People rallied at the Municipal Services Building at 15th Street and JFK Boulevard in Center City Saturday night, only an hour after George Zimmerman was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
Unfortunately, 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.
Romney supporters, including his son Tagg, have moved away from dog whistle politics and are now engaging in outright disrespectful and racist campaigning.
While 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?
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.
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.
Police in South Jersey are looking for the vandals who spray-painted racial slurs in a historically black section of Haddon Township over the weekened.
Villanova University held its “One Book” lecture on Friday afternoon, featuring a Haverford man who spent several years of his childhood living in a Japanese American internment camp in Arizona.
Everett Gillison disputes a recent report that the Philadelphia Fire Department is “rife with racial division.”
New Castle County Police Detectives have arrested a 16-year-old male and charged him with a hate crime and related offenses.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Leaders around the world are trying to figure out ways to battle racial and ethnic bigotry. Abe Foxman, head of the anti-defamation league is known as one of the most aggressive fighters […]
A federal lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Gloucester Township public works employee Steven Brodie Jr., who says he was taunted by two colleagues because of his race and the township did nothing about it.
Delaware State Police are investigating after a Dover-area man found racist graffiti on his home.