Archive for the 'Racism' Category

Fox News: The Other White News

First, FOX news covered the William Jefferson indictment (16 federal counts of bribery, racketeering, fraud and money laundering) with continuous coverage of the wrong black senator… this one was John Conyers:

Then they offered a lukewarm apology about having run the wrong piece of film footage to go with the story…

This is not the first time […]

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Representative-elect Keith Ellison was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He’s the first Muslim to be elected to the United States Congress, winning Minnesota’s 5th congressional district in the House of Representatives.
Despite those blue collar roots, CNN’s Glenn Beck said to Ellison, “Sir, prove to me that you are not working with […]

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Louisville: The Other White School

Where we live today has a lot to do with where our parents lived. Money, culture, religion, social status — all these things influence where we live. It’s why you find predominantly Greek, Italian, Chinese, Black, or Irish neighborhoods in any large town. You’ll also find predominantly white neighborhoods.
How racist […]

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Remember that Jim Carrey movie, Liar Liar, about the lawyer who was forced to speak only the truth for a day? Senator George Allen (Virginia Republican) has been performing an off-Broadway version this election year. It began with the “macaca” episode:

That was followed with multiple witnesses coming forward to assert that Allen used the […]

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Proposition 209: Sin of Admissions

California’s Proposition 209, passed in 1996, eliminated preferential treatment on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in the operation of public employment, public education, or public contracting. In other words Affirmative Action. Because we already had civil rights laws and quotas, preferences, and set-asides were just reverse-discrimination. […]

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