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Racist Incidents on College Campuses Cloud New School Year

School may have just started a few weeks ago, but a number of college campuses throughout the country have already experienced incidents of campus racism. Students across these campuses have demonstrated their dismay over the discriminatory environments. This has left a number of administrations to take a long hard look…

Mike Pence Declines to Call Former KKK Leader David Duke 'Deplorable'

GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence this week declined to call former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke “deplorable,” despite even his fellow Republicans urging him to do so. In an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Monday, Pence slammed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for referring to Trump supporters…

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…

Trump Defends Roger Ailes' Sexual Assault: He 'Helped' Women

Over the weekend, Trump twice defended former Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes’ alleged sexual misconduct and then said “I guess” when asked if he would vote for a Democrat over a former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard for Senate. In an interview for Showtime’s “The Circus,” which was…

Trump Delegates Include Racists and Criminals

Trump’s selected delegates for the Republican National Convention include racists, white supremacists and alleged sexual predators. Los Angeles attorney William Johnson was among those selected but resigned last week. Johnson is the head of the white nationalist American Freedom Party. Classified by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) under its…

Georgia Lawmaker: KKK 'not so much a racist thing'

The Ku Klux Klan “made a lot of people straighten up,” Georgia State Rep. Tommy Benton (R-Jefferson) said last week in an interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Further, the Klan “was not so much a racist thing but a vigilante thing to keep law and order,” according to Benton. Benton,…

KKK Costume ‘Kind of Funny,’ Says Mayor’s Husband

By Sheryl Estrada A photo of the men posted on Facebook. Acceptable Halloween fun in Lahoma, Okla., includes dressing up like the Ku Klux Klan and holding torches. There are a few stipulations, though: you must be drunk, a “good ol’ boy” and have at least one member of the…

Ailing White Supremacist Helped by Black Officer During Rallies

By Sheryl Estrada The temperature and tempers flared in Columbia, S.C. on Saturday afternoon, yet in the midst of contention was a reminder of the potential for humanity. A rally for racial equality organized by the Black Educators for Justice, based in Jacksonville, Fla., was scheduled from noon to 4…