Racial Issues

Right-wing ad pits African Americans against immigrants

Right-wing ad pits African Americans against immigrants

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The anti-immigration group NumbersUSA, an immigration reduction organization that seeks to reduce US immigration levels to pre-1965 levels, has released a new racist ad that tries to pit African Americans against immigrants. The ad features an African American male with his family explaing that he needs a job […]

Cherokee Nation – actions of Senator Brown staff ‘racist’ and ‘offensive’

Cherokee Nation – actions of Senator Brown staff ‘racist’ and ‘offensive’

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit As reported by ABC affiliate WCVB in Boston, “The Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation issued a strongly worded statement  Wednesday, denouncing the actions of staffers and supporters of the Sen. Scott  Brown campaign, who were shown in a YouTube video [shown below] chanting Indian “war whoops”  and […]

Scott Brown’s racial politics crosses the line

Scott Brown’s racial politics crosses the line

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Rachel Maddow discusses how Scott Brown’s racial politics crosses the line. showing a video of 5 of Sen. Brown’s staff members and supporters mocking Native Americans with hoots and gestures such as a means of taunting Brown’s opponent in the upcoming election, Elizabeth Warren. The ABC news affiliate in Boston […]

Dismantling the Fulcrum of White Supremacy

Dismantling the Fulcrum of White Supremacy

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Laura Flanders interviews activist and writer Scot Nakagawa about “dismantling the fulcrum of white supremacy on The Nation’s Channel. Race, according to activist and writer Scot Nakagawa, was an idea created originally to justify the enslavement of a people, and has displayed pernicious staying power in the centuries […]