Tag Archives: racism

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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Don Lemon Hits Back: Trump Is A Racist Bully [VIDEO]

“Let me not mince words here. This president traffics in racism and is fueled by bullying. President Trump is trying a divide-and-conquer strategy here and here’s how it goes. He divides by race and tries to conquer decency by smearing and besmirching the truth and the people who fight to uphold it. Referring to African-Americans as dumb is one of …

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Trump Attacks LeBron James And “Dumb” Don Lemon

Glorious Leader was watching “fake news” CNN at midnight: President Trump targeted LeBron James on Friday night in a tweet that takes a swipe at the NBA player and calls CNN host Don Lemon “the dumbest man on television.” In the CNN interview, James criticized Trump for using sports to “kind of trying to divide us.” CNN noted that although …

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Federal Judge Rakes DOJ For Telling ACLU To Reunite Families: It’s 100% The Administration’s Responsibility

CNN reports: A federal judge called the Trump administration’s slowness to track down migrant parents it had separated from their children and then deported “unacceptable,” saying the responsibility is “100%” on the government. The stern admonishment from District Judge Dana Sabraw came a day after the administration argued that immigrant advocacy groups — not the government — should be responsible …

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Papa John’s Founder: They Need Me Back Because My Persona Is The Company’s “Authentic, Genuine” Face

The Associated Press reports: The founder of Papa John’s says the pizza chain needs him back as its public face, and that it was a mistake for the company to scrub him from its marketing materials after he acknowledged using a racial slur last month. John Schnatter said in an interview with The Associated Press that he believes he can …

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FLORIDA: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Ron DeSantis Teaches His Children About Trump In New Ad [VIDEO]

The Orlando Sentinel reports: U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis’ latest ad in his Republican primary race for governor features him teaching his children with a curriculum heavy in the ways of President Trump. “Build the wall,” he says as his son piles brick-like blocks on top of each other. “Then Mr. Trump said, ‘you’re fired.’ I love that part,” DeSantis reads …

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Trump Threatens Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump on Sunday threatened a federal government shutdown if Congressional Democrats would not back immigration reform, including a border wall. In a series of early morning posts on Twitter, the president lambasted Congress over immigration reform. He then threatened to shut down the government if Congress didn’t move U.S. laws “based on MERIT!” Amid searing …

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Roseanne Barr “Apologizes” To Valerie Jarrett: I’m Sorry You Think I’m Racist And Also You Need A New Haircut

“If she’s watching, I’m so sorry that you thought I was racist and that you thought my tweet was racist. Because it wasn’t. It was political. I’m sorry for the misunderstanding that caused, my ill-worded tweet. And you know I’m sorry that you feel harmed and hurt. I never meant that. And for that I apologize. I never meant to …

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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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Emails Show Wilbur Ross Lied About Census Question

The Washington Post reports: A cache of documents released by the Commerce Department overnight provides further evidence that Secretary Wilbur Ross was pushing to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census far more actively, and much earlier, than his later sworn testimony indicated. The documents, released as part of a multistate lawsuit against the addition of the question, also …

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Georgia Republican Shouts N-Word, Exposes Rear End In Latest Episode Of Sacha Baron Cohen Show [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: A Georgia lawmaker is facing calls to resign after footage of him yelling racial slurs and exposing himself aired on Sacha Baron Cohen’s new show Sunday night. In the latest episode of “Who Is America?,” the comedian plays Israeli military expert Erran Morad, and enlists state Rep. Jason Spencer (R) to film an “anti-terrorism video.” In the …

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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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Glorious Leader Again Attacks Protesting NFL Players

After a week of the most relentlessly negative press since he declined to denounce Nazis, Glorious Leader this afternoon tried to throw a lifeline to himself and his base with yet another attack on black NFL players, who he now says should be suspended for the season without pay if they dare to protest against police brutality during the national …

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Roseanne: My Show Got Canceled Because I Voted For Trump And That’s Not Allowed In Hollywood [VIDEO]

“When ABC called and asked me to explain my [makes air quotes] egregious and unforgivable tweet, I told them I thought Valerie Jarrett was white and I also said I’m willing to go on The View, Jimmy Kimmel, or whatever show you want me to go on and explain that to my audience. Instead about 40 minutes after that my …

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Roseanne Barr Freaks Out Once Again Over Valerie Jarrett: I Thought The Bitch Was White! Fuck! [VIDEO]

People Magazine reports: Late Thursday, a NSFW video of the 65-year-old comedian was posted to her official YouTube page. In the short clip, Barr looks disordered and distressed as she smokes a cigarette while arguing with a male producer about the editing of a previous video — one that was apparently cut together from multiple shoots and showed Roseanne wearing …

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CVS Fires Homocon For Calling 911 On Black Woman Over Coupon, Log Cabin Terminates State Chapter

Block Club Chicago reports: The white CVS manager who called the police on a black woman trying to use a coupon at an Edgewater store Friday night has been fired by the company, a CVS Health spokesman told Block Club Chicago Monday morning. “We have completed our investigation, and as a result the two colleagues who were involved are no …

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Papa John’s Yanks Founder’s Face From Their Ads

ABC News reports: Papa John’s, which has featured founder John Schnatter in logos and TV ads, is pulling his image from its marketing after reports he used a racial slur. His face was off at least some materials by late morning Friday, though the company said the details and exact timing for everything were still being worked out. Schnatter has …

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Scottish Newspaper: Donald Trump Is A Racist Liar

From today’s full-page editorial in The Scotsman: Donald Trump is a racist, a serial liar, and either a sex abuser or someone who falsely brags about being one in the apparent belief that this will impress other men in a metaphorical “locker room”. To take each of these charges in turn, when black American football players protested against police shootings …

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Papa John’s Chairman Resigns After N-Word Backlash

NPR reports: The founder of the Papa John’s pizza chain has stepped down as chairman of the board after he apologized for using a racial slur against African Americans during a conference call in May. John Schnatter’s resignation comes months after he had already quit as CEO in the wake of controversial remarks concerning the National Football League’s handling of …

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GOP Yanks Endorsement Of Racist US House Nominee

Media Matters reports: The National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) today withdrew its support for New Jersey congressional candidate Seth Grossman, a right-wing pundit who has repeatedly made bigoted remarks. Grossman is the Republican nominee for New Jersey’s 2nd Congressional District. He is a lawyer who has also done stints as a radio host and newspaper columnist. Grossman received the NRCC’s …

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