Tag: white supremacy

Trump Rally Brings Out White Supremacist ‘Proud Boys’ Wearing Matching Polos

Members of the Proud Boys face off against anti-Trump protesters outside a rally where President Trump officially launched his re-election campaign on June 18, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.Photo: Gerardo Mora (Getty Images) Nothing says, “Take me seriously” like grown men calling themselves “boys” while wearing matching black and yellow polo shirts with stripes along the […]

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The FBI Admits Black Lives Matter Was Never a Threat. It’s White People You Should Be Worried About

Screenshot: Fox Business (YouTube) Last week, as Donald Trump curtsied before the Queen; as Congressional Democrats continued to cower from their constitutional obligations; while we took our horses down to Old Town Road, mounted Megan Thee Stallion’s bandwagon and watched what happens When They See Us, the Federal Bureau of Investigation admitted that prejudiced assumptions […]

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Hearing Postponed for White Man Accused of Hate Crime in Fatal Stabbing of Richard Collins III on University of Maryland Campus

Mourners pay their respect during a funeral service for Army 2nd Lt. Richard Collins III, on May 26, 2017, in Upper Marlboro, Md. Collins was a Bowie State University student who was stabbed and killed May 20, 2017, on the campus of the University of Maryland, in what authorities say was a hate crime.Photo: Mark […]

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Twitter Has Started Researching Whether White Supremacists Belong on Twitter

Twitter is conducting in-house research to better understand how white nationalists and supremacists use the platform. The company is trying to decide, in part, whether white supremacists should be banned from the site or should be allowed to stay on the platform so their views can be debated by others, a Twitter executive told Motherboard. […]

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Racial Terror and the Second Repeal of Reconstruction

This April, PBS aired a groundbreaking documentary series on the fate of Reconstruction—and therefore of Black America. Featuring more than 40 scholars (myself among them) and Black descendants of key figures in Reconstruction’s history, this copiously researched chronicle also doubles as a powerful and chilling window on to our own age of violent and resurgent […]

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And Water Is Wet: Study Shows Whites From Former Slave States More Likely to Be Biased Against Blacks

Supporters of Confederate heritage groups rally Aug. 19, 2018, in Richmond, Va., to protest plans to remove a statue honoring Jefferson Davis, president of the confederacy during the Civil War.Photo: Getty So, in news that will likely come as no surprise to anyone many, a new study has found that when it comes to racism […]

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Twitch Flooded with Streams of ‘Game of Thrones’, Porn, and the Christchurch Attack Video

Trolls have flooded a section of gaming streaming platform Twitch with porn, the latest season of Game of Thrones, and footage from the recent Christchurch attack, in which a white supremacist murdered over fifty people. The news highlights how content moderation issues aren’t just limited to social networks such as Facebook or Twitter, but others […]

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