Tag Archives: racism

Roseanne Cast Member Sara Gilbert Distances Herself From Barr’s “Abhorrent” Tweets: Incredibly Sad For Us

From the Hollywood Reporter: Roseanne cast member Sara Gilbert has weighed in on the controversy. “Roseanne’s recent comments about Valerie Jarrett, and so much more, are abhorrent and do not reflect the beliefs of our cast and crew or anyone associated with our show. I am disappointed in her actions to say the least,” she wrote. Not long after the ...

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Roseanne Producer Wanda Sykes: I Won’t Be Back

Comedian Wanda Sykes, who until today was a “consulting producer” of the Roseanne reboot, has tweeted that she won’t be returning to the show. Sykes’ move comes after Rosanne Barr unleashed a bizarre racist attack on former Obama adviser Valeria Jarrett, calling her the “baby” of the Muslim Brotherhood and Planet Of The Apes. Many are calling on ABC to ...

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Roseanne Barr Apologizes For Racist “Bad Joke” About Valerie Jarrett, Claims She Is “Now Leaving Twitter”

Early this morning Roseanne Barr unleashed a bizarre, conspiracy theory-filled tweetstorm in which she called former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett the “baby” of the Muslim Brotherhood and Planet Of The Apes and declared that Chelsea Clinton is married to the nephew of right wing boogeyman George Soros. Chelsea Clinton herself clapped back at Barr’s attack this morning, resulting in a ...

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Roseanne Barr Goes FULL Crazy Racist

Mediaite reports: A glance at Roseanne Barr’s Twitter feed early Tuesday morning should alarm even the most ardent QAnon-crazy: she falsely claimed Chelsea Clinton was married to the nephew of every anti-Semite’s favorite boogeyman, George Soros, who she accused of trying to “overthrow” the “constitutional republic”, raved about CIA mind control, called Chris Cillizza a “a fucking mouth breather”, called ...

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All Starbucks To Close Today For Anti-Bias Training

USA Today reports: Starbucks will attempt a dramatic move toward racial reconciliation Tuesday as it closes 8,000 stores across the nation for an afternoon of anti-bias training. Up to 180,000 employees at Starbucks stores and at its headquarters will receive training from a “tool kit” that will “focus on understanding prejudice and the history of public accommodations in the United ...

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Right Wingers Celebrate Louis Farrakhan’s Praise For Trump, Farrakhan Calls For “An End To The White Man”

Mediaite reports: Filing this under things that I did not see coming in 2018: Candace Owens, a brainless pro-Trump YouTube personality who is now famous because Kanye West tweeted about her once, celebrated Louis Farrakhan‘s recent praise of President Donald Trump. Glenn Beck agreed. Farrakhan — a noted anti-Semite who also praised Trump during the 2016 campaign for rejecting donations ...

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REPORT: Trump Made Stephen Miller And Jared Kushner Laugh With Made Up Names Of Hispanic Criminals

The Washington Post reports: The night before Trump delivered his first speech to Congress in February 2017, he huddled with Jared Kushner and [Stephen] Miller in the Oval Office to talk immigration. The president reluctantly agreed with suggestions he strike a gentler tone on immigration in the speech. Trump reminded them the crowds loved his rhetoric on immigrants along the ...

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Trump Posthumously Pardons Boxer Jack Johnson

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump has granted a posthumous pardon for boxing’s first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines Trump had said he was considering a pardon in April, when he announced on Twitter that the actor Sylvester Stallone, a ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Hate Crime Charge For Long Island Rail Passenger Caught On Video In Racist Rant [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: The LIRR rider caught on video unleashing a profane and racist rant was charged with a hate crime Wednesday and could end up behind bars for the vile tongue-lashing, officials said Wednesday. Queens DA Richard Brown charged Edward Ruggerio, 58, with menacing as a hate crime for his verbal attack on a fellow passenger ...

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MANHATTAN: Aaron Schlossberg Demands Escort From Courthouse After Fellow Lawyers “Harass” Him

The New York Post reports: The Manhattan lawyer who was caught on video spewing racist remarks at Spanish-speaking workers threw a tantrum in the halls of justice Wednesday and accused other attorneys of “harassing” him. Aaron Schlossberg’s meltdown came in an eighth-floor hallway in Manhattan civil court, where he was singled out for his embarrassing tirade last Tuesday that’s since ...

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TEXAS: GOP Judge Who Will Disinherit His Kids For Not Marrying White People Loses Narrowly, Recount Possible

The Dallas Morning News reports: Dallas attorney J.J. Koch eked out a win for the Republican nomination for Dallas County commissioner, beating Vickers “Vic” Cunningham, a former judge who drew national headlines over alleged racist behavior and language. Twenty-five votes decided the race for northern Dallas County’s District 2 seat. Because the race was so close, Cunningham could have the ...

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Pro-Trump NYC Lawyer Caught In Racist Rant Issues An Apology: This Is Not The Person I Am, I’m Deeply Sorry

The New York Daily News reports: How do you say sorry in Spanish? Aaron Schlossberg, the hate-spewing lawyer caught on viral cell phone video threatening to report restaurant works to immigration officials for speaking Spanish, issued an apology on Twitter Tuesday. Schlossberg railed against Spanish speakers inside Fresh Kitchen restaurant on Madison Ave. on May 15. “My next call is ...

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Newspaper Yanks Endorsement Of Judge Because He’ll Disinherit His Kids For Not Marrying White Christians

From the editorial board of the Dallas News: This newspaper recommended Vickers Cunningham for the Precinct 2 seat on the Dallas County Commissioners Court because we felt the former state district judge’s career left him best prepared for the job. However, recent developments have caused us to reconsider, and we are withdrawing our recommendation of Cunningham. That decision is based ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Mariachi Fiesta Outside Manhattan Home Of Racist Pro-Trump Lawyer Aaron Schlossberg

From Facebook: Manhattan lawyer Aaron Schlossberg’s racist rant against Spanish-speaking workers was caught on video—reminding us that the bigots among us aren’t even hiding anymore. So a group of New Yorkers are getting together to counter his hate with a Latin fiesta in front of his UWS apartment building.

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Racist Manhattan Lawyer Evicted From His Office

The New York Post reports: Racist lawyer Aaron Schlossberg will have to find new office space — and an attorney of his own. The 44-year-old was kicked out of his Madison Avenue work space Thursday after he was was captured in a hate-filled rant at Spanish-speaking restaurant workers — and then a Congressman filed a formal complaint to the state ...

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REPORT: Pro-Trump Manhattan Lawyer Caught In Racist Rant Banned From His Own Office Building [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: Aaron Schlossberg, 42, wore a black ski cap, blue suit, white shirt and a striped tie as he hid behind an umbrella for about 10 minutes while ignoring questions from reporters. The attorney, who received national scorn for his crude commentary, did call the police after accusing a Daily News reporter and photographer of ...

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Ranting Pro-Trump NYC Lawyer Threatens To Call ICE Because Deli Staffers Were Speaking Spanish [VIDEO]

Gothamist reports: An angry white man insulted and threatened two women for speaking Spanish at a midtown lunch chain on Wednesday, threatening to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement on them because he didn’t want to hear the language in “my country.” “Every person I listen to—he’s speaking it, she’s speaking it. This is America,” the man shouted, while customers waited ...

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YouTube Spikes “Deportation Bus” Ad As Hate Speech

ABC News reports: A Georgia GOP gubernatorial candidate’s ad featuring a “Deportation Bus” has been removed from YouTube for violating its policy on hate speech. The ad was taken down Wednesday. Michael Williams, former state co-chair for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign says in the ad that his bus will send undocumented immigrants “home.” Williams is bringing the bus to what ...

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GEORGIA: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Launches “Deportation Bus Tour” To Sanctuary Cities [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: A Republican candidate in Georgia’s gubernatorial race is bringing what he calls a “Deportation Bus Tour’ to the state’s sanctuary cities to tout his support for expediting deportation for undocumented immigrants. State Sen. Michael Williams’s campaign said in a press release that the tour will “expose how dangerous illegal aliens ruin local economies, cost American jobs, increase ...

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Starbucks: No Purchase Required To Use Restroom

The Associated Press reports: Starbucks has adopted an open-bathroom policy following the arrest last month of two African American men at a coffee shop in Philadelphia. Chairman Howard Schultz says he doesn’t want the company to become a public bathroom, but feels employees can make the “right decision a hundred percent of the time,” if that choice is removed at ...

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