Trump, and those who think American racism doesn’t warrant the spectacle of NFL kneeling and arm-holding, only underscores the protesters’ point of how critical their fight is by attempting to trivialize it
The remainder of Trump’s presidency will be a bitter cold war, pitting Democrats, independents and several flavors of Republicans against him and his groupies that either wade or swim deep into fascism and bigotry
More communities are making it clear that racism and civil rights abuses against anyone because of their culture, race, sexual preference, birthplace, religion or language they speak at home won’t be tolerated no matter what a Trump Administration says or does, or what Trump’s supporters say or do
As sloppy as his execution was, and as confrontational as his tactics were, Kaepernick is forcing the nation to once again confront thorny issues of race, class and privilege
“I was going impromptu, and my brain didn’t catch up to my mouth. Instead of ‘Maine women,’ I said ‘white women,'” said LePage, who’s white. He noted that, according to the census, Maine is the nation’s whitest state.
Summers emphasized his group had nothing to do with Dylann Roof, the suspected gunman. He called him a “wicked nutcase” and said Roof may be “getting the race war he desired” with the sudden push to get rid of Confederate flags and monuments across the country. “We played right into his malicious hands,” Summers said.
“I want to see it go. I want to see it go,” Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., a leader during the civil rights movement of the 1960s, said of the statue of Stephens, who also served as Georgia’s governor.
By a vote of 2-1, the agency’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board sided with five Native Americans in a dispute that has been working its way through legal channels for more than two decades.
So we’ve grown adept at being disgusted when hearing racist things. Our corporate images are those of diversity. Sponsors flee from a hint of casual racism. Dr. Laura Schlessinger dropped a couple of n-bombs and was booted out of terrestrial radio, landing at XM Sirius