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Wisconsin School District Launches Probe Into Photo of Students Appearing to Give Nazi Salute Wisconsin School District Launches Probe Into Photo of Students Appearing to Give Nazi Salute

School officials in the Wisconsin community of Baraboo are scrambling to distance themselves from a picture showing dozens of high school students giving what appears to be a Nazi salute on the steps of a local building.

GOP Senate Candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith Jokes About a ‘Public
Hanging’ in Mississippi GOP Senate Candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith Jokes About a ‘Public Hanging’ in Mississippi

Republican candidates just can’t help themselves from making shockingly racist comments on the campaign trail.

Bernie... No... Bernie... No...

In an interview with the Daily Beast published today, Sen. Bernie Sanders said something very fucking stupid (emphasis added):

Protesters Ring Tucker Carlson's Doorbell and Call Him a 'Racist Scumbag' Protesters Ring Tucker Carlson's Doorbell and Call Him a 'Racist Scumbag'

On Wednesday night video emerged from the D.C. antifascist activist group Smash Racism DC that showed protesters outside what seemed to be the house of Fox News personality and noted racist Tucker Carlson. A video, posted by Breaking911, shows a group of protesters outside a home, where they apparently rang Carlson’s…

Never Forget How Racist the Republicans' Midterm Campaign Was Never Forget How Racist the Republicans' Midterm Campaign Was

The Republican Party campaigned—and in many places, won—on a platform of overt, vicious racism during the midterms. The full effects of that are just starting to sink in.

EPA Will 'Hold Accountable' Those Responsible for Racist Slurs Found on Agency Whiteboards, Official Says EPA Will 'Hold Accountable' Those Responsible for Racist Slurs Found on Agency Whiteboards, Official Says

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Chief of Staff Ryan Jackson told employees today via an email obtained by The Hill that the agency “has no tolerance for racism,” and will thoroughly investigate incidents of slurs written on whiteboards in the agency’s Office of Public Affairs.

Trump Says Questions About His Unbelievably Racist Ad Are 'Offensive' Trump Says Questions About His Unbelievably Racist Ad Are 'Offensive'

When even Fox News thinks an ad is too offensive to air on its network, you’d best believe that ad is pretty goddamn bad. And, in the case of President Donald Trump’s closing midterm message—hoooo boy, does it bury the needle on the extremely fucking racist-o-meter.

U.S. Agriculture Sec. Says Florida Race Against Gillum is 'Cotton-Pickin' Important'  U.S. Agriculture Sec. Says Florida Race Against Gillum is 'Cotton-Pickin' Important' 

The highest official in President Trump’s Department of Agriculture, Secretary Sonny Perdue, said on Saturday while campaigning in the Florida gubernatorial race that it was “cotton-pickin’ important” to vote for Ron DeSantis, the Republican endorsed by Trump. DeSantis, who is white, is running against Tallahassee…

Donald Trump Jr. Tweets Out a
Neo-Nazi Dog Whistle Donald Trump Jr. Tweets Out a Neo-Nazi Dog Whistle

Perhaps because they are running scared, the Trump family—and Republicans in general—are going all-in on a campaign of overt racism and white supremacist dog whistles to rally MAGA voters across the country as Tuesday’s midterm elections approach.

White Supremacist Group Targets
Stacey Abrams and Oprah with Racist Robocall White Supremacist Group Targets Stacey Abrams and Oprah with Racist Robocall

The same Idaho-based white supremacist group that recently targeted Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum with extremely racist robocalls is now targeting Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams and Oprah Winfrey, who has been canvassing for Abrams.

These Teachers Thought It’d Be Great to Dress As Trump’s
Border Wall for Halloween These Teachers Thought It’d Be Great to Dress As Trump’s Border Wall for Halloween

Part of Halloween’s allure is that once a year, everyone gets to live out their hidden fantasies, act silly, and get free candy. But for a group of elementary school teachers in Idaho, those fantasies apparently include mocking Mexicans and dressing up as Donald Trump’s nonexistent border wall.

Michael Cohen Suddenly Remembers That Donald Trump Is Pretty Damn Racist Michael Cohen Suddenly Remembers That Donald Trump Is Pretty Damn Racist

At this point in his presidency, we hardly need any more proof that President Donald Trump is extremely racist. Nevertheless, for those who have even an inkling of doubt that the president of the United States is a dyed in the wool bigot, here comes Michael Cohen—Trump’s former attorney and confidant—with some…

You Can't Fact-Check MAGA-Heads Out of Loving Trump You Can't Fact-Check MAGA-Heads Out of Loving Trump

One of the persistent unanswered questions about the Donald Trump era is how to cover his bullshit lies without just spreading his bullshit lies even further. This is particularly salient as the midterms rush to a nightmarish close, with the Republicans doing everything they can to frighten their base of old white…

Gillum Calls Out DeSantis' Racist Ties in Final Florida Gubernatorial Debate Gillum Calls Out DeSantis' Racist Ties in Final Florida Gubernatorial Debate

The second and final debate between Florida gubernatorial candidates Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum was explosive, with the opponents trading barbs over DeSantis association with right wing extremists and Gillum’s corruption scandal as mayor of Tallahassee.

VA Official Removes a Portrait of the KKK's First Grand Wizard From His Office VA Official Removes a Portrait of the KKK's First Grand Wizard From His Office

David J. Thomas Sr., a senior official at the Veteran’s Affairs’ Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, has removed a portrait from his office that featured the first Grand Wizard of the Klu Klux Klan, the Washington Post reports. Nathan Bedford Forrest, the man pictured in the portrait, was also the…

Organizer for Black Senior Voters Pulled Off Georgia Bus Calls Out 'Race Power Dynamics' Organizer for Black Senior Voters Pulled Off Georgia Bus Calls Out 'Race Power Dynamics'

Earlier this week, dozens of black seniors who boarded a bus to vote early in Jefferson County, Georgia were told to get off after someone called county officials, as originally reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Now, one of the organizers of the get-out-the-vote effort has gone on CNN to directly call out…

Racist White Woman Verbally Attacks Family for Speaking
Spanish in Virginia Restaurant Racist White Woman Verbally Attacks Family for Speaking Spanish in Virginia Restaurant

In yet another example of a racist white American feeling threatened by something they don’t understand, a woman in Lovettsville, VA, verbally harassed a family at a local restaurant because they were speaking Spanish in public.

The Racist History of Campaign Ads

The 2018 elections have seen a mess of race-baiting, dog-whistling campaign ads, mostly from Republicans. But while things may seem especially bad this time around, racist campaign ads are nothing new. In fact, they’re about as old as American politics.

This Is the Exact Wrong Way to Cover the Rise of White Nationalism This Is the Exact Wrong Way to Cover the Rise of White Nationalism

I regret to inform you that the national mainstream media is at it again: willingly giving a platform to white nationalists.

Yet Another Campus Chapter of the Conservative Diaper Group Is Into Super Racist Memes Yet Another Campus Chapter of the Conservative Diaper Group Is Into Super Racist Memes

Turning Point USA is national young conservative group whose leader, Charlie Kirk, has essentially admitted it grifts wealthy older Republicans into funding its war on “nuttiness on college campuses.” The group is frequently in the news when its members are exposed as racists: Over at HuffPost, Ashley Feinberg reported

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