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.

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,”

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,

California man attacks girlfriend with a baseball bat for saying no to sex: police

California man attacks girlfriend with a baseball bat for saying no to sex: police

Bethania Palma Markus An Orange County, California man who allegedly beat his girlfriend with a baseball bat because she refused to have sex with him is currently in custody awaiting trial, the Orange County Register reports. Jackee Jeffries is awaiting arraignment on multiple felonies, including felony corporal injury on a cohabitant, forced sodomy, dissuading a witness

Southern Baptist leader joins call to boycott Starbucks over holiday cups that aren’t ‘clearly Christmas’

Southern Baptist leader joins call to boycott Starbucks over holiday cups that aren’t ‘clearly Christmas’

Travis Gettys The former political leader of the Southern Baptist Convention has apparently joined the leftist plot to make Christians look foolish by complaining about Starbucks’ holiday cups. Sarah Palin co-signed her daughter Bristol’s conspiracy theory that media liberals were trying “to make Christians look stupid” by promoting an attention-seeking “evangelist’s” call to boycott the

Authorities investigate vandalism at University Of Missouri Black Culture Center

Authorities investigate vandalism at University Of Missouri Black Culture Center

International Business Times

Tensions continued at the University of Missouri Thursday after police said they were investigating a report of vandalism at the Columbia campus’ black culture center, the Associated Press reported. Police said someone spray-painted over a part of a sign at the center. The word “black” on a sign at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center was apparently…

GOP lawmaker wants Dallas to throw out LGBT protections and for schools to teach creationism

GOP lawmaker wants Dallas to throw out LGBT protections and for schools to teach creationism

Bethania Palma Markus After Houston voters struck down an ordinance protecting LGBT people from discrimination, a creationist state senator would like Dallas to reconsider its own 13-year-old law that protects the group. Freshman State Sen. Don Huffiness (R) has been holding town hall meetings to advocate bringing the protections for LGBT people, which have been

Oklahoma cop attacks woman in parked car, drags her by hair and punches her: witnesses

Oklahoma cop attacks woman in parked car, drags her by hair and punches her: witnesses

David Edwards Law enforcement officials in Oklahoma said this week that they were considering recommending charges against a Yukon police officer after witnesses said that he assaulted a woman. An Oklahoma City police report obtained by KOCO said that the woman reported the attack early Saturday morning. According to the report, witnesses observed 29-year-old Zachary

Fox anchor dismisses Mizzou racism: ‘If this poop swastika existed wouldn’t there be a picture of it?’

Fox anchor dismisses Mizzou racism: ‘If this poop swastika existed wouldn’t there be a picture of it?’

David Edwards Fox News host Jon Scott on Thursday suggested that former University of Missouri President Tim Wolf had been forced out unfairly because students could not produce evidence of a “poop swastika” that had been reportedly seen in a school bathroom. Wolf resigned last week after the school’s football team refused to play because