Tag: Hate

Black Voters Have Plenty to Lose With Trump

By Jesse Jackson Race — always a subtext in American politics — has moved center stage in this year’s presidential campaign. Republican Donald Trump called Democrat Hillary Clinton a “bigot.” Clinton responded by using Trump’s words of racial offense against him. History suggests both parties have fallen short on racial…

Trump Staffers Blatantly Racist on Social Media

A report by The Associated Press, examining thesocial media accounts of dozens of current and former staffers employed by both the Trump and Clinton campaigns,reveals Trump’s campaign staff share offensive views publicly. “Donald Trump’s paid campaign staffers have declared on their personal social media accounts that Muslims are unfit to…

Bilingual Invitation Sends Arizona Mayor Into an Orange Hued Fit

An Arizona mayor made headlines for his outburst over receiving a bilingual U.S.-Mexico Border Mayors Association meeting invitation, saying he refuses an invitation “in Spanish/Mexican.” Mayor Ken Taylor of Huachuca City, Arizona, used divisive rhetoric strikingly similar to the derogatory tone that has fueled Trump’s campaign since day one. “I…

Trump to 'Suspend immigration,' Proposes Ideological Tests for Immigrants

Trump called for ideological testing for immigrants in a speech on Monday — a process he described as “extreme vetting” — and said he would “temporarily suspend immigration.” In his latest remarks, which were vague and did not establish specific ways to implement his newest plans, he suggested invoking Cold…

White Supremacists See Trump as 'Real Opportunity'

While Trump has alienated entire groups of people, from Latinos to Muslims to many veterans, the Republican presidential nominee has been very successful in attracting the support of groups most candidates actually avoid. Related Story: Trump’s Record of Hate to Date Late last month, the chairman of the American Nazi…

Leaders Urge South Carolina to Take Down Confederate Flag

By Sheryl Estrada UPDATE (4:15 pm 6/22/15): South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley announced that she will call on state lawmakers to move the Confederate flag from state grounds. Lawmakers are expected to debate the issue and vote in the coming weeks. Original Story: Following racist gunman Dylann Roof’s mass murder…