Tag Archives: Racism

A white-supremacist Coast Guard lieutenant wanted to conduct a mass killing

(CNN) A Coast Guard lieutenant arrested last Friday on gun and drug charges allegedly wanted to conduct a mass killing. Christopher Paul Hasson, 49, of Silver Spring, Maryland, is alleged to be a white supremacist who had a hit list … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | James Comey: Take down the confederate statues now

Washington (CNN)Former FBI Director James Comey called Thursday for the removal of Confederate statues in Virginia’s capital in the wake of blackface scandals involving top statewide elected officials, in an op-ed for The Washington Post. “Expressing bipartisan horror at blackface … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Sen. Louise Lucas taking a moment as reporters ask about AG Herring wearing blackface

Exactly how I’ve been feeling. It’s deep betrayal. So painful.

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Monday Open Thread | This is why blackface is offensive

(CNN) It’s been nearly 200 years since white performers first started painting their faces black to mock enslaved Africans in minstrel shows across the United States. It was racist and offensive then, and still is today. The latest controversy to … Continue reading

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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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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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Friday Open Thread | The vile racism of Fox News Laura Ingraham

Laura Ingraham: "The America we know and love doesn't exist anymore. Massive demographic changes have been foisted on the American people, and they are changes that none of us ever voted for, and most of us don't like … this … Continue reading

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