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Racism

  1. crime
    White Man Accused of Killing Two Black People at Kroger Charged With Hate CrimesGregory Bush tried to enter a predominantly black church before shooting two black people at the supermarket.
  2. culture
    Swedish Instagram Model Insists She’s Not Pretending to Be BlackShe’s one of many influencers who’ve been called out in the past few weeks.
  3. politics
    Photo of Teen Boys Doing a Nazi Salute at Prom Goes ViralThe boys apparently taunted their classmates for years without consequence.
  4. the national interest
    The Republican Denial of Trump’s Racism Is AbsurdOver the last week, Trump’s bigotry has grown even more obvious and undeniable. Republicans deny it anyway.
  5. politics
    Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Joked About Going to a ‘Public Hanging’Senator Hyde-Smith, who is facing a runoff election against black Democrat Mike Espy, made the joke to a group of supporters earlier this month.
  6. politics
    Bernie Sanders and the Lies We Tell White VotersPoliticians who aren’t willing to alienate racists will end up pandering to them.
  7. racism
    Michael Cohen: Trump Once Said ‘Black People Are Too Stupid to Vote for Me’“Name one country run by a black person that’s not a shithole. Name one city,” Cohen recalled Trump saying after Nelson Mandela’s death.
  8. 2018 midterms
    Trump’s Racist ‘Willie Horton’ Video Is a Normal GOP Ad in 2018The president just accused Democrats of trying to flood our country with cop killers. Other Republicans have accused them of worse.
  9. 2018 midterms
    Steve King May Actually Pay a Price For Being a Blatant RacistIowa’s favorite white nationalist is losing campaign donors — and a new poll shows him statistically tied with a Democrat in his deep-red district.
  10. racism
    When White Supremacists Target the Black ElderlyThe shooting of two black customers in a grocery store in Kentucky occurred after the killer tried and failed to enter a black church.
  11. offensive behavior
    Megyn Kelly Is in Huge Trouble With NBC for Her Blackface CommentsHer show is reportedly expected to wrap by up the end of the season amid her blackface controversy.
  12. last night on late night
    Amber Ruffin Responds to Megyn Kelly’s Blackface Defense“For someone with a morning show, Megyn Kelly, you sure are late as hell.”
  13. politically correct
    Megyn Kelly Tells Staff She’s Not a ‘PC’ Person in Apology for Blackface CommentIn a note to staff she said she’s never been politically correct, but understands that “we need to be more sensitive in this day and age.”
  14. movies
    Amandla Stenberg Knew Hate U Give a Success Based on All the White People Crying“It’s amazing.”
  15. race
    Elizabeth Warren’s Native American Ancestry Was Never Really the PointThe senator and presidential hopeful probably didn’t convince Trump or her critics — but she did validate damaging conservative narratives about race.
  16. power
    Why Do Black Celebrities Cover for the Sins of Powerful White Politicians?Michelle Obama’s friendship with George W. Bush and Kanye West’s bond with Donald Trump are the latest in a trend.
  17. death penalty
    Washington Supreme Court Declares State Too Racist to Kill People“The death penalty, as administered in our state, fails to serve any legitimate penological goal.”
  18. racism
    White Woman Calls Cops on Man for ‘Babysitting While Black’“All because I got two kids in the backseat who do not look like me.”
  19. crime
    Chicago Police Officer Who Shot, Killed Laquan McDonald Found Guilty of MurderIn October 2014, Jason Van Dyke shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times.
  20. close reads
    Night School Calls Out the ‘Blaccent’ in a Way Other Comedies Have NotIt doesn’t let the Pretty Fly for a White Guy off the hook.
  21. racism
    Amid Racist Threats, Vermont’s Black Female State Representative Steps Down“The sacrifices were becoming too great,” Kiah Morris said.
  22. racism
    Trump Appointee Charged With Stopping Racist Lenders Wrote Racist Blog Posts“Hate-crime hoaxes are about three times as prevalent as actual hate crimes.”
  23. crime
    Dallas Police Accused of Trying to Smear Botham Jean, Man Killed at Home by CopPolice scoured Jean’s apartment for drug paraphernalia after he was shot and killed by his neighbor.
  24. tiff
    Barry Jenkins Remembers a Racist Moment During His Moonlight Campaign“If it can happen to me, it can happen to anyone.”
  25. in memoriam
    Mollie Tibbetts’s Father Writes Op-Ed: ‘Show Some Decency’“On behalf of my family and Mollie’s memory, I’m imploring you to stop.”
  26. the conners
    John Goodman Confirms Roseanne’s Character Will Have Died in Conners Spin-Off“I know for a fact that she’s not a racist,” he says of Barr’s dismissal from her titular sitcom.
  27. criticisms
    Spike Lee Defends BlacKkKlansman Depiction of Police After Boots Riley Critique“Look at my films: They’ve been very critical of the police, but on the other hand I’m never going to say all police are corrupt.”
  28. flying while muslim
    Muslim Woman Forced to Show TSA Her Bloody Pad During Body SearchZainab Merchant says two TSA officials requested that she pull down her pants and underwear after a pat down.
  29. mollie tibbetts
    Trump Is Shamelessly Using Mollie Tibbetts’s Murder to Incite HateWhere many see a tragedy, Trump sees an opportunity.
  30. select all
    New Study: High Facebook Usage Linked to ViolenceAttacks against refugees correlated with areas of higher-than-average Facebook usage.
  31. representation
    Kelly Marie Tran Writes Moving Essay on Racism, Toxic Fans: ‘I Am Not Giving Up’She reintroduced herself with her real name, Loan.
  32. representation
    Kelly Marie Tran Writes Moving Essay on Racism, Toxic Fans: ‘I Am Not Giving Up’She reintroduced herself with her real name, Loan.
  33. Donald Trump’s GOP Is Surprisingly Good at Minority OutreachThe president’s overt bigotry hasn’t prevented down-ballot Republicans from making inroads with black and Latino voters.
  34. Confederate Monument ‘Silent Sam’ Torn Down by Protesters on UNC CampusThough the governor and University of North Carolina officials have signaled that they want the statue to go, they condemned the act of vandalism.
  35. criticisms
    Boots Riley Takes Issue With the ‘Made-Up’ Story of Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansmanThe Sorry to Bother You director says the film’s deviations from the real story all seem designed to depict the police as champions against racism.
  36. Is Robert E. Lee a Hero? GOP Candidate’s Twitter Poll Isn’t Going as He HopedMississippi’s Chris McDaniel is sticking up for the Confederate general this week.
  37. Does a Tape of Donald Trump Saying the N-word Exist? Would It Matter If It Did?Four New York staffers discuss the political impact of Omarosa’s allegation that a recording of Donald Trump using an anti-black racial slur exists.
  38. racism
    Sarah Sanders ‘Can’t Guarantee’ There’s No Recording of Trump Saying the N-wordIn a statement that’s sure to do nothing to quell the rumors about Trump’s racist conduct.
  39. Sanders Says Trump Can’t Be Racist Because the Clintons Went to His WeddingIn one of the odder arguments we’ve heard, the press secretary claims Democrats can’t call Trump racist because Bill and Hill attended his nuptials.
  40. presidential tweets
    Trump Calls Omarosa ‘That Dog’ in Early Morning TweetThis comes amid allegations that Trump used the N-word and other racial slurs prior to and during his presidency.
  41. ask and you shall receive
    Vincent D’Onofrio Asks Twitter to Weigh In on Whether He Should Portray a RacistThe actor says he feels conflicted about potentially playing the character, based on an unnamed real-life person.
  42. white nationalism
    Anti-Hate Protesters Far Outnumbered Unite the Right Rally AttendeesBy the time Jason Kessler spoke at the Unite the Right rally, only 20 participants remained.
  43. The Left’s Contempt for Jordan Peterson Is Perfectly RationalPeterson’s toxic form of identity politics enables centrist snowflakes to avoid engaging with facts and ideas that threaten their worldview.
  44. Ingraham Another Super-Patriot Who Doesn’t Actually Like AmericaIngraham is just the latest conservative opinion leader who waves flags constantly but seems to intensely dislike her actual country and its people.
  45. Only Racism Can Explain America’s Counterterrorism PoliciesThe hypothetical threat of migrant terrorists justifies mass deportation. The actual threat of white nationalist militias requires no policy response.
  46. A Year After Charlottesville, Racists to Gather in Trump’s NeighborhoodIt’s probably no accident that the white supremacists are rallying as close to Donald Trump as they can get.
  47. racism
    A Smith College Employee Called the Cops on a Black Student Eating Her LunchThe staff member thought she “seemed out of place.”
  48. power
    How to Spend Your PrivilegeThe reaction to Nia Wilson’s death is a lesson in being an ally.
  49. Mission: Impossible’s Ving Rhames Says Police Drew Gun on Him in His Own HomeOfficers later told the actor a neighbor had reported a “large black man” breaking into Rhames’s house.
  50. crime
    Man Arrested in Brutal BART Stabbing of Nia Wilson, an 18-Year-Old Black WomanThe suspect, 27-year-old John Cowell, was arrested while riding a BART train.
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