Post Tagged with: "Racism in America"

5 Powerful Quotes on Racism from Clementa Pinckney Eulogy by President Obama

5 Powerful Quotes on Racism from Clementa Pinckney Eulogy by President Obama

President Obama delivered a powerful eulogy for South Carolina state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, who was one of nine killed by white supremacist Dylann Roof during Bible study at historically black Emanuel AME Church. 1. President Obama on removing the Confederate flag:  “It would simply be an acknowledgement for the cause […]

by · June 26, 2015 · Today's Headlines
#BREAKING:  Amazon to Pull Confederate Flag Merchandise

#BREAKING: Amazon to Pull Confederate Flag Merchandise

#BREAKING NEWS:  Amazon announced that it will pull Confederate flag merchandise. This comes as retail giant Walmart announced that it would stop selling Confederate merchandise in its stores. Prominent flag maker Valley Forge Flag said it will stop producing and selling Confederate flags. This comes following the massacre of nine black […]

by · June 23, 2015 · Breaking News
CNN's Sunny Hostin Blasted on Twitter After Criticizing Obama for Using Word N*gger (Photo Credit: Twitter via @SunnyHostin)

CNN’s Sunny Hostin Blasted on Twitter After Criticizing Obama for Using Word N*gger

CNN’s Sunny Hostin was pissed off at President Obama for using the word n*gger to prove a point about racism in America during an interview with Marc Maron. She sparred with Don Lemon, who is no stranger to using the word. Both Hostin and Lemon were wrong in their talking […]

by · June 22, 2015 · 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 […]

SC Girl's Emanuel AME Drawing Goes Viral: "Why is World Full of Broken People?"

SC Girl’s Emanuel AME Drawing Goes Viral: “Why is World Full of Broken People?”

A 7-year-old girl’s drawing featuring the Charleston shooting victims went viral. Madeleine’s picture came about after she talked to her mother about the shooting rampage by racist, right-wing terrorist Dylann Roof. Madeleine asked her mother, “Why is the world full of broken people?” She also asked, “Why can’t the good people […]

by · June 21, 2015 · Today's Headlines
Black Renter Thurmeka Muller Upset Over Racial Slur on Apartment’s  Facebook Page

Black Renter Thurmeka Muller Upset Over Racial Slur on Apartment’s Facebook Page

A Dallas apartment apologized to resident Thurmeka Muller who was called “n*gger” by an employee after posting a maintenance complaint on the company’s Facebook page. Muller, an Iraq War veteran, was upset over the filthy condition of her bathtub when she moved into the Timberlodge Apartments. She said the building’s […]

by · April 13, 2015 · Race in America
Starbucks Nixes Handwritten “Race Together” Notes on Cups

Starbucks Nixes Handwritten “Race Together” Notes on Cups

Starbucks Race Together RETREAT? Starbucks has nixed writing “Race Together” on cups, saying that was only meant for  a week. The “Race Together” campaign has been maligned on social media. The handwritten notes were part of Starbucks’ initiative for employees and customers to start a conversation about race in America. […]

by · March 22, 2015 · Today's Headlines
“Runnin N*gger” Targets Sold at South Dakota Gun Show

“Runnin N*gger” Targets Sold at South Dakota Gun Show

runnin n*gger A South Dakota vendor was banned from a South Dakota gun show after selling racist “runnin n*gger” targets. The targets, which was being sold for 10 cents each, featured a caricature of a black man with the caption, “Official RUNNIN NIGGER Target” across the top. KSFY reports Bob […]

by · March 17, 2015 · Race in America
Starbucks Launches “Race Together” Initiative to get Customers, Employee Talking

Starbucks Launches “Race Together” Initiative to get Customers, Employee Talking

Starbucks has launched a new initiative, Race Together, to get customers and employees to talk about race. This initiative was launched as a result of rising racial tensions following the deaths of unarmed black males by white police officers. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, who is white, says Race Together is […]

by · March 17, 2015 · Race in America
Raven Symone Defends Rodner Figueroa Michelle Obama Ape Comments

Raven Symone Defends Rodner Figueroa Michelle Obama Ape Comments

Raven Symone is defending former Univision host Rodner Figueroa, who was fired over his comments that Michelle Obama looked like a cast member of the “Planet of the Apes,” saying “some people look like animals.” Wow, she did it again…put her foot in her mouth. Raven Symone was a guest […]

by · March 17, 2015 · Entertainment