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Serta Drops Donald Trump Over Racist Mexican Comments

Serta Drops Donald Trump Over Racist Mexican Comments

Serta drops Donald Trump over racist comments about Mexican immigrants, Democrats relish damage to GOP. Bloomberg reports “Serta, the largest U.S. mattress manufacturer, will end its business relationship with Donald Trump after he made disparaging comments about Mexican immigrants.” “The company, which sells Trump Home-branded mattresses, will not renew its licensing agreement […]

by · July 2, 2015 · Elections
George Pataki Lone GOP Presidential Candidate to Call Out Donald Trump (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

George Pataki Lone GOP Presidential Candidate to Call Out Donald Trump

Former New York Gov. George Pataki is the only Republican presidential candidate to call out Donald Trump for his racist comments about Mexican immigrants. It took 15 days and three companies severing ties with the carnival barker before a single Republican candidate repudiated his offensive comments. Pataki sent a memo […]

by · July 1, 2015 · Elections
Macy’s Cuts Ties with Donald Trump Over Racist Mexican Comments

Macy’s Cuts Ties with Donald Trump Over Racist Mexican Comments

Macy’s cuts ties with GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump over racist Mexican comments. Retail giant Macy’s has announced that it is cutting ties with GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump over racist comments he made about Mexican immigrants during his campaign launch speech. Macy’s statement on Donald Trump: “Macy’s is a […]

by · July 1, 2015 · Breaking News
Cheryl Burke Pulls Out as Co-Host of Miss USA Following Donald Trump's Mexican Comments (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Cheryl Burke Pulls Out as Miss USA Co-Host Following Donald Trump’s Mexican Comments

Thomas Roberts, Burke’s co-host for the pageant, has also stepped down, Donald Trump files $500 million lawsuit against Univision. Former “Dancing with the Stars” dancer Cheryl Burke has pulled out as co-host of Miss USA pageant as the fallout continues over GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s racist comments about Mexicans. […]

by · June 30, 2015 · Breaking News
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
NBC Dumps Donald Trump Over Racist Anti-Mexican Comments

NBC Dumps Donald Trump Over Racist Anti-Mexican Comments

It’s about time! NBC said it is ending its business relationship with Donald Trump following the recent remarks about Mexican immigrants bringing crime, drugs and rapists across the U.S. border. The network will no longer air “Miss USA” and “Miss Universe” pageants. At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are […]

by · June 29, 2015 · Elections
SIX Black Churches Burned Down in Seven Days from Ohio to Georgia

SIX Black Churches Burned Down in Seven Days from Ohio to Georgia

Racially-motivated arson? Six black churches have been burned down in seven days from Ohio to Georgia. This comes following the murders of nine members of historically black Emanuel AME Church in Charleston by white supremacist Dylann Roof. Churches in Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Ohio were burned in […]

by · June 29, 2015 · Black News
#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
North Charleston Sgt. Shannon Dildine Fired Over Confederate Flag Facebook Post

North Charleston Sgt. Shannon Dildine Fired Over Confederate Flag Facebook Post

North Charleston Sgt. Shannon Dildine was fired after he posted a photo of himself wearing Confederate flag boxers on Facebook. Police Chief Eddie Driggers issues a termination letter to the officer, Sgt. Shannon Dildine, saying the photo undermines the officer’s “ability to improve trust and instill confidence when working with […]

by · June 26, 2015 · Today's Headlines
Donald Trump on Black Youths: "There's No Spirit, There's Killings on Hourly Basis" (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Donald Trump on Black Youths: “There’s No Spirit, There’s Killings on Hourly Basis”

Donald Trump said black youths are at “a point where they’ve just about never done more poorly,” The Independent reports. During a Maryland GOP fundraiser, Trump said, “There’s no spirit, there’s killings on an hourly basis, virtually, in places like Baltimore and Chicago and many other places.” He went after Obama […]

by · June 25, 2015 · Elections