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Black Lawmakers Unleash Fury on Tennessee GOP for Punishing Memphis Over Confederate Statues, Treating Racist Figures Like 'God'

Tennessee’s Republican-dominated state legislature this week voted to punish the black-majority city of Memphis because it had removed two Confederate memorial statues — including a statue of former Ku Klux Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest.

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Disgraced Google Employee James Damore Is Just Asking Questions About the KKK

Everyone’s favorite fired Google employee is yet again sparking outrage with one of his ridiculously hot takes. Instead of arguing that women have been simply locked out of tech because of “biological differences,” as he suggested in the leaked memo that got him fired from Google last month, James Damore has decided to take up a peculiar defense of America’s most infamous white supremacists.

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Will the United States Ever Transcend White Supremacy?

Now that the violence in Charlottesville has forced “white supremacy” into our political vocabulary, let's ask an uncomfortable question: “When will the United States transcend white supremacy?”

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Two Major Magazines Go There After Trump's Abominable Response to Charlottesville

The cover pages of the New Yorker and Economist have criticised President Donald Trump’s defence of a white supremacist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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America Is Hooked on the Drug of White Supremacy - We're Paying for That Today

The United States is in a tailspin. White supremacists are on the march – and have left a trail of blood and destruction in their wake. A march in Charlottesville, Virginia, filled with torches, Nazi flags and chants of “White Lives Matter” culminated in violence that claimed at least one life, and left many more injured. 

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Dear Hard-Working White People: Congratulations, You Played Yourself

You aren’t going to make any extra money under Donald Trump, so I hope your racism, or your attempt to ignore it, keeps you warm at night.

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A Government Of, By, and For the Deplorables

The joke had long been that if Donald Trump won the presidency, the White House would be reappointed with the gold-plated kitsch so prevalent in his real-estate holdings. A better choice, it seems, would be wicker, for if there ever was a basket of deplorables, it’s taking shape in the West Wing.

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Georgia Rep Proposes Bill to Ban Hijabs in Public

Donald Trump's anti-Islam rhetoric is infecting lawmakers around the country. Georgia state Republican Rep.Jason Spencer proposed House Bill 3, on Tuesday, which according to a report in the Atlanta Journal Constitution: 

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The Normalization of Evil in American Politics

Time was when a presidential candidate who played footsie with segregationists and white supremacists would have banished to the fringes of the American political scene. But Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump has changed all that. 

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Violence Erupts When KKK Rally Is Met by Counter-Protestors in Anaheim, CA

Violence erupted at a KKK rally today at Pearson Park in Anaheim, California. Three were stabbed and 13 were arrested, according to the LA Times. The Klan members wore Confederate flag and grand dragon emblems.

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Is This What Right-Wing Terrorism Looks Like? 6 Mostly Black Churches Burn in St. Louis

In just two weeks, arsonists are believed to be responsible for fires of varying degrees of destruction at multiple churches in St. Louis. This morning, authorities reported a blaze at yet another area house of worship, bringing the total number of church burnings thus far to seven.

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