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Teacher Fired After Telling Student: ‘We Don’t Need Another Black President’

Teacher Fired After Telling Student: ‘We Don’t Need Another Black President’

Ohio teacher fired over comment to Black student, “We don’t need another Black President” (via FreakOutNation) An Ohio teacher accused of telling an African American student, “We don’t need another black President,’  was fired Thursday in the wake of a labor hearing that ended with a recommendation that he lose his job. Freshman science teacher […]

April 18, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Study: Babies Show Racial Bias

Babies tend to want to play with children who look like them according to a study at the University of Washington. “It’s not like one experimenter was nicer or friendlier to the babies – we control for factors like that,” Jessica Sommerville, a UW associate professor of psychology, said in a press release put out by […]

April 17, 2014 / More... ( comments)

High School Students Expelled For Bringing Confederate Flag To School And Posting In Blackface

This didn’t happen in the deep South; it happened on Long Island. The two events were separate, according to Gary Cregan, principal of St. Anthony’s High School. The boys allegedly brought the flag to a school gathering on April 9. Teachers immediately took it away, and the students were suspended. Two days later on Friday, […]

April 17, 2014 / More... ( comments)

White Supremacist Was Also White Opportunist

Frazier Glenn Miller, AKA Frazier Glenn Cross, the man accused of killing three people at two Jewish centers in Kansas City, turned on other supremacists when it was convenient for him. Miller became a star witness in both [a] murder trial and in a sedition case against 13 fellow white supremacists. Miller had proved himself […]

April 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

The Prevalence Of Racism

The Prevalence Of Racism

Baseball last week celebrated the anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier and integrating the sport.  Hall of Famer and former home run  record holder, Hank Aaron voiced his concerns about progress on racial issues since Robinson: …we are not that far removed from when I was chasing the record,” he said. “If you […]

April 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

But Florida Congressman Ted Yoho is “is so thankful for the Constitution,” he assures Melvin Flournoy of Gainesville, as he tries to whitesplain the Civil Rights Act’s legality. FLOURNOY: Do you think that any part of the Civil Rights Act of 1965 [sic], do you think any part of that is constitutional? And then if […]

April 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Wingnuts Rush To Make The Case That Kansas Shooter Wasn’t Republican

The most important thing to do when three people are dead because of racism and antisemitism is to make sure that the shooter isn’t a member of your political party and is, in fact, a Democrat. That way, all Democrats can be defined as antisemitic racists and Republicans can be free and clear, as Gary […]

April 14, 2014 / More... ( comments)

George Will: ‘Liberalism Is A Kind Of Tourette’s Syndrome’

To conservative George Will, when liberals mention race and racism, it’s because they have “a kind of Tourette’s Syndrome.” Look, liberalism has a kind of Tourette’s syndrome these days. It’s just constantly saying the word “racism” and “racist.” It’s an old saying in the law. If you have a law on your side, argue the […]

April 13, 2014 / More... ( comments)

White Americans Become More Conservative The More They Fear Becoming A Minority

A Northwestern University study reveals that as white Americans learn of America’s changing demographics, the more conservative they become. Psychological scientists Maureen Craig and Jennifer Richeson of Northwestern University noticed a substantial amount of media attention when predictions were made that the “majority-minority” population shift would happen in 2050 or sooner. “We wondered how this […]

April 10, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Tea Party Leader: ‘Gay Supremacy’ Worse Than White Supremacy

Tea Party Nutjob: ‘Gay Supremacy’ Worse than White Supremacy Ever Was (via Americans Against The Tea Party) We’re starting to wonder if there’s anything, anything at all, that isn’t fair game for justifying hate. “Did we use Hitler?” Oh yeah, first thing. “Jesus?” Uh-huh. “Did we use the genetic inferiority thing?” Tried it, didn’t pan… […]

April 10, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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