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Trump Shares Latest Racist and Xenophobic Midterm Ad

President Trump tweeted a video on Wednesday with the following commentary: “It is outrageous what the Democrats are doing to our country. Vote Republican now! http://Vote.GOP.” The incendiary video, which Trump blamed Democrats for undocumented immigrants, shows Luis Bracamontes bragging in a California courtroom about killing police officers and says…

Andrew Gillum Schooled Ron DeSantis During Debate

Sunday night’s gubernatorial debate was one for the history books. The debate between Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis took place in Tampa. It was nationally televised and issues including crime, the environment, health care, race and the leadership of President Donald Trump were the focus. DeSantis, a former…

Shots Fired at Emmett Till's Memorial

Just a month after the Department of Justice reopened the Emmett Till case, a memorial in Mississippi has been vandalized. It stood for a mere 35 days. It’s now pierced with bullets. This is not the first time the sign honoring the 14-year-old boy who was slain for whistling at…

April Ryan Snubbed By White House for Christmas Party

The Trump administration handpicked invitees to the White House Christmas party for news media on Friday at 2 p.m. Several journalists didn’t receive an invitation, including April Ryan for the first time in 20 years of covering the White House. “I don’t think I was overlooked,” Ryan told The Washington…

Obama: 'Absolutely' Faced Racism in White House

In an interview on CNN Wednesday, President Barack Obama reflected on racism he “absolutely” faced during his presidency. “I think there’s a reason attitudes about my presidency among whites in northern states are very different from whites in southern states,” the president said to CNN’s Fareed Zakaria during “The Legacy…