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Washington Watch: Week 16

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics
Linnie Frank Bailey

Week sixteen of the Obama second-term presidency found the administration playing 'whack-a-mole' and the term 'scandal' being thrown around even when it came to the president asking Marines to hold umbrellas for himself and a visiting head-of-state during a rainy-day press conference.

Tea Party Leader Makes Racist Joke

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

Tea Party leaders in Arkansas are on the defensive after a board member of a Tea Party group in the Ozarks made a racist joke at a rally over the week...

My On-Again-Off-Again Relationship With White People

Melanie Coffee | Posted 10.25.2011 | Black Voices
Melanie Coffee

It's exhausting to feel like the spokeswoman for your race. Sometimes I have the energy to do it, other times I don't want to be bothered. Many times I think: Why? Why do I have to answer this?

Black Vs. Black Politics: A Christian Perspective

Urban Faith | Posted 09.21.2011 | Religion

On July 24, when the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) holds its annual convention in Los Angeles, the newly formed S...

Amanda Terkel

Explosive NAACP Report: Tea Parties Have Given A Platform To Anti-Semites, Racists And Bigots

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The NAACP reignited the debate over the extremism of Tea Parties on Wednesday, releasing a report alleging ongoing ties between hate groups and the mo...

NAACP Monitors Tea Party 'Racism And Other Forms Of Extremism'

The Washington Post | Krissah Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NAACP leaders have a message for the members of the tea party movement: We're watching you....

Shirley Sherrod, Black Farmers and the 2010 Racial World Cup

Charles D. Ellison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles D. Ellison

Perhaps one of the more eloquent and official retrospectives resulting from the Shirley Sherrod incident was White House Press Secretary Robert Gibb's...

Andrew Breitbart - the NAACP's Best Friend and the Tea Party's Worst Enemy

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

No matter how many shows tea party leaders appear on to deny they are racist, people will remember one of their leaders helped to railroad an innocent black woman with a doctored videotape and a false claim of racism.

NAACP Still Hasn't Atoned for Sherrod Blunder

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

NAACP president Ben Jealous caught holy hell from black bloggers for his astoundingly embarrassing rush to judgment applauding the curb toss of Shir...

Apologizing to Sherrod Step in the Right Direction, but Many Lessons to Be Learned

Rev. Jesse Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rev. Jesse Jackson

The mass media proved completely incapable of handling this latest issue of race and racism in an objective and thoughtful manner. The media jumped on the bandwagon to unfairly smear her integrity.

Fooled Again by Breitbart and the Wingnut Right

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Andrew Breitbart has done it again. This time, he's flimflammed the White House, the NAACP and the traditional news media. I wonder who will be fired and disgraced next.

Sam Stein

Rep. Walt Minnick, Lone Dem Endorsed By Tea Party, Rejects Endorsement

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The one Democratic member of Congress endorsed by the Tea Party Express formally rejected the endorsement on Monday, citing disgust with a satirical, ...

Tea Party To Hold Summit To Combat NAACP's Charges Of Racism

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea Party leaders plan to hold a summit this summer to address recent charges of racism made against the conservative movement. A Philadelphia, Pa. F...

Tea Party Talk: Racism, Palin, and the Hostile Takeover of the Republican Party

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mayhill Fowler

This weekend was supposed to have been the weekend that showcased Sharron Angle for the Tea Party-at-large. But now it is difficult not to conclude that, as the Tea Party Express candidate, she has been crippled instead.

Tea Party Federation Expels Mark Williams Over 'Offensive' Response To NAACP's Racism Charge

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The National Tea Party Federation has expelled conservative commentator and Tea Party Express spokesman Mark Williams over a fictional letter Williams...

Open Letter to Benjamin Jealous

Charles D. Ellison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles D. Ellison

I don't like the racist images and speech at Tea Party rallies either, but can the NAACP really do anything about it? Probably not. Instead of focusing on that issue, why don't you condemn this recession's destruction of 25% of the Black middle-class?

If there are no racists in the Tea Party movement, then please explain the 'Abraham Lincoln letter'

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

If the tea party movement isn't racist, then at the very least, it's not necessarily bright. And nothing displays the movement's stupidity more than ...

The Tea Party Wants You to Call Them Racist

Bart Motes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bart Motes

I thought I was finished with the Tea Party. Then I wake up to the news that one of the leaders of the Tea Party posted a "satirical petition" from t...

WATCH: Black Tea Party Candidate Accuses 'Chicago Machine' Of Racism

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A black candidate for Illinois State Senate has made national news claiming that racism was behind a challenge to her candidacy. Cedra Crenshaw, an...

Will Newt Gingrich Play Peacemaker Between NAACP And Tea Party?

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former GOP House Speaker Newt Gingrich entered the back-and-forth between the Tea Party and NAACP in an unlikely role: possible peacemaker. Gingrich,...

Southern Strategist Sarah Palin Denies the Southern Strategy

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Sarah Palin is and was a Southern Strategist. So it's with considerable hilarity that I read her latest Facebook remarks in which she insisted there isn't a racial component to the various tea party groups.

Sarah Palin Defends Tea Party Against NAACP's Racism Charges

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin lashed out on Tuesday at the NAACP for the group's allegations of racism within the Tea Party movement, saying that the charges were unjus...

NAACP Condemns Tea Party Racism In Resolution

AP | HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Leaders of the country's largest civil rights organization accused tea party activists on Tuesday of tolerating bigotry and a...

Tea Party Should Hail NAACP Resolution on Racism

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The NAACP was right to call out the tea party for saying and doing nothing about the bad actors that spew their racism within the tea party movement. Tea party leaders should welcome the NAACP for pointing that out.

NAACP Resolution Condemning Alleged Tea Party Racism Sparks Attacks (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A plan by the NAACP to condemn perceived racism in the Tea Party movement has sparked fiery attacks between the NAACP and Tea Party leaders. NAACP Pr...