Posts tagged "ku klux klan"

Watch Don Lemon’s 14-Second Apology For His Stupid Rape Advice

Don Lemon gave a 14-second “if you were offended” apology for giving one of Bill Cosby's alleged victims terrible and unsolicited rape prevention advice. pMediaite] Bill Cosby is far from the only scumbag in Hollywood. [The Daily Beast] The ongoing online war between Anonymous and the KKK is just fantastic to read about. [ZDNet]…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 19, 2014

Missouri Has Been Declared A State Of Emergency Prior To Darren Wilson’s Grand Jury Decision

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency in Missouri while awaiting the Ferguson grand jury decision about Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed teenager Michael Brown. [Raw Story] Anonymous is doxxing Ku Klux Klan members who have been threatening violence in Ferguson, Missouri. [Daily Dot] Leslie Feinberg, legendary trans* activist, pioneering…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 17, 2014

Jane Byrne, Chicago’s First And Only Female Mayor, Has Died

Chicago’s first and only female mayor, Jane Byrne, has passed away. [Sun-Times] #YouKnowHerName is trending over the media gag order on saying rape and suicide victim Rehtaeh Parson’s name in Canada. [Jezebel] President Obama’s immigration plan would extend protection to 5 million unauthorized immigrants. [New York Times] The KKK is threatening lethal force on protester…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 14, 2014

It Gets 0.86 Percent Better For The Gays And Lesbians Every Year

Public opinion of homosexuality improves by 0.86 percent per year worldwide. [The Daily Beast] The Ku Klux Klan says that it’s embracing racial diversity in order to work toward building a “strong America.” OK. [The Root] The Bath Film Festival has a feminist rating for movies this year. [Marie Claire] Nico Lang dissects the cultural…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 11, 2014

Police Say Sharmeka Moffitt Set Herself On Fire In Alleged KKK Attack

Yesterday. we were aghast to hear that a 20-year-old Louisiana woman named Sharmeka Moffitt claimed she had been attacked by three men and set on fire, burning the majority of her body, in a hate crime. Last night, police confirmed that Sharmeka Moffitt actually faked the "attack," scrawled the n-word and KKK on her car,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 24, 2012

UPDATE: Sharmeka Moffitt, 20, Set On Fire In Alleged KKK Attack In Louisiana

UPDATE: Police now say Sharmeka Moffitt set herself on fire and wrote "KKK" and a racial slur on her car herself. She is still in critical condition at a hospital in Louisiana. [MSN] There are no words to really describe this: the FBI in Louisiana are investigating a possible hate crime attack by the Ku…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 23, 2012