Tagged: Racism

haiti

Haiti Is Not Norway Because Of Racism

  The New York Times reported the Dotard has balked at an immigration deal that would include protections for people from Haiti and some nations in Africa, demanding to know at a White House meeting why he should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” rather than from places like Norway. This...

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...

michael vick

Hating Michael Vick Is Hating Yourself

  The Pittsburgh Steelers signed Michael Vick. Online petitions, Facebook pages, and even a rally ensued to prevent the Steelers from signing him, in other words, effectively making a living.   America Key goals of our criminal justice system include preventing crime; protecting the public; supporting victims of crime, their...

Sam Nunberg

Sam Nunberg Is A Reflection of Trump’s Record On Race

  Sam Nunberg, a Senior Trump political adviser, called President Barack Obama a “Socialist Marxist Islamo Fascist Nazi Appeaser” and “Farrakahn’s Messiah.” Additionally, he referred to Al Sharpton’s daughter as a “nigger”. The Trump campaign fired Nunberg, but his hiring suggests either a complete lack of due diligence on the...

chip kelly

Is Chip Kelly A Racist?

  After being traded to the Buffalo Bills, running back LeSean McCoy was the first to insinuate Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly was racist. Then, former Eagle offensive lineman Tra Thomas echoed those same sentiments. Now, former cornerback Brandon Boykin is echoing comments along the same lines stating that...

The Most Urgent Questions about American Violence

I found a sort of morbid comfort in the fact that Jon Stewart had the same problem that I did yesterday after the news broke about the attack in Charleston. No jokes. No mirth, no whimsy, no quips. No happiness. Just a head full of questions, and a heart that will...

mental health

You Need To Separate Racism From Mental Health

  Dylann Roof, the alleged gunman authorities say is responsible for killing nine people at a predominantly black church in Charleston, South Carolina, had been “planning something like that for six months,” according to his roommate Dalton Tyler.   “He was big into segregation and other stuff,” Tyler said. “He...

prejudice

Prejudice, Discrimination, Bigotry and Racism

  Prejudice is prejudgment or forming an opinion before becoming aware of the relevant facts of a case. Discrimination is action that denies social participation or human rights to categories of people based on prejudice. Bigotry is a state of mind where a person views other groups with fear, distrust,...

political parties

This Is The Racism Behind Our Current Political Parties

  While Democratic President LBJ shepherded the 1964 Civil Rights Act to passage, 80 percent of Republicans in the House voted aye against 61 percent of Democrats. In the Senate, 82 percent of Republicans favored the law, but only 69 percent of Democrats. What the hell happened?   Barry Goldwater...