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White Pride:  Donald Trump Supporters Include Top Racists and Neo Nazis (Photo Credit: Wikipedia Commons)

White Pride: Donald Trump Supporters Include Top Racists and Neo Nazis

Donald Trump has a white pride problem. The GOP presidential frontrunner has a bunch of supporters he probably wishes he didn’t have — racists and neo Nazis. People like former KKK grand wizard David Duke want him to become their next president. Thanks to the racial overtones of his campaign […]

by political diva· · Elections
"Negro Season" Elmer Fudd Graffiti Appears in Midtown Atlanta (Photo Credit: Atlanta Police)

“Negro Season” Elmer Fudd Graffiti Appears in Midtown Atlanta

Atlanta police are investigating a racist “Negro Season” Elmer Fudd graffiti left on the side of a building in midtown. The cartoon shows Elmer Fudd wearing a police uniform and holding a shotgun along with the words “Negro Season.” The image has a tag MAES. The cartoon was painted on […]

by Joy Blake· · Atlanta News, Today's Headlines
#BlackLivesMatter Critic Peggy Hubbard Says "White Privilege" Doesn't Exist

#BlackLivesMatter Critic Peggy Hubbard Says “White Privilege” Doesn’t Exist

Twitter erupts over Peggy Hubbard’s continued attack on #BlackLivesMatter protesters and black-on-black crime during an appearance on “CNN Tonight” with Don Lemon. Peggy Hubbard, who served in the Navy and is married to a police officer, said there is no such thing as “white privilege.” She said she had a […]

by Janet Shan· · Race in America, Today's Headlines
Black Homeowner Maritha Hunter-Butler Accuses White Neighbors of Racism in St. Charles MO Subdivision

Black Homeowner Maritha Hunter-Butler Accuses White Neighbors of Racism in St. Charles MO Subdivision

Tensions escalate in a St. Charles subdivision after Maritha Hunter-Butler, her three sons, her female partner and their four dogs moved in on May 9.  Hunter-Butler says the tensions are racially motivated, some neighbors in The Manors at Glen Brook subdivision blame her barking dogs. “This is a mess,” said Jana Chamblee, […]

by Joy Blake· · Today's Headlines
Black Mother Peggy Hubbard Slams #BlackLivesMatter Protesters as "Trifling"

Black Mom Peggy Hubbard Slams #BlackLivesMatter Protesters as “Trifling”

Peggy Hubbard, a black mother grew up in Ferguson, slammed the Black Lives Matter protesters in a video she posted on her Facebook page denouncing the black-on-black crime.” From my heart! Posted by Peggy Hubbard on Thursday, August 20, 2015 Hubbard was upset at those protesters who showed more concern […]

by Joy Blake· · Today's Headlines
Donald Trump Channels George Wallace at Mostly All-White Rally in Majority Black Mobile AL (Photo Credit: YouTube Video Screengrab)

Donald Trump Channeled George Wallace at Mostly All-White Rally in Majority Black Mobile AL

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump channeled George Wallace at his mostly all-white Alabama rally with all the populism and racism you can think of. What’s equally interesting is that there is a large number of black residents in Mobile and they didn’t bother coming out to hear Trump’s substance-less rant. The […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections
POLL: 64 Percent of Black Voters Take "All Lives Matter" Over "Black Lives Matter" (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

POLL: 64 Percent of Black Voters Take “All Lives Matter” Over “Black Lives Matter”

A Rasmussen poll finds that 78 percent of black participants preferred “all lives matter” over “black lives matter.” The poll also found that 11 percent chose “black lives matter” while nine percent said neither statement accurately reflects their point of view. Among black voters, 31 percent said they prefer “black […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Politics, Today's Headlines
Black Lives Matter Activist Shaun King Pulls a Rachel Dolezal (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Did Black Lives Matter Activist Shaun King Pull a Rachel Dolezal?

Black Lives Matter activist and Daily Kos writer Shaun King seems to be the male version of Rachel Dolezal. He said he’s mixed but his birth certificate shows his parents are white. In other words, he’s white. The right wing media is whipping up a frenzy over this latest revelation of […]

by Joy Blake· · Today's Headlines
Mike Huckabee says MLK Would be Appalled by Black Lives Matter (Photo Credit:  CNN Video Screengrab)

Mike Huckabee: MLK Would be Appalled by Black Lives Matter Activists

GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would be appalled by #BlackLivesMatter activists. During an interview with Wolf Blitzer on The Situation Room, Huckabee said he understood that people were passionate about racial justice but was troubled by the focus on one racial group. He said, “When […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Black Lives Matter Leader Julius Jones: "All Lives Matter" is a "Violent Statement" (Photo Credit: CNN Video Screengrab)

Black Lives Matter Leader Julius Jones: “All Lives Matter” is a “Violent Statement”

#BlackLivesMatter Worcester chapter leader Julius Jones told Wolf Blitzer during an interview on CNN that saying “All Lives Matter” is a “violent statement.” Blitzer asked Jones about whether the organization would continue to disrupt rallies as they did to Bernie Sanders or whether the closed-door meeting with Hillary Clinton represented a […]

by Joy Blake· · Race in America