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These Words and Phrases Have Racist Origins

The English language is constantly evolving, with new words and phrases spreading among us like an infection—we hear things, then we say those things. The problem is that we don’t always bother to wonder if we should. Because of that, the original meaning of some demeaning and hateful expressions get lost in time.…Read more… Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Delightfully Honest  Reason Why White Voters Support Trump

The Banter Long Read: It’s been over two years since Trump oozed his way down that escalator and launched his explicitly racist campaign to be a white nationalist president. Yet, the media is still reluctant to call him racist and his followers still clutch their pearls when someone points out …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Supporters Rail Against Obama Artist’s “Racist” Decapitation Paintings

No one is ever going to award white Republican voters an award for being the sharpest tool in the shed but sometimes it’s like they’re trying to turn their brains off. Take today’s latest hysterical not-at-all racebaiting headline from “True Pundit”: Obama Portrait Artist Likes to Paint …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Jeff Sessions Just Admitted American Law Enforcement Is For White People

During a speech at the National Sheriff’s Association winter conference Monday morning, America’s first Confederate Attorney General Jeff Sessions accidentally (or maybe not so accidentally) admitted out loud what the black community has been saying for decades (centuries?): American law …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Dr Disrespect Calls Criticism Of His Mock Chinese Accent ‘Laughable’

Possibly the most popular streamer on Twitch, Dr Disrespect was called out yesterday by musician Jimmy Wong for acting racist based on a series of clips compiled by the latter in which Disrespect caricatures Chinese accents and language. During a recent stream, Disrespect fired back by saying that some of his best…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Conservatives Are Still Really Confused Over Why Trump Isn’t More Popular With Darkies

The Washington Post’s Marc A. Thiessen is deeply confused. After a full year of Trump making America great again, why is he so unpopular? No, seriously, he really said this. Despite a year of achievements — including historic tax and regulatory reform, confirmation of conservative judges, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The XFL Will Be Football For Angry White Republican Voters

White Republican voters are in the middle of a slow motion Civil War redux and instead of simply lopping off part of the country and declaring themselves free from the United States and its annoying ban on slavery, the are walling themselves off in an alternate reality. There, they hope they can be …Continue reading […]

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Replace ‘Racially Charged’ With ‘Racist’ With This Chrome Extension

Some things might really be “racially charged” without being racist. But in mainstream media, the former is usually code for the latter. If you’re sick of seeing racist bullshit excused as merely “racially charged,” install the Chrome extension You Mean Racist?. Then whenever you see a site using the phrase “racially…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Erick Erickson Blames The Impending Death Of Conservatism On Trump

There are three types of conservatives today. The first is standing on the bow of the HMS Trumptanic screaming “I’m the king of the world!”, completely oblivious to the massive iceberg that’s about to end their world in November. The second sees the iceberg and is busy looting the ship because if …Continue reading Continue […]

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Sorry, Trump Supporters, Being Openly Racist Will Still Ruin Your Life (And It Always Will)

By now you’ve probably heard the sad story of poor Harley Barber, the dumb as rocks 19-year-old college student who inexplicably thought posting a video of herself bragging about how much she hates ni**ers would be a good idea. She got kicked out of the sorority she’s been dying to be a part of …Continue […]

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How to Respond to a Racist Comment  

People will say all kinds of offensive things if they think you share their views. Take, for example, this terrific essay by Katherine Fugate, in which a locksmith assumes she wants sturdy locks to keep out all the potential black intruders (though he uses an uglier word). Or Trump’s blithe assumption that everyone…Read more… Continue […]

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President Trump Is A Racist, But Does It Matter Anymore?

President Trump is racist. At this point, there’s really no reasonable way to deny it. Ever since Trump, along with his Dad, evicted people of color from their homes then decided it was his duty to persecute the “Central Park Five” for crimes they didn’t commit, we’ve witnessed one account after …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Martin Luther King’s Dream is the Unending Nightmare of Republican Voters

On this, the first MLK Day of the 21st Century with a full blown white nationalist in the Oval Office, let’s take a moment to reflect on why we are where we are. Yes, Corporate America has spent billions dumbing down the conservative movement. Yes, the Republican Party is filled with literal …Continue reading Continue […]

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Six Sitting Members of Congress Who Voted Against Martin Luther King Day

Today we honor the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Through the power of his words and his actions, MLK inspired people to put their lives on the line in the fight for equality between the races, a struggle that continues to this day. When we remember him, we should remember both what he achieved […]

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Video Surfaces Of White Pizza Manager in Pittsburgh Viciously Beating a Black Woman

Video footage surfaced yesterday on Facebook of a black woman being viciously beaten in a Pittsburgh Pizza Milan by a white male manager. The woman is pinned up agains the wall, violently head butted, thrown down where she has her head slammed onto the ground repeatedly.   Here is the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Fox News Swoons Over Trump’s “Sh*thole” Slur

After the news broke that the Donald Trump said, out loud, “Why do we want all these people from ‘shithole countries’ coming here?”, Fox News took to the air to essentially celebrate it. This is the hate speech they live for and they couldn’t wait to baptize it as presidential. According to …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Half of White Male Millennials Seem to be Whiny Racist Snowflakes

The standard narrative is that Millennials are far more progressive than older generations and that they will save us from the nightmarish reign of the overwhelmingly conservative Baby Boomers. But once you drill down into race and gender, the picture isn’t quite as rosy. In a survey conducted …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Use This Tool to Tell How Segregated Your School District Really Is

One would like to think that decades of social progress would have erased racial segregation in education, but a 2013 study from the Economic Policy Institute found that America’s schools are more segregated now than they were in 1973. This is largely due to decades of discriminatory housing policy, which keeps white…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Trump Just Tweeted That Hispanics Will Start “Falling in Love” With Him. Seriously

After spending the last two years demonizing the Latino community, screeching about building a wall on the border, directing ICE to openly terrorize immigrants, encouraging white nationalism, and worst of all, contemplated using children as a weapon against their parents to discourage immigration, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Another Misguided Article About “Understanding Trump Supporters” Fails to Understand Trump Supporters

Andrés Miguel Rondón is a Venezuelan economist trying to warn America about how not to deal with a populist dictator like Donald Trump: If you’re among the majority of Americans who oppose Trump, you can’t understand why. And it’s making you furious. I saw the same thing happen in my native …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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