Race in America

Nicholas Thompson Arrested Over Confederate Flag Brawl at SC Statehouse (Photo Credit: CBS Atlanta Video Screengrab)

Nicholas Thompson Arrested Over Confederate Flag Brawl at SC Statehouse

Nicholas Thompson was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after a brawl erupted on Monday outside the South Carolina Statehouse between supporters and protesters of the Confederate flag. CBS Atlanta reports the brawl started about 7:15 p.m. after “a dozen vehicles with Confederate flag supporters pulled up in front of […]

by · June 30, 2015 · Race in America
#FreeBree: Money Pouring in for Bree Newsome Legal Fees Over Confederate Flag (Photo Credit: YouTube Video Screengrab)

Money Pouring in for Bree Newsome Legal Fees After Taking Down Confederate Flag

#FreeBree:  Money has been pouring in for Bree Newsome, who was arrested after taking down the Confederate flag from South Carolina State House grounds. CREDO Action raised over $100,000 in online donations on the fundraising site Indiegogo for the Black Lives Matter activist: “We need to bail out Bree and James Tyson, […]

by · June 28, 2015 · Race in America
State Rep. William Chumley Apologizes for Saying Charleston Victims "Waited to be Shot" (Photo Credit: CNN Video Screengrab)

State Rep. William Chumley “Regrets” Saying Charleston Victims “Waited to be Shot”

South Carolina State Rep. William Chumley “regrets” his shameful comments that the nine black church members killed by white supremacist Dylann Roof last week, “waited to be shot,” the Post and Courier reports. He was questioning why these nine victims didn’t fight back. Chumley told CNN’s Drew Griffin on Tuesday, “We’re focusing on […]

by · June 24, 2015 · Race in America
Hillary Clinton Talks About Racial Issues While GOP Candidates Run (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Hillary Clinton Talks About Race While GOP Candidates Run

While the Republican presidential candidates are running like Usain Bolt from dealing with race, Hillary Clinton is the only candidate with the guts to confront it head-on. Washington Post:  “The massacre last week at a church in Charleston, S.C., opened a leadership opportunity for the nearly two dozen politicians running […]

by · June 23, 2015 · Elections, Race in America
Charleston Mass Shooter Dylann Roof Treated to Burger King Meal After Arrest

Charleston Mass Shooter Dylann Roof Treated to Burger King Meal After Arrest

Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof was treated to a meal from Burger King by Shelby, NC, police after his arrest. Why? Because he was hungry. So, a white man suspected of slaugtering nine people because they are black and gets fed, while a black man who had a knife in his pocket […]

by · June 23, 2015 · Race in America, Today's Headlines
President Obama Uses N-Word During Discussion About Racism in America (Photo Credit: Twitter)

President Obama Uses N*gger During Discussion About Racism in America

President Obama said that America has still not been cured of racism and used the word n*gger to prove his point. I am sure the right wingnuts will take offense to POTUS dropping the word. He said, “Racism, we are not cured of it,’ Obama said. ‘And it’s not just […]

Volunteer Firefighter Kurtis Cook Fired After Praising Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof (Photo Credit: Mabank Fire Department)

Volunteer Firefighter Kurtis Cook Fired After Praising Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof

Kurtis Cook, a Texas volunteer firefighter, has been fired after posting comments on the Mabank newspaper’s Facebook page praising Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof for his “good deed” in killing nine black parishioners at Emanuel AME church. Cook’s comments were posted all over social media and ended up on the […]

by · June 20, 2015 · Race in America, Today's Headlines
Dylann Roof is a "Terrorist" and "Thug" Like Adam Lanza and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Dylann Roof is a “Terrorist” and “Thug” Like Adam Lanza and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Charleston church shooting suspect Dylann Roof is a “terrorist” and “thug” just like Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who detonated bombs are the finish line of the Boston Marathon.  He’s a terrorist like Adam Lanza who went on a shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School. What we aren’t hearing in the […]

by · June 19, 2015 · Race in America
Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof “Wanted to Start Race War”

Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof “Wanted to Start Race War”

Emanuel AME shooter Dylann Roof wanted to “start race war” and was into “segregation.” Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof confessed to killing nine people at Emanuel AME Church, ABC News reports. He said he wanted to start a “race war.” This comes as a roommate said he was big into “segregation.” Dalton […]

by · June 19, 2015 · Race in America
Anniston Cops Josh Doggrell, Lt. Wayne Brown on Leave Following Membership in Hate Group

Anniston Cops Josh Doggrell, Lt. Wayne Brown on Administrative Leave Over Hate Group Membership

Anniston Police Department has placed two officers on leave following a Hatewatch article exposing the officers’ membership in neo-Confederate hate group the League of the South. The officers have been identifed as Josh Doggrell and Lt. Wayne Brown. The statement issued by the city of Anniston reads:  “After being made aware of the Wednesday, […]

by · June 17, 2015 · Race in America