Racism

Warren: Trump’s Pocahontas Insult Is ‘Racist’

Sunday on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said President Donald Trump calling her use of the “Pocahontas” as a nickname over her claims of Native American heritage is racist. Sharpton asked, “Do you see any kind of racial dog whistling in

Dallas City Council Resolution Calls for ‘Demolition’ of Confederate War Memorial

The Dallas City Council will introduce a resolution next week that may well seal the fates of its Confederate monuments. It calls for the “demolition and removal” of a 122-year-old historical Confederate War Memorial. It also seeks to auction off the bronze equestrian statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, shuttered in a hangar since city officials removed it in September.

Liberians voted for a new president in the country's first democratic transition of power since 1944

Liberia Considers Allowing Non-Blacks to Become Citizens

In his first annual message to the legislature in January – roughly equivalent in ceremonial significance to a State of the Union address – Liberian President George Manneh Weah called for eliminating the “unnecessary, racist, and inappropriate” constitutional clause that bars non-blacks from becoming full citizens of his nation. Liberia’s top Muslim cleric responded this week by warning that black citizens would be marginalized and oppressed if the rules are changed.

Maxine Waters: Trump Questioning My IQ Is ‘Racist’

Sunday on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said President Donald Trump reportedly joking about her IQ at the Gridiron Dinner last night was “racist.” Water said, “This president has been called stupid, he has been called ignorant, and even

Eric Dickerson on the NCAA: ‘It Really Is Slavery’

Monday on Fox Sports 1’s “Undisputed,” NFL Hall of Famer and Fox Sports 1 analyst Eric Dickerson took aim at the NCAA amid reports that prominent college basketball teams have been paying players. Dickerson, who was part of Southern Methodist