Tag: Muslims

Archived: College Campuses Erupt in Hate Incidents

Following the election of Donald Trump on November 9, incidents of “hateful intimidation and harassment” have occurred in record numbers, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). As of November 14 the group has collected 437 reports just since the election. “Since Donald Trump won the election we’ve seen…

Archived: Trump Again Urges Racial Profiling By Police

Still convinced that terrorists equate to Muslims, Trump once again called for racial profiling of immigrants “from that part of the world” after a series of attacks this weekend in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota. On television interviews and campaign rallies yesterday, Trump said police are afraid to racially…

Archived: Is Rep. King the Biggest Bigot in Congress

U.S. Congressman Steve King of Iowa on Monday night said that white people contributed more to civilization than any other category or “sub-group of people.” During a live broadcast from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, panelists led by MSNBC moderator Chris Hayes were discussing the racial makeup of the…

Archived: Racial Profiling 'Common Sense,' Says Trump

Trump on Sunday called racial profiling of Muslims “common sense” as a strategy to prevent violence in America although his proposed policies would prove ineffective, experts say. “I think profiling is something that we’re gonna have to start thinking about as a country,” he said in an interview with CBS’s…