Professor finds ‘significant discrimination’ in ad results, with black names 25 per cent more likely to be linked to arrest record check services
She compared typically black names like ‘Ebony’ and ‘DeShawn’ with typically white ones like ‘Jill’ and ‘Geoffrey’
Google has been accused of racism after allegedly linking names usually associated with black people to adverts related to criminality.
A Harvard University professor found ‘significant discrimination’ after comparing the adverts which appear [...]
Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster is once again alleging possible voting irregularities, this time claiming that groups of unknown black people showed up in some rural towns to vote on Election Day.
Webster made the claim in a wide-ranging, post-election interview this week with Don Carrigan of WCSH-TV.
“In some parts of rural Maine, there were dozens, dozens of black people who came in and voted on Election Day,” he said. [...]
Bill Maher on HBO’s Real Time Friday might have said one of the most disgraceful things uttered during the 2012 campaign season.
“If you’re thinking about voting for Mitt Romney, I would like to make this one plea: black people know who you are and they will come after you” (video follows with commentary):
Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2012/11/03/maher-if-you-vote-romney-black-people-know-who-you-are-and-will-come#ixzz2BAhjrU3k
Black mob hijacks store: ‘We own this’
Even the old-timers in Detroit never have seen anything like this: A mob of 40 black people moved into a convenience store and will not leave.
They say they now own it. They eat. Smoke. Cuss.Threaten. Spit. Rob. Sell drugs. All on video.
Police, ministers, neighbors, the store owner and just about everyone else seems powerless to stop them.
“It’s a Bad Crew gas station,” said one [...]
Ready to play the Knockout Game?
The St. Louis version is the most popular, so let’s start there: Begin with a bunch of black people. Anywhere from five to 50.
Find a white person, but an Asian will do. Alone is important. Older is better. Weak and defenseless even more so.
Without warning, punch that person in the face as hard as you can. You win if you score a Knockout.
If not, keep [...]
Claims made by witness for the prosecution in newly-released evidence
Zimmerman ‘molested her from the age of six and forced her to touch him’
She ‘eventually confronted him with her family and he apologised’
Witness: ‘He doesn’t like black people if they don’t act like white people’
Prosecution also released 120 recorded jail phone calls made by Zimmerman
George Zimmerman has been accused of molesting a young girl for a decade when they were children, [...]
The Romney campaign has been accused of deliberately getting the Republican presidential candidate booed by black people during his NAACP speech to attract votes ‘in certain racist precincts’, by MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell.
Romney was booed for 15 seconds at the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People conference in Houston on Wednesday when he stated he would ‘eliminate’ unnecessary programmes like the Obamacare health reform.
Democrats united in saying that [...]
As homicides spike, Chicago mayor defends tactics
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s mayor and police superintendent publicly defended their new gang-fighting strategy Monday amid growing criticism that the changes are failing and a big reason why the city’s homicide rate has soared this year.
After weeks of media reports about Chicago homicides — which so far are up nearly 38 percent from last year — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy defiantly said during a news [...]
Black and Hispanic homebuyers pay a 3 percent premium, even when factors like access to credit and income are taken away.
Researchers led by Patrick Bayer at Duke University studied two million housing transactions in four metropolitan areas. They found that Black and Hispanic homebuyers paid a considerable premium: about $6,000 on a $200,000 house.
The results show that forms of racism still exist in society. According to the study:
Regardless of the ultimate explanation, though, our results [...]
MSNBC’s Al Sharpton in JEFFERSON CITY, MO: It’s war on black people, it’s war on women, it’s war on immigrants. … We have got to turn this around and start targeting in Missouri those legislators that want to roll back our right to vote!”
When Barack Obama met Genevieve Cook in 1983 at a Christmas party in New York’s East Village, it was the start of his most serious romance yet. But as the 22-year-old Columbia grad began to shape his future, he was also struggling with his identity: American or international? Black or white? Drawing on conversations with both Cook and the president, David Maraniss, in an adaptation from his new Obama biography, [...]
A poll has revealed Americans are sharply divided by race over the killing of black teen Trayvon Martin by a Hispanic neighbourhood watchman.
Nearly three-quarters of black Americans (73 per cent) think shooter George Zimmerman would have been arrested if the teen had been white.
Yet just a third of non-Hispanic white people agreed, according to the poll conducted by Gallup and USA Today this week.
More than half of black people said [...]
The day we have to sit on our hands and wait for the government official to come and put the binky back in our mouth every time it drops on the floor will be the end of this country. More people should grow a set of balls and stand up for what is right. That is exactly what made this country great to begin with. [...]
A YouTube video of a white comedian who painted his face black and quizzed Brigham Young University students about Black History Month has brought some unwanted attention to the Mormon-run school. Observers have called some student responses ignorant while others criticized the comedian’s use of the 19th century theater technique considered racially offensive by black people.
(Excerpt) Read more at sanluisobispo.com …
January 6, 2012
The media has tried to portray Ron Paul as a racist, but what is the truth, and how to communities targeted by racism see the issue?
YouTube mashup of what some black people really think of Ron Paul instead of how many in the media portray his followers. Links:
–Ron Paul: Drug War In U.S. Has Racist Originshttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/27/ron-paul-drugs-drug-war_n_1170878.ht…
**WARNING: Contains some explicit language
Ron Paul Talks About Race in America
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – A gas station on Columbia’s North Main Street has been renamed and redecorated after President Obama.
Two gas stations sit at the corner of Columbia’s North Main Street and Prescott Road, the El Cheapo and another station with a new name — Obama.
“I see more people come in excited with the name,” said owner Sam Alhanik, who got the idea from a friend who created an Obama [...]