Racism

ISRAEL: Netanyahu Praises Trump’s Racism

Haaretz reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced support Saturday for U.S. President Donald Trump plan to build a border wall along America’s border with Mexico and praised Trump for referencing Israel in defending his wall. “President Trump is right. I built a wall along Israel’s southern border. It stopped all illegal immigration. Great success. Great idea,” Netanyahu tweeted. With the …

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McConnell: Trump’s Wall Will Cost Up To $15B [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that he expects the cost of building a wall along the Mexican border to be between $12 billion to $15 billion. But neither McConnell nor House Speaker Paul Ryan said precisely how Congress would pay for the wall, or whether they expect Mexico to repay the cost. Ryan said Thursday he …

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Trump Signs Mexican Wall Executive Order [VIDEO]

CNN reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday started to reshape US immigration enforcement policies via executive action, taking his first steps toward fulfilling some of the most contentious pledges that defined his campaign — building a border wall and punishing “sanctuary cities.” Trump signed what the White House described as executive orders that begin moving towards building a wall on …

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Alabama Found Guilty Of Racist Gerrymandering By Federal Judge Favored To Be Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee

AL.com reports: A three-judge federal court panel has blocked Alabama from using in another election 12 legislative districts challenged as unconstitutional by black political groups. The districts are part of the district map drawn and approved by the Republican-led Alabama Legislature after the 2010 Census and were used in the 2014 election. The judges ruled for the plaintiffs in 12 …

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Donald Trump Surrogate Sheriff David Clarke Hurls Racist Slur At CNN Commentator Marc Lamont Hill

This is the guy who wanted to be Trump’s director of Homeland Security and who publicly called for “pitchforks and torches” if Hillary won: Let the racial slurs fly! Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke had a fierce response Tuesday to CNN’s Marc Lamont Hill’s attack on seemingly any African-American who chooses to work with Trump, calling the hard-left political analyst …

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Atlanta Paper Blasts Trump’s Attack On John Lewis

From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Atlantans responded with an incredulous “how dare you!” Saturday after President-elect Donald Trump kicked off the MLK holiday weekend with a twitter rant saying most of Atlanta is in “horrible shape and falling apart” and describing Georgia’s U.S. Rep. John Lewis — a civil rights icon — as “All talk, talk, talk — no action or …

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ARIZONA: State GOP Rep Intros Bill Banning Schools And Universities From Discussing Civil Rights

The Arizona Republic reports: The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was all about justice, that notion that we are all equal, that we all deserve opportunities. He lived by that Old Testament command from God that we should not only be charitable but work for justice. Social justice, he called it. Just don’t dare talk about such things in Arizona’s …

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AG Loretta Lynch: Chicago Police Officers Routinely Use “Unjustified, Disproportionate” Excessive Force [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: The Chicago police department regularly uses force that is “unjustified, disproportionate and otherwise excessive”, federal investigators have concluded. In a scathing review, Department of Justice (DoJ) investigators found that police violated both the fourth amendment of the constitution and department policy in the use of deadly force. Investigators faulted poor training and accountability systems for contributing to …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Racist Gerrymandering And 2017 Special Election Put On Indefinite Hold By SCOTUS

The Raleigh News & Observer reports: The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday put a court-ordered legislative redistricting and 2017 special election on hold while it reviews Republican legislators’ appeal in an ongoing lawsuit. A lower federal court ruled months ago that the current legislative districts are an unconstitutional racial gerrymander, and it ordered the General Assembly to draw new districts …

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Civil Rights Leaders Demand Delay To “Rigged” Hearing To Confirm Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions

The International Business Times reports: The confirmation process for Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is “rigged” and should be delayed in order to thoroughly vet Donald Trump’s attorney general nominee, a group of civil rights leaders said in a conference call with reporters Friday. Citing reports that Democrats will be allowed to call only four witnesses to testify at next …

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NAACP Holds Sit-In At Office Of AG Nominee Jeff Sessions, Won’t Leave Until Arrested Or He Withdraws

The sit-in is being live-streamed on Facebook. AL.com reports: The president of the NAACP and the head of the group’s Mobile branch are occupying the Alabama senator’s Mobile office until he withdraws from consideration as President-elect Donald Trump’s attorney general or the group gets arrested. The protest at Sessions’ Mobile Senate office was among several demonstrations held statewide against Sessions’ …

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Trump Surrogate Carl Paladino: I Was Just “Wired Up” When I Said All Those Racist Things About The Obamas

Buffalo’s WBEN radio station reports: In a written statement released on Tuesday, Carl Paladino said he will not give up his seat on the Buffalo School Board. The School Board will hold a special meeting Thursday afternoon to discuss Paladino, who told Artvoice last week that his wish for 2017 was the death of President Obama, and for Michelle Obama …

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Ann Coulter Attends White Supremacists Event

Trump’s surrogates aren’t even pretending anymore. The Southern Poverty Law Center reports: Ann Coulter, an infamous far-right attack dog who has spent years attacking the left, was at the Christmas party of a racist anti-immigration group earlier this month — the second such event she has attended since September. On Dec. 9, Coulter made her way to the party hosted …

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Bill O’Reilly Goes Full White Supremacist [VIDEO]

Mic.com reports: Fox News host Bill O’Reilly went on a white supremacism-laden rant Tuesday night, saying that the effort to abolish the Electoral College is an attempt by “the left” to take away power from the “white establishment.” O’Reilly went on to denounce Democrats for being “reliant on the minority vote and female voters” in their electoral coalition. “The left …

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White Supremacist Sentenced To 30 Years In Radiation “Death Ray” Plot To Murder Obama And Muslims

Reuters reports: A self-proclaimed white supremacist convicted on charges he planned to use a “death ray” to kill Muslims and President Barack Obama was sentenced on Monday to 30 years in prison, federal prosecutors in New York said. Glendon Scott Crawford, 52, a Navy veteran and a member of the Ku Klux Klan, was found guilty in August 2015 of …

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World Net Daily: Joe Arpaio Will Present Congress With Proof That Obama’s Birth Certificate Is Totally Fake

Via World Net Daily: Evidence that the document presented to the American public by Barack Obama as his Hawaiian birth certificate is fake soon will be heading to members of Congress, and the difficult discussions over what crimes may have been committed and what should be done could begin soon. The atmosphere in Washington will be different under Trump, who …

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Fake News Outlet World Net Daily: Joe Arpaio Has Found Obama’s Birth Certificate To Be So Damn Fake

Too late, suckers. Via World Net Daily: A years-long forensics investigation into the computer image of the long-form Hawaiian birth certificate image that Barack Obama released during a White House news conference during his first term and presented to the American people as an official government document concluded it is “fake.” The probe also confirms that those who were subjected …

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Pro-Gay Philanthropist Chuck Feeney Donates $600M To Fight White Nationalism Because Donald Trump

Irish Central reports: Irish American former billionaire Chuck Feeney and his Atlantic Philanthropies group have announced their final gift, a record $600 million to combat health issues, racism and inequality in South Africa, Australia and the United States. The last round of gifts brings Feeney’s total of philanthropic giving to $8 billion spread out over 35 years, in 23 countries …

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SOUTH CAROLINA: Avowed White Supremacist Dylann Roof Found Guilty Of Multiple Federal Murder Counts

CNN reports: Dylann Roof, was found guilty on Thursday on multiple federal charges after taking the lives of nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston, SC in 2015. Roof will find out his sentence for the crimes early in 2017. Deliberations began Thursday afternoon in the Roof murder trial after attorneys made closing arguments. Shortly after deliberations began, the …

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NETHERLANDS: Extremist Trump Fan Geert Wilders Convicted Of Inciting Racial Hatred (But No Penalty)

The BBC reports: Dutch anti-Islam political leader Geert Wilders has been convicted of insulting a group and inciting discrimination. But no penalty was imposed by the court near Amsterdam on Wilders, whose party is leading in polls ahead of parliamentary elections in March. Wilders was also acquitted of inciting hate over telling supporters in March 2014 he would ensure there …

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