Category Racism

US TV show runs story on how to safely find parking in wake of Chapel Hill Muslim killings — RT USA

The Inside Edition show, produced by CBS Television Distribution, decided to make the report following the deadly shooting of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, allegedly by their neighbor, Craig Hicks, in an apparent dispute over parking spots. Police do not believe the murders were motivated by race or religious hate. However, the […]

Man Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison for Intentionally Running Over Black Man | breakingbrown.com

In a letter written to the family, Butler said he does not hate African-Americans. “I wish every day I could take everything back, not for me, but for the man who lost his life…” he said. “I never had a hatred for African Americans.” Dedmon also expressed regret: “I just want to say to the […]

City attorney wants charges against K-9 attack victim dropped, offers help

Colvin, who is an Army reservist, was at an off-campus party when a fight started and then spilled into the street. Officers got there and wanted to ask Colvin what she saw or knew about the incident. She did not want to talk to them. During the encounter, a police officer released a K-9 that […]

Fallen SEAL Sniper Chris Kyle Believed He Was Fighting A Religious War | Crooks and Liars

Kyle seemed to consider himself a cross between a lawman and an executioner. His platoon had spray-painted the image of the Punisher—a Marvel Comics character who wages “a one-man war upon crime”—on their flak jackets and helmets. Kyle made a point of ignoring the military dress code, cutting the sleeves off shirts and wearing baseball […]

New NYPD Anti-Terror Unit Will Get Machine Guns To Police Protesters: Gothamist

Initial reports of Commissioner Bratton’s plans suggest the opposite of progress. His demands for less oversight of the NYPD and a more militarized police force that would use counter-terrorism tactics against protestors are deeply misguided and frankly offensive. We need an NYPD that is more accountable to New Yorkers and that stops criminalizing our communities, […]

American Sniper and the Savage Problem | Lt. Philip Sheridan……….Indian Wars……………..and Lovers

“Savage, Despicable, Evil,” he writes in the book, “That’s what we were fighting in Iraq. That’s why a lot of people, myself included, called the enemy savages. There was no other way to describe what we encountered there.” One way would be to call them the enemy, but not Kyle: Savages. He repeats it over […]

Native American school children taunted with slurs, sprayed with beer at South Dakota hockey game

“We’re going to be looking at assault. We’re going to look at the hate crimes statutes. We will look at the child abuse statutes. And, we will look at any other relevant statutes,” Jegeris said. He did not reveal the name of the person identified. via Native American school children taunted with slurs, sprayed with […]

I was radicalised by a neo-Nazi group. It could just have easily been Isis | James Fry | Comment is free | The Guardian

The confusion that had been my constant companion, now viewed through this extremist lens, had suddenly become both figuratively and literally black and white. No longer was I to blame for anything. I didn’t need to look at my part in my own downward spiral, as teachers, family members and police kept telling me. All […]

Blood On Their Hands: The Racist History of Modern Police Unions – Working In These Times

In 1975, in response to proposed budget cuts that included police layoffs, the PBA ordered a rampage through the city’s black and Puerto Rican communities, with thousands of off duty cops waving their guns, banging on trash cans, and blowing whistles for several nights until Mayor Abe Beame obtained a restraining order. Ten years later, […]

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Says He’d Veto Bill Criminalizing Police Chokeholds

Advocates outraged by the death of Eric Garner are pushing for a law making the use of chokeholds a crime. Garner died last year after he appeared to be put in a chokehold by NYPD Daniel Pantaleo. A grand jury did not indict the officer in Garner’s death, sparking massive protests. Police unions have accused […]

Ken Braun: Dave Agema’s white supremacist New Year | MLive.com

While more grammatically precise than most racist screeds, it is racist all the same. Wrapping up his thoughts, the author – allegedly an experienced defense attorney – says the following:“However, my experience has also taught me that blacks are different by almost any measure to all other people. They cannot reason as well. They cannot […]

Meet the Pro-Slavery Fairview Park Auxiliary Cop | Scene and Heard: Scene’s News Blog | Cleveland Scene

Over the past two years, McNamara has been commenting on YouTube videos — mostly about black people and law enforcement — regularly dropping racial and gay slurs, unambiguously expressing hatred towards minorities and anyone who dare not comply with what police say. He calls black people in videos “jungle monkeys,” “spooks,” and worse. He commented […]

URGENT CALL FOR SUPPORT: Punishment for Failure to Submit to First Nations Financial Transparency Act? | Coop média de Montréal

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Two Mississippi Women Plead Guilty To Federal Hate Crimes | Hatewatch

Two young women from Brandon, Miss., have confessed to federal hate crimes related to racially-motivated assaults carried out by them and their associates against African-American people, culminating in the 2011 murder of a man run over with a truck. James Craig Anderson, a 49-year-old auto plant worker who was African-American, was struck and killed on […]

Justice blindfolded? The case of Jimmy Mubenga | openDemocracy

On 16 December three G4S guards were acquitted of the manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga, who died on 12 October 2010 under restraint on a plane during his deportation to Angola. Terrence Hughes, Colin Kaler and Stuart Tribelnig had been on trial at the Old Bailey for manslaughter by gross negligence, on the basis that they […]

PressTV – US judicial system ‘completely corrupt, racist’: Researcher

The US judicial system is “completely corrupt, racist, and biased” because it allows white people to get away with murdering African-Americans, said Randy Short, a member of the Black Autonomy Network Community Organization. “Blacks are being purged from the cities, purged from government and municipal jobs, we’re being marginalized, we’re overly incarcerated,” Short told Press […]

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