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Rush Limbaugh Mistakes Trayvon Martin Protesters for Anti-Iran Deal Demonstrators

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Rush Limbaugh was so frustrated that he couldn't find any photos from last week's anti-Iran deal protest in Times Square that he decided to post his own on Facebook. Unfortunately, as Media Matters later discovered, the photo he used was actually from a Trayvon Martin protest.

Why America Needs Federal Legislation Protecting Black Citizens from Aggressive Law Enforcement Tactics

With the dash-cam video of Sandra Bland being forcibly removed out of her car, simply because she refused to put out a cigarette, some context is needed in regards to similar tragedies spanning from Rodney King and Trayvon Martin to Eric Garner and John Crawford. Show More Summary

How ‘Black Lives Matter’ Grew From A Movement To The Subject Of Federal Surveillance

Black Lives Matter was born out of the death of Trayvon Martin at the hands of a self-appointed neighborhood watchman. Over time, Black Lives Matter would grow with the death of another young black man, Michael Brown, who died after an altercation with a uniformed police officer. Show More Summary

Guess How Sandra Bland Is Being Smeared Now? With Lazy, Racist Marijuana Myths

How is this still happening? Two years ago, when marijuana was brought up to smear the reputation of Trayvon Martin, I wrote "In Order to Address Racism, We Must Confront the Drug War." I said, "From clothing to intoxicants, what isShow More Summary

Sandra Bland Marijuana Smear Is Another Cheap Trick of Racist Drug War

Two years ago, when marijuana was brought up to smear the reputation of Trayvon Martin, I wrote "In Order to Address Racism, We Must Confront the Drug War." I said, "From clothing to intoxicants, what is normal and innocuous in another...Show More Summary

On the 'A' w/Souleo: New Book Positions Obama, Trayvon Martin, and Diana Ross as 'Racial Icons'

Nicole R. Fleetwood calls her latest book On Racial Icons: Blackness and the Public Imagination, "an act of love." But readers may end up referring to it as tough love as Fleetwood offers a searing investigation into America's fixation on black images from President Obama to a living legend of tennis, Serena Williams. Show More Summary

On the "A" w/Souleo: New Book Positions Obama, Trayvon Martin, and Diana Ross as 'Racial Icons'

Nicole R. Fleetwood calls her latest book On Racial Icons: Blackness and the Public Imagination, "an act of love." But readers may end up referring to it as tough love as Fleetwood offers a searing investigation into America's fixation on black images from President Obama to a living legend of tennis, Serena Williams. Show More Summary

Marines Facebook Challenge? Fly All Flags Half Staff Until 30th! Teach Obama Respect…

After five American Marines were slaughtered by a jihadist, President Obama offered little more than a canned response and a shrug. The Commander-in-Chief who rallied behind Trayvon Martin supporters, behind

On the Media: The Birth of #BlackLivesMatter

' This week marks two years since the origin of the movement and slogan #BlackLivesMatter. Born after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the death of Trayvon Martin in Florida, it's been used around the world -- although not always as its creators intended. Show More Summary

Sheriff Clarke Calls Obama’s Reaction to Chattanooga a ‘Shoulder Shrug’, Then He Said This

Obama’s shoulder shrug on these brave soldiers massacred in TN is because none of them look like Trayvon Martin. Isn’t that the truth… Sheriff Clarke nails it once again. It’s

Ta-Nehisi Coates and a Generation Waking Up

The night Trayvon Martin’s killer walked free, I stood outside a Los Angeles movie theater, in line to watch “Fruitvale Station.” Maybe I would’ve picked a different movie had I foreseen the verdict, but I was young and hopeful, and I believed that someone would be held accountable for snuffing out a seventeen-year-old’s life. Show More Summary

Jamelle Bouie: The Trayvon Martin Killing and the Myth of Black-on-Black Crime: Hoisted from Other People's Archives

Hoisted from Others' Archives from Two Years Ago: Jamelle Bouie: The Trayvon Martin Killing and the Myth of Black-on-Black Crime: "Last week, in Chicago, 16-year-old Darryl Green was found dead in the yard of an abandoned home... >...He was killed, relatives reported, because he refused to join a gang. Show More Summary

Outside Detroit, A Mesmerizing 'Soundsuit' Memorializes Trayvon Martin's Death

Behind what appears to be a beaded net stained the color of Skittles stands a hollow figure, made distinct by the hint of a sneaker sticking out from under the obscurity. Pan up from the shoe and there's a glimpse of a hooded sweatshirt topping off the towering statue, an unmistakeable bit of clothing loaded with meaning. Show More Summary

BUT OBAMA WOULD HAVE TO ADMIT THAT OPEN BORDERS ARE DANGEROUS: Marc Thiessen: “Obama’s Silence on Ka…

BUT OBAMA WOULD HAVE TO ADMIT THAT OPEN BORDERS ARE DANGEROUS: Marc Thiessen: “Obama’s Silence on Kathyrn Steinle Killing is Deafening.” After Trayvon Martin was killed, President Obama spoke emotionally about his death, declaring “this could have been my son.” After Michael Brown was killed, Obama promised to ensure that “justice is done” and declared: “We lost a young man, […]

Who Would Want To Be A Black Person?

It's too much. It's too much! I could be talking about Trayvon Martin, James Craig Anderson, the massacre at Emanuel AME Church or the racist incidences of this past week, when African American churches in the South burned to the ground. Show More Summary

Why I Am Glad I Am Leaving America

America's racial frictions seem certain to spark another summer of conflict. For the past couple of years the summers, like hurricanes, have had names. Not single names like Katrina or Floyd – but full names like Trayvon Martin or Michael Brown. Show More Summary

Symbols and Sacrifices in Post-Charleston Damage Control

Symbols often drive controversies because they seem to represent, articulate or personify events in a way that serve as intellectual shortcuts to understanding long-brewing or distressing situations. Think Trayvon Martin's hoodie, the...Show More Summary

How the Lying Liberal Establishment Created Dylann Roof

By persecuting George Zimmerman, in Roof’s own words: The event that truly awakened me was the Trayvon Martin case. I kept hearing and seeing his name, and eventually I decided to look him up. I read the Wikipedia article and right away I was unable to understand what the big deal was. Show More Summary

On Web, white supremacists stir up a growing, angry audience

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

On July 14, 2013, a white supremacist named Andrew Anglin, bewildered by black Americans' outrage over the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, began typing out thoughts on what he saw as a distorted world.

Racist 'slumlord' whose group inspired Dylann Roof donated to 48 different Republicans in 34 states

Dylann Roof In the notorious manifesto that mass murderer Dylann Roof posted online before his shooting spree in Charleston, South Carolina, he told the world exactly who informed his views after, he says, Trayvon Martin's killing "awakened"...Show More Summary

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