Tag Archives: Racism

Saturday Open Thread | Gov. Paul LePage: “The enemy right now…are people of color.”

The Governor of Maine. pic.twitter.com/UjjVZYEscA — Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) August 27, 2016

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Thursday Open Thread | New York Life fires director #CoreyMulter after his racist, violent FB message to #BlackLivesMatter activist:

A racist antagonizer of the Black Lives Matter movement has been fired after his words wrote a check that his a** couldn’t cash. Shanelle Matthews, director of communication with the Black Lives Matter organization, was verbally attacked on Facebook by … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | The man who punched Dylan Roof speaks out

+ Man who punched Dylan Roof speaks out for the first time after being released from jail. pic.twitter.com/ix3KhVYESH — saycheesetv.com (@SayCheese_TV) August 8, 2016

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United Nations rep slammed US police for trampling protesters’ rights

Amid renewed nationwide protests over police killings of black men, a representative from the United Nations toured the United States with a peculiar goal: to assess whether the exercise of freedom of assembly and association in the country conforms to … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s America | Mia Frias-Russell Woke Up To Racial Hate In Indiana

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Friday Open Thread | The Republican National Klan Rally: Twitter Reaction

Death and destruction, poverty, pain and hopelessness, terrorism and traitors — Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention was a particularly horrific timeline of the United States under President Barack Obama. Trump’s acceptance speech at the convention garnered … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Twitter has permanently banned Milo Yiannopoulos after racist attacks on Leslie Jones

After Ghostbusters’ actor Leslie Jones was pummeled with hate tweets on Monday, Twitter finally took decisive action. It has removed Milo Yiannopoulos, the widely-followed tech editor of conservative site Breitbart, from its platform. Yiannopoulos, who had more than 350,000 followers, … Continue reading

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