Category: Race

kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick Is Unemployed Because Of White Supremacy

  Popular beliefs, and comforting ones for those who want to ignore the perils of fighting white supremacy, are that Colin Kaepernick is not on an NFL roster because he’d be a distraction, doesn’t care about football, doesn’t even want to play football, is not a good player, and hasn’t...

richard spencer

Richard Spencer Was Kicked Out His Gym For Nazis Get No Quarter Here

  Emily Leayman confirms an Old Town Alexandria gym ended the membership of white nationalist Richard Spencer after he was confronted over his racial views. C. Christine Fair, an associate professor at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, recognized and approached Spencer at Old Town Sport&Health on Wednesday.   According...

jordan edwards

Jordan Edwards and Police Officers Who Lie With Impunity

  David French recounts the horrible Jordan Edwards story out of Balch Springs, Texas. Based on the available evidence (always an important caveat), it began like countless stories in suburban America.   A mom left town, and her son did what kids tend to do — he threw a party....

adam jones

Adam Jones Incident Reminds Us How Racist Boston Is

  Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones was the target of racism from the Fenway Park crowd during his team’s 5-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday.   “A disrespectful fan threw a bag of peanuts at me,” Adam Jones said, per Bob Nightengale of USA Today. “I was...

selective outrage

Selective Outrage Is A Big Part of America’s Problem With Race

Four people accused of torturing a mentally disabled man were charged with a hate crime and aggravated kidnapping, among other charges, in Chicago. The attack was streamed live on Facebook. The disturbing 30-minute video shows a man tied up and his mouth covered, cowering in the corner of room. His...