Racism in America
A mother was verbally assaulted by the owner of a Dairy Queen in Zion, Illinois recently after the proprietor referred to her and her children as the "N-word" in a hateful racist tirade. The tearful mother spoke out in a Facebook post about her painful experience as a customer, with Black Lives Matter and local activists organizing a protest over the weekend.
GOP Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions was once rejected as a federal judge over allegations he called a Black attorney “boy.”
The underlying message is to make America White again, clearly a rejection of Michelle Obama's beauty, intelligence, and confidence.
After calling President Barack Obama "an animal" who has been trying to turn America into "just another country," a Republican U.S. Senate candidate is refusing to apologize.
The Rev. William Barber, who’s made it his mission to fight racial and political injustice as leader of the Moral Mondays movement, was removed Friday from an American Airlines flight after a nearby passenger complained loudly about "those people" and criticized the minister’s need to purchase two airline seats for himself, reports The Associated Press.
A former school officer in Knox County, Tennessee has filed a $250,000 lawsuit against the district and the city charging that he was wrongfully terminated because his supervisor took offense to his marriage to a Black woman, writes USA Today.
On Thursday, officials in Philadelphia passed a resolution that not only honors Major League Baseball legend Jackie Robinson's color barrier-breaking appearance in the city in 1947 but also serves as a formal apology. On April 15, the day that Robinson shattered the barrier, his widow will receive a formal apology for the mistreatment her husband faced, NBC Philadelphia reports.
An elderly white man attending a rally for Donald Trump was arrested and charged with punching a Black Lives Matter protestor in the face on Thursday. John McGraw was at the Wednesday night event with several zealous supporters of the GOP hopeful when he threw the punch, WTVR reports. McGraw, 78, was charged Thursday with […]