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Rick Perry Niggerhead

RE: Racial Redux in the Republican Presidential 'Race'

James Peterson | Posted 03.24.2012 | Black Voices
James Peterson

Let's go to the NAACP national convention and explain to their largely professional middle and upper middle class membership that their 'Food Stamp' President has put more (white) people on government assistance than any other president in history.

Perry's Parents Evade Controversial Subjects

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

The parents of Texas Gov. Rick Perry declined to comment on controversial topics in the presidential race in an interview with the Dallas Morning News...

WATCH: Silverman Blasts Rick Perry, Talks Racism

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 12.31.2011 | Comedy

Comedian Sarah Silverman went on "The Rachel Maddow Show" Friday to discuss "Live from N*****head", a comedy show and fundraiser she's putting on this...

The GOP's Ongoing Lack of Respect

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. | Posted 12.28.2011 | Chicago
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

All American presidents deserve respect, and all American voters deserve candidates who will confront bigotry, and not sit in convenient silence when it rears its ugly head.

Was Barbara Walters Wrong For Using The N-Word On The Air?

Steven Petrow | Posted 12.07.2011 | Gay Voices
Steven Petrow

Speaking as a gay man, it's one thing for us to use "faggot" or "dyke" among our own. Often these terms are delivered with a knowing wink, a certain warmth, almost in a family sort of way. Even so, they're still dicey in our community.

The Past Is Never Dead With the N-Word

Irene Monroe | Posted 12.06.2011 | Black Voices
Irene Monroe

In a supposedly post-racial society, one would think that the n-word was buried and long gone with it troubled eras of race relations in this country. However, as we all try to move from America's ugly racial past, there are still rock solid vestiges of it.

Top GOP Senator Says Rick Perry Faces 'Intimidation' As A 'Southern White Guy'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) defended Rick Perry against accusations of racism Thursday, following the revelation over the weekend that a Perry family...

Rep. Demands Rick Perry Apologize For Racially Offensive Rock

Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

The uproar over Rick Perry's family hunting camp name has reached legislative levels. Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D) introduced a resolution on T...

Rick Perry, Racism and America's Soul

Glenn W. Smith | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics
Glenn W. Smith

The Washington Post's revelation about Perry's hunting camp has, to say the least, stirred some national discussion. But what the talk has demonstrated so far is our general ineptitude when it comes to discussing matters of race.

Al Sharpton Tears Into Rick Perry Over N-Word Controversy

Posted 12.04.2011 | Media

Al Sharpton lit into Rick Perry on his Monday show, criticizing the Texas governor for the still-swirling controversy surrounding an offensive rock pl...

Jason Linkins

Reporters Spent Day Two of N-Wordheadgate Searching West Texas For Racist Rock

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.04.2011 | Media

After the Washington Post N-Wordheadgate scoop this weekend the rest of the media wanted to add their own contribution. So, as you might expect, everyone within driving distance of Paint Creek, Texas, began the 2012 Primary Season's Quest To Find The Racist Rock!

After Perry's "Niggerhead" Controversy, Conservatives Slam…Herman Cain

Mother Jones | Posted 12.03.2011 | Black Voices

As Texas Gov. Rick Perry deals with the fallout from the revelation that his family leases a hunting camp called "Niggerhead," Herman Cain is facing h...

WATCH: Barbara's Use Of N-Word Leads To Icy Discussion With Sherri

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.03.2011 | Media

Barbara Walters, Sherri Shepherd and Whoopi Goldberg had a tense discussion on Monday about the use of the N-word. (Watch Part 1 above, and scroll dow...

WATCH: Scarborough Rips Perry Over N-Word Controversy While Mika Defends Him

Posted 12.03.2011 | Media

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski disagreed on Monday morning over the significance of a blockbuster story about Rick Perry in Sunday's Washington P...

Laura Bassett

Herman Cain: Rick Perry Is 'Insensitive' Toward Black People

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

Following a Washington Post report that Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry's family hunting camp in Texas once had the word "Niggerhead" pai...