Organizers seat woman behind Trump ‘because she’s black’ — so she silently protests by reading her book

Organizers seat woman behind Trump ‘because she’s black’ — so she silently protests by reading her book

Travis Gettys An Illinois woman became an Internet celebrity after she read a book during a campaign speech by Donald Trump. Johari Osayi Idusuyi, a student at Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, said she brought a copy of “Citizen,” an award-winning book on everyday racism by Claudia Rankine, to a rally near her home,

Cleveland clergy join Tamir Rice’s family in request for prosecutor to step down

Cleveland clergy join Tamir Rice’s family in request for prosecutor to step down

Reuters A group of Cleveland area clergy members on Thursday asked the prosecutor in charge of the shooting case of 12-year-old Tamir Rice to step aside in light of comments he made about the family’s “economic motives.” “The public trust in (Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty’s) representation of the public interest has been significantly compromised,”

Howard University braces for attack after chilling racist threat: ‘It’s not murder if they’re black’

Howard University braces for attack after chilling racist threat: ‘It’s not murder if they’re black’

David Edwards The president of Howard University announced on Thursday that the school had increased security after receiving a racist death threat against all students. “We are aware of the threat made against the University and its students and are working with campus, local, and federal law enforcement on this serious matter,” President Wayne A.

Meet the poop truthers: Conservatives deny Mizzou feces swastika even though police saw it

Meet the poop truthers: Conservatives deny Mizzou feces swastika even though police saw it

Bethania Palma Markus Conservative news outlets rushed to declare a racially charged incident at the University of Missouri a hoax — only to have their conspiracy theory easily debunked by another conservative website. Amid rising tensions at the University of Missouri over racist treatment of the school’s African-American student population and failure of school administrators

Rush Limbaugh’s brother: ‘Pro-abortionists lay a trap’ by demanding exceptions for ‘saving a mother’s life’

Rush Limbaugh’s brother: ‘Pro-abortionists lay a trap’ by demanding exceptions for ‘saving a mother’s life’

David Edwards Conservative author David Limbaugh, the brother of Rush Limbaugh, told Fox Business Network on Thursday that advocates for the reproductive rights of women insisted on exceptions for the life of the mother as a way to “trap” opponents of abortion. Fox Business host Ashley Webster kicked off an interview with Limbaugh by noting

Undercover Israeli agents kill Palestinian in raid on West Bank hospital

Undercover Israeli agents kill Palestinian in raid on West Bank hospital

Agence France-Presse Undercover Israeli agents pretending to transport a pregnant woman raided a West Bank hospital overnight and killed a Palestinian while arresting his cousin over a knife attack, officials said Thursday. The Palestinian health ministry said 21 agents participated in the raid targeting Azzam Shalaldeh in the surgery department of the hospital in Hebron.

Chris Christie: ‘Lawless’ Obama destroying the US by encouraging campus protests against racism

Chris Christie: ‘Lawless’ Obama destroying the US by encouraging campus protests against racism

Travis Gettys Gov. Chris Christie is blowing a racist dog whistle to attract attention to his collapsing presidential aspirations. The New Jersey governor has been relegated to the Republican undercard debate, where he repeatedly touted his “law and order” credentials Tuesday night as a former prosecutor, and the following day he attacked “lawless” civil rights

Episcopal preacher skewers Maine GOP with the Gospel after they bizarrely smear him as ‘anti-Christian’

Episcopal preacher skewers Maine GOP with the Gospel after they bizarrely smear him as ‘anti-Christian’

Bethania Palma Markus The Maine Republican Party and state Rep. Lawrence E. Lockman (R) seem to be taking a cue from radical anti-abortion activists who attack their target by editing what they say until it’s no longer accurate. According to the Maine Beacon, Lockman took to his Facebook page to call Democratic mayoral candidate Ben Chin,