Reprinted with permission from Alternet. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) sparred with Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen over the president’s racist remarks — and the administration official’s apparent support for those views. Nielsen said earlier Tuesday during testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee that the president was simply repeating an observation about hard-working Norwegian immigrants, but Harris said […]
George Ciccariello-Maher, a white assistant professor of history and politics at Drexel University in Philadelphia, posted “All I Want for Christmas is White Genocide” on Twitter on Christmas Eve, according to media reports. Condemnation lit up Twitter after the comments from Ciccariello-Maher, an expert on Latin American social movements, were picked up by such conservative news sites as Breitbart News and The Daily Caller.
By Robert J. Lopez, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A woman who said she worked for Donald Sterling filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that the embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner fired her after she refused to have sex with him and repeatedly made racist and sexist remarks in her presence. Maiko Maya King said that […]
New York (AFP) – NBA commissioner Adam Silver was to face the media Tuesday over the probe into racist remarks allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling — a key moment for the league. Silver was expected to announce sanctions against the 80-year-old billionaire, whose alleged comments have outraged players and coaches and […]
By John M. Glionna, Los Angeles Times LAS VEGAS — Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s battle against the federal government over land rights took an unexpected detour after a newspaper quoted the 67-year-old grandfather suggesting African-Americans were “better off as slaves” because slavery taught work skills and enhanced family life. Bundy, who has waged a standoff with […]
A few words about Rick Perry’s rock. This would be the one at the entrance to a remote Texas hunting ground used by Perry for decades, the one painted with the name of the camp: “N—-rhead.” The Texas governor says his father painted over the ugly name almost 30 years ago, though some locals interviewed […]
Rick Perry is attracting heated criticism over the controversial former name of his family’s hunting camp. The West Texas retreat, which the Perry family began leasing in 1983, was long known by the controversial name “Niggerhead.” The pejorative name is painted on a rock standing at the entrance of the property; although it has since […]