Racism

Neo-Nazis Vow To Defend Trump Backers At Convention

McClatchy reports: A group of white nationalists and skinheads who held a rally in Sacramento over the weekend where at least five people were stabbed plans to show up at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next month to “make sure that the Donald Trump supporters are defended.” The violent clash at the California state Capitol accentuates concerns about the …

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SACRAMENTO: Multiple Stabbings As Neo-Nazi White Supremacists Clash With Counter-Protesters [VIDEO]

From Sacramento’s NBC affiliate: Ten people were injured during a clash between anti-fascists and white supremacists at the State Capitol Sunday, authorities said. Two people suffered life-threatening stab wounds were taken to area hospitals, officials said. Nine men and one woman, ages 19 to 58, were injured during the fight. At least three people were stabbed at the State Capitol …

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FLORIDA: State Official Fired After Saying Orlando Is Full Of Ghetto Thugs And Should Be Leveled

Remember the Florida assistant state attorney who was suspended last week after his Facebook post calling for Orlando to be “leveled” because it’s full of “ghetto thugs”? Yeah, he’s been shitcanned. ABC News reports: At the time of his suspension, a spokeswoman for the State Attorney’s Office, Angela Starke, said Lewis’ post violated its social media policy. The spokeswomen said …

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TENNESSEE: US House Candidate One-Ups Donald Trump With “Make America White Again” Billboard

Talking Points Memo reports: An independent candidate running for Tennessee’s 3rd Congressional District seat is under fire for a campaign billboard he posted with the slogan “Make America White Again,” local TV station WRCB reported Wednesday. Rick Tyler confirmed to the station that he put up the billboard, which also lists the address for his campaign website. Tyler told WRCB …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Trump Supporter With White Supremacist Tattoo Screams At Latino Protesters

This happened last week outside a Trump rally in Arizona. From Gawker: You’re looking at the face of resurgent mainstream white hatred in the United States—it listens to Slipknot, daydreams about appearing on an MMA-based reality competition show, smells like cocktail made of Mountain Dew, cough syrup, and creatine, and thinks anyone who appears to be Mexican should “BUILD THAT …

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Florida Assistant State Attorney: Third World Orlando Is Full Of Ghetto Thugs And Should Be Leveled

“Downtown Orlando has no bottom. The entire city should be leveled. It is void of a single redeeming quality. It is a melting pot of 3rd world miscreants and ghetto thugs. It is void of culture. If you live down there you do it at your own risk and at your own peril. If you go down there after dark …

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Trump: My Judge Comments Were “Misconstrued”

In his next statement he’ll just deny having ever said it in the first place. ABC News reports: Donald Trump says that remarks he made about a judge’s Mexican heritage were “misconstrued” — a statement that came in the wake of a firestorm that erupted as a result of the comments. “It is unfortunate that my comments have been misconstrued …

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Paul Ryan Disavows Trump’s Attack On Judge

NBC News reports: One day after endorsing Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan disavowed the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s accusations of bias against the judge in the Trump University case because of his “Mexican heritage.” Ryan told WISN’s “Up Front with Vicki McKenna” on Friday that the comment was “out of left field.” “It’s reasoning I don’t relate to. I …

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Trump Doubles Down On Judge: He’s Unfair Because He’s Mexican And I’m Going To Build That Wall [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Donald Trump on Friday vociferously defended his claims that a judge overseeing a lawsuit against Trump University is biased because of his Mexican heritage — pushing back against criticism that his objections are racist. Speaking with CNN’s Jake Tapper on “The Lead,” Trump repeatedly referenced his plans to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico and renegotiate …

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Ben Shapiro: Anti-Semites Worship Donald Trump

That Donald Trump is a god to racists, skinheads, neo-Nazis, and anti-Semites is hardly news to anybody with an internet connection, but it IS interesting that the penny has finally dropped for Ben Shapiro. He writes at the National Review: I was wrong. I’ve spent most of my career arguing that anti-Semitism in the United States is almost entirely a …

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MISSISSIPPI: RV Park Evicts Interracial Couple [VIDEO]

Mississippi’s anti-LGBT hate law may reach the desk of Gov. Phil Bryant today and this is the story currently leading his state’s headlines. From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger: A Mississippi RV park owner evicted an interracial couple because of the color of their skin. “Me and my husband, not ever in 10 years have we experienced any problem,” said Erica Flores …

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KANSAS: Man Allegedly Yelling Trump’s Name Attacks Muslim & Latino Students At Gas Station [VIDEO]

From Wichita’s ABC affiliate: Wichita police released surveillance video Wednesday of a reported attack on two Wichita State students at a Kwik Shop convenience store near the WSU campus. Khondoker Usama, an alleged victim, stands by his story that a hate crime was committed against him and a friend after seeing the video. “It strengthens my side of the narrative,” …

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PBS Profiles “White Power” Trump Voter [VIDEO]

But apparently PBS didn’t notice the woman’s coded “Heil Hitler” tattoo on her left hand. Or her “White Pride Worldwide” tattoo on her right. It was Gawker that noticed: Last night, PBS NewsHour ran a story on the Tilly family of Fayetteville, North Carolina. The Tillys do not have a history of being active in politics, but various members of …

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PETITION: Activists Demand That Major Corporations Revoke Sponsorship Of GOP Convention

From the petition posted by MoveOn: Donald Trump has repeatedly belittled Latinos, Muslims, Black people, women and people with disabilities with his hate speech, misogyny, Islamophobia, and racism. This has greatly inflamed a national atmosphere already hostile to these groups and is inspiring a dramatic rise in harassment and violent attacks against these groups. Now companies like Google, AT&T, Coca …

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David Duke Melts Down At Right Wing Host: Donald Trump Is Up Ten Points Because Of Me [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: David Duke really lost it during an interview today with Newsmax TV host Steve Malzberg. Malzberg couldn’t even get through the intro before Duke started shouting at and objecting to what he was saying. He angrily ranted about how he’s referred to as an ex-KKK grand wizard when the late Democratic senator Robert Byrd was not afforded the …

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Trump Campaign Gives Press Credentials To James Edwards, Host Of White Supremacist Radio Show

Via Media Matters: Donald Trump’s presidential campaign gave press credentials to the white nationalist radio program The Political Cesspool, which says it will soon air an interview with Donald Trump Jr. National civil rights groups have criticized the program for supporting anti-Semites, Holocaust deniers, and white supremacists like David Duke. The show openly states on its website that it’s a …

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Van Jones Schools Trump Buffoon On KKK [VIDEO]

This was definitely the highlight last night on CNN. The Washington Post sets up the clip below: On the night of a primary, CNN is known for its comprehensive coverage of who won what, flashy graphics, stalling for time and open speculation about what the heck will happen next. Moments of passionate exchange are, perhaps, less common. Yet during CNN’s …

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Trump Blames “Lousy Earpiece” For KKK Flap [VIDEO]

Oh brother. Via The Hill: Donald Trump on Monday blamed a poor earpiece for sparking a misunderstanding over white nationalist David Duke’s support of the GOP presidential front-runner. “I’m sitting in a house in Florida with a very bad earpiece they gave me,” he told hosts Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie on NBC’s “Today” show “I sit down and I …

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Donald Trump Refuses To Denounce The KKK [VIDEO]

Seriously. This just happened. TIME recaps the clip below: Donald Trump on Sunday refused to condemn the Ku Klux Klan or disavow his recent endorsement by former Klansman David Duke. The Republican front runner said he didn’t know enough about Duke to publicly denounce the former KKK leader, who told his followers earlier this week that voting for anyone but …

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Today’s New York Daily News

From the story accompanying today’s front page: Donald Trump’s been knighted by racist David Duke. The former grand wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan told his bigoted followers that not voting for Trump would be “treason to your heritage” and implored them to volunteer for the billionaire candidate because they would find like-minded haters in the campaign. …

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