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Four students in a southeastern Michigan town sued their school district over discipline they received in the wake of racist social media posts directed at black students.
The video streaming company said it will now take down videos that lob insults at people based on race, gender expression, sexual orientation or other “protected attributes.” The Google-owned company will also prohibit veiled threats of violence, taking a step further into moderating what people can say on the videos they create and upload.
Jim Valentine’s defense of the racist imagery he paraded through Coeur d’Alene’s Fourth of July celebration embodies the representative species of our racist moment – the “Who, me?” racist; the no-racist-bones racist; the racist who, in the manner of the president, simply insists, when their racism is noticed, that it is not racism at all, as an audience of fellow cretins cheers.
Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. Condemnation of his comments “doesn’t concern me because many people agree with me,” he declared.
A racist “promposal” that has rocked Palos Verdes High School is part of what at least one expert says is a much larger problem.
The alleged shooter in the New Zealand mosque massacre was a globe-trotting young Australian and avowed racist who immersed himself in an Internet subculture of extreme anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim, white supremacist ideology.
President Donald Trump is playing down any threat posed by racist white nationalism
Internet companies scrambled Friday to remove graphic video filmed by a gunman in the New Zealand mosque shootings that was widely available on social media for hours after the horrific attack.
Historic covenants that prevented people of color from buying or living in Spokane homes must remain part of the public record, according to Spokane County Auditor Vicky Dalton. “They’re offensive. Those clauses are absolutely offensive, but the reality is they are our history and they need to remain part of the public record,” she said. “That is what happened. People were hurt. People were damaged. People were restrained from where they had to live. And people really had to fight to nullify those clauses.”
A Facebook post suggesting Florida State head coach Willie Taggart should be lynched has cost a Seminoles fan his job.
In Roseanne Barr’s first TV interview since her ABC sitcom was canceled for a racist tweet, the comedian apologized for her “ill-worded” post and insisted she isn’t a bigot.
A white supremacist living in Sandpoint appears to be responsible for another spate of vitriolic automated phone calls, this time targeting Spokane-area residents in response to criticism of a Spokane Transit Authority executive.
ABC executives are willing to consider carrying on “Roseanne” without its star Roseanne Barr, according to people familiar with the matter who were not authorized to comment.
ABC canceled its hit reboot of “Roseanne” on Tuesday following star Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet that referred to former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett as a product of the Muslim Brotherhood and the “Planet of the Apes.”
Heineken has removed a commercial for its light beer after some complaints that it was racist.
Alex May, a 34-year-old software developer who grew up in Spokane, moved back to town last fall with his wife and family. They bought a home in the Comstock neighborhood. When they were signing the documents to close the sale, they came across the covenant attached to the home’s deed – and their signing agent pointed out that one of the covenants provisions was no longer legally valid: a whites-only provision.
Posters from a prominent white nationalist group with a history of posting material in the Spokane area were recently discovered and removed from a downtown intersection.
Classes have been canceled for the day at Kettering University in Michigan as authorities investigate racist graffiti found at a residence hall.
Eastern Washington University students held a “unity rally” Tuesday afternoon in response to racist flyers that were left on the Cheney campus earlier this month.
A car parked in Kendall Yards was tagged over the weekend with racist graffiti.