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Republican Lawmaker: ‘Colored’ People ‘More Likely To Commit Crimes’

Every so often, you meet one of those old people who existed before manners. They use terms like “colored” and “negro,” to which all good people wince at and then try to explain to them that, no, these are no longer appropriate labels. Senator Jim Honeyford is one of those old people; during a committee […]

They mixed up the photos of two black politicians. The website for the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) appeared to have mistakenly posted a photo of Sen. Tim Scott (R-NC) in a biography for conservative activist Dr. Ben Carson, both of whom are scheduled to be speakers at the event this week. A screengrab of […]

Tuesday was another banner day in the ongoing, if intermittent, shitshow that is the Republican Party’s attempt to reach out to black voters. Buzzfeed‘s Darren Sands is reporting that the GOP commissioned a black outreach website in 2012, spent $14,000 developing it, then scrapped it because they didn’t have any other black outreach activities to […]

Fried chicken, collard greens and cornbread. What, no watermelon? After a menu featuring fried chicken and collard greens under a photo of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other African American leaders for Black History Month, the president of Wright State University in Ohio and its dining services vendor have apologized. President David Hopkins […]

Anomaly reports that Tommy Dean Gaa of Missouri is now in custody. “Like” this joint on Facebook Now read this:California Man Urged To Remove Swastika Display From His Home (Feb 27, 2015) ‘I’m Not A Racist’ Says Former NY GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Who Sent ‘Run Ni**er Run’ Email (Feb 26, 2015) Texas Bill Would Put […]

It’s not clear at all what the man did, but it certainly didn’t seem as though his actions required ten cops taking him down and handcuffing him. “Like” Liberaland on Facebook Now read this:Americans Creating Private Police Forces (Mar 1, 2015) This Should Never Happen In America (Feb 26, 2015) Pollster: Republicans Will Need Record […]

Nine black men who sat at the counter in a whites-only restaurant had their convictions overturned. Five of those men are pictured in December at the counter of the Five & Dine restaurant in Rock Hill, S.C. “Like” us on Facebook, please Now read this:John Legend And Common Fight Voter ID In Oscar Speech (Feb 23, […]

Lutheran clergy in Florida have offered their photos as targets for North Miami Beach police officers after it was discovered that police snipers were practising their marksmanship with mug shots of young black men. In a Twitter campaign with the hashtag #UseMeInstead, the clergy have begun tweeting photos of themselves in clerical collars to substitute […]

New York Times columnist Charles Blow on his son being held at gunpoint by Yale University police. What if my son had panicked under the stress, having never had a gun pointed at him before, and made what the officer considered a “suspicious” movement? Had I come close to losing him? Triggers cannot be unpulled. […]

Lee Babout, an assistant professor at Arizona State University, is angering conservatives by teaching this course. “Like” this joint on Facebook Now read this:Scott Walker Budget Deletes College Rape Reporting Requirements (Feb 27, 2015) Walker Mocks Clinton For Having An Education (Feb 18, 2015) Rand Paul Gets Three Pinocchios For Twice Claiming Biology Degree (Feb […]

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