Tag: Social Media

Obamas Should be Hanged, Says State Official

A Tennessee deputy director has resigned after posting disturbing racist and violent messages on his Facebook, including one calling for the deaths of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. David Barber, former deputy director of the Shelby County Corrections Center, wrote numerous hateful posts about Obama. “If TRUMP…

FBI, Homeland Security Sued Over BLM Surveillance Records

A lawsuit has been filed against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for not releasing information regarding surveillance of Black Lives Matter protesters and activists. The Center for Constitutional Rights and the Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center at Case Western Reserve University School…

Black Doctor Asks to Help Delta Passenger, Denied by Flight Attendant

Delta Air Lines’ lack of diversity in senior leadership may allow for a culture of bias. By Sheryl Estrada Delta Air Lines a company with a nine-member executive leadership committee of eight men, one woman and no Blacks or Latinos said it is “troubled” by passenger Tamika Cross’ accusations of…

Republican Rep Nominee Likens Obamas to Monkeys

A Republican candidate for Kentucky’s House of Representatives has expressed no remorse for a series of racially charged posts on his Facebook page including several likening the Obamas to monkeys. Dan Johnson, the man in question, recently said he is in fact the candidate who will “make Kentucky great again.”…