racism

The Deliberate Attempt to Humiliate Fani Willis with Racist Stereotypes

The Deliberate Attempt to Humiliate Fani Willis with Racist Stereotypes

The hearing into Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has been conducted in a way that is very familiar to…

4 months ago

Stephen Colbert Crushes Nikki Haley’s Claim That America Wasn’t Founded As A Racist Country With 1 Joke

Nikki Haley claimed that America wasn't founded as a racist country, and Steven Colbert responded with a brutal and historically…

5 months ago

Biden Does What Trump And Republicans Won’t By Denouncing White Supremacy After Jacksonville Shooting

President Biden responded to the racially motivated Jacksonville shooting by denouncing white supremacy in the United States.

10 months ago

Karine Jean-Pierre Powerfully Explains The Difference Between Democrats And Racist MAGA Republicans

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said that the difference between Democrats and MAGA Republicans is that Democrats hold racists…

2 years ago

Opinion: Republicans’ Endorsement of “White Rage” Undermines Americans’ Economic Well-Being

Understanding the role white rage has played historically in undermining the economic well-being of people of color as well as…

3 years ago

WATCH: Fox News Guest Claims Slavery Wasn’t a Racist Thing

Now that Joe Biden is president and things are going reasonably well, Fox News has decided to stop talking about…

3 years ago

Fox News Guest Says the Disenfranchised, Minorities and the Poor Aren’t Worth Paying $15 an Hour [Video]

Over the last few decades, wage growth has stagnated in the country. Democrats have been pushing to change that. Joe…

3 years ago

WATCH: OAN Guest Denies That There Was Actually a Massacre in Tulsa 100 Years Ago

For decades, students in schools were not taught about the 1921 massacre on Black Wall St. in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It…

3 years ago

WATCH: Tim Scott Argues That Systemic Racism Doesn’t Exist by Saying He’s Been Pulled Over for Being Black 18 Times

A big talking point for the current incarnation of the GOP is that racism doesn't exist. During his recent address…

3 years ago

Newt Gingrich: The Real Racists are People Who Make Your Kids Feel Bad About Being White

Joe Biden has notched plenty of accomplishments during his first few months in office. And while he's reached out to…

3 years ago

WATCH: Fox’s Greg Gutfeld Says It’s a Good Thing Chauvin Was Found Guilty Even if He Wasn’t

When George Floyd was murdered by Derek Chauvin last summer, there was essentially no one willing to defend him. Even…

3 years ago

Meghan McCain Apologized for Aiding Trump’s Racist Rhetoric After Brutal Takedown by John Oliver

Donald Trump did a terrible job of containing the coronavirus once it hit American shores. Rather than taking on any…

3 years ago

Grace Meng Sounds Battle Cry for New Ideal of American Justice and Democracy

Meng’s insistence that “We will not let you take our voice” encapsulates the impetus behind the multiple but absolutely connected…

3 years ago

Ted Lieu Celebrates Rise in Asian American Voters, Rebukes Trump’s “China Virus” Rhetoric

Representative Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) pointed to a new study published in The American Journal of Public Health that found former President…

3 years ago

Representative Grace Meng Says Trump’s Behavior Led to Increase in Anti-Asian Violence

Former President Donald Trump was often criticized over the last year for his use of the phrase "China virus" to…

3 years ago

Tucker Carlson: Immigrants Are Turning the US Into an Ugly, Unhappy Country

Things were not so good for Fox News close to the last election. After 20 years of ratings dominance, Fox…

3 years ago

The Sheriff Who Said Atlanta Shooter “Had a Bad Day” Has Blamed China For COVID in Facebook Posts

On Wednesday, an Atlanta Sheriff held a press conference about the rash of shootings that left 8 dead yesterday. Rather…

3 years ago

WATCH: NJ Dem Bob Menendez Eviscerates Ron Johnson During Tuesday Floor Speech

Donald Trump may now be out of office, but Ron Johnson is making sure the stain of Trumpism remains in…

3 years ago

WATCH: Greg Kelly Says Insurrection Coverage is Racist Against White People

When things don't go Donald Trump's way, it is always someone else's fault. The 45th president spent the entirety of…

3 years ago

Opinion: GOP Impeachment Strategy is a Policy of Appeasement, Inviting Nazism and Racism into Mainstream Politics

Senate Republicans are now gearing up to acquit Trump in an impeachment trial on the specious rationale that putting a…

3 years ago

Opinion: Let’s Not Lose Sight Of The Revolution That Is By Focusing On The Coup That Wasn’t

Too many in America, caught in throes of misinformation and conspiracy theories, are busy slaying mythical dragons rather than engaging…

3 years ago

A Jewish Graveyard in Grand Rapids, Michigan Was Defaced With Trump Spray Paint

Donald Trump has always said that he is a great friend to people of Jewish faith. How could he be…

4 years ago

61 Percent of Americans Say Trump’s Handling of Protests is Worsening Matters

According to the latest Monmouth poll, 61 percent of Americans say the way President Donald Trump is handling nationwide protests…

4 years ago

Poll: Majority of Americans Believe the Way Trump is Responding to Civil Unrest is Making Things Worse

According to a new ABC News/Ipsos poll released today, the majority of Americans believe the way President Donald Trump is responding to…

4 years ago

Kushner Dismisses NBA Protests, Touts Trump’s “Historic Criminal Justice Reform”

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner dismissed NBA players who’ve opted not to play games as part…

4 years ago

Pence’s Chief of Staff Criticizes NBA Boycott as “Absurd” and “Silly”

Marc Short, the Chief of Staff to Vice President Mike Pence, criticized NBA players who've opted not to play games…

4 years ago

Democratic Rep. Karen Bass: Trump Is a Racist Who’s “Giving License to Racists”

Karen Bass has accused Donald Trump of emboldening racists and of running a racist reelection campaign. The Democratic congresswoman said…

4 years ago

Ted Cruz Accuses Oprah Winfrey Of Racism

Ted Cruz has lashed out at Oprah Winfrey after she openly discussed the issue of white privilege in a new…

4 years ago

Rev. Al Sharpton Slams Trump for Suggesting He’ll “Protect You From the Blacks”

Reverend Al Sharpton expressed his disgust following Donald Trump's remarks about the suburbs and low income housing. He believes Trump…

4 years ago

Trump Faces Backlash for Commemorating Civil Rights Icon Amid Racial Tensions

President Donald Trump tweeted a message commemorating Charles Evers, the older brother of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers and…

4 years ago

New Poll: 56% of Americans Think the Country Is Racist

A clear majority of American voters now believe U.S. society is racist. This represents a significant trend as protests against…

4 years ago

The President’s Niece Says the Trump Family Often Used the N-Word and Anti-Semitic Expressions

Mary Trump has claimed that members of her family commonly used racist slurs when she was growing up. She says…

4 years ago

Opinion: Lindsey Graham Exemplifies Racist Incoherence Complaining About Monument Removal

Many Americans have been compelled by the recent mass protests to seek a fuller understanding of United States history and…

4 years ago

U.N. to Debate Systemic Racism and Police Brutality in U.S. Following Call from Entire African Continent

The United Nations’ Human Rights Council will debate systemic racism and police brutality in the United States following a call…

4 years ago

Opinion: Alicia Garza and William Barber Explain Why Black Lives Matter is the Ultimate Antidote to Trumpism

Recent polling indicates that an overwhelming number of Americans, close to 75%, support the protests, inspired by George Floyd’s murder,…

4 years ago

Ohio Senator Asks if “Colored People” Who “Don’t Wash Their Hands As Well” Are Responsible for Coronavirus Spread

During a hearing on whether to declare racism a public health crisis, Ohio Senator Steve Huffman (R), who also happens…

4 years ago

Tucker Carlson Rails Against Sesame Street for Anti-Racism Message

Fox News personality Tucker Carlson is facing a wave of criticism after using the classic PBS show Sesame Street as an…

4 years ago

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis: Trump “Threatens the Democracy I Spilled My Blood to Protect”

John Lewis has called on the American people to band together and elect former Vice President Joe Biden. The Civil…

4 years ago

Senior Democrat Jim Clyburn: Trump Is “An Unadulterated Racist” Trying to “Ignite a Race War”

The highest ranking African American in Congress has branded the President a racist. Jim Clyburn accused Donald Trump of wanting…

4 years ago

Rand Paul Delays Anti-Lynching Bill, Saying He Fears It Could Be Used in Cases of “Minor Bruises”

Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has delayed anti-lynching legislation, saying "there has to be some give and take" on the measure's…

4 years ago

Pope Francis: Catholics Cannot Tolerate Racism and Also “Claim to Defend the Sacredness of Every Human Life”

Pope Francis commented on the protests that have erupted since George Floyd, an unarmed black man, was killed while in…

4 years ago

Opinion: Biden Must Take Up Van Jones’ Challenge, Guidance for Overcoming White Liberalism

CNN political commentator Van Jones recently issued a stark challenge to, and indeed indictment of, supposedly well-meaning White America, speaking…

4 years ago

Opinion: Obama’s Endorsement Challenges Biden, Re-Imagines Presidency for the Future

Last Tuesday, former President Barack Obama gave his much-anticipated endorsement of his former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential candidacy.  The…

4 years ago

Justice Ginsburg Hammers Republicans and Supreme Court Majority for Denying Democracy and Reality

A friend of mine who runs his own small law firm texted me the other day after the financial relief…

4 years ago

Donald Trump Jr. Posts Racist “Kung Flu Kid” Meme Starring His Father

The United States now has the highest rate of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world at 86,000. As the White…

4 years ago

Senator John Cornyn Defends The Use Of The Term “Chinese Virus” As Pandemic Continues

Although President Donald Trump has come under fire for using what critics say amounts to a racist dog whistle in…

4 years ago

White House Official Calls Coronavirus “Kung Flu” In Conversation with Asian-American Reporter

A White House official reportedly used the racist term “Kung flu" while speaking to CBS News correspondent Weijia Jiang, who…

4 years ago

Trump’s Attack on “Failing Government Schools” Reveals Religiously-Repressive, Racist, and Homophobic Attack on Public Education

In his State of the Union Address, Trump took a swipe at what he called “failing government schools.” Most of…

4 years ago

Opinion: Trump’s Domestic and Foreign Policy Reveal his Genocidal Mind

The national security threats the behavior of President Donald Trump and his administration have posed to the United States have…

5 years ago

Opinion: For Trump, States’ Rights are OK for Racism and Sexism, but not Saving the Planet

Last Thursday the Trump administration announced its intention to revoke California’s right to set its own auto emissions standards. The…

5 years ago

Opinion: Beware of Anti-Trump Republican Apostates Claiming Conservatism Isn’t Racist

Defending conservativism against charges it is an inherently racist ideology has become de rigeur among not just that sector of…

5 years ago

Opinion: We Can Be Better Than Sending Sick People to Certain Death

We can do better than sending sick people to certain death, forcing them to literally beg Emperor Trump for their…

5 years ago

Understanding Trump’s Support for Israel as Part of his Racist, Anti-Semitic Agenda

President Trump, we should know by now, is the master of distraction, making it hard for the news cycle to…

5 years ago

Opinion: Inciting Hatred Ought to Be an Impeachable Offense

[Where indicated, this article includes opinion by Tobias J. Grant, legal analyst at PoliticusUSA] If a president incites one group…

5 years ago

It’s NOT the Economy, Stupid; it’s a Stupid White Supremacy Undermining the Economy

When Donald Trump tweets something patently racist, as when he tweeted the squad of four should go back where they…

5 years ago

Beyond Disowning Trump, GOP Apostates Must Be Accountable for History of Exploiting Political Offices at People’s Expense

Joe Scarborough, former Republican but still self-proclaimed conservative host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, has hoisted himself into media and political…

5 years ago

Opinion: Nothing About Our Race Problem is Left To the Imagination

Trump leaves nothing to the imagination, including our race problem . Back in 2016, I suggested that Trump is capable…

5 years ago

Cooked: Survival by Zip Code Re-Defines Poverty, Racism, and Climate Change as Disasters

Trump’s controversial tweet about sending the squad of four— Representatives Ayanna Pressley, Alexandra Ocasio Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar—back to…

5 years ago

Rampant Misogyny and Racism Challenge the Working of Our Representational Democracy

In the first round of Democratic primary debates, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand spoke up strongly not just in favor of women’s…

5 years ago

Opinion: Patriotism Means Rejecting Trump’s Sh*t hole Vision for America

The most patriotic thing an American can do is reject Donald Trump’s sh*t hole “vision” for America. It’s not because…

5 years ago

Playing upon American Hatred of Working Class, Trump Can’t Represent Workers’ Interests

In a tweet last March, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded to the elitist assaults on her that attempt to diminish and…

5 years ago

Opinion: Trump Immigration Policy Is a Reality Horror Show

In Donald Trump’s world, immigrants provide two essential services:  as free or nearly free labor and as a political piñata.…

5 years ago

Anti-Worker Venom also Fueled the Government Shutdown

Though the U.S. government has opened for business again, it is worthwhile to understand the anti-worker venom that perhaps motivated…

5 years ago

Majority of Americans Think Trump Encourages White Supremacists

Presidents are supposed to unify our country and bring Americans together for a common purpose. But the majority of people…

6 years ago

How the GOP Is Using Racism, Bigotry and Fear to Try To Win the Midterms

It is very clear that all Republicans, but especially President Donald Trump, are growing increasingly desperate as the midterm elections…

6 years ago

GOP Strategist Steve Schmidt Bluntly Calls Trump And Roseanne Racists

Republican strategist Steve Schmidt called out both Trump and Roseanne Barr for intentionally and seriously using racism to divide the…

6 years ago

Opinion: John Kelly Keeps Proving He Is Unfit to Be the White House Chief of Staff

Remember when some pundits were singing the praises of John Kelly? They praised his work at the Department of Homeland…

6 years ago

White House Melts Down After The New York Times Exposes Trump For Emboldening Racists

The administration can whine all they want, but this president has poured gasoline on America's racial divisions.

7 years ago

Trump Accidentally Compliments Column Calling Out His Racist Attacks Against African-Americans

Trump accidentally complimented a Washington Post column that discussed the pattern of racism behind his attacks on African-American sports figures.

7 years ago

Democratic Lawmaker Destroys Trump’s Petty Feud With LaVar Ball: It’s ‘Absolutely’ About Race

This particular feud between Trump and LaVar Ball is clearly a stunt by both men to get attention and stroke…

7 years ago

Opinion: Either Americans Unite Against Trump or Divided We Will All Fall

Trump has cleverly enlisted the help of closeted bigots who gleefully embrace his Jim Crow idealism and ushered them into…

7 years ago

Opinion: A Clear Racist Undertone Runs Through Trump’s Response To Terrorism in Las Vegas

The anatomy of reporting on mass shootings depends on the perpetrator’s race. If the shooter was a white male, like…

7 years ago

Trump Goes On Racist Rant, Says Peacefully Protesting Black NFL Players Scare People

President Donald Trump said on Fox News's Fox & Friends that (note: mostly white) owners of National Football League teams…

7 years ago

Trump May Have Broken the Law When Calling for Boycotts if the NFL Doesn’t Fire Peaceful Protesters

When Donald Trump tweeted for a boycott of the NFL if team owners didn’t fire players for protesting racism, Trump…

7 years ago

The Transparent Phoniness Behind Trump-Fueled White Rage Over NFL Players Kneeling

Let me say it as clearly as I can: The anger being expressed by many (white) people over NFL players…

7 years ago

Democrat Urges All NFL Athletes To Kneel During Anthem To Protest ‘White Supremacist’ Trump

In a stinging tweet, former Democratic Rep. Donna Edwards she hopes "every NFL player" will take the opportunity to stand…

7 years ago

Hillary Clinton Refuses To Say Donald Trump Isn’t A Full-Blown White Supremacist

The former Secretary of State did not definitively call Trump a white supremacist, but it's rather stunning that she refused…

7 years ago

Trump’s Presidency Is The Worst of Our Collective History and His Life Story

Anyone who was paying attention knew that Donald Trump is a racist, misogynistic narcissist.

7 years ago

California Passes Bill Urging Congress To Censure Trump For ‘Racist’ Charlottesville Response

"The leader of the free world can’t continue to use language that legitimizes the actions of extremists groups that promote…

7 years ago

Only Black GOP Senator Brought To White House To ‘Educate’ Ignorant Trump About Racism

The meeting could have given Trump an opportunity to learn something about race relations in America, but he only made…

7 years ago

George Clooney Would Like Anybody to be the Next President “Right Away Please”

Asked whether he would like to be the next U.S. President, Clooney joked, "That sounds like fun!" and Damon cut…

7 years ago

Charlottesville and Harvey Reveal the Best of Humanity

Disasters have a way of erasing all markers of division and bringing people together revealing the best of our shared…

7 years ago

Arizona’s Top Newspaper Says Arpaio Pardon Is Proof That Trump Supports Institutional Racism

"The pardon was a sign of pure contempt for every American who believes in justice, human dignity and the rule…

7 years ago

John McCain Lays Into Lawless Trump’s Pardon Of Bigot Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio

"The President has the authority to make this pardon, but doing so at this time undermines his claim for the…

7 years ago

‘Nazis Are Not Welcome Here’: 20,000 Gather In Boston To March Against White Supremacy

Thousands of Americans are in Boston to stand up to Trump and his white supremacist supporters to say in one…

7 years ago

GOP Senator Lights Up Trump For Emboldening Violent White Supremacists And Dividing America

"What will happen next? I doubt that Donald Trump will be able to calm and comfort the nation in that…

7 years ago

Trump To Skip Kennedy Center Honors Because Nobody Wants To Be Seen With Him

Even if Trump did decide to attend the ceremony, it's unclear how many of the honorees would have shown up.

7 years ago

Ex-CIA Head Says Trump’s Response To Charlottesville Has Done ‘Lasting Harm To American Society’

"If allowed to continue along this senseless path, Mr. Trump will do lasting harm to American society and to our…

7 years ago

GOP Congressman Calls Out Trump For ‘Failing’ To Strongly Condemn White Supremacists

"The president needs to be crystal clear that hatred has no place in our society, but he is currently failing…

7 years ago

Will Change Come After Condemnation of Racist Terror Attack in Charlottesville

While we must continue to condemn the white supremacists working in the White House and those this leadership has aroused…

7 years ago

Clinton And Biden Give The Forceful Response America Needs As Violence Erupts In Charlottesville

"If this is not who we are as Americans, let's prove it," Hillary Clinton said.

7 years ago

Trump Walks Away From Reporters After Being Asked To Denounce White Supremacists

The willingness of this president to ignore what is specifically fueling the outbreak of deadly violence and hatred in Virginia…

7 years ago

Erick Erickson Says Gays Make People Uncomfortable and Should Expect to be Assaulted

If intolerant white males have the right to respond violently solely on account of your appearance, you don't really have…

7 years ago

Virginia Republican Compares Politicians Removing Confederate Monuments to ISIS

Stewart says "Nothing is worse than a Yankee telling a Southerner that his monuments don't matter," but he's wrong. Defending…

7 years ago

Busted Again: Texas Republican Electoral Maps Ruled Racist

Republicans in Texas keep trying to find new ways to rig the electoral system, but the courts are on to…

7 years ago

Trump’s Former Virginia Chair Goes Full-On Racist Confederate in Bid for Governor

"Inspired by Trump, his former Virginia chair runs the 'most openly Confederate-friendly campaign in recent memory'"

7 years ago

Maxine Waters Delivers Epic Smackdown Of Fox News After Bill O’Reilly’s Racist Attack

"Don't allow these right-wing talking heads, these dishonorable people to intimidate you or scare you. Be who you are, do…

7 years ago

Steve King Tells CNN of White Nationalist Tweet, ‘I Meant Exactly What I Said’

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) appeared on CNN this morning and answered questions about his white supremacist tweet from yesterday. Asked…

7 years ago

Rejection of Steve King’s Endorsement of White Nationalism Slow in Coming from GOP

America is supposed to be a refuge for people who think a certain way about freedom, not a homeland for…

7 years ago

Steve King Says ‘We Can’t Restore Our Civilization With Somebody Else’s Babies’

Steve King tweeted that "culture and demographics are our destiny. We can't restore our civilization with somebody else's babies."

7 years ago