Adding Up Eric Garner

By: Saturday December 6, 2014 9:00 am

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. [...]

 

The System Worked, and That’s Wrong: The Murder of Eric Gardner

By: 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 [...]

Ignorant, Racist Americans Slam the New Miss America

By: 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

Flush it: Montana GOP Convention features bullet-riddled ‘Obama Presidential Library’ Outhouse

By: 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.

Teabaggers Kick Mark Williams Out of the Tea Party

By: Sunday July 18, 2010 12:30 pm

In a desperate fight to hide the racism that runs rampant throughout the tea party, the National Tea Party Federation (or NAMBLA) has booted Mark Williams and the Tea Party Express for Mark’s racist blog post [Warning: link to Williams' site] that made national headlines last week.

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