While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.
The media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.
The friend of a black CNN camerawoman who was assaulted and called an animal at the Republican National Convention yesterday says that officials did not do enough and owe her friend an apology. Jamila Bey, who […]
In 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama’s election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.
ATLANTA (WAOK)-After several references to the lack of minority contractors hired by the Georgia Department of Transportation during the debate over passage of the T-SPLOST referendum, the Georgia State Conference NAACP has sent a letter containing the […]
A Mississippi couple says the church where they planned to get married turned them away because they are black.
ATLANTA, July 22, 2012, 7 p.m. – The Atlanta father of two Auburn University students is using social media to get justice for his children who he said were racially harassed and one was sent […]
The killer of a 17-year-old Florida man in February made fun of him during a recent jailhouse call. George Zimmerman, who has been released on $1 million bond, made fun of Trayvon Martin, a young […]
According to NewsOne.com, A 13-year-old Black boy was shot dead by his 75-year-old White next door neighbor, John Henry Spooner, after falsely being accused of breaking into the shooter’s home and stealing guns, WDJT-TV, CBS-58 in […]
April is STD Awareness Month and with nearly half of all new cases of Sexual Transmitted Diseases being amongst teens and young people 15- 24 this was a conversation we had to have. Our Mentors […]