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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 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
Les Voros-Bond Blasted for Calling Black Lives Matter Protesters N*ggers in Tacoma (Photo Credit: YouTube Video Screengrab)

Les Voros-Bond Blasted for Calling Black Lives Matter Protesters N*ggers in Tacoma

Les Voros-Bond, the co-owner of Dorky’s Arcade, in Tacoma, Wash., was filmed disrupting a Michael Brown protest, even calling one of the protesters a “n*gger.. News Tribune, Voros-Bond is getting blasted on social media. As he should. He can be seen in the video using his bullhorn, smirking and dancing […]

by Joy Blake· · Race in America, Today's Headlines
Fox News' Dana Perino: Black Lives Matter Movement Stokes "Racial Tension" (Photo Credit: Fox News Video Screengrab)

Fox News’ Dana Perino: Black Lives Matter Movement Stokes “Racial Tension”

Fox News’ Dana Perino seems to have become an expert on race relations. She said Black Lives Matter stokes “racial tension.” This was in reference to members of the group hijacking Bernie Sanders’ Seattle rally and shouted him down last weekend. Perino told Megyn Kelly that the movement had “legitimate […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Politics
Stephen King Tweets Trump Campaign Slogan Should Be "If You're White, You're All Right" (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Stephen King Tweets Trump Campaign Slogan Should Be “If You’re White, You’re All Right”

Author Stephen King slammed GOP frontrunner Donald Trump, tweeting that he is running a racist presidential campaign. King’s tweet:  “How’s this for a Trump campaign slogan: IF YOU’RE WHITE, YOU’RE ALL RIGHT! ANY OTHER HUE, I DON’T TRUST YOU.” How's this for a Trump campaign slogan: IF YOU'RE WHITE, YOU'RE […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Ronnie Barnes charged with hate crime after attacking black child (Photo Credit: West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office)

Louisiana Man, Ronnie Barnes, Charged with Hate Crime for Attacking Black Child

Ronnie Barnes was charged after he attacked a 12-year-old black boy last weekend because of his dreadlocks. He could spend up to six months in jail for a hate crime. WAFB reports the boy’s mother sent him into the Good To Go convenience store in Clinton on Saturday to pay for gas when Barnes attacked […]

by Joy Blake· · Race in America
Georgia Republican John Douglas Apologizes for Racist "Knee Grow" Facebook Rant (Photo Credit: WXIA Video Screengrab)

Georgia Republican John Douglas Apologizes for Racist “Knee Grow” Facebook Rant

Georgia Republican John Douglas issued an apology after being confronted by a WXIA reporter over racist comments he posted on Facebook in response to a black woman posing with the American flag as if it were toilet paper. WXIA reports, the Newton County Commissioner wrote on Facebook, “She is just a […]

WWE Cuts Ties with Hulk Hogan Over Racist Rant About Daughter's Boyfriend

WWE Drops Hulk Hogan Over Racist Rant About Daughter’s Black Boyfriend

Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, caught on tape in racist rant about daughter Brooke allegedly sleeping with a black man, the National Enquirer reports. “I mean, I don’t have double standards. I mean, I am a racist, to a point, f*cking n*ggers. But then when it comes to nice […]

Buffalo Conservative Politician Joseph Mascia Called Black Leaders "N*ggers" Repeatedly (Photo Credit: YouTube Video Screengrab)

Buffalo Conservative Politician Joseph Mascia Called Black Leaders “N*ggers” Repeatedly

Buffalo Common Council candidate Joseph A. Mascia was heard on tape referring to Mayor Byron W. Brown, Council President Darius G. Pridgen and other black leaders as “n*ggers,” The Buffalo News reports. “The f*cking n*ggers, man. Once they’re in power, forget about it, forget it” Mascia says in the audio, a recording […]

by Joy Blake· · Race in America
Jose Andres Backs Out of Restaurant in Donald Trump Hotel Over Racist Mexican Comments (Photo Credit: ThinkFoodGroup)

Jose Andres Backs Out of Restaurant in Donald Trump Hotel Over Racist Mexican Comments

Super chef Jose Andres, who owns the ThinkFoodGroup, is backing out of a deal to open a flagship restaurant in Donald Trump’s Washington D.C. hotel over his recent racist comments about undocumented Mexicans. Washington Post:  “Donald Trump’s recent statements disparaging immigrants make it impossible for my company and I to […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Today's Headlines