Racism

72 Philly Cops Probed For Racist Social Media Posts

CBS News reports: Philadelphia police confirm more than 70 officers have been taken off the streets and placed on desk duty while authorities investigate hundreds of officers’ alleged racist and violent social media posts, reports CBS Philly. The social media posts were unearthed by the Plain View Project, an initiative started in 2017 by a group of attorneys in Philadelphia. …

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Harvard Rescinds Acceptance Of Right-Wing Parkland Activist Kyle Kashuv After Revelation Of Using N-Word

Mediaite reports: On Monday, Harvard University rescinded their acceptance of Kyle Kashuv, a pro-Second Amendment activist who survived last year’s deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, over racist comments he made in high school that emerged on social media in May. Last month, Kashuv issued an apology after being accused of racist comments — which include several instances of him using …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Hotel Clerk Tells Customer “The Best Western Is Next Door” After She Calls Him The N-Word

News One reports: An apparent hotel clerk who said he was called the N-word by a would-be guest was getting the last laugh after he tweeted a video of the exchange Sunday night that ended up going viral. The video shows the unidentified clerk, a Black man, rejecting each desperate attempt to stay at the hotel by the woman who …

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Chicago High School To Reprint Yearbooks Over Photos Of Students Making White Supremacist Hand Gestures

The Chicago Sun-Times reports: Oak Park And River Forest High School will reprint its 2018-19 yearbook because some photos show students making a hand gesture sometimes associated with white nationalism, the district’s board of education decided Monday night. Reprinting 1,750 copies of “Tabula” will cost $53,794. Supt. Joylynn Pruitt-Adams offered new details about the controversy in an email to parents, …

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Mnuchin Delays Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Until 2028

CNBC reports: The redesign of the $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman will no longer be unveiled in 2020, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday. The unveiling had been timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. Mnuchin said the design process has been delayed and no new imagery will …

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Laura Ingraham: The GOP’s Tax Cut Will Be “Bled Away If We Lose The Country In This Demographic Shift”

“The fact that the Republicans did not do this when they had both houses of Congress, though, that makes me even angrier I think than what the Democrats are doing. Because they could’ve done this, and they didn’t do it, and they decided not to do it. And they were doing other things, and the tax cut and all that. …

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Campus Chapter Leader Of Pro-Trump Student Group Filmed Shouting “White Power” And N-Word [VIDEO]

From the antifa site It’s Going Down: A video sent to It’s Going Down and already going viral on various Facebook pages, shows the leader of the Las Vegas chapter of Turning Point USA, Riley Grisar, along with a young woman screaming about how they are going to “Rule the Country.” They then go on to yell, “White power! Fuck …

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Chicago Cubs Ban Fan For “White Power” Hand Sign

The Hill reports: The Chicago Cubs have indefinitely banned a fan from Wrigley Field after he made what appeared to be a “white power” symbol behind a black reporter during Tuesday’s broadcast. Crane Kenney, the team’s president of business operations, said in a statement Wednesday night that an investigation concluded that the fan had violated the Cubs’ long-standing guest code …

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BBC Host Fired For Racist Tweet About Royal Baby

The Independent reports: Danny Baker has been fired from the BBC following an apology over a “racist” tweet about the royal baby. The former BBC Radio 5 Live host was criticised for the post, which he shared moments after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex revealed their son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world. The tweet featured a black-and-white photograph …

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New NRA President Carolyn Meadows Claims Dem Rep Only Got Elected Because She’s A “Minority Female”

The Marietta Daily Journal reports: Carolyn Meadows’ own backyard will be part of the political battlefield as she and other right-leaning groups target U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Marietta, who represents Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District. Last year, McBath unseated then-incumbent Karen Handel, R-Roswell, who has announced her intention to run for the seat again. “There will be more than one person …

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Georgia City Councilman: Interracial Marriage Makes My Blood Boil, That’s Not How Christians Should Live

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: The mayor of Hoschton, a nearly all-white community 50 miles northeast of Atlanta, allegedly withheld a job candidate from consideration for city administrator because he was black, an AJC investigation has found. According to documents obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and interviews with city officials, Mayor Theresa Kenerly told a member of the City Council she …

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CALIFORNIA: Man Goes On Racist Rant About Spanish Words On Mexican Restaurant Menu Board [VIDEO]

Anaheim’s Fox affiliate reports: A customer — confused about a special at a taco restaurant — went on a racially-charged tirade after learning he couldn’t get his $2 taco on Monday. The man scared employees and yelled several threats to them before taking off. Several signs greet visitors to Palapas Tacos on Lincoln Avenue in Anaheim, advertising daily specials in …

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White Supremacist Incidents Up 182% Since 2017

Just out from the Anti-Defamation League: Under intensified public scrutiny, white supremacists are facing a Catch-22: As individuals, they want to remain anonymous and invisible, but they need to promote their organizations and ideology. Their solution: Increased propaganda efforts, which allow them to maximize media and online attention, while limiting the risk of individual exposure, negative media coverage, arrests and …

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Tucker Carlson Defends White Supremacist Website

“Like most on the left, what [PayPal CEO Daniel] Shulman actually wants is utter conformity, a world where only approved opinions are allowed. Last year PayPal banned Alex Jones from using its platform for saying things they didn’t like. They’ve also banned anti-Muslim activist Laura Loomer, the publication VDare and a number of other people and organizations whose speech they …

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FLORIDA: Hate Crime Charges For Man Who Shouted N-Word, Brandished Gun At Teen Protesters [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Mark Bartlett, who is white, originally was charged only with carrying a concealed firearm after he allegedly pulled a gun on protesters blocking a Miami street as a part of a demonstration on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. But prosecutors announced hate crime charges on Tuesday, citing the completion of final interviews and witness statements. Bartlett, 51, …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Woman Melts Down In Mexican Eatery At Hearing Spanish, “Get The Fuck Out Of My Country”

NBC News reports: A video showing a white woman swearing at the general manager of a Mexican restaurant in West Virginia for speaking Spanish went viral over the weekend. “English is our first language, so you need to speak English,” the woman, identified in the video as Jill, screamed at Sergio Budar, the manager. “Get the f— out of my …

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Alabama Paper Calls For “Ku Klux Klan To Ride Again”

The Montgomery Advertiser reports: The editor of a small-town Alabama newspaper published an editorial calling for “the Ku Klux Klan to night ride again” against “Democrats in the Republican Party and Democrats [who] are plotting to raise taxes in Alabama.” Goodloe Sutton — who is also the publisher of the Democrat-Reporter newspaper in Linden, Alabama — confirmed to the Montgomery …

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County Official Fired In 2016 For Racist Facebook Post About Michelle Obama Faces 30 Years For FEMA Fraud

The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports: A Clay County woman who pleaded guilty Monday to defrauding the Federal Emergency Management Agency is the same woman who was fired from a county development agency in 2016 after making a racist Facebook post about then-U.S. first lady Michelle Obama. Pamela Taylor, 57, admitted she took more than $18,000 in flood relief benefits. She falsely …

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Billionaire Trump Donor And Chicago Cubs Owner Joe Ricketts Apologizes After Leak Of Racist Emails [VIDEO]

The Chicago Tribune reports: A series of emails obtained and published by Splinter News on Monday appears to show Joe Ricketts, the patriarch of the family that owns the Cubs, sharing and endorsing racist jokes and conspiracy theories. Ricketts, 77, and his son and team Chairman Tom Ricketts, issued separate statements regarding the emails after they were posted. “I deeply …

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Northam’s Medical School Canceled Yearbook In 2013 After Three Students Posed In Confederate Uniforms

The Washington Post reports: The head of the medical school whose yearbook sparked controversy after racist photos surfaced on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s page in 1984 got rid of the annual after he found pictures of students in Confederate garb, according to a report on Monday. Shortly after Provost Richard Homan hired Mekbib Gemeda as vice president of diversity at …

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