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Michelle Obama Mistaken For Employee At Target

And someone asked President Obama to get coffee when he was wearing a tux at a black tie affair. “I tell this story – I mean, even as the first lady – during that wonderfully publicized trip I took to Target, not highly disguised, the only person who came up to me in the store was […]

Last April and May, the Internet briefly convulsed after Princeton freshman Tal Fortgang penned an inflammatory essay for The Princeton Tory, a student-run conservative political magazine, which was then republished by Time.com under the headline “Why I’ll Never Apologize for My White Male Privilege.” Salon’s Katie McDonough described Fortgang’s essay as a series of “ridiculous […]

Somebody call Webster’s, because Joe Scarborough has rendered its definition of “white privilege” obsolete. On Tuesday morning’s Morning Joe, Scarborough and his diverse panel (Howard Dean was once voted for by black people) tackled LeBron James’ “I can’t breathe” protest t-shirt. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar was one of several players who took to the court during warmups […]

Speaking to J.D. Hayworth on Newsmax TV, Pat Buchanan said forcing use of body cameras is like blaming white cops for being instigators, when it’s the people they confront who are. He condemned Obama and Eric Holder for painting a picture of Ferguson as some kind of “racist hellhole,” and charges that young black males […]

By a 3-1 margin n a Pew poll, Americans believe that Daniel Pantaleo should have been charged in the death of Eric Garner. Nearly nine of 10 also say it would be a good idea for more police officers to wear body cameras to record their interactions. It was a cellphone video of a police […]

Conservatives are having a field day with President Obama’s statement to BET that we are a country “deeply rooted” in racism. In an interview with BET, the president described his conversation with a group of young civil rights activists, including a leader of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, he hosted last week in the Oval Office. […]

The U.S. Border Patrol and airport security under the Department of Homeland Security are excluded from new regulations that would restrict the FBI and other law enforcement agencies from considering religion, national origin and other characteristics during investigations. A formal announcement on the new regulations is expected in the coming days, but a source told […]

After over a week of intense media scrutiny and public outcry over her comments, Duval County GOP Secretary Kim Crenier has decided to not seek re-election to office this month, according to The Folio Weekly. However, serious doubts about the Duval County GOP’s ability to have an adult conversation about race relations and civil rights […]

A word to any aspiring police officers: What you do and say off-duty matters. That goes for Tweets, Facebook posts, recorded conversations, media appearances and yes, even text messages. Or, so says Ohio’s Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff Phil Plummer of the MCSD released a statement on Tuesday that he’d just indefinitely suspended (well, put […]

The black father of four, Rumain Brisbon, was shot to death by an officer in Arizona who thought his bottle of pills was a gun. About 100 protestors marched to police headquarters in Phoenix Thursday, demanding the department release the name of the officer who shot Brisbon. A spokesperson reportedly defended the shooting, saying, “This […]

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