racism

Kate Smith’s 1939 rendition of “God Bless America” is officially out at New York’s Yankee Stadium during the seventh-inning stretch because of Smith’s other songs, which are purportedly racially charged. What are the details? The Yankees announced Thursday that they will no longer play Smith’s version of the song because she sang other songs with
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A new restaurant in New York City is taking fire for … well, everything about the new Chinese food restaurant. What, exactly, are people complaining about? The majority of the complaints center around the fact that a white woman is owning and operating the Chinese food restaurant. Other complaints include the fact that it’s called
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is pushing back against criticism that she appeared to use a different accent while speaking to a mostly African-American audience at an event organized by Al Sharpton. “Folks talking about my voice can step right off,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “Women’s March & Kavanaugh speech, same.” “Any kid who grew up in a
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The University of Kansas is offering a course titled, “Angry White Male Studies,” next fall — which will explore “the deeper sources of this emotional state while evaluating recent manifestations of male anger” in America and Britain since the 1950s — and one U.S. congressman isn’t happy about it. HUM 365 also will look at
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George Washington University students voted to replace their mascot, George the Colonial, which had been criticized by many as being “offensive” to some students. According to Campus Reform, 54 percent of the GW students who voted in their student elections supported removal of the mascot. However, it’s unclear whether administrators will follow through with removing
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Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) called out Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) for her “craziness” on accusing the Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement of racism. Crenshaw was speaking to Martha MacCallum on Fox News about a tweet from Ocasio-Cortez criticizing Republicans over the reaction to statements from Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). “Where was the concern last
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Under President Donald Trump’s leadership, the United States is facing a “full-fledged crisis in our democracy,” failed 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton claimed Sunday. While speaking at an event commemorating the 54th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, Alabama, Clinton condemned the direction that Trump is leading America, drawing parallels to the dark times
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) once again found herself at the center of social media backlash over the weekend after making what many considered racist remarks. What happened? It all began on Thursday when Ocasio-Cortez defended Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) for accusing Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) of racism. Tlaib’s accusation came after Meadows invited Lynne Patton,
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Digital company INE Entertainment said in a statement Monday that they fired a journalist who tweeted a horrible message against the Covington Catholic High School students who were being smeared by the media. “We were surprised and upset to see the inflammatory and offensive rhetoric used on Erik Abriss’ Twitter account this weekend. He worked
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A teaching assistant at the University of Georgia is under fire after reportedly writing a racist and violent Facebook post about the death of white people, according to Campus Reform. What are the details? In his post, Irami Osei-Frimpong, a philosophy teaching assistant at the university, reportedly said that “some white people may have to
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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) promised Sunday that action would be taken against Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who ignited controversy last week after he questioned why terms like “white nationalism” and “white supremacy” had “become offensive.” What are the details? Speaking on CBS’ “Face The Nation,” McCarthy said he is scheduled to meet with
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CNN’s Brian Stelter gave a bizarre criticism of media coverage during the 2016 election on his show “Reliable Sources,” when he admitted that he didn’t cover “racial resentment” enough. “Let me level with you since the start of the new year, I thought about leading off this program about President Trump’s insults against Democrats,” said
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A leader of the Arizona teacher strike scheduled for Thursday has urged his colleagues on Twitter to teach political activism to their students and to discuss with them gun control, white supremacy, and anti-capitalism. Yet, Arizona elementary music school teacher Noah Karvelis states teachers are engaging in the strike because “students deserve better”: This is why
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The University of California has published a list of unacceptable “microaggressions” on its official website, which includes offensive statements such as “America is the land of opportunity.” The Academic Affairs department of the University of California Santa Cruz provides the list of politically incorrect expressions and actions to students and faculty to equip them to
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by Pam Key12 Mar 20180 12 Mar, 201812 Mar, 2018 Monday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” TheRoot.com politics editor Jason Johnson said President Donald Trump was “half a rally away from just using the ‘N-word,’” when reacting to Trump calling Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) a “low IQ individual” at a rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday. Johnson said,
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