Iowa has faced ferocious criticism from progressive activists over the racial disparity in the state’s prison population. The state has adopted “implicit bias” training as a means of combating this issue.
After calling a murdered black child a thug, stomping on the rights of blacks, and breaking the law, this hero cop now claims he actually IS black.
A popular quiz on Harvard University’s website was designed in 1998 by psychologists to determine a person’s level of subconscious racism. Although the test has been thoroughly debunked by researchers since its introduction, it has remained a fixture of progressive activism.
Former South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg told an audience of minority voters in Iowa on Monday that racism is “woven into the American story itself.”
Activists with Ajinomoto’s “Redefine CRS” campaign claim fears related to monosodium glutamate (MSG) are rooted not in health, but racism.
Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden addressed the congregation during Sunday’s service at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Columbia, South Carolina. During his speech, Biden likened President Donald Trump’s views to those of the Ku Klux Klan during the civil rights movement. The Democratic front-runner not only implored the mostly black congregation to…
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A left-wing website attacked a “white” National Review Online writer for his perspective on black history, failing to realize the writer in question is black.
Peter Kirsanow, a member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and a former member of the National Labor Relations Board, argued in a piece published Thursday that the New York Times‘s 1619 Project has an “obsession” with slavery at the expense of the rest of American history. Michael Harriot, a senior reporter for the liberal African-American publication The Root, responded in a piece titled, “Black History, According to White People.” Harriot referred to Kirsanow as white throughout the post.
“As white people are wont to do, Kirsanow framed his argument in the context of Martin Luther King Jr.,” Harriot wrote. “White people love to quote King because he is a mythical figure who has been whitewashed by the very version of America that Kirsanow wants to perpetuate … ‘The 1619 Project’s obsession with race, standing alone, is bad enough,’ Kirsanow writes, whitely.”
Kirsanow was surprised to discover that he is caucasian.
“Well, I guess if Elizabeth Warren can be Cherokee, I can be white,” Kirsanow told the Washington Free Beacon. “Wait till my wife finds out.”
Harriot did not respond to a request for comment.
National Review Online editor Charles Cooke mocked the error on Twitter Friday, tweeting, “Today I learned that Peter Kirsanow is white.”
Today I learned that Peter Kirsanow is white. https://t.co/wsEXoqUxIq
— Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) January 17, 2020
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I often suspect I’ve woken up inside a Tom Clancy novel when I open The New York Times app and hear about how the neo-Nazi threat is all around us. Granted, actual white nationalists are a legitimate problem we shouldn’t underestimate, but I suspect it’s more a question of a bunch of out-of-shape guys in…
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State senator Erica Smith (D., N.C.) is trying to become the third black woman in history to serve in the U.S. Senate. Unfortunately, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) doesn’t think a black candidate can win in North Carolina.
That’s what Smith, a former Boeing engineer, told a group of North Carolina voters at a recent campaign event while discussing the national Democratic Party’s endorsement of her white male primary opponent, Cal Cunningham.
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“Sen. Schumer, for whatever reason, did not want an African American running for Senate in North Carolina,” said Smith, who has previously attacked the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) for breaking its pledge to remain neutral in the Democratic primary.
The national party’s endorsement of Cunningham in October, Smith said at the time, was “unacceptable” and “confirm[ed] [the DSCC’s] attempt to sway this U.S. Senate election away from the voices and voters of North Carolina.”
According to Smith, DSCC executives told her “unequivocally, that they were not, had not, did not intend to endorse in the primary,” before officially backing Cunningham’s campaign.
In the weeks before Cunningham, a former state senator, announced his candidacy, his campaign received $152,000 from donors based in New York, all but two of whom have also donated to Schumer. The New York donations accounted for more than a third of Cunningham’s itemized contributions for the second quarter of 2019, according to federal election records.
With Schumer’s help, Cunningham has raised more than $3 million since entering the Democratic primary in June, including $1.6 million in the final three months of 2019. Cunningham’s fundraising haul included a $2,800 maximum contribution from liberal billionaire George Soros. Smith has not yet reported her fourth-quarter fundraising total.
“It’s not always Republicans who are putting big money [into campaigns],” Smith said at the recent campaign event. “Somebody’s going to be beholden to Chuck Schumer and New York millionaires and billionaires.”
The DSCC previously endorsed Cunningham during his failed bid in the 2010 Democratic Senate primary. North Carolina secretary of state Elaine Marshall, who defeated Cunningham in a run-off that year before losing to incumbent Sen. Richard Burr (R., N.C.), lashed out in similar fashion at the party establishment’s meddling in the race.
“North Carolina Democrats do not appreciate Washington trying to handpick or anoint their candidate,” Marshall said during the campaign.
Whichever candidate wins the primary on March 3 will face off against incumbent Sen. Thom Tillis (R., N.C.), assuming he can fend off several challengers in the GOP primary. A poll taken weeks prior to Cunningham’s campaign announcement showed Smith leading Tillis by seven points, 46 percent to 39 percent. Even so, Democratic strategists at the time were raising concerns about Smith’s viability in a general election and attempting to recruit Cunningham to enter the primary.
One of the Democrats courted by party brass, state senator Jeff Jackson, a white man, was caught on tape recounting the strategic advice he received during a meeting with Schumer. Speaking to a politics class at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Jackson recalled telling Schumer that, if he decided to run, he would hold “100 town halls in 100 days” in each of the state’s 100 counties.
According to Jackson, the Senate leader’s response was: “Wrong answer—we want you to spend the next 16 months in a windowless basement raising money, and then we’re going to spend 80 percent of it on negative ads about Tillis.”
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Members of the royal household feared Prince Harry and wife Meghan would accuse the family of racism and sexism if the crisis created by their decision to abandon their public duties to pursue money-making ventures was not resolved to their satisfaction, according to reports.
In a recent column for the Washington Post, Stanford Ph.D. student Jeffrey Chen made the case that the Star Wars franchise “reinforces our prejudices” through its soundtrack.
A contender to replace ageing socialist Jeremy Corbyn as the leader of the Labour Party concluded his campaign by deriding over half of Britain’s electorate, saying the Brexit campaign had “racism at its core”.
The once prestigious Lancet medical journal has published a bizarre book review asserting that “white Americans continue to mobilise to maintain or extend the exclusive advantages whiteness offers those who can become white.”
Prince Harry and Meghan are quitting the UK because of ‘racism’. Or so claims a particularly ludicrous opinion piece in the New York Times.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Professor Eric King Watts argued that “free speech” is “racist” in a recent lecture that took place on campus.
In the latest sign that some liberals don’t care who you are or what you stand for as long as you oppose President Donald Trump, the studio audience present for Wednesday’s airing of ABC’s “The View” literally cheered for a white supremacist. Some background: Notorious racist Richard Spencer managed to grab a few headlines Tuesday…
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Senator responds to failed footballer’s comments on Iran
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Saturday came to the defense of Iran in the aftermath of the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, decrying “American terrorist attacks.”
Kaepernick, a Nike brand ambassador and frequent critic of the United States, took to Twitter to express his opposition to the Trump administration’s decision to kill Soleimani, accusing the United States of targeting minorities “at home and abroad.”
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There is nothing new about American terrorist attacks against Black and Brown people for the expansion of American imperialism.
— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) January 4, 2020
“America has always sanctioned and besieged Black and Brown bodies both at home and abroad,” Kaepernick tweeted. “America [sic] militarism is the weapon wielded by American imperialism, to enforce its policing and plundering of the non white world.”
America has always sanctioned and besieged Black and Brown bodies both at home and abroad. America militarism is the weapon wielded by American imperialism, to enforce its policing and plundering of the non white world.
— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) January 4, 2020
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday defended the drone strike that killed Soleimani, saying that it disrupted an “imminent attack” on U.S. diplomats and service members in the Middle East. The State Department also said Soleimani was responsible for a rocket attack on an Iraqi military base that killed an American contractor, as well as last week’s assault on the U.S. embassy in Iraq.
Soleimani led the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps which trained, funded, and armed Iran-sympathetic terrorist groups in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, and around the Middle East, killing thousands, including hundreds of Americans.
Kaepernick’s tweets are only his most recent courting of controversy. The former NFL quarterback first attracted criticism for kneeling during the National Anthem before games to protest the American criminal justice system. Last summer, he successfully lobbied Nike to stop selling a shoe decorated with the Betsy Ross flag, claiming the flag was racist.
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Virginia Democrat Gov. Ralph Northam is running some kind of deranged race to get back into the good graces of all liberaldom. This apparently includes trying get a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee removed from the U.S. Capitol. Northam, anyone familiar with the name will recall, is the governor who decided against resignation when…
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The mayor of Philadelphia sharply criticized two men who wore blackface while marching in the city’s annual — and often racially troubling — New Year’s Day Mummers Parade, calling their actions “abhorrent and unacceptable.” The group the men apparently were affiliated with, the Froggy Carr Wench Brigade, was also disqualified from Wednesday’s parade and may…
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