Tag Archives: Racism

Monday Open Thread | Trump has been bashing the U.S. for years

Trump has CONNED the hell out of white America, pretending he’s so patriotic, hugging the flag, while accusing 4 Congresswomen of color for talking down about America when he is the one who has bashed America into the ground. Be … Continue reading

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Erica Thomas, A Black US lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’

Be vigilant people!  It’s already started in Houston, Illinois, Georgia or a community near you. Black and Brown people are being targeted and told to ‘go back to your country’ by vile racist bigots. Trump has emboldened these racist thugs … Continue reading

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Chris Hayes: Trumpism Must Be Peacefully But Completely Destroyed

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AOC hits back after Trump tweets ‘go back’ to your country

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ​slapped back Sunday at President Trump for suggesting that she and three other freshman Democrats “go back” to the countries they’re from, saying he’s irked at them because they push back at his version of America. “​You … Continue reading

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AOC rips citizenship question “magically added” to census

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rips into Republicans for scheming to dissuade minorities from taking the US census by adding a question about citizenship.

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Tuesday Open Thread | Trump Encourages Violence

Donald Trump this week issued a thinly veiled threat of violence against his opponents, saying that members of the police, military and biker gangs could “play it tough” if they “reach a certain point.” It was a disturbing remark, but … Continue reading

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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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