thread, Politics, Racism, Slavery | Tagged , , , , , , | 52 Comments

Steve King caught on tape referring to immigrants as “dirt” coming from Mexico

This racist bottom feeder need to be expelled from Congress.  Steve King’s racist hate has no business where laws are made. Last week, Adam Rubenstein visited Iowa to report on Steve King’s re-election effort. He filed several pieces from there, … Continue reading

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Voting Rights | Martyrs For The Right To Vote

From about 1900 to 1965, most African Americans were not allowed to vote in the South. This was especially true in the Deep South: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina. White people in power used many methods to keep … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Rights, Democracy, Domestic Terrorism, News, Open Thread, Racism, Voter Suppression, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , , | 67 Comments

GOP Senator David Perdue rips student’s phone for asking about @BrianKempGA racist voter registration scheme

U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) ripped a phone out of a constituent’s hand late Saturday morning as the constituent was recording their encounter. The Republican senator was being asked a question about Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp‘s widely-reported attempts … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | The Latest Evil on Immigration From This Administration

I was in fourth grade when I first went to school with anyone not Black. I was in seventh grade when I first met someone from an immigrant family. I was in eighth grade when I first met someone who … Continue reading

Posted in ICEgov, Immigration, Open Thread, Politics, Racism | Tagged , , , , , | 73 Comments