Post Tagged with: "civil rights"

President Barack Obama awards the 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom to Congressman John Lewis in a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Feb. 15, 2011.  (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Civil Rights Hero Nearly Killed By KKK Has A Warning About Donald Trump

This civil rights hero was beaten and nearly killed by the KKK and now he has a warning about Donald Trump.

by Oliver Willis· · News
When Hillary Clinton Went Undercover To Fight Racism

When Hillary Clinton Went Undercover To Fight Racism

Hillary Clinton was part of an undercover operation designed to beat racist policies.

by Oliver Willis· · News
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WATCH: Video Shows Cop Shot His Own Partner, Executed Bicycler

Newly released cell phone video shows a Los Angeles police officer shot his partner in the stomach before pumping bullets into a man who was pinned to the sidewalk.

by Randa Morris· · News
WATCH: Top Judge Slams Trump And Bigots, Tells Muslims ‘You Do Not Stand Alone’ (VIDEO)

WATCH: Top Judge Slams Trump And Bigots, Tells Muslims ‘You Do Not Stand Alone’ (VIDEO)

A top judge absolutely obliterates the hate of Trump and his fellow travelers and tells Muslims we stand together.

by Oliver Willis· · News
Taylor Swift Says Radio Host Sexually Groped Her, Now She’s Taking Him To Court On Behalf Of All Women

Taylor Swift Says Radio Host Sexually Groped Her, Now She’s Taking Him To Court On Behalf Of All Women

Taylor Swift is standing up for women being sexually harassed in public in a very real way.

by Oliver Willis· · News
WATCH: Black Man Completely Out Of F*cks To Give Plays ‘F*ck The Police’ When Pulled Over

WATCH: Black Man Completely Out Of F*cks To Give Plays ‘F*ck The Police’ When Pulled Over

He must have a pair the size of bowling balls…

by Justin Rosario· · News
Courtney Wilson, 25, and Taylor Guerrero, 21

Is This America? Lesbian Couple Says They Were Arrested For Kissing In Public

A lawsuit filed by a lesbian couple says they were arrested for kissing in public.

by Oliver Willis· · News
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Black Teen Brutalized By Police For Making White Woman Feel Uncomfortable (VIDEO)

A Black college student was brutalized by police and detained in shackles for more than two hours, and it was all because he opened the door for a white woman…

by Randa Morris· · News
Photo of Sen. Elizabeth Warren screen captured from the AFL-CIO's video.

Elizabeth Warren Just Gave The Speech Black Lives Matter Wanted To Hear (VIDEO)

Finally, a politician gets it right on social justice and police reform. Warren’s strategy goes beyond body cameras, and addresses actual solutions.

by Sarah Burris· · News, Political Rants
Tea Party Speaker Taken Aback When Crowd Cheers Being Called ‘Racist’ And ‘Homophobic’

Tea Party Speaker Taken Aback When Crowd Cheers Being Called ‘Racist’ And ‘Homophobic’

When a Republican speaker complained that people think the Tea Party is composed of “racist, homophobe, xenophobe, gun-toting radicals – that’s who we are,” the crowd went wild. He had no idea what to do next.

by John Prager· · News
Trump, Rubio and Cruz Want Rosa Parks On The Ten Dollar Bill, But This Fun Fact Might Change Their Minds

Trump, Rubio and Cruz Want Rosa Parks On The Ten Dollar Bill, But This Fun Fact Might Change Their Minds

If your supply of popcorn and brown liquor made it to the third hour of the GOP debate, you’re one of the lucky ones because the best thing ever happened during one of the last questions.

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Kim Davis Now Being Compared To Abraham Lincoln In Defying SCOTUS Marriage Decision

These ridiculous comparisons of Kim Davis to people who actually fought for causes the right way need to stop.

by Rika Christensen· · Current Issues, News
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Another Fake Christian Compares Kim Davis To Civil Rights Leaders Like Martin Luther King, Jr.

Can we stop with these insulting and wholly inaccurate comparisons now?

by Rika Christensen· · News
Mayhap he's become unhinged?

Fundie Pastor Blows Past Ten Commandments: The Gay Is ‘Absolute Worst Possible Abomination’ On Earth (AUDIO)

Unhinged pseudo-Christian Kevin Swanson seems to have forgotten that there are worse “abominations” in his book. Like “don’t get nekkid.”

by T. Steelman· · Current Issues, News
Hypocrite Jindal Forgets About His Opinion Of Official Who Refused Marriage Licenses To Interracial Couples  (AUDIO)

Hypocrite Jindal Forgets About His Opinion Of Official Who Refused Marriage Licenses To Interracial Couples (AUDIO)

Bobby Jindal has jumped on the Kim Davis bandwagon. He forgot about a similar case he felt differently about. But what’s a little hypocrisy For a GOPer?

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Arkansas Voters Reject The Hateful Duggars, Approve LGBT Anti-Discrimination Law

Fayetteville, Arkansas voters just capped off what has been a terrible summer for the Duggar family.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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Huckabee Condescendingly Believes He Knows How MLK Would Feel About #BlackLivesMatter (VIDEO)

Mike Huckabee really should have just kept his mouth shut on this one.

by Shannon Barber· · News
Bully Cop Throws Harmless 61-Year-Old To The Ground For Singing In Public (VIDEO)

Bully Cop Throws Harmless 61-Year-Old To The Ground For Singing In Public (VIDEO)

It seems that singing in public in Allentown, PA will get you assaulted by police. That is what happened to Jim Ochse. Luckily, it was filmed.

by T. Steelman· · Current Issues, News
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This Week In Police Brutality And Corruption: No Video, No Justice (VIDEOS)

These five cases of cops caught on video this week serve to remind us how important it is that every police officer, in every police department in the U.S., be equipped with a mandatory body camera.

by Randa Morris· · News
Oklahoma Gun Range Claims It Is Their Right To Declare Their Business A ‘Muslim-Free Zone’

Oklahoma Gun Range Claims It Is Their Right To Declare Their Business A ‘Muslim-Free Zone’

More hate from the totally not bigoted right.