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Woman Triggered by Hobby Lobby Cotton Decoration, Demands it be Removed

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 22, 2017 at 7:00am 9/22/2017 at 7:00am

Cotton. Cotton is now, apparently, a racist symbol that triggers people perusing craft stores. Or it did Daniell Rider.

Rider was shopping at the local Hobby Lobby in Killeen, Texas when she passed a cotton decoration. But Rider did not continue on her merry hot gluing way, no, no. Rider decided to...

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Las Vegas Police Deny Racial Profiling of NFL Star Michael Bennett

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 7:30pm 9/7/2017 at 7:30pm
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Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett accused Las Vegas officers of racial profiling and excessive force after the Mayweather-Mcgregor fight in August.

Bennett claimed that the police singled him out and one even threatened to “blow his head off.” The NFL backed Bennett’s story, but the Las Vegas Metr0 Police Department (LVMPD)...

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Mizzou Hosting Support Group to Help People Survive ‘Predominantly White’ School

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 28, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/28/2017 at 1:30pm
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The University of Missouri’s College of Education has promoted a support group for students, faculty, and staff to help them survive at the “predominately white institution.

The flyer states that the group has previously “focused on racial identity develop, mindfulness, colorism, self-love, and experiences of holding two or three marginalized identities.”

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ACLU recants tweet featuring white child, agrees it’s racist

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 25, 2017 at 4:15pm 8/25/2017 at 4:15pm
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In one of the dumber things to have happened this week (and that’s a title that’s increasingly difficult to bestow), the ACLU sent what to most normal people would be a perfectly acceptable tweet.

This one:

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Reuters Thinks ESPN’s Robert Lee is the Confederate General’s Namesake, Doppelganger

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 4:15pm 8/23/2017 at 4:15pm

I’m truly at a loss with this one.

Last night I blogged about ESPN’s decision to reassign play-by-play announcer Robert Lee. Lee was scheduled to call UVa’s season opener in Charlottesville. As you’re probably aware at this point in the news cycle, Lee is Asian-American.

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ESPN Pulls Announcer Robert Lee from UVa game because name similar to Robert E. Lee

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 10:37pm 8/22/2017 at 10:37pm
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Here’s another one for our never-ending game of Progressive or Parody.

In post-Charlottesville riot America, Asian-American names are subject to discrimination in order to placate the ignorant. Case in point: Robert Lee.

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Confederate Memorial Removed From Outside Maryland Circuit Court

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 5:30pm 8/22/2017 at 5:30pm
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We’ve been following the Confederate removal mania since the Charlottesville riot. Maryland is the latest to join the party.

In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, a Confederate monument was removed from outside the Circuit Court in Ellicott City and donated to museum.

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Revealed: From the KKK to Catholic Priest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/22/2017 at 2:30pm
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Hate has consumed the news cycle since Charlottesville happened. But you know what’s more affective? Stories of love. Yes, it sounds cliché, but it’s true. Love and positive change. How about a story about a man who went from a member to the KKK to a Catholic priest?

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University of Texas Removes Confederate Statues Under Cloak of Darkness

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 21, 2017 at 5:00pm 8/21/2017 at 5:00pm
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Late Sunday night, under cloak of night, the University of Texas at Austin sneakily removed three Confederate statues from campus.

No prior notice was given, but construction crews toiled through the night beneath bright lights behind the protection of police-guarded fences to remove statues of Robert E. Lee, Albert Sidney...

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Gettysburg Officials: Confederate Monuments Aren’t Going Anywhere

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 21, 2017 at 10:30am 8/21/2017 at 10:30am
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In the midst of the revisionist wave to eradicate the nation’s past, officials at Gettysburg Park have made quite clear that the Pennsylvania monuments are there to stay.

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Why the Chattanooga Mayor’s Plans to Stop Upkeep of Confederate Cemetery is Misguided

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 8:00pm 8/20/2017 at 8:00pm
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There is a deserved reverence that applies across the board for the men and women who gave their lives, many, unwillingly for a cause they may or may not have championed. Alas…

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke announced Friday plans to “renounce its position as a trustee” of a local Confederate Cemetery.

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Inevitable: Chicago Pastor Demands Washington Name be Removed from Park Because of Slavery Ties

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 7:30pm 8/16/2017 at 7:30pm
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Gee, who could’ve seen this coming?

A Chicago Pastor is demanding George Washington’s name be removed from a city park because Washington was a slave owner. He’s also targeting a park named after Andrew Jackson.

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No, Trump Did Not Call neo-Nazis and White Nationalists “Very Fine People”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 5:47pm 8/15/2017 at 5:47pm

During a press conference Tuesday President Trump once again commented on the violence in Charlottesville. Naturally, his remarks were instantly mischaracterized to portray Trump as condoning the very neo-Nazis and white supremacists he condemned in a brief speech Monday.

In no time, the political media set began virtue signalling based on inaccurate...

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Texas A&M Cancels “White Lives Matter” Rally Reservation

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 7:00am 8/15/2017 at 7:00am

Monday night, Texas A&M University released a statement saying the university had canceled a campus event reservation held by Preston Wiginton. Wiginton helped organize white nationalist leader Richard Spencer’s campus visit late last year and promised Spencer would attend the upcoming rally scheduled for September 11.

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Trump Denounces Bigotry, Violence, Neo-Nazis, and Hate in Statement

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 14, 2017 at 12:49pm 8/14/2017 at 12:49pm

After a weekend of violence in Charlottesville, President Trump held a brief press conference to denounce neo-Nazis, the KKK, and white supremacists who instigated protests.

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Morning Joe: Al Sharpton Attacked for Refusing to Call Trump a Racist (Really)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 14, 2017 at 10:10am 8/14/2017 at 10:10am
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Q. How do you know that Charlottesville has caused the left to utterly lose its mind?

A. When Al Sharpton—Al Sharpton!—gets attacked by a fellow liberal for refusing to go far enough in his condemnation of President Trump.

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San Francisco Transit Refuses to Release Robbery Videos Over Fears of Racism

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 7:00pm 7/11/2017 at 7:00pm
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