Tag: white supremacy

The Traitor Robert E. Lee Finally Gets His Just Desserts

Disavowing his oath of loyalty to the U.S., leading a movement to carve up the U.S. while extinguishing the lives of hundreds of thousands of American soldiers, in the hopes that he and his compatriots could throw off their American citizenship and continue enslaving millions of Black Americans: Lee belongs firmly among the highest ranks […]

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The Traitor Robert E. Lee Finally Gets His Just Deserts

Disavowing his oath of loyalty to the U.S., leading a movement to carve up the U.S. while extinguishing the lives of hundreds of thousands of American soldiers, in the hopes that he and his compatriots could throw off their American citizenship and continue enslaving millions of Black Americans: Lee belongs firmly among the highest ranks […]

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Donald’s Plot Against America

As a politician, Donald has benefited greatly from his rabid base of supporters. He embodies their fear and gives expression to their grievance. He doesn’t just give them permission to indulge in their white supremacy; he champions it. He makes them feel good about their prejudices. Following him by denying the virus or claiming immunity […]

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The Fate of Confederate Monuments Should Be Clear

No Common Ground also corrects some recent misconceptions. Last summer, several media outlets misleadingly suggested that many of today’s Confederate monuments went up during the civil rights era. In fact, Cox tells us, only 5 percent of the roughly 800 known monuments were erected between 1950 and 1970, and many of those were erected for […]

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The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: Believe

Illustration: Oscar Bustamante/ The Root, G-O Media Lift Every White Voice: The National Clapback Anthem Lift every white voice and whineTell Black folks what’s on your mindWhine with the harmonies of caucasityLet white tears pour from their eyesUntil white privilege diesLet them sob and moan with white fragility White people be racist as fuck because […]

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Massachusetts White Supremacist Charged With Hate Crimes, Accused of Distributing ‘Healthy White Living’ Propaganda

Justin MilaszewskiPhoto: Haverhill Police Department A member of the white supremacist group Patriot Front was arrested in Haverhill, Ma., Monday and charged with multiple hate crimes related to property damage, harassment, armed threats and distribution of white nationalist propaganda. Among other crimes, he’s accused of helping to decorate the city with white supremacist “Creativity Movement” […]

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New Texas Bill Drops Requirements for Educators to Teach That White Supremacy, the KKK and Eugenics Were ‘Morally Wrong’

Photo: Drazen Zigic (Shutterstock) Last week, The Root reported that the Texas state Senate voted 18-4 to pass Senate Bill 3—another white fragility bill masquerading as anti-Critical Race Theory legislation. The GOP in Texas—which is fast becoming the sanctuary state where terrible and oppressive laws go to thrive—wants to ditch requirements for teachers to teach […]

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KKK Applications Asking for Race, Address and Blood Type Distributed in Indiana

Photo: Tim Boyle/ Newsmakers (Getty Images) I know that it is the year of our Lord and Lil Nas X 2021, and America is going through a “racial awakening,” (in which America gets half-woke then doses off and says a bunch of racial slurs in its sleep then blames it on the Ambien like Roseanne) […]

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White People Are Crazy!

Screenshot: Raw Story/ YouTube White delusion is both dangerous and often comical. It’s dangerous because white delusion gave us Donald Trump’s presidency. For four years, we watched a tangelo-flavored white commander-in-chief say things that were demonstrably untrue and easily fact-checked, yet we saw an entire political party and a strong majority of white Americans treat […]

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Charlottesville Is Taking Down Racist Statue That Sparked Its Deadly Rally

A statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is covered in red paint Sunday, June 28, 2020 in Charlottesville, Va. (Erin Edgerton/The Daily Progress via AP) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Nearly four years after hundreds of right-wing extremists marched in Charlottesville, two Confederate statues, one that sparked […]

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Honoring And Protecting The Legacy: iOne Digital In Conversation With Descendants Of Tulsa Race Massacre Victims

Source: Universal History Archive / Getty Six Greenwood descendants, representing three families, shared their moving reflections with iOne Digital about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre ahead of the commemoration of its centennial. With each learning about the massacre at varying ages in their respective lives, the descendants described a mix of pride in the resilience […]

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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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Massachusetts Elementary School Teacher Fired After Being Exposed as White Supremacist Writer Who Hid Behind Pseudonyms

Photo: Monkey Business Images (Shutterstock) This week, a Massachusetts elementary school teacher was fired after he was exposed as an unabashed white supremacist writer who routinely published his work on white nationalist websites under multiple pseudonyms. Advertisement He’s a self-described “race realist,” which, as far as I can tell, only means that he’s a Critical […]

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A New “War on Terrorism” Is the Wrong Way to Fight Domestic Extremists

Gebert’s case presents its own challenges, but his ability to retain a top-secret security clearance raises serious concerns about the process by which investigations are carried out. It’s especially worrying given that some members of the national security infrastructure have suggested such exhaustive background checks as a means of rooting out far-right extremists in the […]

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A New “War on Terrorism” Is the Wrong Way to Fight Domestic Extremists

Gebert’s case presents its own challenges, but his ability to retain a top-secret security clearance raises serious concerns about the process by which investigations are carried out. It’s especially worrying given that some members of the national security infrastructure have suggested such exhaustive background checks as a means of rooting out far-right extremists in the […]

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The U.S. Military Has a White Supremacy Problem

Even as journalists uncover extremist servicemen by the dozen, an opaque culture within the Department of Defense ensures that each journalistic discovery is both hard won and necessarily limited. It’s like examining an elephant through a keyhole: No matter how assiduously you count hairs in the tail, the full picture is impossible to attain without […]

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The U.S. Military Has a White Supremacy Problem

Even as journalists uncover extremist servicemen by the dozen, an opaque culture within the Department of Defense ensures that each journalistic discovery is both hard won and necessarily limited. It’s like examining an elephant through a keyhole: No matter how assiduously you count hairs in the tail, the full picture is impossible to attain without […]

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