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Black Lives Matter CALLED OUT By African Americans
Black man holding an American flag tells protesters in Portland 'none of you guys represent Black lives' as he tries to protect the Federal Courthouse from vandals
A black man holding an American flag has been filmed telling protesters in Portland 'none of you guys represent Black lives'.
The unidentified demonstrator stood outside the Federal Courthouse on Saturday evening, footage shared on Twitter shows. In the clip he attempts to protect the building from vandals who tore down a fence.
Portland has seen nearly two months of nightly protests since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Late Saturday, demonstrators broke into a building, set it on fire and started dumpster fires, police said.
How Jewish Twitter users and celebrities took down a virtual anti-Semitic mob
When I saw “#JewishPrivilege” was trending on Twitter last week, I cringed. Whenever something on a Jewish topic trends, a swarm of anti-Semites surely abound. This time was no exception: White nationalists had created the hashtag to spread anti-Semitic conspiracies about Jews being “privileged” — that we control the media, the banks and the world.
Jews from the Middle East like myself will never be able to assimilate into the white majority.
Leftist voices soon joined in, perhaps because the hashtag had co-opted the term of “white privilege” that is used in the social justice movement. Seemingly progressive Twitter users soon piled on with false claims that Jews don’t face any discrimination, while also suggesting they are responsible for the discrimination and other ills many minorities face.
While I’ve seen countless ignorant ideas spread on Twitter, #JewishPrivilege uniquely terrified me. Unlike the random pockets of online hate speech that I’m used to, this felt like an organized attack — as if everyone, from left to right, was in agreement that Jewish people are to be blamed for all that is wrong in the world.
Nick Cannon announces he's taking time off from his radio show to 'commit to reflection and education' - but will keep his $70k-an-episode job at The Masked Singer amid pressure at Fox to fire the star over his anti-Semitic podcast
Why Hispanic business owners are urging you to BUY-cott Goya products
The Goya Foods boycott is an insult to Hispanics, America’s largest minority group. Politicians and pundits — some Hispanic, many others painfully woke-white — are calling for a boycott of the largest Hispanic food manufacturer and distributor in the nation, a company that employs more than 4,000 people.
The Bodega and Small Business Association, which represents thousands of New York City bodegas, is not taking this lying down. We are urging our stores and customers to stock up on all of Goya’s great products.
We are calling for a Goya buycott.
Prominent black New Yorkers call on NYPD to bring back 'anti-crime' unit after a wave of violence rocks the city
Two prominent members of the black community in New York City have called on the New York Police Department to reinstate the controversial "anti-crime" unit following weeks of increased violence and death in the city since its disbandment.
Last month, the NYPD announced that it would dissolve the controversial plainclothes unit after data allegedly showed its involvement in a disproportionate number of fatal officer-involved shootings in the city. The move was applauded by those who sought immediate change in the wake of George Floyd's death.
But in the weeks following the move, shootings in the city skyrocketed more than 200%, with a whopping 116 shooting incidents that occurred between June 15 and July 2. Things didn't get any better during the first two weeks of July as violence continued to grip the city resulting in several deaths, including that of a 1-year-old who was caught in the crossfire at a family barbecue.
'Bad guys are saying if you don't see a blue and white you can do whatever you want'
Antifa tough guy oversteps his bounds with driver in Portland — and gets taught brutal lesson
SEE IT: Gunman speeding down Bronx street on scooter shoots and wounds man
Two Police Officers Shot, One Killed in Bothell, Washington
Alameda Store Clerk Arrested on Suspicion of Homicide After Killing Thief
Georgia murder case tests whether a Black man can stand his ground against whites
Singaporean Couple To Spend Nearly Three Decades in Prison Over 'Abhorrent' Abuse Leading to Son's Death
NYPD Seeks ‘Armed and Dangerous' Suspects in Brooklyn Shooting Spree
At least 17 people shot in NYC on Monday as gun violence continues to soar
At least 17 people were shot in New York City on Monday — a tally that would be considered high for a weekend day, but is “astronomical” for early in the week, law enforcement sources said.
No borough was spared from the gunplay, but Brooklyn saw the most violence with 10 shooting incidents and a total of 12 victims, sources said.
“Those numbers would be high for a Friday or Saturday, but for a Monday they are astronomical,” said one high-ranking Brooklyn cop.
Authorities building case against Bronx man who put NYPD officer in headlock
Two boys, ages 12 and 15, wounded in separate NYC shootings
White couple are arrested after 'attacking 59-year-old black hotel worker and repeatedly calling her a monkey'
Leftists go berserk at protest, surround and smash up car — and it turns out driver has cerebral palsy
Bronx man charged for stabbing pair of elderly straphangers on subway
UFC fighter Devonte Smith’s sister shot and killed outside nightclub in Ohio
Man Who Reported Girlfriend Missing Now Charged With Her Murder After Blood Was Found 'All Over' Home Where She Was Last Seen
Two thugs tried to rob a gay couple in a hate-filled, homophobic mugging – but it backfired spectacularly
2 killed, including 15-year-old boy, in Queens shooting
A Starbucks barista received nearly $80,000 in tips after being singled out for refusing to serve a customer not wearing a mask
A Starbucks barista who was publicly shamed by a customer after asking her to wear a face mask has received nearly $80,000 in virtual tips after a Facebook post that criticized him went viral.
Lenin Gutierrez, 24, was working his usual shift at a San Diego Starbucks on a Monday morning when a woman -- who was not wearing a mask -- walked in and attempted to place an order, he told CNN.
Gutierrez asked her if she had a face mask -- but before he was even able to show her company guidelines requiring customers to wear one, the woman flipped him off and "started cursing up a storm," he said.
BET founder Robert Johnson slams protesters for toppling Confederate statues
BET founder Robert Johnson slammed those who topple Confederate and other statues across the US as “borderline anarchists” — and argued the act means “absolutely means nothing” to black Americans.
Johnson, who recently called for the government to provide $14 trillion in reparations to the descendants of slavery, told FOX News Wednesday that the movement to take down statues, cancel TV shows and fire professors is meaningless to help the black community.
People tearing down statues “have the mistaken assumption that black people are sitting around cheering for them saying ‘Oh, my God, look at these white people. They’re doing something so important to us. They’re taking down the statue of a Civil War general who fought for the South,” Johnson said.
“You know, black people, in my opinion, black people laugh at white people who do this the same way we laugh at white people who say, ‘we got to take off the TV shows,’” he said.
Atlanta Police Officers Call Out Sick After Charges Announced Against Two Officers
A number of reports out of Atlanta suggest police officers there have called in sick, en masse, in response to the filing of criminal charges Wednesday against the two officers present during the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks.
According to CNN, the Washington Post, and WRBL, a "blue flu" has spread across Atlanta's police ranks, with officers insisting Wednesday evening they were too sick for their night shifts.
The Post reports the city struggled to fill the unexpected gaps in its patrols, and actively tried to temper social media chatter about a mass police walkout.
Police have traditionally protested anti-police rhetoric by making fewer arrests. Right now that's exactly what the public wants.
Woman gives powerful speech to looters on streets of NYC
Far-Right Extremists Are Hoping to Turn the George Floyd Protests Into a New Civil War
Far-right extremists are showing up, with guns, to the protests against police brutality that have exploded across the country.
Others are egging on the violence from behind their computers, urging followers to carry out acts of violence against black protesters with the goal of sparking a “race war.”
Their presence makes an uneasy addition to the escalating unrest, which was triggered by the death of George Floyd, a black man who was choked to death by a white Minneapolis police officer earlier this week.
But there’s a range of motivations that’s driving far-right interest toward the protests, which are being led by community members and Black Lives Matter, and bolstered by antifascists.
For example, the so-called Boogaloo Bois — a group of armed anti-government extremists made visible by their Hawaiian shirts — have reportedly shown up to some of the protests.
Pastors Defy ‘Anti-Christ’ Governors to Open Churches in Trump’s Name
President Donald Trump’s call on Friday to reopen houses of worship sent a green light to some pastors to resume in-person services on Sunday, even in the face of contrary bans from governors.
Cindy Hope, pastor of the Promise Church in Escondido, California, called Trump’s proclamation “exciting” and compared it to winning the lottery. Earlier that day, despite having no authority to do so, Trump ordered governors to immediately allow houses of worship to resume in-person religious services, escalating an ongoing dispute across the nation.
“When the president came out and said churches are essential, I’m like wait, did everybody just hear that? Was I alone in hearing that?” she told Fox 5 San Diego. “We get to have church. I know it’s a modified version but, hey, we get to come and worship God and be together and that’s what’s so important right now.”
The Daily Beast
Gay man awarded thousands after being forced to endure ‘faggots, fairies and Grindr’ slurs from born again Christian colleague
The 29-year-old gay man filed a complaint to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) over a number of comments made by his colleague that referenced his sexuality.
In his complaint, the man claimed his colleague said a local gay bar was full of “fairies and faggots” when it was suggested as a location for a team get together.
He also claimed that she regularly said “don’t catch anything” on Friday evenings, a comment which he believed referenced his sexual orientation and sexual health.
Beloved gay weatherman unceremoniously fired after standing up to Trump-supporting, far-right, anti-lockdown protesters
Sven Sundgaard, 39, is a gay vlogger and until last week was a weatherman for TV station KARE 11, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. According to Queerty, he is one of the most high profile LGBT+ people in the Twin Cities.
Sundgaard had worked for KARE 11 for 14 years, but was let go last week after he shared a Facebook post that referred to anti-lockdown protestors in Minnesota as “white nationalist Nazi sympathizer gun fetishist miscreants”.
Proud neighbourhood homophobe targets gay couple with ‘horrible’ yard signs – and police say there’s nothing they can do
Gay couple’s cat cruelly dumped in wheelie bin in suspected homophobic attack
Las Vegas woman allegedly stalked neighbors, called them ‘Jewish pigs
'Rona Rave' Guest Chris Weaver Speaks Out Against Gay Cancel Culture
NYC launches team to combat coronavirus discrimination
With a spike in anti-Asian discrimination related to the coronavirus pandemic, New York City has formed a team to respond to the incidents.
The New York City Commission on Human Rights announced Sunday that the coronavirus response team would handle reports of harassment and discrimination related to the outbreak, and that the team is made up of attorneys and members of the agency's law enforcement and community relations departments.
Since February, the agency has recorded 248 reports of harassment and discrimination related to coronavirus, more than 40% of which were anti-Asian. During the same time frame last year, the agency had received just five anti-Asian discrimination reports.
"All New Yorkers are facing extraordinary levels of stress right now; discrimination and harassment should not be among them," NYC Commission on Human Rights Commissioner Carmelyn Malalis said. "Even in the midst of a pandemic, human rights cannot be violated, and we encourage anyone who has experienced Covid-19-related discrimination to report it to us."