Posts tagged "confederate flag"

“Confederate Veterans Lives Matter” Group Upset Over Denial Of Parade Float

So … they’re vampires or something?

Robyn Pennacchia | November 9, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Man Bombs Wal-Mart For Not Selling Confederate Flags

Marshall Leonard of Mississippi had a history of making threats related to the Confederate flag.

Robyn Pennacchia | November 3, 2015 - 3:40 pm

Just Look At This Asshole: Oblivious Klansman Wears FUBU Shoes, Doesn’t Get It

Oh good lord, would you look at this one. This charming KKK member came to a rally at Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park to express his support for the Confederate flag – but he…

Robyn Pennacchia | August 3, 2015 - 11:30 am

40,000 Imbeciles Insist Slavery Monument “Shames White People,” Want It Taken Down

Nearly 40,000 sad ass motherfuckers have signed a petition demanding that the State of South Carolina remove a memorial to the African American Monument on the South Carolina Statehouse grounds. Why? Because…

Robyn Pennacchia | July 17, 2015 - 3:30 pm

#Problematic: Confederate Flag Defenders Weep, Steven Tyler Goes Country & Rihanna Gets Her $$$

Hey guys, are you having a nice summer? Have you worn a tank top yet? Do you have a flip flop tan? Have you had drunk, unsatisfying sex with that…

Chloe Stillwell | July 12, 2015 - 3:00 pm

South Carolina Took Down The Confederate Flag — Now What?

The Confederate Flag has been removed from the South Carolina Capital: YIPPPPPPEEEE! Time to celebrate? Let’s give ourselves a moment to high-five America for getting rid of an old relic…

Tiffanie Drayton | July 10, 2015 - 12:05 pm

Sorry, But No: The Civil War Was Not About “States’ Rights”

The only state right they wanted was the right to own human beings as slaves. …

Robyn Pennacchia | July 9, 2015 - 12:15 pm

South Carolina Votes 94-20 To Remove Confederate Flag

Early this morning, the South Carolina state House of Representatives voted in a landslide – 94 to 20 – to remove the Confederate battle flag from their public buildings. The…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 9, 2015 - 7:30 am

True Story: Adventures In Internet Racism & Body-Shaming

I know that there is a strong correlation between people who defend racism on the internet and people who, when challenged, will resort to misogynist attacks. Here is one such…

Elizabeth Blumberg | July 8, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Bree Newsome On “Good Morning America”: “We Wanted An End To The Hate”

Bad ass organizer — and real life flag-pole-climbing superhero — Bree Newsome was interviewed on “Good Morning America” this morning, one of the first times, that I know of, that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 2, 2015 - 11:00 am

Bree Newsome Speaks: “I Did It Because I Am Free”

This woman is a real life super hero.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 29, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Arsonists Set At Least 3 Black Churches Ablaze In The Last Week

Back in May, during the protests in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray, the TV news media spent countless hours showing footage of a burning CVS, allegedly set on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 29, 2015 - 1:05 pm

Woman Ignores Police Orders, Removes Confederate Flag From SC Statehouse

SC Governor Nikki Haley has called for the Confederate Flag to come down from the front of the South Carolina State House but for some reason the damn thing is…

Katrin Higher | June 27, 2015 - 10:00 am

Sorry, That Confederate Clinton-Gore Button Is A Big Ol’ Fake

At some point earlier this week, a picture of a Clinton-Gore button featuring a Confederate flag went viral, with people on the left hoping it wasn’t real, and many on the…

Robyn Pennacchia | June 24, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Amazon Dumps The Confederate Flag

The movement to ditch the Confederate flag is now steamrolling along: Amazon and eBay today forbid the sale of any flag-related merchandise, reports CNN. (Walmart already did so, as did…

Newser | June 23, 2015 - 5:45 pm

SC Gov. Nikki Haley Calls For Debate On Confederate Flag Removal

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley asks the legislature to vote to remove the flag.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 22, 2015 - 5:00 pm

President Obama Gets Candid About Race On WTF! With Marc Maron Podcast, Catches Flack For Using The N-Word

As you might expect, conservatives are being ridiculously and deliberately obtuse about Obama’s use of the n-word during the interview.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

Lindsey Graham Declares Undying Love For The Confederate Flag

“It’s part of who we are,” he says. …

Robyn Pennacchia | June 19, 2015 - 5:00 pm