Tag: candace owens

Auntie Ruckus on Ilhan Omar: ‘Wouldn’t it Be Funny if Trump Just Deported Her?’

Image: Mark Wilson & Zach Gibson (Getty Images) I don’t know what well of resilience Rep. Ilhan Omar has been drawing from, but between the deluge of brazen Islamophobia she’s had to endure as of late, and whatever bigotry I’m sure she’s experienced over the course of her life beforehand, I don’t know how much […]

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Candace Owens Is Racist White America’s Black Friend and She Just Told Congress That White Nationalism Isn’t a Thing

Photo: Zach Gibson (Getty Images) Unfortunately for the world, Candace Owens is a thing. I want her not to be a thing, or, even better, a thing of the past like Furbys and AOL Instant Messenger. Advertisement Yet, here we are talking about Candace Owens because she is trotted out by the far-right whenever there […]

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Countdown to Candace Owens: Auntie Ruckus Will Participate in Hearing on Hate Crimes, White Nationalism

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) Days removed from affirming that it’s “more difficult today to come out as a conservative than it is to come out as gay,” the “nigga” we love to hate—provocateur du jour Candace Owens—will be bringing her world-famous, traveling minstrel show to the House Judiciary Committee next week during a hearing […]

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Candace Owens Was Named in the New Zealand Shooter’s Alleged Manifesto. But Christchurch Is Bigger Than Her

Worshippers pray for victims and families of the Christchurch shootings during an evening vigil a the Lakemba Mosque, Friday, March 15, 2019, in Wakemba, New South Wales, AustraliaPhoto: AP Every time I write about Candace Owens, I feel manipulated. I feel manipulated because Candace Owens, on her own, is not newsworthy. She’s not witty or […]

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Candace Owens Thinks Racism Is ‘Over’ Because She Has ‘Never Been a Slave’

Commentator Candace Owens speaks during CPAC 2019 on March 1, 2019 in National Harbor, Maryland. Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) Just when you thought the rhetoric spewed by conservative pundit and token “Trump-loving” black woman Candace Owens couldn’t get any worse, she had a veritable “hold my beer” moment during the Conservative Political Action Conference […]

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Black Republicans Told Us Why They’re Sticking with Trump

Screenshot from The Young Black Conservatives of Trump’s America filmed by Brent Whiteside and Jonny Kapps There have always been black Republicans, but for decades they have been a tiny minority. This isn’t a coincidence: The GOP has focused on courting white voters rather than people of color and routinely supports cuts to programs that benefit […]

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Candace Owens Came for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Quickly Realized She Wasn’t Ready

Turning Point USA communications director Candace Owens looks on as U.S. President Donald Trump addresses young black conservative leaders from across the country as part of the 2018 Young Black Leadership Summit at White House on October 26, 2018 in Washington, DC.Photo: Pete Marovich (Getty Images) Candace Owens is unremarkable. In fact, she’s known for […]

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Talib Kweli ‘Welcomes Back’ Kanye West With A Teaser Of An Anti-Trump Song The Two Made This Year

Getty Image 2018 has felt less like a year and a lot like a decade. For instance, remember way back when, in January, when we all thought we were going to get a Kanye West-produced Talib Kweli album? It would have been typically socially conscious Kweli alongside throwback, soul-sampling Kanye and they were going to […]

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Kanye West Abruptly Reverses Course On His Conservative Rhetoric And ‘Distances’ Himself From Politics

Getty Image Whether someone finally explained why his sudden, right-wing turn was so hurtful or whether he actually, finally cracked a book, Kanye West has abruptly reversed course on his pro-conservative stance and now says he is “distancing” himself from politics in a new slew of tweets that may have his red-hat-rocking “Dragon Energy” brother […]

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Kanye West’s Pro-Republican ‘Blexit’ T-Shirts Call for Black Exodus From Democratic Party

Photo: Oliver Contreras (Getty Images) If you’re a black person who likes hanging out with racists, you have some new fashion choices that don’t include pairing running shoes with Dockers, All Lives Matter haircuts or tucking a polo shirt into your jeans. Kanye West lent his creative skills to Candace Owen when he designed a […]

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Candace Owens Gets Dragged for Politicizing the Death of an Iowa College Student

Screenshot: The Root File How would you feel if a member of your family was killed, and in the aftermath of their death, everyone from the White House, to Sarah Huckabee Sanders, to the president and even GOP talking heads used them as a talking point—an afterthought—in the ongoing debate about immigration in this country? […]

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