Tag: racist

Neo-Nazi Accused of Plotting Bombings Wanted to Recruit Middle Schoolers, Chats Reveal

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. A 23-year-old neo-Nazi accused of plotting to bomb Las Vegas LGBTQ clubs and Jewish communities aspired to recruit kids from middle schools, high schools, and colleges in the Las Vegas area, according to Discord chats surfaced Thursday. The FBI arrested Conor Climo […]

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Surprise! Beloved President Ronald Reagan Was a Racist: Unearthed Call to Then-President Nixon Proves It

Photo: Hulton Archive (Getty Images) History has been kind to former President Ronald Reagan. In death, the story of Reagan, the racist actor-turned-racist president has morphed into Reagan, the conservative maverick whose vision for America created the blueprint for “self-reliance.” Even former President Barack Obama spoke highly of Reagan and often quoted the 40th president. […]

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White Students Pose With Guns in Front of Bullet-Ridden Emmett Till Memorial, Department of Justice Launches Investigation

Screenshot: WATE 6 (YouTube) On what would’ve been the 78th birthday of Emmett Till came some disturbing news: three University of Mississippi students are being investigated by the Department of Justice after a picture surfaced of them posing with guns next to a memorial honoring Till’s death. ProPublica reports that the students, each of whom […]

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Racists Ruin a Perfectly Good ‘For Sale’ Sign with Racial Slur

Image: iStock All a Jefferson County, Ala., couple was trying to do was sell a damn house, but in what’s become an everyday occurrence in Trump’s America, racism wouldn’t let them be great. From AL.com: An interracial Jefferson County couple was shocked to find one of their realty company signs defaced Wednesday morning with a […]

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President Dog Whistle Repeats Insidious and Unfounded Claim That Rep. Ilhan Omar Married Her Brother

Photo: Zach Gibson (Getty Images) Stay with me, for a second: A mediocre white man, who inherits the majority of his wealth, claims that he’s a fantastic businessman. The same white man claims he had bone spurs to avoid serving in a war and later desecrates the legacy of deceased Arizona Senator and war hero […]

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If You Helped a Racist Become the Most Powerful Person in America, Then You’re a Racist Too

Photo: David McNew (Getty Images) Legally, Lakeith Smith is a murderer. When he was 15 years old, police officers confronted Lakeith and a group of friends after the teenagers allegedly burglarized a home in Millbrook, Ala. One of the boys, 16-year-old A’Donte Washington, “brandished” a gun, according to police, forcing officers to shoot Washington four […]

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Black Woman Alleges She Was Denied Service, Forced to Give Up Her Seat for White Men

Liah Gant taking to reporters during a press conference.Screenshot: WXYZ Video Welcome to 2019: Where our president is racist, our college campuses aren’t far behind, and black people are apparently still expected to give up their seat to white folks. Huffington Post reports that on June 20, Lia Gant was at a J. Alexander’s restaurant […]

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White Supremacist Propaganda on the Rise on US College Campuses

Image: iStock As if juggling student loans and a respectable GPA weren’t hard enough, a new report claims college students have racist rhetoric to contend with as well. The Anti-Defamation League reports that during the 2018-19 school year, there were 313 documented cases of white supremacist propaganda found on US college campuses, a seven percent […]

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Tucker Carlson Believes White Privilege Is a Myth Because 7 Children of Color Won the National Spelling Bee

Photo: Richard Drew (AP Photo) Last month, the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee somehow concluded in a historic eight-way tie. Its eight winners dominated five consecutive perfect rounds and spelled 47 consecutive words correctly in order to emerge as co-champions. Your days are numbered, AutoCorrect. Of its eight winners, only one was white—which somehow registered […]

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Trump’s Son-in-Law Jared Kushner Claims Racism Doesn’t Count If He’s Not Involved In It

Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images) Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and holder of a top-level security clearance as an adviser to Trump, participated in a one-on-one sit down with Axios on HBO that can only be described as a one-night-stand between a drunken circus clown and a shitshow that then gave birth to a Jared […]

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Teacher Placed on Administrative Leave After Being Accused of Selling Black Students in Mock Slave Auction

Image: iStock I’ve never participated in a mock slave auction, but I would imagine a fourth-grade classroom isn’t the ideal place to have one—especially in 2019. Yet here we are, admonishing another teacher for contaminating their learning environment with racist bullshit. On Thursday, a Watertown, NY, teacher was placed on administrative leave after being accused […]

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Iowa Rep. Steve King Sets Out to Prove He’s Not Racist by Arguing That All Cultures Aren’t Equal

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa is such a white nationalist that even when he’s trying to argue that he’s not as racist and divisive as he’s made himself out to be, he just can’t stop stepping in all the mayonnaise. During a town hall meeting Tuesday, an angry constituent […]

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‘It’s Okay to Be White’ T-Shirts Yanked After Being Accused of Promoting ‘Intolerance, Racism and Division’

“The Project” hosts Jesse Mulligan (L) and Kanoa Lloyd (R).Screenshot: Newshub Video (YouTube) Just when I was about to treat myself to a sumptuous “It’s Okay to Be White” t-shirt as an early birthday gift, comes the heartbreaking news that they’ve been pulled. Newsweek reports that the News Zealand-based online auction site Trade Me made […]

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Dayton, Ohio on the Hook for $650,000 Security Bill After the Little Klu Klux Klan Rally That Couldn’t

A Protester holds a sign during a counter protest against a rally held by the KKK affiliated group Honorable Sacred Knights of Indiana at Courthouse Square on May 25, 2019 in Dayton, Ohio. Photo: Matthew Hatcher (Getty Images) On Saturday, Dayton, Ohio, was inundated by a massive, belligerent mob hosting a Klu Klux Klan rally—and […]

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