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October 12th, 2019 - 7:44 pm § in Misc., Racism

It’s happened again.

In Fort Worth, Texas, another white cop shot another black person dead inside her own home. This is a developing story. Read details here and here. Update: Fort Worth Interim Police Chief Ed Kraus announced Monday morning that the cop who shot Ms. Jefferson, who he identified as Aaron Dean, would ha[...]

October 10th, 2019 - 7:59 am § in Racism, The Ave Scene

Seattle’s Great Southern Chef

“When you think other careers like an engineer, no one says, ‘I’m a great black engineer.’ No. Just, ‘I’m a great engineer.’ My fear was that people would recognize me as a black chef instead of just a great chef.” – EDUARDO JORDAN (Huff Post by ByTamara Gane, G[...]

August 19th, 2019 - 10:02 am § in Racism

NYPD fires Eric Garner chokehold cop

  The NYPD commissioner has fired the cop who used a prohibited chokehold on Eric Garner, who died 5 years ago in an encounter with police over selling cigarettes on a street corner. The commissioner followed the recommendation of a civil service judge. Previously, a grand jury had refused to i[...]

August 3rd, 2019 - 5:26 pm § in Racism

16 hours, 2 angry young white men, 2 assault rifles, 2 states: 31 dead, 51 wounded

In El Paso, Texas, a 21-year-old white male aggrieved by “race mixing” opened fire with an AK-47 at a Walmart popular with Mexican tourists Saturday morning, killing 20 people and injuring 26 more, 9 of whom reportedly were in critical condition at area hospitals (2 of whom subsequently [...]

June 20th, 2019 - 7:23 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Misc., Racism

Concentration Camps: an America First Phenomenon

Rep. Alexandria Occasio-Cortez (D-NY) reference to “concentration camps” at the border led to a social and broadcast media frenzy. Denials that they are actually concentration camps, because they are not as bad as those which killed six million Jews, neglect crucial facts. Most significa[...]

June 11th, 2019 - 8:43 am § in Racism

Fox’s Answer to Racism

Watch the latest video at foxnews.com[...]

June 8th, 2019 - 9:10 am § in Racism

Dead and Black

Veteran’s body came back from prison missing throat, heart, brain “This entire case smacks of a cover-up,” civil rights attorney Lee Merritt told CNN by phone. (6/8/19 CNN) Two days before he died, Everett Palmer Jr. called his brother, Dwayne, to tell him he was on his way from De[...]

May 22nd, 2019 - 11:29 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Racism

Imagine a Jew in Germany being forced to use a Euro bearing Hitler’s face?

Trump has decided that Harriet Tubman will appear on the $20 bill as soon as  Jesus Returns. This fulfills one of his campaign promises because, as he describes the Taubman bill, she is ugly and only on the $20 because it is politically correct.  MNUCHUN: “The primary reason we have looked at r[...]

May 22nd, 2019 - 1:28 am § in Christianity, Hypocrisy, Racism, Religion

Crazy Rich Jews Coming to a Theater near You! Starring Mel Gibson!

I gotta admit, I enjoyed “Crazy Rich Asians” with all the pleasure that ethnic satire can bring. But, to be honest, I keep thinking of my Asian friends.  Would they think this was funny? Would I think the movie was funny if it made fun of wealthy Jews? I guess I may get to answer [&hell[...]

April 25th, 2019 - 1:07 am § in America, Racism, Schools & Colleges

Wake Forest University: for staff who identify as staff of color ONLY: Monday, May 6 at 4:00 pm in ZSR Room 477

The sad part of this is the continued insistence by all parties that race is real.  Race bigotry is real but “people of color” is as much a pejorative as the N word.  I do not doubt the good intentions of the Wake Forest administration but it is horrid that fifty-seven years after the [...]