Politics

Nixon Advisor Admitted Government Created War on Drugs to Criminalize Black People

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We all know the so-called War on Drugs has been disastrous for Black folks in America, ballooning the prison population and locking up African Americans for drug crimes at much high rates than white folks even though both groups use drug at similar rates. And while conspiracy theories...

Black Trump Supporter Puts Beat Down on White Protester In Tucson

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Over the weekend, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump held a raucous rally in Tucson, Arizona that once again devolved into violence. Unlike past campaign stops where Trump’s very white audience harassed peaceful protesters of color–even shoving and striking a few–this time around an enthusiastic Black Trump supporter was the...

Stacey Dash Defends Trump, Says He’s Not Inciting Violence, He’s ‘Street’

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After Donald Trump was forced to cancel his rally in Chicago on Friday night, many blamed the contentious scene directly on the Republican frontrunner’s rhetoric, which has been less than kind to protesters. While Trump’s supporters have violently shoved and even punched peaceful protesters, the GOP candidate...

Tense Protests Cause Donald Trump to Cancel Chicago Rally

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#Breaking: Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Chicago postponed amid growing security concerns https://t.co/UYpqI3w42L https://t.co/kAvq9PMqud — CNN (@CNN) March 12, 2016 Republican frontrunner planned to hold a massive campaign rally in Chicago Friday evening, but tense clashes between protesters and supporters shut it down. After stoking violence against...

Old White Veteran Says He Regrets Pushing Black Woman at Donald Trump Rally

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Last week during a Donald Trump rally in Kentucky, an Army veteran seen shoving a young black woman and now says he was not motivated by racism but overreacted after being pushed to the floor during the chaos. An all points bulletin was placed on...

Dear Bernie Sanders: All Black People Aren’t Poor or Live in ‘the Ghetto’

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During Sunday night’s Democratic debate, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders made a flub that rubbed many the wrong way. After the candidates were asked to point out their “racial blind spots,” Sanders gave an answer that sounded ripped straight out of “Good Times.” “When you’re white...