Stories tagged: racist
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 4:41 p.m.
Sandpoint racist flyer suspect identified
For more than a year, Sandpoint has been plagued by racist propaganda, from flyers targeting city leaders to CDs left on cars in a high school parking lot. Police now …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Racist propaganda on CDs left on cars parked at Sandpoint High School
More than 50 compact discs filled with racist propaganda were placed on the windshields of dozens of cars in the Sandpoint High School parking lot on Thursday, the school’s Cedar …
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
Facebook tightens ad policies after ‘Jew-hater’ fiasco
Facebook is apologizing for letting advertisers use phrases like “Jew-haters” as a targeting criteria and for not noticing it until it was pointed out.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Racist fliers target Sandpoint mayor
Sandpoint Shelby Rognstad and others have been the target of racist fliers since April. Churches, elected officials and members of the community spoke out against the hateful literature on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Gathering outside City Hall calls for peace, unity after Virginia violence
About 100 people gathered Monday evening outside Spokane City Hall to call for peace and unity in the aftermath of the violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia. It was the second …
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
Bill Maher apologizes for using racial slur during HBO show
Bill Maher apologized Saturday for using of a racial slur to describe himself as a house slave during a live segment for his HBO talk show.
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 11:19 p.m.
Neighbors decry vulgar signs at ‘bikini barista’ stand in Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood
Alicia Hoover stood at a bus stop in the Hillyard neighborhood and squinted at a street sign a block away. “Two things certain in life,” the sign read on Tuesday …
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
WSU President Kirk Schulz launches investigation into racist video
A racist video, much of which was filmed last year at a Trump rally at Washington State University, surfaced on social media this week, prompting outrage by students and another …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 6:06 p.m.
Fliers at WSU targeting ‘illegal aliens’ appear to be from white supremacist group
Fliers urging people to report “illegal aliens” to immigration authorities were found on the Washington State University campus Tuesday and appear to be the work of a white supremacist group.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 7:10 p.m.
Ex-Washington student gets probation in racial threat case
A former Washington state college student who allegedly wrote “let’s lynch her” on a social media post concerning a student leader at Western Washington University will spend six months on …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 11:17 p.m.
KKK, other racist groups disavow the white supremacist label
In today’s racially charged environment, there’s a label that even the KKK disavows: white supremacy.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 11:16 a.m.
Boise High School covers old Native American logo
An Idaho school district has painted over a mural that some considered disrespectful to Native Americans.
Thu., June 9, 2016
Dana Milbank: Can’t be shocked Trump is racist
The things Trump is doing now — disparaging the “Mexican” judge, disqualifying Muslim judges, calling Sen. Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas” and singling out “my African-American” – is very much in line …
Mon., June 6, 2016, 2:10 p.m.
Donald Trump called a racist by Democratic congressman
Donald Trump’s criticism of a Latino judge overseeing a lawsuit involving Trump University shows that the presumptive Republican nominee for president is a racist, a Democratic congressman said Monday, and …
Wed., July 22, 2015
Shawn Vestal: Newsmakers self-identify however they please
So: Patrick Rushing isn’t a racist. And Rachel Dolezal is black. That’s how they identify, at least.
Fri., March 29, 2013
Suit against doctor yields $813,000
A Spokane jury awarded $813,000 this week to a woman whose foot was amputated following the wrong diagnosis by a local physician. It was the second time a jury heard …
Tue., June 15, 2010
North Idaho murder-for-hire case reset
The attorney who unsuccessfully defended the Aryan Nations in the landmark 2000 case that bankrupted the racist organization was due to appear Monday in U.S. District Court in Coeur d’Alene …
Sat., April 20, 1996
Aryan Says Board To Pick His Successor Compound May Leave Idaho, Richard Butler Tells Skinheads
The 78-year-old founder and leader of the Aryan Nations says he’s appointing a board to select his successor. The board will decide whether to keep the white supremacy church in …