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Border Patrol detains 9 year old U.S. citizen for 36 hours after falsely accusing her of lying about her identify

In San Diego, the United States Border Patrol grabbed a girl who is 9 and a U.S. citizen and on her way to school, accused her of lying about her identity, then detained her for 36 hours.

Many families in the San Diego-Tijuana area cross the border routinely for work, school, and shopping. The child ...

Mural pays homage to Australian teen who egged Islamophobic politician

03.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Not all heroes wear capes. But, some of them wield eggs as their weapon of choice. ICYMI, an Australian teenager was filmed egging senator Fraser Anning over his Islamophobic response to the mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand. The teen has si... ...

School secretary loses job after racist tirade captured on video

"Don't you dare talk in front of kids like that, ************!"

Jesse Leavenworth, for The Hartford Courant:

The video shows the woman, identified by a school district spokeswoman as Corinne Terrone, “repeatedly calling an African-American man the N-word in a supermarket in East Haven” on Friday night, a statement on the district website says.

“The video also ...

Racist Australian Senator egged by teen after saying Christchurch massacre will eventually be “accepted”

Fraser Anning is a far-right Australian politician in the news for saying that Muslims were themselves responsible for the mass-****** of 49 people in two New Zealand mosques by a white nationalist. At a press event today, he said that such events eventually be "accepted" and was egged by a teenager, who he then ...

Gunman kills 49 in New Zealand mosque shootings

A white man in his 20s was taken into custody after killing 49 and wounding dozens more at two Christchurch mosques, reports the BBC. Authorities described him as an "extremist right-wing terrorist"; he live-streamed one of the attacks on the internet.

The attack, which came around the time people were attending the mosques for Friday ...

High school teacher sent home after using the n-word during day of dialogue following racist and anti-semitic incident

Last weekend, a video surfaced showing students from Alabama's Spain Park and Hoover high schools making horrible anti-Semitic and racist comments. Yesterday, Spain Park help assemblies and small group discussions about the video so students and staff could openly address the issue. And apparently they, um, did speak openly. According to a student interviewed ...

Insistent not-a-racist GOP Rep. Mark Meadows displays his racism

"We'll send him back to Kenya, or wherever it is," GOP Rep Mark Meadows said about President Obama, while laughing hard. This is the second video to surface today where Meadows promotes the racist birther conspiracy theory. Uncovered by @TheDemCoalition. pic.twitter.com/USxMc8U98F

— Democratic Coalition (@TheDemCoalition) February 28, 2019

North Carolina's Rep. ...

Videos of Mark Meadows saying “send Obama home to Kenya” resurface hours after he denied being a racist at Cohen hearing

Towards the end of the Michael Cohen's Oversight Committee hearing yesterday, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) was highly insulted when Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) suggested he had committed a racist act by bringing in one of his black employees "as a prop."

“And it is insensitive..." Tlaib said, "the fact that someone would actually use a ...

Vandals reportedly spray-painted apology for racist graffiti

Last week, residents of a Sammamish, Washington neighborhood woke up to racist graffiti, including swastikas and the n-word, on their homes and garages. (Video report below.) Now, it seems the perpetrators returned to spray-paint an apology. From KIRO 7:

“More graffiti was found at Klahanie Park. It was a couple different things,” King County ...

Vogue executive quits after “*****-themed photo” posted

Just the other day I remarked that the fashion industry picked the worst possible year to try and make racist imagery cool, even as it's obvious why such an insular and privileged culture would think it clever and edgy. Hot on the heels of Katy Perry's blaceface shoes we have Vogue exec Donata ...