Articles Tagged with racism

Are Public School Uniform Policies Discriminatory And Racist, Some North Carolina Parents Think So

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Parents in Guilford County, North Carolina, are taking a stand against school uniform policies, stating the program is discriminatory. They said requiring uniforms is a discriminatory practice allowed primarily at schools with large populations of minority students from low-income families. In Guildford County, each individual school is responsible for determining a school’s dress code. According… Read more »

Texas Principal Fired Over Wanting English Spoken In Classrooms Speaks Out

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The Texas principal fired after stating she wanted English spoken in the classroom is now sharing her side of the story. Amy Lacey was the principal of Hempstead Middle School until she made national news headlines earlier this year after instructing students not to speak Spanish in the classroom. The Hempstead Independent School Board placed… Read more »

Kelvyn Park Needs ‘White People’ So Chicago Can Take Care Of It

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When someone goes to any park recognized by the city or state, there usually is a list of rules, regulations, and allowances patrons are allowed to do while visiting. However, a controversial “addition” has been added to a sign in one of Chicago’s parks. What is this controversial addition that was penned in? Apparently, in… Read more »

Barack Obama: Black People Need To Be ‘Acting White’ [Video]

Barack Obama Black People Need To Be 'Acting White' [Video]

President Barack Obama may have opened a can of worms when he waded into the deep waters of racism and racial stereotypes when he recently claimed there was an “element of truth” to the notion that black people should be “acting white” in regards to their speech patterns, clothing preferences, and other behaviors. In a… Read more »

Saggy Pants Now Illegal By Florida Ordinance

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You may find saggy pants to be a sartorial offense, but should they be a real crime? In at least one Florida jurisdiction, a new ordinance will allow for official redress of lower waistlines, local news sources report. The saggy pants ban in Ocala isn’t just an idle threat. In fact, some very real consequences… Read more »

Obama Parade Float Under Investigation By The DOJ

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An Obama parade float is under investigation by the Department of Justice. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Nebraska 4th of July parade float poked fun at President Barack Obama. Eric Holder sent members of the Justice Department’s Community Relations Service team to question the creators of the Norfolk Independence Day float. The Obama… Read more »

Confederate Flag License Plate Legal Battle Rages On

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The Confederate Flag license plate legal battle continues to rage on. A federal appeals court has reviewed the lawsuit filed against government officials who rejected a petition for a customized Texas license plate emblazoned with the Confederate Flag. The Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans filed a lawsuit over the Confederate Flag license… Read more »

You Won’t Believe What NYC Paper Headline Calls Barack Obama

A New York City newspaper used a racial slur to describe Barack Obama.

A local community newspaper in New York is receiving intense criticism for an article about Barack Obama entitled “The N*gger In The White House.” Of course, the WestView News didn’t have an asterisk in their title; they actually spelled out the racial slur. The WestView News is a small paper and self-proclaimed “voice of West… Read more »

Donald Sterling Will Not Go Away, Sues NBA For $1 Billion

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Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling will not go quietly into that $2.5 billion good night. Just a day after news broke that the Sterlings would sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, there is now confirmation that Sterling is suing the NBA for $1 billion. Sterling’s attorney confirmed to ESPN on… Read more »

Toure: MSNBC Host Says Jewish Holocaust Survivors Benefited From Being White

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MSNBC host Toure is feeling extensive backlash by a major Jewish group and others for his comments about Holocaust survivors. During a recent tweet, Toure said Jewish Holocaust survivors “benefited from the power of whiteness.” While on Twitter, Toure responded to another user, who is the relative of a Holocaust survivor. According to the poster,… Read more »