All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Racism’

KKK Linked To Ferguson Police Dept. According To Anonymous

The online hacktivist group Anonymous dumped personal information online belonging to alleged members of the Ku Klux Klan. This is just part of the group’s campaign against the white supremacists who threatened to use lethal force against protesters following the grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson. Anonymous also claims to have taken over the @KuKluxKlanUSA Twitter account. In …

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Obama Condemns Furguson Violence

President Barack Obama harshly criticized protesters Tuesday night for the racially charged violence in Ferguson, Missouri, after mayhem erupted after a grand jury refused to indict a white police officer who shot a black teenager. Speaking from Chicago, Obama declared, “To those who think that what happened in Ferguson is an excuse for violence, I do not have any sympathy …

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Halle Berry Takes Gabriel Aubry to Court for Trying to Make Their Daughter White

Halle Berry took her ex-husband Gabriel Aubry to court recently, claiming that he is trying to make their daughter white. She further claimed that Aubry used racial epithets to refer to her (Berry). Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry were together from 2005-2010, during which time they had their daughter, Nahla, who is now six years old. Court documents show that …

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Teacher Suspended Over ‘Dumb Duck Ass Crackers’ Tweet

In another episode of you can’t say that shit on Twitter, a Duncanville, Texas high school teacher has been suspended after sending out a rather explicit tweet. “Who the fuck made you dumb duck ass crackers think I give a squat fuck about your opinions about my opinions RE: #Ferguson? Kill yourselves,” tweeted English teacher Vinita Hegwood on Friday. As …

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Sephora Doesn’t Trust Its Asian Customers? Allegedly Deactivated Accounts According To Race

As beauty supply giant Sephora could be about to learn the hard way, what seems like a simple and logical solution is actually grounds for a MAJOR lawsuit. Trouble began brewing Friday morning when Sephora made the following announcement on its Facebook page: The reality is that in taking steps to restore website functionality, some of our loyal North American …

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Artie Lange’s Mouth Gets Him Blacklisted Over Racist Sex Jokes

Artie Lange tweets a lot of pretty offensive stuff. But the Stern Show veteran knows his audience and usually doesn’t catch too much flak over what he says. “I wrote a script giving Hollywood what they want–PC! A movie with me as the black gay addict whore who’s HIV-positive but helps a retarded friend.” “Like other great artists, I traveled …

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C-SPAN Caller Calls The President a ‘N––ger’ on Live TV

In don’t tell me we no longer have a problem with race in this country news, a C-SPAN caller called the President of the United States a “n-gger” on live television. The conversation started off reasonably enough. “I would just like to say, that the Republicans – and I’m a Republican – please do not overreach,” said the caller. “I …

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Ku Klux Klan Garb Used To Protest Burqa In Australian Parliament

In protest of the repeal of an interim rule requiring people with facial coverings such as burqas to be seated separately from the public galleries, one Australian protester wore a Ku Klux Klan hood in Parliament. The protester was accompanied by a man wearing a motorcycle helmet and another man wearing a niqab, and all three men attempted to enter …

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Klu Klux Klan In Australia? A Reminder That America’s Hate-Filled Legacy Is NO Secret

When looking for an outfit as part of an anti-Muslim protest at the Australian Parliament House, one man opted for a Klu Klux Klan uniform. He was (of course) indignant that he and his fellow protesters were subjected to a search while hijab-wearing Muslim women were not. The protest was in response to the partial revocation of a partial burqa …

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Paula Deen Targeted Over ‘Mammy’ Photo on Her Website

Poor Paula Deen can’t catch a break. She went through months of embarrassment and difficulty over some alleged comments that some viewed as racist toward black people. She lost book deals, endorsements, her cooking show, and loads of fair-weather fans. Since then, Deen has worked hard to claw her way back up the ladder. She started a new subscription-based show. …

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Dear White People: 3 Acts Of Casual Racism That You May Be Guilty Of Doing

“Dear White People, the minimum requirement of black friends needed to not seem racist has been raised to two….Sorry, your ‘weed man’ Tyrone does not count!” Just like that, the upcoming Dear White People movie moved into highly controversial territory. The trailers (both standard and the recent red band) touch on scenarios that call out the casual racism still acted …

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Dear White People: Too Controversial For Mainstream (White) Audiences?

Dear White People is one of the most perfectly timed movies in American history. As Dear White People arrives in theaters, there will likely be protesting and riots in the streets of Missouri over two black teens fatally shot by police in recent months. It will come at a time when some Americans ask themselves if their Ebola fears are …

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