Racism

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Details Sexism, Racism During First Days on Capitol Hill: 'I Was Sent to Spouse Event'

6 hours ago   |   Newsweek

"People keep giving me directions to the spouse and intern events instead of the ones for members of Congress," Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter.
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The sexist racism of Mississippi's governor calling abortion ‘Black genocide'

The sexist racism of Mississippi's governor calling abortion ‘Black genocide'

7 hours ago   |   Think Progress

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant recently defended Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith for joking about “public hanging” - in a state with one of the highest numbers of public lynchings - by...
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Woman confronts school employee who allegedly used racial slur against her husband

9 hours ago   |   ABC

"Did you just call my husband an N-word in front of my children?" The driver answered, "Yeah, I did."
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Experiencing Anti-Semitism Or Racism In School? We Want To Hear From You

Experiencing Anti-Semitism Or Racism In School? We Want To Hear From You

10 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

HuffPost wants to learn more about the experiences of students and families around the country.
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Ben Carson's Name Might Be Removed From High School: ‘It Is Trump's Name On Our School In Blackface'

22 hours ago   |   News One   |   2 articles

Ben Carson ‘s deplorable behavior made him an embarrassment to Baltimore and now Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine in Detroit, Michigan is considering...
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As hate crimes rise, a bill to combat the problem languishes in Congress

As hate crimes rise, a bill to combat the problem languishes in Congress

23 hours ago   |   Think Progress

New statistics released this week by the FBI show a 17 percent increase in documented hate crimes in 2017, the third consecutive year in which hate crimes have risen across the...
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Nova Scotia pulp mill expected to miss 2020 deadline to close Boat Harbour

1 day ago   |   National Post

ABERCROMBIE POINT, N.S. - A controversial pulp mill in northern Nova Scotia is facing delays with its new wastewater system, making it likely to miss the provincial deadline of...
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Charlottesville white supremacists ordered to turn over their phones, computers in civil case

Charlottesville white supremacists ordered to turn over their phones, computers in civil case

1 day ago   |   Think Progress

White nationalists involved in planning a deadly 2017 rally in Virginia must hand over their phones and computers for forensic analysis, the judge in a lawsuit on behalf of the...
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Opinion: 'Nationalist' Arises, With Myriad Connotations, As The Word Of 2018

Opinion: 'Nationalist' Arises, With Myriad Connotations, As The Word Of 2018

1 day ago   |   NPR

President Trump created a firestorm when he described himself as a "proud" nationalist at a recent rally. Linguist Geoff Nunberg says the word carries a specter of racism and...
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The likely new Texas House Speaker has bipartisan support, but a history of bigotry

The likely new Texas House Speaker has bipartisan support, but a history of bigotry

1 day ago   |   Think Progress

Republican Texas state representative and bank CEO Dennis Bonnen announced on Monday he has obtained commitments from 109 of the 150 House members for an upcoming vote to elect...
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Reports: Homeless man, couple made up story for GoFundMe campaign that...

Reports: Homeless man, couple made up story for GoFundMe campaign that raised $400,000

Reports indicate all three will face criminal charges of conspiracy and theft by deception related to the GoFundMe campaign. Read more ...

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

An audience member says a man interrupted a performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" in Baltimore with a pro-Nazi and pro-Trump salute. Read more ...

‘Hee Haw' and country music star Roy Clark dead 85

‘Hee Haw' and country music star Roy Clark dead 85

Clark died Thursday of pneumonia complications at his home in Tulsa, OK. Read more ...

Navy SEALs, Marines charged with murder of Green Beret

Navy SEALs, Marines charged with murder of Green Beret

A pair of elite Navy SEALs and a set of US Marines allegedly teamed up to kill a Green Beret - binding him in duct tape and strangling him to death in a hazing attempt gone... Read more ...

Disney World bans man who flashed 'Trump 2020' banner on Splash Mountain

Disney World bans man who flashed 'Trump 2020' banner on Splash Mountain

A man who displayed signs supporting Donald Trump is permanently not permitted at all Walt Disney World properties for violating the rules. Read more ...

P.K. Subban injury update: Predators D placed on IR with lower-body injury

P.K. Subban injury update: Predators D placed on IR with lower-body injury

P.K. Subban has two goals and 10 assists in 18 games this season. Read more ...

Mark Zuckerberg says he didn't know Facebook hired a research firm that...

Mark Zuckerberg says he didn't know Facebook hired a research firm that tried to discredit its critics by linking them to George Soros

Mark Zuckerberg says he didn't know that Facebook hired a opposition research firm that attempted to discredit critics of the company by linking them to George Soros. George... Read more ...

US hits 17 Saudis with sanctions over Khashoggi, including crown prince's...

US hits 17 Saudis with sanctions over Khashoggi, including crown prince's top henchman who reportedly directed killing via Skype

The Trump administration on Thursday hit 17 Saudi officials with sanctions over their alleged involvement in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Among those... Read more ...

Saudi Arabia calls for death penalty in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia calls for death penalty in Khashoggi killing

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia says 11 suspects indicted, prosecutors requesting death penalty for 5 for writer Jamal Khashoggi's killing. Read more ...

Gov. Walker on Baraboo students in 'Nazi salute' photo: 'They're idiots

Gov. Walker on Baraboo students in 'Nazi salute' photo: 'They're idiots

Gov. Scott Walker had sharp words Thursday to describe the group of Baraboo High School seen in a widely-shared photo that appears to them giving the Nazi salute. Read more ...