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Matt Farmer | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics
Matt Farmer

With her now infamous January 22 appearance on Meet The Press, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, demonstrated that she and her boss oper...

President Trump's Klan-like Rhetoric

Rev. Colin Bossen | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics
Rev. Colin Bossen

President Donald J. Trump reportedly modeled his Inaugural Address after Andrew Jackson, a white supremacist who was the architect of one of the most ...

KKK Leader's Widow And Stepson Charged Over His Death

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.16.2017 | Crime

The widow and stepson of a Missouri Ku Klux Klan leader who investigators say was shot in the head as he slept in his bed have been charged over his d...

Missing KKK Leader Found Shot Dead Near River In Missouri

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.13.2017 | Black Voices

The body of a Ku Klux Klan leader who was reported missing last week was found Saturday near a Missouri river, according to multiple media outlets. F...

Sen. Ted Cruz Calls Democrats 'The Party Of The KKK'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.09.2017 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) claimed Wednesday night that “the Democrats are the party of the Ku Klux Klan.” Speaking on Fox News, Cruz blasted the pa...

Uncovering the roots of racist ideas in America

The Conversation US | Posted 02.06.2017 | Black Voices
The Conversation US

By Ibram X. Kendi, University of Florida Donald Trump proclaimed during his inaugural address, "When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no r...

The KKK And Their Friends Are Overjoyed With Trump's First 10 Days

The Huffington Post | Eliot Nelson | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump may have historically low approval ratings overall, but for many of America’s most politically extreme figures, the commander...

Who Killed The Middle Class?

Harlan Green | Posted 01.17.2017 | Politics
Harlan Green

It's becoming clear that our Middle Class--the midsection of U.S. earners and consumers--has shrunk alarmingly. And this is the main reason for the po...

KKK Members Claim They Were Paid To Fabricate Scenes For A&E Show

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.31.2016 | Entertainment

Members of the Ku Klux Klan who were participating in a now-canceled documentary series for A&E are claiming producers paid them to fabricate scenes f...

A&E Cancels Upcoming KKK Docuseries Over Cash Payments

Reuters | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 12.25.2016 | Entertainment

The A&E cable television network said on Saturday it has canceled an upcoming documentary about efforts to help Ku Klux Klan members break away from t...

Black Man Gets KKK Members To Disavow By Befriending Them

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.22.2016 | Black Voices

Daryl Davis, an accomplished keyboardist who has worked with Chuck Berry and Little Richard, has quite the side interest. For the past few decades the...

Cop Who Was Fired For Flying Confederate Flag Outside Home Sues Department, City

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 12.20.2016 | Politics

A former Georgia police sergeant is suing her department after she says she was fired for flying a Confederate flag outside her home, in a case whose ...

A&E Is Making A Show About The Ku Klux Klan Called 'Generation KKK'

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.19.2016 | Entertainment

An upcoming docuseries on A&E will go inside the Ku Klux Klan. The television network will premiere an eight-part docuseries about four KKK-affiliated...

Why It's Fair -- And Patriotic -- To Boo Mike Pence And Donald Trump In Public Places

Mario Almonte | Posted 11.26.2016 | Politics
Mario Almonte

Yeah, it's okay for us to continue to treat Trump and Pence with disrespect. We're just following the example of its most zealous practitione

The Battle For America Continues

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 11.22.2016 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

American values, institutions, and people are in peril. Taking care of one another is an immediate concern. As we move forward, resisting Trump and the threat he poses is the decent and patriotic thing to do.

Reconciliation and Resistance in Trump's America

Ben Railton | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics
Ben Railton

In the aftermath of Donald Trump's stunning victory, and in response to the anti-Trump protests in numerous cities driven by the hashtag activist move...

Truthful Reflections: Repainting an American Story

Eduardo Diaz | Posted 10.31.2016 | Latino Voices
Eduardo Diaz

As witness and activist-creative, Valdez joins the ranks of great American painters who insist on holding up a truthful mirror to the American experience, one into which we all need to deeply gaze.

Trump May Have Been Born In Queens, But He's The Anti-New Yorker

Robert Slayton | Posted 10.05.2016 | New York
Robert Slayton

What in fact defines the culture of our largest city, and does Mr. Trump measure up?

When Should A Racist Film Be Required Viewing? Right Now.

Greg Garrett | Posted 09.23.2016 | Media
Greg Garrett

This semester, I taught a repugnant movie. On purpose.

Donald Trump's Vision for America: A Culture of Hate?

Ron Klink | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics
Ron Klink

As we enter the final stages of the Presidential campaign, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton continue to intensify their attacks on one another.

The Anti-American

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 09.05.2016 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

During this Labor Day week, the traditional start date for fall presidential campaigns, the time is overdue for all Americans to wake up and fully recognize that this is no ordinary election, that one of the candidates represents an unprecedented threat to America, and just how extensive that threat is.

Heroic Woman In Iconic Photo From A Klan Rally Shares Disturbing Update 20 Years Later

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.31.2016 | OWN

In 1996, the Ku Klux Klan announced its plans to hold a rally in Keshia Thomas’ hometown of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Like many who were staunchly agains...

David Duke Continues Bromance With Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.30.2016 | Politics

White nationalist David Duke, the former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard who is running for U.S. Senate in Louisiana, reiterated his support for Republican ...

David Duke, Donald Trump and the dog whistle

The Conversation US | Posted 08.25.2016 | Politics
The Conversation US

Kirby Goidel, Texas A&M University ; Charles S. Bullock III, University of Georgia, and Keith Gaddie, University of Oklahoma David Duke, the blow-dri...

How Much Do Black Child Lives Matter?

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 08.01.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

I strongly oppose capital punishment which Blanton and his evil co-conspirators so viciously inflicted. But I do support punishment which at least tries to proximate his heinous crime. This prisoner snuffed out four sacred child lives and escaped punishment for decades. He should die in prison for his inhumane atrocious crime.