Racism

WWU Student Charged For Hate CrimeA Washington state college student has been charged with malicious harassment, under Washington's hate crime law, for allegedly writing "let's lynch her" on a social media post concerning a student leader at Western Washington University.
Students Return To Campus After Racial Threats"I'm upset that we're told to use the buddy system, and that's the only way that we can maybe have safety."
Study Finds Racial Bias At CrosswalksBlack pedestrians waited longer than whites for drivers to stop and let them cross the street.
Richard Sherman Opens Press Conference With Message About 'Black Lives Matter' MovementSeattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, both loved and loathed by fans across the US for speaking his mind openly and honestly, took some time at the beginning of a Wednesday press conference to address a rumor about an article floating around
Clinton: Confederate Flag Has No Place In U.S.Clinton called the Confederate flag a "symbol of our nation's racist past that has no place in our present or our future. It shouldn't fly there. It shouldn't fly anywhere."
Pastor Killed In Church Shooting Bridged Faith, PoliticsPinckney became, at 23, the youngest African-American then elected to the South Carolina Legislature. In 2000, he was elected to the state Senate.
Court Officials Ordered To Preserve US Judge's Racist EmailsFederal judicial officials must preserve hundreds of racist and inappropriate emails that prompted Montana's former chief U.S. district judge to step down, under a Wednesday court order in a case brought by attorneys for American Indians intent on challenging the judge's past rulings.
Starbucks Steps Into Conversation About RaceStarbucks' campaign aimed at encouraging people to talk about race relations in the U.S. is the latest example of a big company trying to tie its brands to big social issues
Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race RelationsUnfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
Opinion: Romney Campaign Drops Dog Whistle And Moves To Blatant RacismRomney supporters, including his son Tagg, have moved away from dog whistle politics and are now engaging in outright disrespectful and racist campaigning.
Opinion: Black-on-Black Racism During The Presidential CampaignWhile it is reported that 94% or more of African-Americans support President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in the upcoming national presidential election, the rarely-spoken question is: Are many African-Americans only voting for Obama because he’s black?
Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly RacistWhile 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.

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