Tag: war conflict

Tucker Carlson Calls Black Capitol Police Officer an ‘Angry Left-Wing Activist’ for Speaking on Racism of Insurrectionists

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) Is it just me, or do conservative affirmations always seem to come with some kind of caveat? Advertisement “Support the troops”—unless those troops are military-feminizing women or Critical Race Theory advocates. “Respect the flag”—unless you want to wear it as a onesie even though U.S. code explicitly calls it disrespectful, […]

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Florida Man Becomes First Person Sentenced on Felony Charges for Role in Capitol Riot

Photo: Jon Cherry (Getty Images) A Florida man became the first person sentenced on felony charges as a result of the Capitol riot on Monday. Advertisement The Associated Press reports Paul Allard Hodgkins, 38, pleaded guilty last month to a count of obstructing an official proceeding as part of an agreement with prosecutors in exchange […]

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‘She Was Born a Leader’: Civil Rights Pioneer Gloria Richardson Dies at 99

In this July 21, 1963, file photo, Gloria Richardson, head of the Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee, pushes a National Guardsman’s bayonet aside as she moves among a crowd of African Americans to convince them to disperse in Cambridge, Md. Photo: Associated Press file photo (AP) Civil rights activist Gloria Richardson, whose fearlessness was famously immortalized […]

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Family of 5 Charged by DOJ for Their Alleged Participation in Capitol Riot

Photo: Brent Stirton (Getty Images) In what sounds like a bad TLC reality show just waiting to happen, a family of five from Texas has been charged for their alleged role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Advertisement According to ABC News, Kristi Munn, Tom Munn, Dawn Munn, Josh Munn, and Kayli Munn were arrested […]

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Congress Set to Honor WWII Battalion Composed of Black Women

World War II veteran Maj. Fannie Griffin McClendon shows an image of herself during her time in the military.Photo: Matt York (AP) I’m honestly surprised that Hidden Figures didn’t spur some kind of anthology series about all the untold stories of Black greatness throughout American history. Simply put, there are so many instances of Black […]

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Members of Heavily-Armed Black Militia Shut Down Traffic on Massachusetts Interstate for Nine Hours

A group of heavily-armed men who say they’re part of a movement “that does not recognize” the laws of the United States were arrested Saturday after a nine-hour standoff with police that shut down parts of a Massachusetts interstate. Advertisement NBC Boston reports: The group of nine men were reportedly in two cars stopped in […]

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Auntie Maxine to Her Haters: ‘Does the Truth Make You That Mad?’ She Wants Trump Investigated for Capitol Insurrection

Photo: J. Scott Applewhite (Getty Images) Auntie Maxine gets it. She always has. From the very beginning of Trump’s presidency she was clear that he posed a threat to democracy and as such, she had no plans of working with him. Ever. Well, after the little stunt Trump followers pulled—you know the one where they […]

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Black WWII Veteran Finally Receives Purple Heart After Initially Being Denied Due to Racism

Ozzie Fletcher is pinned with the Purple Heart during a Friday ceremony in Brooklyn. Photo: New York Police Department/Twitter Despite the various sacrifices he made while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, Osceola “Ozzie” Fletcher was never awarded the Purple Heart after being wounded in battle due to racism and segregation within […]

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Fox News and the GOP Are Now Blaming the Capitol Riot on the FBI

Photo: ROBERTO SCHMIDT (Getty Images) I’m a simple man; I tend to believe what I see with my own eyes. It’s a crazy concept, I know, but it’s gotten me through the last 29 years just fine. Apparently, the lunatic fringe currently known as the Republican party doesn’t share that same tendency, as they have […]

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Ronald Greene’s Death Prompts Internal Investigation Into Louisiana State Police Unit’s Handlings of Black Motorists

Family members of Ronald Greene listen to speakers during the “Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks” protest against racism and police brutality, at the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 2020, in Washington DC. Greene died in police custody following a high-speed chase in Louisiana in 2019. Photo: Michael M. Santiago (Getty Images) A […]

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Fox News Blocks the Blue, Refuses to Air Ad Featuring Police Officers Condemning Capitol Riot

Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI (Getty Images) Fox News, the outlet that has perhaps been most instrumental in orchestrating the Back the Blue campaign, refused to air an ad that featured Capitol police officers criticizing the Republican politicians who have tried to downplay the events of Jan. 6. Advertisement According to Newsweek, the minute-long ad featured multiple […]

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DHS Warns That White Supremacist Groups Might Target and Attack Tulsa Race Massacre Anniversary Events

Children pose for a photo in front of a mural marking Black Wall Street, also called the Greenwood Distric, June 18, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Black Wall Street Massacre happened in 1921 and was one of the worst race riots in the history of the United States where more than 35 square blocks of […]

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DOJ Wants Federal Judge to Dismiss Lawsuits Over Trump Forcibly Removing Peaceful Protesters for Bible Photo-Op

Photo: Brendan Smialowski (Getty Images) So… Do y’all remember the time when ex-y’all’s-president had flash-bang and rubber bullet-wielding police officers forcibly remove peaceful protesters from Wahington D.C.’s Lafayette Square last June so that he could take an awkward photo holding a bible in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church, which never invited his ass there […]

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