Discrimination

1 In 3 US Muslims Fear White Supremacist Violence Since Trump’s Election (VIDEO)

1 In 3 US Muslims Fear White Supremacist Violence Since Trump’s Election (VIDEO)

Every year I teach my high school sophomores the inimical Holocaust memoir Night by the late Elie Wiesel. Included in the unit is the iconic Pastor Martin Niemoller poem “First They Came” in which Niemoller reflects on the consequences of apathy when social groups other than one’s own are targets of persecution. At the poem’s conclusion, Niemoller sadly […]

Trump To Give Commencement Speech At Anti-Gay Liberty University (VIDEO)

Trump To Give Commencement Speech At Anti-Gay Liberty University (VIDEO)

Many have questioned President Donald Trump’s coziness with the Evangelical right. It seems very much a marriage of convenience. Trump is not a convincing Christian man, and fundamentalist Christianity does not seem to be cool with womanizing and yet it seems they have decided they need each other. Trump needed their votes and they needed […]

Trump Supporter’s Husband Deported – Conservative Hypocrisy At Its Best (VIDEO)

Trump Supporter’s Husband Deported – Conservative Hypocrisy At Its Best (VIDEO)

Conservatives have proven their hypocrisy yet again, this time by supporting racism and then having it backfire right in their face. Undocumented Husband Meet Helen Beristain, a U.S. citizen in Indianapolis, Indiana. She’s a wife and mother who proudly voted for President Donald Trump. Which is ironic, since her husband was supposed to get deported 16 […]

Posters Promoting White Nationalism Placed At Universities Across The Country

Posters Promoting White Nationalism Placed At Universities Across The Country

A group of racist, bigoted jerks has spread nasty posters promoting white nationalism around the University of Maryland. The posters tell white people that: “… It is your civic duty to report any and all illegal aliens to U.S. immigration and customs enforcement.” Some of the posters say: “They are criminals. America is a white […]

Border Patrol Abusing Powers — Detaining US Citizens Based On Racial Profiling (VIDEO)

Border Patrol Abusing Powers — Detaining US Citizens Based On Racial Profiling (VIDEO)

Former Greenville Police Chief Hassan Aden, a recent victim of racial profiling, was detained by Border Patrol at JFK airport. Mr. Aden has traveled multiple times and recalled that he was always greeted pleasantly by airport staff when arriving home. Aden said he had never before had a problem with security. The East Carolinian reported:  “Aden […]

Waiter Fired For Demanding ‘Papers’ From Latina Guests Before Serving Them

Waiter Fired For Demanding ‘Papers’ From Latina Guests Before Serving Them

Donald Trump’s rise has seen an appalling rise in discrimination and bigotry. One of the most shocking incidents of this happened last weekend in Huntington Beach, California. A Latina woman and her friends sat down for dinner–only to have their waiter tell them that they needed to show proof that they were in this country […]

Lollipop-Throwing Chiropractor Calls School Kids ‘N*****s’ (VIDEO)

Lollipop-Throwing Chiropractor Calls School Kids ‘N*****s’ (VIDEO)

A chiropractor has made racist threats against a cop, a crossing guard, and schoolchildren. She even threw lollipops at one. Danielle Serini Guardavaccarro is a chiropractor in Staten Island, New York. For the time being, at least. After some of her clients received tickets, she went after the cop who issued them and a crossing guard. […]

Oklahoma Restaurant’s Ominous ‘Warning’ To Transgender Community (VIDEO)

Oklahoma Restaurant’s Ominous ‘Warning’ To Transgender Community (VIDEO)

A Steak and Catfish Barn in Oklahoma has made the news. The reason? A sign. A sign that states very clearly that the restaurant does not have a transgender bathroom, it reads as follows: “WE DO NOT HAVE A TRANSGENDER BATHROOM. SO DON”T BE CAUGHT IN THE WRONG ONE.” Even though the owner Bob Warner […]

WATCH: The Women Of ‘The View’ Sound Off On Trump’s Muslim Ban

WATCH: The Women Of ‘The View’ Sound Off On Trump’s Muslim Ban

Two of the hosts on ABC’s The View, Whoopi Goldberg and Sonny Hostin, have been extremely critical of President Donald Trump’s speeches and policies throughout his campaign and the first few months of his presidency. The two of them were at it again this morning, blasting Trump’s “Muslim Ban 2.0” and co-host Jedidiah Bila for trying […]

BREAKING: It’s FREEZING In Hawaii – Trump’s Travel Ban Just Got Frostbite

BREAKING: It’s FREEZING In Hawaii – Trump’s Travel Ban Just Got Frostbite

A federal judge in Hawaii has just issued a freezing on President Trump’s most recent travel ban that was set to go in affect at midnight. U.S. District Judge, Derrick K. Watson, froze the ban nation-wide after hearing testimony and argument against and for the ban. Watson is the second of three judges that are […]

Spicer Confronted In Apple Store – Implies Threat To Indian-American (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Spicer Confronted In Apple Store – Implies Threat To Indian-American (TWEETS/VIDEO)

“Such a great country that allows you to be here.” Those are the words that White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer offered up to a woman confronting him in an Apple store. She asked him questions such as, “How does it feel to work for a fascist?” and, “Have you committed treason, too?” What remains […]

KARMA: Former NC Governor McCrory Whines That He Can’t Find A Job… SAD! (VIDEO)

KARMA: Former NC Governor McCrory Whines That He Can’t Find A Job… SAD! (VIDEO)

It looks like former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory’s feeling the sting of karmic justice after being ousted from office last November. Former Governor McCrory signed into law one of the most aggressive anti-LGBT bills every created. Here’s an explanation of HB2 from the Charlotte Observer written in March 2016 just after the law was passed: “The state […]

Tourism Industry Takes Unexpected Hit From Trump’s Muslim Ban Because… Fear (VIDEO)

Tourism Industry Takes Unexpected Hit From Trump’s Muslim Ban Because… Fear (VIDEO)

Whelp, we’ve done it, America. We elected an orange reality show loser for a president. President Donald Trump is screwing up everything he can get his hands on. It is so bad that it is impacting America tourism. Many people are not wanting to come here because of President Trump. One particular travel agency, Comfort […]

RWNJ Iowa Congressman: We Can’t Build A Culture ‘With Somebody Else’s Babies’ (TWEETS)

RWNJ Iowa Congressman: We Can’t Build A Culture ‘With Somebody Else’s Babies’ (TWEETS)

There are a lot of loathsome characters in the House Republican caucus. But ever since coming to Washington in 2003, Steve King has been one of the most loathsome characters in that bunch. The bomb-thrower from western Iowa is best known for trying to derail the effort to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, and […]

Jeff Sessions And Al Franken Square Off Again – On SNL (VIDEO)

Jeff Sessions And Al Franken Square Off Again – On SNL (VIDEO)

Jeff Sessions, President Donald Trump’s pick for Attorney General, was one of his more controversial cabinet nominees. In 1986, Sessions was denied a position as a federal judge due to allegations of racism. Democrats tried to keep him from his nominated post, bringing up these past allegations as well as insinuating that he may, like […]

Republicans Trying To Allow Employers To Require Genetic Testing (VIDEO)

Republicans Trying To Allow Employers To Require Genetic Testing (VIDEO)

A new bill passed by a House committee last Wednesday would pressure workers into getting genetic tests – and giving their employers the results. The bill, introduced by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.), could be incorporated into the GOP’s Obamacare replacement plan to encourage so-called workplace wellness programs. These are programs intended to improve employee health […]

POLL: Majority Of Americans Oppose Limiting Transgender Rights (VIDEO)

POLL: Majority Of Americans Oppose Limiting Transgender Rights (VIDEO)

During the last year or so, there has been a lot of news involving around transgender people using the bathroom. North Carolina and other states have passed, or are trying to pass laws forcing transgender people to use the bathroom that corresponds to their birth gender, not their gender identity now. However, polls show that the […]

Arizona Trump Supporters Call For ‘Liberal Genocide’ And Deportation Of Jews At Rally (VIDEO)

Arizona Trump Supporters Call For ‘Liberal Genocide’ And Deportation Of Jews At Rally (VIDEO)

In Maricopa County, Arizona, last weekend, some residents–including heavily armed militiamen, white nationalists, and even some elected officials–gathered for a “March for Trump” rally. Granted, not a big deal. At least not until you watch the video of the event and hear what some of those who attended had to say. Arizona Congressman Anthony Kern […]

Trump And DHS Consider Ripping Children From Parents’ Arms At The Border (VIDEO)

Trump And DHS Consider Ripping Children From Parents’ Arms At The Border (VIDEO)

Schadenfreude. It’s a German term meaning enjoyment obtained through others’ misfortune. With each passing week of Donald Trump’s presidency, I become more convinced schadenfreude is the new administration’s guiding principle. Think about it. Trump targets a religion by praying on people’s fears and ignorance. He rolls back or otherwise eliminates environmental regulations protecting us from […]

Brownshirt Bannon Once Praised Joe McCarthy For Persecuting ‘Traitors’ Who Had ‘Infested’ America

Brownshirt Bannon Once Praised Joe McCarthy For Persecuting ‘Traitors’ Who Had ‘Infested’ America

Steve Bannon, who serves as Donald Trump’s senior counselor and chief political strategist, is a disgusting, reprehensible slug of a human being who radiates malevolence, bigotry, and pure evil. In other words, he’s the perfect person to be advising a douchebag like our alleged president. Over the weekend, Trump accused former President Obama of engaging […]

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