The argument you hear a lot is about not taking one case — Eric Garner for us now — and extrapolating too much from it. A cop killed an African-American man. That is one case, with its own unique circumstances, so you can’t claim it is just another example of a broad pattern of racism. [...]
|By: Peter Van Buren Friday December 5, 2014 9:00 am|
A grand jury yesterday chose to not bring charges against a New York police officer for his part in killing Eric Gardner. Gardner was an unarmed man accused of illegally selling loose cigarettes in front of a store on Staten Island. His death was ruled a homicide by the medical examiner. The act was captured [...]
|By: Lisa Derrick Monday September 16, 2013 6:30 pm|
Syracuse-born Miss New York, Nina Davuluri, is the first woman of Indian decent to win the Miss America crown. And because a lot of Americans are just plain stupid, ignorant morans who think Africa is a country and people with brown skin are Arabs (or here in California, “Mexicans”) there has been a twitter-shart of racist comments
|By: Pam Spaulding Monday June 18, 2012 7:20 am|
Members of today’s Republican Party, particularly the birther set, are obsessed with pushing the envelope in its utter hatred for the first black President, always ready to place his head in a noose or feature imagery like this, always with no one in particular claiming ownership for the creative project.
|By: twolf1 Sunday July 18, 2010 12:30 pm|