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After Cruz’s Defeat, a Grieving Glenn Beck Declares the GOP Full of Unelectable Racists

<b>Glenn Beck</b> stumped hard for <b>Ted Cruz</b> along the campaign trail this year. Truly, he stumped <i>hard</i>. He declared Cruz anointed by God, fasted on important …

Trump Won by Turning Bigoted Dog Whistles Into Megaphones

After suffering a devastating loss in Indiana (the Basketball Ring state), alleged Zodiac Killer Ted Cruz dropped out of the Republican presidential …

Obama drinks water in US town of Flint to reassure residents

US President Barack Obama's gesture came amid a scandal involving lead-tainted drinking water. He blamed a widespread ideology that "less government …

Black Twitter Is Dragging Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Black Twitter

This Week in Black Twitter: Prince's death saddens fans, Tubman's legacy continues

<i>Welcome back to This Week in Black Twitter, your weekly digest of the happenings on Black Twitter and cultural conversations on the Web. Topics will</i> …

M.I.A. Clarifies Comments About Black Lives Matter, Black Twitter Responds

"I didn't think I'd live past 25, let alone have a child." This week's cover star is the radical rapper M.I.A check out her revealing and inspiring …

Black Lives Matter

Jacques Kallis Has Just Walked Straight Into A Black Twitter Shitstorm

When Fikile Mbalula announced his decision to suspend certain sports’ bidding rights he also sent out a tweet – naturally, the man may be the most …

Black Twitter shuts down this country music critique of Beyoncé’s "Daddy Lessons"

On Monday, CMT News published a brief article by Alison Bonaguro criticizing Beyoncé’s track “Daddy Lessons” from her album <i>Lemonade</i><p>Photo: …

Black Twitter

DOJ: Trump’s Early Businesses Blocked Blacks

A 1973 suit against Trump and the Trump Organization claimed that their supers would mark African American’s applications with a ‘C’ for ‘Colored’ …

White Terror Matters

As the media and state response to the recent attacks in San Bernardino have illustrated, premeditated political violence in the U.S. today only gets …

White America’s toxic ignorance: Abigail Fisher, Antonin Scalia and the real privilege that goes unspoken

<b>FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2012, file photo, Abigail Fisher, the Texan involved in the University of Texas affirmative action case, accompanied by her attorney Bert Rein, talks to reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington. Consideration of race in college admissions is again in line of fire at</b> …

Of course Rachel Dolezal isn’t black: Her sympathetic comeback media tour proves it

<b>(NPR)</b><p>Inescapable white privilege grants Dolezal 2 new sensitive profiles urging us to empathize with her struggles<p>Shannon M. Houston<p>December 15, 2015 5:32pm (UTC)<p>A few months back, Black Twitter created what may go down in history as the single greatest Twitter conversation of the year, with the …

Rachel Dolezal

GOP: A Neo-Fascist White-Identity Party?

It started 20 years ago, with pandering to racist and xenophobic movements. But today, in Trump’s GOP, it’s not so fringe anymore.<p>I’ve been reading …

Supreme Court Justice Scalia Proves Why Affirmative Action Is Needed 50 Years After it Was Signed Into Law

Justice Antonin Scalia's statements toward the end of hearings on affirmative action Wednesday single-handedly proved why affirmative action policies are needed in America in the 21st century. According to Yahoo Politics<p>Near the end of oral argument in a high-profile affirmative-action case …

Georgia mayor fatally shot in his home

CLARKESVILLE, Ga. — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of the mayor of a north Georgia town in his home Sunday night.<p>Mayor Terry Greene was shot in the head inside of his home about 7 p.m. Sunday. He was taken to a hospital and then was airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center where he was …

UN panel slams US for police brutality, torture, botched executions

A UN report has condemned the United States for violating the terms of an international anti-torture treaty. The panel took Washington to task for …

University of North Texas police shoot and kill ax-wielding student on his birthday

An officer with the University of North Texas Police Department shot and killed an ax-wielding man on 13 December who was accused of smashing windows …

Quit assuming students protesting racism on campus are spoiled whiners!

<b>(AP/Jeff Roberson)</b><p>With an increasingly diverse demographic, demanding a more diverse faculty is reasonable<p>David Palumbo-Liu<p>December 13, 2015 2:00pm (UTC)<p>Today students who dare to voice complaints about racism on campus are more often than not slapped with a number of easy-to-use, prefabricated …

Racism Won't Win The White House

I have been polling on matters of race and racism since the late 1980s. On one hand there has clearly been progress of sorts. Fewer Americans than previously seen in earlier Gallup Polls express overt racism, more Americans think race relations are better than before, and increasing numbers live …

Ex-cop with 6 kill notches teaches police how to shoot or be killed

A former Arizona police officer, who killed six people during his 12-year career before it ended after the latest shooting, is now selling firearm …

Police kill armed man threatening Walmart customers, officers say

A man with a weapon reportedly threatening customers at a Walmart in north-eastern Pennsylvania was shot and killed by officers, state police said.<p>Police in Monroe County said on Sunday that Andrew Joseph Todd, 20, of Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania, was shot when he refused officers’ orders to drop his …

For black students at Texas, Supreme Court remarks are a burden added

As a chemical engineering major who aced high school science courses and was a regional leader in the National Society of Black Engineers, becoming a physics tutor at the University of Texas at Austin came easily to Claiborne Jones.<p>But students never seemed to seek his help.<p>"People I was tutoring …

Los Angeles county police shoot and kill man who reportedly fired pistol

Two Los Angeles county sheriff’s deputies have shot and killed an allegedly armed suspect, with video recorded by a bystander showing a man coming under police gunfire after appearing to turn away from the officers.<p>Authorities said the deputies had been responding to reports of a man walking in the …

The air went out of Ben Carson: Race, the right, and the fall from front-runner to afterthought

<b>(Reuters/Mark Kauzlarich)</b><p>Ben Carson stood center stage not so long ago. What does his collapse say about Republicans and race?<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>December 12, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>If “all the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players,” then Ben Carson was, for a moment, one of its master …

Ben Carson

Letter to SCOTUS from professional physicists

Letter to SCOTUS from professional physicists<p>The form "Letter to SCOTUS from professional physicists" is no longer accepting responses.<p>You can view …

Who's Truly Behind The Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Case?

Abigail Fisher's affirmative action Supreme Court case and Justice Scalia's racist remarks are, sadly, just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Supreme Court …

Actions Speak Louder: Is Medicine Complicit in the Ill Health of Black America?

<b>Actions Speak Louder: Is Medicine Complicit in the Ill Health of Black America?</b><p>On December 10th, 2014, 2000 students at over 70 medical schools …

Why Brazil has no Black Lives Matter movement, despite some shocking police killings

By Dom Phillips<p>, Correspondent<p>RIO DE JANEIRO -- Five young black men were killed recently in a hail of police bullets in a poor Rio neighborhood after celebrating a pay check that one of them -- a 16-year-old -- had earned in his first-ever job.<p>Such a killing would have raised an outcry had it …