Stories tagged: racist
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 2:25 p.m.
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. …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 4:57 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
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 …
Tue., March 27, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
Heineken has removed a commercial for its light beer after some complaints that it was racist.
Mon., March 19, 2018, 2:31 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
A car parked in Kendall Yards was tagged over the weekend with racist graffiti.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 4:41 p.m.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
An Idaho school district has painted over a mural that some considered disrespectful to Native Americans.
Thu., June 9, 2016
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’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
So: Patrick Rushing isn’t a racist. And Rachel Dolezal is black. That’s how they identify, at least.
Fri., March 29, 2013
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
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
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 …