White supremacist Richard Spencer chimed in to support West's bashing of Coates.
Author Ta-Nehisi Coates seemingly had enough of Twitter when Cornell West said in his rant against him that he "fetishizes white supremacy," which drew a tweet of support from white supremacist Richard Spencer. Coates has deleted his account of more than 1 million followers.
"This is a hate crime. Let's stop playing games," said Scot X. Esdaile, president of the NAACP Connecticut chapter.
Brianna Brochu, a white, former University of Hartford student who rubbed her used tampons on her Black roommate, Chennel "Jazzy" Rowe's, backpack and allegedly put Rowe's toothbrush in places "where the sun doesn't shine," will not face hate crime charges.
"Aunt Jemima, mammies, and lots of other Black collectibles are highly sought after, as is Americana collectibles with white characters," owners of Cook's Garage said in a Facebook post.
A neon sign from a 1920s restaurant called the "Coon Chicken Inn" contains a caricature of a Black man, with the name of the restaurant in his mouth. In 2017, the owners of Cook's Garage, a restaurant in predominantly white Lubbock, Texas, think it's appropriate to hang the racist sign in their establishment and call it "Americana History."