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You know I can never understand people and there racism issues. We all bleed red. We all are created in God's image. If the truth be know every caucasian in this country is of different nationality. There are no pure races anymore unless we talk about the black race, the indians, or the chinese. So the so called white folks, me included needs to take a long look at themselves before saying anything about any other races. Education is the key to cross cultural understanding.

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SHOOT FIRST, ASK QUESTIONS LATER: Teen Killed By Neighborhood Watcher

How many of our kids wear hoodies in the rain?  How many of our kids get shot because they are wearing hoodies in the rain?  Well, at least one…this week.  America is scratching its collective head over the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.  The Florida teen was walking back to a friend’s house with a bag ... Read more

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OH HALEY NO: No Commemorative License Plate Honoring KKK Grand Wizard

Here’s a nifty idea for a new vanity plate,”KKKROX”…it’ll go so well on my new Ku Klux Klan commemorative license?#@*! !  Oh, boy, what an absurd idea.!  The Mississippi legislature proposed a special Nathan Bedford Forrest tag, the first grand wizard of the KKK (and Forrest Gump’s namesake).  When pressed to denounce the action, Governor ... Read more

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FLAME THROWER: Haley Barbour’s Racial Comments

No, nobody’s burning crosses on lawns in Mississippi, but we might have to hold Haley Barbour’s feet to the fire on this one! The Governor of Mississippi and potential Republican Presidential candidate, Haley Barbour, told the Weekly Standard of the Jim Crow days that he doesn’t “remember it as being that bad.” He also said ... Read more

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STABBED IN THE BACK: NY Cabbie’s Anti-Muslim Attack

New York city cab driver, Ahmed Sharif , was stabbed by a passenger who first asked him if he was a Muslim.  When the driver, who is from Bangladesh, said yes, 21-year old, Michael Enright, attacked him with a knife.  The cabby locked his attacker in the back seat and the man was apprehended and  ... Read more

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TRASH TALK: Dr. Laura Makes Apology For Using “N” Word

Dr. Laura Schlessinger made a public apology in response to her on-air “N” word rant last week.  Dr Laura used the “N” word 11 times during an on-air conversation with a caller Schlessinger described as “hypersensitive” to race.  Dr. Laura wrote on her website that she was using the “N” word to make a philosophical ... Read more

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RACY WHITE HOUSE: Dowd’s Opinion On WH Race Relations

Conservative New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd wrote a provocative Op-ED piece on race relations in the White House, citing the irony of having a black president who lacks a connection with central African-American culture.  She points out that the administration continues to trip over race instead of embracing it, citing the Sherrod situation as ... Read more

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HOW DO YOU LIKE YOUR TEA? NAACP Accuses Tea Party of Racism

The National Tea Party Federation, an organization that seeks to represent the Tea Party political movement around the country, has expelled Tea Party activist Mark Williams and his Tea Party Express organization. Responding to an NAACP resolution that called on Tea Party leaders to crack down on racist elements in the movement, Williams posted an ... Read more

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