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May 21st, 2018 - 10:53 am § in Repugnants

Border agent detains U.S. citizens for speaking Spanish

The ACLU may take legal action on behalf of two women, both American citizens, who went to a convenience store to buy milk and eggs in a Montana town near the Canadian border and were stopped by a Border Patrol agent who overheard them conversing in Spanish. The women are Mexican-American, and bilin[...]

May 18th, 2018 - 10:35 am § in Misc.

RACISM and REPARATIONS

Woman with slave girl in the mid 19th century, New Orleans.http://www.burnsarchive.com/ Should the U.S. provide reparations for slavery and Jim Crow? Carlton Mark Waterhouse, Indiana University More than 150 years of scholarship and activism hasn’t brought us any closer to consensus.[...]

May 16th, 2018 - 2:41 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Lawyer who advertises in Spanish yells “speak English!” at deli workers

Read story here. View his website here.[...]

May 9th, 2018 - 11:12 am § in Donald Trump, Repugnants

Guilty.

One of Trump’s “fine” people — “A Maryland man who identified himself as an imperial wizard in the Ku Klux Klan was found guilty Tuesday of firing a gun during the violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year.” Read story here.  [...]

May 9th, 2018 - 12:09 am § in Buchenwald, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Neofacism: Trump and Farrakhan to Meet

Farrakhan will be the first Black leader invited to speak to Trump with a real organization and some clear agenda items. If critics believe Farrakhan is a bigger issue than Steve Bannon and those Neo Nazis working in the white house they are blind to their own racism.  I don’t know of any Jew[...]

April 27th, 2018 - 1:25 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

OUTRAGEOUS!!!

An Arizona legislator used the “N” word. Two black legislators criticized her. They were reprimanded. She wasn’t. Read story here. Photo: Arizona Rep. Maria Syms, a lawyer, quoted a rap lyric containing the “N” word in an article attacking “liberal” teachers[...]

April 18th, 2018 - 3:44 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

GOP legislators punish Memphis for removing symbols of rebellion, slavery, racism, and lynchings.

“Hateful, unkind, un-Christian, and unfair,” is how Memphis legislators describe a bill passed by Tennessee’s GOP-majority legislature stripping funding from the city’s upcoming bicentennial celebration in retaliation for removing statues of Jefferson Davis and Nathan Bedford[...]

April 13th, 2018 - 8:53 am § in Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges

RACISM AT POMONA

Pomona’s Scripps College is hosting a pool party  today at which “white” people will be excluded, with only “people who identify as POC” permitted to attend. A Facebook announcement of the event lists the party as being hosted by Café Con Leche, a student group identified i[...]

April 12th, 2018 - 8:42 am § in Repugnants

FAUX NEWS: Black kid obnoxious for getting into too many colleges

Michael Brown, a senior at Lamar High School in Houston, was accepted into 20 top universities including Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Stanford and received full-ride scholarships to each. Faux Snooz talking heads went nutso.[...]