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Hillary v. Trump: Scalia's Death Changed Everything

Eric Mink | Posted 03.03.2017 | Politics
Eric Mink

Scalia's death changed everything. Instead of nominations of federal judges being just another presidential election year hypothetical, there is now a hard, cold reality: Someone will take Scalia's place on the Supreme Court, and that person will have a lifetime appointment.

Donald Trump Under Fire For Waffling On The KKK

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.29.2016 | Politics

Prominent political figures across the spectrum on Monday criticized Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after the billionaire seemed reluc...

Trump, the KKK, David Duke and SuperTuesday

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 03.01.2017 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

WILL ANYTHING COME OF THIS CHAOS? Tomorrow is Super Tuesday. No matter what happens, Republicans are in chaos. Even with clarity. Here's why. Let's...

Video Captures A Violent Brawl Between KKK And Protesters In California

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 02.29.2016 | Crime

A witness' video captured the moment Saturday when KKK members and counterprotesters began brawling during a Klan rally in California, revealing just ...

3 Stabbed During Ku Klux Klan Rally In Southern California

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 02.27.2016 | Crime

Warning: This story contains graphic photos and video. Three people were stabbed Saturday during a Ku Klux Klan rally in Anaheim, California, includin...

White Supremacists Mobilize For Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.28.2016 | Politics

As the Republican presidential primary moves into the American south, white supremacist groups are working to mobilize racists to get out the vote for...

Hate Groups And Extremism Grew In 2015

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.17.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump earned the dubious honor Wednesday of appearing on the cover of the Southern Poverty Law Center's annual report on extremis...

2015 Saw A 14 Percent Rise In Hate Groups

Washington Post | Chloe Angyal | Posted 02.17.2016 | Politics

America is getting angrier. For the first time in five years, the number of hate groups in the United States rose in 2015, according to a new report f...

The Lairds Came To America!

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics
Bil Hitchcock

249 years ago during a bitterly cold January and February, they were on two ships...Samuel Laird, 41, his wife, Margaret Gibson, 36, and their three s...

Georgia GOPer: Ending Confederate Holidays Is What ISIS Would Do

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

Georgia State Rep. Tommy Benton (R) thinks efforts to end state holidays celebrating the Confederacy are on par with terrorist acts committed by the s...

Hillary's Hypocrisy: Clinging to Obama After Her Racist Dog Whistles in 2008

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

I received an email today from a black elder asking me to reprint a column I wrote for an African American newspaper in April 2008 detailing the persistent racism in the Clinton campaign as it tried to derail Obama's historic run for the presidency. She wanted me to "remind the American people of how far the Clintons had stooped" a mere eight years ago.

50 Years Ago, This Man Was Murdered For Being a Voting Rights Activist

The Zinn Education Project | Posted 01.13.2017 | Black Voices
The Zinn Education Project

This week marks the 50th anniversary of Vernon Dahmer being killed by the Ku Klux Klan. On January 9, 1966, Vernon Dahmer announced on the radio that he would pay the poll tax for anyone who could not afford to register to vote.

Instead of Honoring Slaveholders, Slave Traders and Racists

Alan Singer | Posted 12.21.2016 | Education
Alan Singer

A campaign to honor the struggle to end slavery in the United States is an excellent social studies project to engage students as active citizens responding to racism and in shaping the future the United States.

Christmas, Jesus and American Terrorism

Nicolas B. Aziz | Posted 12.17.2016 | World
Nicolas B. Aziz

It is time for us to recognize the inaccuracies and faults within our history and human culture - whether it be in regards to Christmas, Jesus or terrorism - and use this identification as an impetus for improvement. Happy Holidays.

Citadel Suspends Cadets Who Wore Pillowcases Resembling KKK Hoods

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.16.2015 | Politics

The Citadel military college in South Carolina has completed an initial investigation into the students who wore pillowcases resembling Ku Klux Klan h...

Is My Senator a Member of the KKK?

John A. Tures | Posted 11.06.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

I was shocked to learn that my U.S. Senator, Johnny Isakson, made the list. Could the legislator, one of the most respected members of the Senate and the state of Georgia, be a secret Klansman?

Mayor Says Husband Dressed In KKK Outfit As 'Halloween Prank,' But Nobody's Laughing

The Huffington Post | Philip Lewis | Posted 11.02.2015 | Politics

Although most people in the U.S. would likely agree that dressing up as a Ku Klux Klansman for Halloween is totally offensive and inappropriate, there...

Anonymous Vows To Unhood 1,000 Ku Klux Klan Members

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.28.2015 | Politics

As the first anniversary of the Ferguson protests approaches, a group identifying itself as the hactivist collective Anonymous has issued a threat to ...

Afghanistan Should Treat Taliban, ISIS Like the KKK

Suleiman Wali | Posted 09.29.2016 | World
Suleiman Wali

Through repetition and evocative imagery, not unlike Kennedy's pivotal take-down of the Klan, the Afghan government can help to gradually curb the rise of backward thinking in all its evil forms, at least within its borders.

Be a Multiplier

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 09.03.2016 | Black Voices
Trudy Bourgeois

It doesn't matter where you are, your education level, or your job title, you are called to be a multiplier. Help others. Serve others. Encourage others. Reach out to those different from you. Have the hard conversations. Be. The. Change. Be a multiplier

Tea Party and Trump Supporters Can't Accept People Like Jorge Ramos and Barack Obama as Americans

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 08.31.2016 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

We didn't constantly see signs expressing bigotry at Gore, Kerry, or Dean rallies. And that's the difference. When the tea party talks about taking their country back, it's about more than politics alone.

Hate-Group Watchdog: Trump Has 'White Nationalist Positions'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 08.26.2015 | Latino Voices

A national hate-group watchdog said on Wednesday that the real estate mogul Donald Trump has "white nationalist positions" on Latino immigrants, wheth...

Alabama Cheerleading Coach Dismissed After Reporting Racist T-Shirt Worn By Parent

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.28.2015 | Sports

An Alabama cheerleading squad has lost two of its coaches after a pair of racist T-shirts appeared at an August practice. Brian McCracken, the assist...

North Carolina GOP Chair Ties Hillary Clinton To The KKK

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics

The chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party linked Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to the Ku Klux Klan in multiple tweets wi...

In South Carolina, a Ku Klux Klan in Decline

Stephen Calabria | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics
Stephen Calabria

The Saturday rally planned by an affiliate of the Ku Klux Klan was meant to showcase the group's longevity despite cultural forces urging its demise. Instead, the rally only served to underscore its increasing irrelevance.