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What White America Must Do Next

Eddie Glaude, TimeSaturday, August 12th, will go down as a dark day for America. A coalition of white nationalists attempted to rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Young and old donned swastikas. White militia in full camouflage and many openly carrying weapons set out to “protect” the demonstrators. Angry men and women screamed vile and racist slogans. Violence broke out with counter-protesters. Then James Alex Fields, Jr., a 20-year-old from Ohio, decided to plow his car into a peaceful crowd protesting the racist spectacle. Heather Heyer of Charlottesville was killed and at…

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List Of Companies Banning White Supremacists And Neo-Nazis Is Growing

Amid growing tensions following a “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that saw white supremacists, neo-Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan, several technology companies have announced bans on members of the respective hate groups. The bans come on the heels of President Donald Trump condemning “both sides” and the “alt-left” after a woman was left dead and several more injured by a man who rammed his car into a group of counter-protesters at the rally. For several companies, the fallout and outrage over the weekend’s events prompted corporate…

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Dashcam video shows white cop punching black man during stop

CLEVELAND (AP) — A dashcam video of a traffic stop that led to a white police officer repeatedly punching a black man and hitting his head on pavement appears to show a different sequence of events than police had described. The initial statement from police in the Cleveland suburb of Euclid said the suspect, 25-year-old Richard Hubbard III, refused Officer Michael Amiott’s orders to “face away” after getting out of his car Aug. 12 and then began resisting. He had been stopped for a suspected … Read the referenced story here:…

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AP sources: Strategist Steve Bannon leaving White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post. That’s according to two people familiar with the decision who demanded anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss private conversations. Bannon was a key adviser to President Donald Trump’s general election campaign and has been a forceful but contentious presence in a divided White House. The former leader of conservative Breitbart News pushed Trump to follow through with his campaign promises. But he’s also sparred with some of Trump’s … Read the referenced story here:…

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White Nationalist Groups Hone Narrative of Victimization, Point to Virginia Rally

Amid a tidal wave of public indignation over last weekend’s deadly protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, organizers of the white nationalist rally have taken to social media to argue that they — not the one woman killed and nearly two dozen counterdemonstrators injured — should be seen as the real victims. “The police allowed (the counterprotesters) to rough me up because they wanted them to kill me,” rally organizer Jason Kessler said in an online video. “I’m a normal guy, and the people who went to Unite the Right rally are…

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Johnny Cash’s Children ‘Sickened’ to See His Name on White Supremacist T-Shirt

The late American entertainer Johnny Cash was a country music legend who embraced all races and religions. His children say they were “sickened” to see his name on the T-shirt of a white supremacist who marched through Charlottesville last Saturday. In a message posted on social media, Cash’s five children call their father “a man whose heart beat with the rhythm of love and social justice.” Humanitarian awards They say Cash would have been “horrified at even a casual use of his name or image for an idea or a…

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Corker: ‘Radical Changes’ Needed at White House

U.S. Senator Bob Corker has called for “radical changes” in the White House, saying President Donald Trump “has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability, nor some of the competence, that he needs to demonstrate in order for him to be successful.” Corker was addressing the recent death at a protest rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday and Trump’s response to clashes between white nationalists and those who oppose them. He also criticized Trump’s “hot rhetoric” toward North Korea and the plethora of criticisms Trump has unleashed on Twitter….

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