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Say Again? White College Students Who Put Bike Lock Around Black Student’s Neck Not Charged With Hate Crime

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In another episode of “your daily dose of white privilege,” three white students at California’s San Jose State University avoided hate crime charges after putting a bike lock around a black student’s neck, attempting to lock him in a closet, and referring to him as “three-fifths” of a person, atrocities …

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“I Can’t Be Racist I Have A (Insert Ethnicity Here) Friend!” Study Finds Whites Disparaging Minorities Appear Less Racist When Mentioning Asian-American Friends

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We’ve all been there. You’re having a conversation about social issues that quickly pivots to an argument about race in America, with one person making increasingly uncomfortable statements. You try to avoid making a scene, but then you realize that you don’t owe this person anything – least of all …

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Maryland High School Student Makes Video Slamming Black Lives Matter, Says “Who Cares About Some Black Man Who Dies?”

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Well, if it feels like we’ve written this story before, it’s because practically every week it takes on a different iteration. Previously, it was high school students in Phoenix taking a senior photo with a racial slur, and today its a white Maryland high school student making a video criticizing …

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Fox News reporter Crystal Wright’s opening Black History Month faux pas: “Blacks Have Shown A Slavish Support For The Democratic Party”

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The steadying, constant flow of Fox News’ casual (and, in many cases, overt) racism never comes as much of a surprise. Whether it’s Brian Kilmeade asking a black correspondent if she makes her own kool-aid, Crystal Wright telling her audience the Black Americans are ‘dumber, more criminalized’ because of the democratic …

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Time-warp? GOP’s Rhetoric On Race and Diversity Hearkens Back To 1964, Further Isolates Them In A Changing America

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Time and again, we’ve heard prominent members of the GOP make racially charged comments when discussing crime, gun violence, immigration, and social policies. We roll our eyes, we laugh, we look the other way, or most typically, we subvert a combination of all three. It’s the GOP’s awkward elephant (pun …

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Justice System’s Double Standards Exposed Again: Retired judge gets probation for firing at LAPD officer from West L.A. townhouse

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Once again, we see a criminal justice system in action working overtime to protect certain citizens.  If James Bascue was a minority firing on an LAPD officer, would he only on probation? Would he be alive? Via LA Times: A retired Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has pleaded no contest …

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Addicting Info: SIX Republican Lawmakers Have Quietly Met With The Bundy Militia In Oregon

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The same Republicans who have no problem blasting President Obama for being ‘divisive’ and ‘soft’ on terrorism have met/negotiated with domestic terrorists.  Should we really be surprised at this point? Via Addicting Info:  When Cliven Bundy was engaged in an armed standoff against federal authorities in 2014 on his Nevada ranch, …

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