Topic: Racial Prejudice
The data show wealthy Americans are not universally Republican, though they tend to lean and vote that way. Cruz never really explains why he believes this is the “biggest
lie.” Instead, he attacks President Obama for presiding over an increase
in income inequality and says that the president’s policies, such as
the health-care law, have negatively affected “young people, Hispanics,
African Americans, single moms.
A study from the Urban Institute supports her statistic. Other research
shows an even wider gap, further proving her point that race is a factor
in U.S. wealth.
County records show that he is a registered Republican and has been for
many years. His donations to Democrats took place two decades ago and
were modest even by the standards of that time.
Of the top 400 wealthiest Americans, exactly one is African-American, Oprah Winfrey --
that’s 1/4 of one percent. Also, no other African-American is really all that
close to breaking into the Top 400.
This photo, which was attached to the email, is not of allegedly
battered Officer Darren Wilson, but rather of now-deceased motocross
rider Jim McNeil who was killed
in an accident in 2011.
There was no statistical evidence to support Giuliani’s
claim,and even if there was statistical evidence it would have been cherry-picking data.
Garner may not have died if he had not been obese, but most agree that it is unlikely this would not have happened to a white man. Rep. King only wishes race was not involved.
There is nothing that is clearer in the New Testament than the fact that
the gospel breaks down the dividing walls that we have between one
Angeletti's strong political statement against Christian and University values by having students pledge allegiance to a racist, homophobic, sexist America that is in the name of Jesus, that hates Communists and women who want to get abortions.
The viral photo of a Ferguson protester was Photoshopped.(It is blatant lies like this that incite the prejudice --that creates the violence.) The real picture says, "No mother should have to fear for her son's life every time he leaves home."
The truth is Obama has continuously encouraged working with police to find solutions and has also repeatedly emphasized the importance of law enforcement and the fact that police officers have a dangerous job.
The truth is less than a week after the ABC News broadcast reported the Wright-Obama connection in
2008, the story littered print and TV media. Meanwhile, a poll found
that 85 percent of Americans had at least some knowledge of the matter.
The city relies heavily on ticketing
practices to generate revenue for the city. Between 2011 and 2013, African-Americans made up 95 percent of those
charged with improper “manner of walking in roadway,” 94
percent of those charged with “failure to comply,” and 92 percent of
those charged with disturbance of the peace. Blacks account for
just 67 percent of the city's population.
First and foremost, Dobbs’ numbers are off. The most recent and best available statistics say the black unemployment rate is 1.9 times higher than the white unemployment rate in Ferguson (16 percent to 8.5 percent). Second, that has little to do with Obama.
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow
was outraged that
Fox News normalized discrimination in
Ferguson's police department and municipal court. She reviewed the outrageous racist emails circulated among Ferguson officers on the job, then showed clips of Fox News' Megyn Kelly saying such offensive emails were common.
Giuliani attacks the Justice Department's scathing report of racial bias within the Ferguson Police Department, claiming that there was little evidence to prove racism within the department. On the contrary, most people can see plenty of evidence in the report.
Michelle Obama's inspiring 2015 Commencement address to Tuskegee Graduates, reveals the personal struggles that she has faced, and how she learned to not let them define her, change who she is, or hold her back. Full Speech
Read views about homosexuality, gay marriage, and other LGBT issues by Pope Francis
, Bishop Tutu
, Dalai Lama
, Rev. Jesse Jackson
, Joel Osteen
Most people feel it is Christian to treat others with respect and love, even if you don't understand or agree with them. These sentiments by former governor Mike Huckabee,
a favorite of Christian conservatives,
show total disrespect and ignorance, as well as inappropriate desires.
Charleston Mayor Joe Riley said, "Hate is the only reason someone would walk into a church and shoot people who were praying." But Fox News, Doocy says that the murder of nine people at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina is really an attack on faith. The gunman allegedly told the victims before the shooting, "You rape our
women and you're taking over our country. And you have to go."
The United States has taken
two steps forward and one step back, but hasn’t quite reverted to
pre-Civil Rights levels of segregation. Hillary has a strong
point that the country has fallen back from the high levels of diversity
that existed from the 1970s to the early 1990s.
Lincoln did not
envision forced deportations of ex-slaves. Voluntary colonization was effectively
dead by the time the Emancipation Proclamation was issued on Jan. 1,
1863 -- more than two years before Lincoln’s assassination.
There is no evidence of any Mexican policy that pushes people out of
Mexico and into the United States. As it has been the case for decades, a
combination of economic and family factors accounts for most of the
migration from Mexico to the United States.
"There is no such thing as a politically correct war." "The skin doesn't make someone who they are."
The Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage was a historic milestone, but it didn’t put an end to discrimination against same-sex couples. On HBO’s “Last Week Tonight
” Sunday, John Oliver called on the federal government to extend basic civil rights protections to the LGBT community because, as he put it, “same-sex couples can get married and return to work only to find they’ve lost their jobs or housing because of it."
1. End Broken-Windows Policing; 2. End Policing for Profit; 3 .Limit Use of Force; 4. Demilitarization; 5. Body Cams/Film the Police; 6. Improved Training; 7. Community Oversight; 8. Community representation; 9. Fair Police Contracts; 10. Independent Investigations and Prosecutions.
A criminologist’s analysis of the 2013 data does show that blacks are twice as likely to be arrested as whites. Blacks are about three times as likely to experience force during encounters with police.
While Sanger indeed supported the eugenics movement, substantial
evidence shows that she was not racist and in fact worked closely with
black leaders and health care professionals.
Henson was humiliated when he went to Schwanke-Kasten Jewelers in Whitefish Bay, Wisc. to purchase a watch. The staff saw him coming, locked the doors and hid in the back. Police officers questioned him and ran his plates. The only reason for the drama was his race.
Political activist, Harvard law prof. and Democratic Presidential candidate said that America's "fundamental inequality" disempowers people, and
"life is not respected, so you are actually risking your life to be a
black person driving in certain areas."
Jim Wallis, who spoke to the Parliament of the World's Religions
said, if you believe that every human being regardless of religion or nationality, is made in the image of God, is a child of God, and if you believe in loving your neighbor then income inequality is a spiritual issue, a moral issue,
and a religious test of our belief. We can address inequality through human dignity, stewardship, and the common good.
A day after a black activist was kicked and punched by voters at a Donald Trump rally in Alabama, Trump tweeted an image packed with racially loaded with fictitious murder statistics. The stats show that 82% of whites are killed by other whites -Not 16% as Trump stated; and 15% of whites are killed by blacks- not the 82% Trump fabricated.