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An African-American family out in New York's Long Island received an anonymous racist letter from someone in the Village of Lindenhurst. Darcell Copes received the letter, it reads:
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 10:45 AM PDT with 127 Recommends
Phyllis Schlafly has always been a racist, right-wing jackass, but at least she's honest about ...
by Steven Payne
Comment Count 55 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 10:45 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
The ACLU has released a study concerning Minnesota and what is clearly a racially driven bias in how law in meted out. The numbers show a startling disparity in the way police enforce low-level ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 09:44 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
[Diarist's Note: Henry Giroux has provided the diarist with written authorization to reproduce his posts in their entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.] [http://www.truth-out.org/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 10:38 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
There are lies and there are big lies, and then are big piles of human excrement upon which perfume is sprayed in copious quantities to make them seem "pleasant"--but what is pleasant about a pile ...
by Alligator Ed
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 10:17 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Over 300 people participated in a rally and march on Sunday, May 24 at the State Capitol in Sacramento from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The protest was part of more than 420 "Anti-Monsanto/Anti-GMO" ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 05:38 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
And who is surprised? Writing at Salon, Jenny Kutner details how: A grotesque image recently made public by a Cook County ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 10:15 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
So Freddy Gray was given a "rough ride" while shackled in a police van resulting in a fractured cervical spine, multiple other injuries, and death on a journey that should have taken three minutes ...
by Alligator Ed
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 11:00 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Today, Battleground Texas' Legal Director Mimi Marziani sent a letter formally notifying Texas Secretary of State Carlos H. Cascos that Battleground Texas is prepared to file a lawsuit if the ...
by nomandates
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 04:07 PM PDT with 175 Recommends
Recently, outlaw motorcycle clubs engaged in a daylight gun battle in Waco, Texas. This combat involved hundreds of people. The mall where the riot occurred was left resembling a war zone, with ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 48 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 11:53 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
And Jesus said, judge not lest ye be judged...
by nicolemaschke
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 12:56 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
From Vox --a study in the Proceedings of the Natural Institute of Science (which has the unfortunate acronym PNIS) found a bias toward white males in a sampling of New Yorker cartoons. ...
by lawrencegoodman
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 07:14 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Well, I usually try greeting every day with a smile. It's easy to do here in the Kos pond, but every so often we need to venture into other ponds or swamps so as not to miss any good opportunities ...
by Alligator Ed
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 03:58 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I realize you could see my title and fear that I was after some trollish end, but such is not the case, I'm afraid. Intentionally inflammatory language aside, this diary and its comments poses an ...
by jackdabastard
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 10:15 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Memorial Day was a tradition inaugurated after the American Civil War by (now) freed black Americans. Black America's history is American history, even while too many of those who are invested in ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 347 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 01:22 PM PDT with 228 Recommends
Selfishness or Racism? I’m, for all intents and purposes an old woman. I don’t feel like one, but because I am hurtling towards seventy, most would consider me an old woman. I have/am amazed ...
by allenels
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 02:12 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
And yet another one... I know it's difficult to keep track of all of the brown people dying at the hands of various law enforcement officers all over America ...
by Ticorules
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 01:00 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
INNOCENTS! Not "suspects" . I'm getting tired of the meaningless use of the word "suspects" in national media. Suspects get arrested and tried in a court by a jury of their peers. "Suspects" get ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 12:08 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
I am going to give in to Denise Oliver Velez's request to turn a comment into a diary. The aversion to length (TL;DR) is a peculiar modern affliction, but I will make it easier for people who ...
by TarheelDem
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 12:01 PM PDT with 109 Recommends
This is a short diary and I am advocating nothing. I don't understand why the systematically oppressed and murdered without justice in this country are always supposed to take the higher ground ...
by ExpatGirl
Comment Count 45 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 06:26 PM PDT with 14 Recommends