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Racism

  1. 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.
  2. tiff
    Barry Jenkins Remembers a Racist Moment During His Moonlight Campaign“If it can happen to me, it can happen to anyone.”
  3. 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.”
  4. 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.
  5. 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.”
  6. 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.
  7. mollie tibbetts
    Trump Is Shamelessly Using Mollie Tibbetts’s Murder to Incite HateWhere many see a tragedy, Trump sees an opportunity.
  8. facebook
    New Study: High Facebook Usage Linked to ViolenceAttacks against refugees correlated with areas of higher-than-average Facebook usage.
  9. representation
    Kelly Marie Tran Writes Moving Essay on Racism, Toxic Fans: ‘I Am Not Giving Up’She reintroduced herself with her real name, Loan.
  10. representation
    Kelly Marie Tran Writes Moving Essay on Racism, Toxic Fans: ‘I Am Not Giving Up’She reintroduced herself with her real name, Loan.
  11. latino voters
    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.
  12. protests
    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.
  13. 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.
  14. 2018 elections
    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.
  15. politics chat
    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.
  16. 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.
  17. racism
    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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. identity politics
    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.
  22. patriotism
    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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. racism
    A Smith College Employee Called the Cops on a Black Student Eating Her LunchThe staff member thought she “seemed out of place.”
  26. power
    How to Spend Your PrivilegeThe reaction to Nia Wilson’s death is a lesson in being an ally.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. It’s Hard to Get Too Weird for the Georgia GOP. But Jason Spencer Pulled It Off.Jason Spencer was already on the way out of office thanks to earlier antics, but he insisted on embarrassing his state and his party one last time.
  30. charlottesville
    Kirstjen Nielsen Still Thinks There Were Two Sides to Charlottesville Attacks“I think what’s important about that conversation is, it’s not that one side is right and one side is wrong.”
  31. ‘Political Incorrectness’ Is Just ‘Political Correctness’ for ConservativesA GOP gubernatorial candidate has learned an important lesson from Trump: Being offensive is now an ideological imperative for conservatives.
  32. Florida Police Chief Told Cops to Arrest Random Black People to Boost StatsThe small-town police force in Biscayne Park targeted innocent black people for crimes they didn’t commit.
  33. ‘New Information’ Leads DOJ to Reopen Emmett Till Murder CaseIn a book released last year, the woman who had accused Till of harassing her admitted it was a lie.
  34. Cops Called on Black Lawmaker Campaigning in Her Own DistrictJanelle Bynum was going door-to-door outside of Portland when one of her own constituents called the police on her.
  35. racism
    Former Trump Adviser Uses Racist Slur to Attack Black Guest on Fox NewsTrump’s former deputy campaign manager, David Bossie, told black Democratic strategist Joel Payne that he was out of his “cotton-picking mind.”
  36. regrets
    Roseanne Barr Apologizes Through Tears on Podcast“I’m a lot of things. I’m a loudmouth and all that stuff, but I’m not stupid, for God’s sake.”
  37. Charlottesville Organizer to Hold ‘White Civil Rights’ Rally Near White HouseThe National Park Service has approved Jason Kessler’s request to hold an event marking the one-year anniversary of the deadly protest.
  38. It’s Juneteenth: Time to Renew a Commitment to True EqualityAt a time when many white Americans are in denial about the reality of race relations, Juneteenth offers a chance to remember and understand.
  39. controversies
    How Mekelburg’s Got Caught Up in a Story About a Hate-Spewing Twitter TrollThe troll was revealed to be the owner’s sister, causing them to release a statement declaring that the woman has no affiliation with their business.
  40. Study: You Can Get Whites to Oppose Welfare With This One Weird TrickA new study finds that white Americans are way more likely to support cuts to aid for the poor once you put them in a racist mood.
  41. media
    Roseanne Barr Claims She ‘Begged’ ABC to Keep Her Show on the Air“I told them I was willing to do anything.”
  42. racism
    New Poll Reveals Starbucks’s Reputation Is Officially in the DumpsA respected survey puts its standing among consumers at a ten-year low.
  43. big pharma
    Ambien Maker Responds to Roseanne’s Apology: ‘Racism Is Not a Known Side Effect’Sanofi is not here for Roseanne’s tweets.
  44. Starbucks Took the Wrong Approach to Anti-racism Training. Here’s the Right One.Closing its stores to train employees was a good first step, but focusing on unconscious-bias training was a mistake.
  45. Trump Responds to Roseanne Saga by Whining About His Own Treatment by ABCTypically, the president changed the subject from the racism of a supporter to a network’s alleged mistreatment of Trump himself.
  46. ABC Has Already Scrubbed Roseanne From Its Prime-Time LineupNetwork sources say advertising pressure didn’t play a role in its decision.
  47. Roseanne’s Cancellation Is a Sudden Cultural ShiftIt’s a swift and shocking decision. Was it also inevitable?
  48. media
    ABC Cancels Roseanne After Racist Tweet About Valerie JarrettShe said the former Obama administration adviser was a combination of the Muslim Brotherhood and Planet of the Apes.
  49. chain gang
    Oops! Starbucks Didn’t Fix Racism Fast EnoughAn employee at a Starbucks in L.A. wrote a racial slur on a coffee cup this week, and racial-bias training can’t come soon enough.
  50. More Than Half of Russian Facebook Ads Focused on RaceRace was the Russian operation’s go-to wedge when it tried to divide Americans before and after the 2016 election.
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