Racism

Trump Administration Admits In Court Filing That US Census Citizenship Question Came From Steve Bannon

CNN reports: The Department of Justice acknowledged in a court filing Thursday that the idea of including a citizenship question on the 2020 census came from top Trump advisers rather than the Justice Department. Steve Bannon, a former top adviser to President Donald Trump, contacted Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in the spring of 2017 and asked him to talk with …

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GEORGIA: GOP Official (And Gov Candidate) Blocks 53,000 From Registering To Vote, Most Of Them Black

Talking Points Memo reports: Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s (R) office is blocking 53,000 people from registering to vote, according to records obtained by the Associated Press, a huge number that could sway his gubernatorial race against Democrat Stacey Abrams. Kemp has used a controversial “exact match” program to block voter registrations that disproportionately impacts minority voters. The secretary …

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Payback For Neo-Nazi Robocaller: Accordion Clowns

Boise’s NBC affiliate reports: A Charlottesville, Virginia man is hoping to get some revenge on a Sandpoint man who he says has been making racist robocalls across the country. But, the payback may not be what you expect. Justin Beights says the idea was spurred after the “Unite The Right” rally that happened in his hometown of Charlottesville. Then came …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Woman Screams At Spanish-Speaking Shoppers, Gets Arrested For Racial-Based Harassment

Buzzfeed reports: A woman who allegedly harassed two people for speaking Spanish in a Colorado grocery store was confronted by another woman before being arrested in an incident captured on video. The footage, which has been viewed more than 500,000 times since it was posted to Facebook, shows Kamira Trent shouting down Linda Dwire in an aisle of a City …

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Indicted GOP Rep Goes Racist In First Campaign Ad

The New York Times reports: Representative Chris Collins, a New York Republican indicted on insider trading charges, just jumped back into the race for his House seat, but he’s already making waves with a negative ad. Mr. Collins attacked his Democratic challenger for the Buffalo-area seat, Nate McMurray, in a racially tinged television ad that draws on a video that …

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White House Proposes New Assault On Immigrants: No Green Cards For Those Who’ve Received Public Benefits

Politico reports: The Trump administration proposed expanding its pre-election crackdown on immigration by denying green cards to legal immigrants if they have received government assistance. Under the new rule, which the Department of Homeland Security posted online Saturday, immigrants can be denied so-called “lawful permanent residency” if they’ve received certain government benefits — or if the government anticipates that they …

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Top Ron DeSantis Donor Calls Obama The N-Word

Politico reports: Republican activist who donated more than $20,000 to Ron DeSantis and lined up a speech for him at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club called President Obama a “F—- MUSLIM N—-” on Twitter recently, in addition to other inflammatory remarks. Steven M. Alembik told POLITICO Wednesday he wrote the Obama tweet in anger, that he’s “absolutely not” a racist and …

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Trump Renews Shutdown Threat Over Border Wall, McConnell Says No Bill Until After Midterms [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Trump has repeatedly threatened not to sign funding legislation if Congress fails to include enough money for a wall on the border with Mexico. Trump reiterated that threat late on Wednesday. Responding to a reporter’s question about a possible shutdown, he said: “If it happens, it happens. If it’s about border security, I’m willing to do anything. We …

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GOP Flack Quits After Calling NFL Players “Baboons”

The Hill reports: A county GOP official in Pennsylvania resigned on Friday, just a day after it was revealed that she repeatedly called NFL players who kneeled during the national anthem “baboons.” Carla Maloney, secretary of the Republican Committee of Beaver County, made the comments in a series of Facebook posts, according to The Beaver County Times. Maloney reportedly published …

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Laura Ingraham Plays Peter Gabriel’s Shock The Monkey As She Welcomes Ron DeSantis To Her Radio Show

“Well, this is not at all surprising. We’re going to be talking to Ron DeSantis, Republican candidate for governor of Florida in just a few moments here on The Laura Ingraham Show. But this is the way the Democrats are going to play this all the way to 2020. “It is identity politics 24/7, no issue discussion really except we …

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School Official Resigns After N-Word Tirade Surfaces

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Buford City Schools Superintendent Geye Hamby has resigned days after The Atlanta Journal-Constitution broke the news he had been named in a racial discrimination lawsuit and accused of using offensive slurs. Hamby tendered his resignation in a short letter to the school board. Hamby had been placed on administrative leave earlier this week, after The Atlanta …

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UGANDA: US Pastor Arrested For Assaulting Black Hotel Employee, Hurled N-Word, “You Hate Jesus!” [VIDEO]

Kenya’s Citizen TV reports: Uganda Police have arrested Jimmy Taylor, the racist American pastor who was seen attacking a hotel employee in a video on social media. Taylor has been detained at the Central Police Station, Kampala on charges of assault. A video of the racist American pastor emerged online showing him pursuing a hotel employee and slapping him several …

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Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Defends Trump On N-Word: He Said It Before He Was President [VIDEO]

“He has his personal beliefs, his personal ideas. But I truly believe he is able to separate those from how he is running the country. He did not use the N-word as the office of the president. He used it outside in his personal life. If he was president and he goes on TV and uses the N-word, then yes, …

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Woman Fired For Racism Demands Unemployment Because Such Hate Speech Is Common Since Trump

The Des Moines Register reports: An Iowa woman fired for disparaging Mexicans at work cannot collect unemployment despite her testimony that other employees also made derogatory comments about “blacks and foreigners” since Donald Trump became president. Angela Diers filed for unemployment after she lost her job at Dexter Laundry, a Fairfield manufacturer of commercial washers and dryers, for telling a …

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Charles Blow: If An N-Word Tape Is Ever Released, It Would Likely Only Increase Trump’s Support [VIDEO]

“We would be insane if we kept questioning and saying this is a matter of opinion of whether he’s a racist or not. He is. People have cooked that into the books. I think that if you found the tape of him using the N-word, it might actually increase his support. This does nothing to them, they believe wholeheartedly in …

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Tucker Carlson Calls For Ending Birthright Citizenship

“A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies found that more than half of all refugees in this country are currently on food stamps living off of taxpayers largesse and they are not the only ones benefiting from the US welfare state, even illegal immigrants are receiving welfare on behalf of their children who are automatically treated as U.S. …

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POLL: Majority Say Race Relations Have Worsened

Politico reports: One year after President Donald Trump said there were “some very fine people on both sides” of violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, a majority of voters in a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll say race relations have gotten worse since Trump became president. According to the poll, 55 percent of voters say race relations have worsened under Trump, compared …

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Papa John’s Founder Sues Papa John’s After Ouster

Reuters reports: John Schnatter, the founder and ousted former chairman of Papa John’s International Inc, on Thursday sued the pizzeria chain, complaining that the company had not provided adequate response to an earlier request for internal documents. The complaint, Schnatter v. Papa Johns International Inc filed in Delaware Chancery Court, comes after a request by Schnatter and his attorneys access …

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GEORGIA: GOP State Rep Resigns After Dropping Pants And Shouting N-Word In Sacha Baron Cohen Episode

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: The Georgia lawmaker who exposed himself and yelled racial slurs during an episode of Sacha Baron Cohen’s Showtime series is resigning his seat in the state Legislature, according to House Speaker David Ralston’s office. State Rep. Jason Spencer faced increasing pressure to step down shortly after the episode of “Who is America?” aired Sunday night, and …

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Hate Crime Charge For Man Who Screamed Racist And Anti-Gay Slurs At Christian Youth Group [VIDEO]

The Idaho Inlander reports: A Hayden, Idaho, man has been arrested and charged with a hate crime stemming from an incident at a McDonald’s in Coeur d’Alene on July 12. Richard Sovenski, 52, was booked into Kootenai County jail Tuesday on one count of misdemeanor battery and one count of felony malicious harassment, Idaho’s hate crime statute, according to Coeur …

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