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Black Trans Inmate Allegedly Raped, Abused, Punished for Reporting
A Black trans woman is claiming in court she was set up by prison staff after reporting she had been the victim of rape and sexual abuse. C. Jay Smith, 59, filed the suit in federal court on Monday, alleging staff at San Quentin State prison in Northern California allowed other prisoners to rape and abuse her, then retaliated when she filed a complaint.
The suit alleges prison guards “allowed multiple men in custody to rape Ms. Smith repeatedly over four consecutive days” in 1998. She was violently raped again in 2013 by a person who “attacked from behind,” leaving her with “even more severe symptoms of PTSD."
Police Charged A Man Over The Death Of Merci Mack, A Black Trans Woman Killed In Dallas
A mob beat a gay couple for kissing in a bar. The police told them they shouldn’t kiss in public.
Has the current racism crisis helped breed a new dawn for LGBTQ+ communities?
A YouTube drama reporter claimed the police were investigating Shane Dawson's old videos. Now he's facing backlash of his own.
Sadiq Khan admits he used to enjoy getting chatted up by gay men at a cruising spot: ‘It’s nice for the ego’
The BBC quietly dropped four LGBT+ charities from its transgender support page. Now, it’s empty
Your Tax Dollars Are Supporting Anti-LGBTQ+ Organizations
'I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry' Inexplicably Makes Netflix's Top Ten
How Lies Of Systemic Police Racism Fuel The War On Cops
The big lie that American policing is systemically racist poses an existential threat to the rule of law, racial harmony, and the social fabric of the United States of America. This dangerously false narrative is a complete fabrication, manufactured and perpetuated by an alliance of loud and powerful voices. These include the mainstream advocacy media, Antifa anarchist and terrorists, Black Lives Matter, woke Hollywood celebrities, university elites, activist professional athletes and many politicians.
No one, starting with the police themselves, wants bad cops. Police who commit crimes cannot be tolerated and must be held accountable. But while the gross police misconduct and killing of Mr. Floyd was terrible, it was also an exceedingly rare incident. Despite this fact, the media, Black Lives Matter, Antifa and politicians claim that American policing as an institution is systemically racist—but this is a proven lie.
The most definitive study to-date, published by the National Academy of Sciences, shows that 55% of all people fatally shot in America by the police are white — more than double the number of black (27%) or Hispanics (19%). And while black citizens make up 27% of the people shot and killed by the police despite making up only 14% of the U.S. population, the racial disparities in police shootings are not caused by racism. Analysis of crime data from more than 200 U.S. counties show the strongest predictor of being shot by the police is not race, but whether the person is engaging in violent criminal behavior. Just this week, the study was retracted by its authors–not because any of the data was faulty, but because they didn’t like how it was being used, to the embarrassment of BLM and their media allies.
The authors of the NAS study concluded that racial disparities in rates of police shootings are entirely consistent with the rates at which individuals of different races are accused by victims of committing violent crimes. Consequently, the greater number of crimes committed by white people in a county, the more likely white people will be shot by the police. The greater number of crimes committed by black people in a county, the more likely it is that black people will be shot by the police. The same is true for Hispanics. As this writer noted in November 2019, if anyone is sincerely looking for a guaranteed way to reduce the number of fatal police shootings for any racial group, the answer is simple: Don’t commit crime.
The Jewish Voice
Man charged with fatal May shooting in Englewood
Chicago police launch new effort to reduce crime by building trust
Suspect arrested in ‘unprovoked attack’ on Macy’s manager
Feds kick off crime-fighting effort in Kansas City by disrespecting local leaders
3 deputies shot in deadly attack released from hospital
National Police Assoc. launches petition urging Palo Alto to remove fugitive from Black Lives Matter mural
Hate crimes rose in Idaho last year, state police say. This city had the most reported
‘He murdered someone, but he’s cute’: TikTokers are writing prisoners to find love
Florida Man's Racist Rant at California Bartender Caught on Video
New poll shows very few Americans want to defund police
A new poll found that many more Americans want funding for police to increase or stay the same than those that want police to be defunded.
Black Lives Matter protesters and activists have made the defunding of police forces a central platform of their political demands.
A Pew poll released on Thursday shows that few Americans support the policy.
A plurality of Americans, 42%, said that they want the funding for police to stay the same. Another 31% of Americans said they want funding for police to increase.
Clarence Thomas's wife criticized her town's 'Black Lives Matter' banner: report
Man Arrested in Miami Beach for Allegedly Harassing Beachgoers With a Knife
Man who flies Nazi flag from his car to show he is in ‘total opposition of Black Lives Matter’ claims he was attacked because of it
Pat Robertson prophesies (again) that God will destroy America if LGBTQ people get any (more) rights
“White Girl Moans Black Lives Matter”
Outwardly, Pornhub has joined large companies such as Amazon, Twitter, and Nike in the corporate rush to put out public statements that condemn racism. @Pornhub, the site’s popular Twitter account run by Aria Nathaniel, wrote that “Pornhub stands in solidarity against social injustice,” and encouraged people to give to organizations such as the Bail Project and the NAACP. The site also promised to donate $100,000.
Around the same time, Pornhub saw the rise of a new subgenre: Black Lives Matter porn. One such video is called “White Girl Moans Black Lives Matter While Getting Fucked #BLM.” Another is “Black Anal Matters.” There is also a subcategory called BLM Protest that mainly shows Black men penetrating white women during a supposed Black Lives Matter protest. Some of these women have “BLM” written on their backs, while others are in jail cells being penetrated by Black porn performers dressed as police officers. In a classic marriage of racist themes, one video purports to show a “black lives matter thug choking out a white cop daughter.”
'Being iced out': Trina McGee opens up about racism she experienced on 'Boy Meets World'
Lucy Liu Opened Up About Being a "Black Sheep" in Hollywood
90 Day Fiance: Why Avery Warner Is Against Black Lives Matter
Live Nation Sued for Race and Gender Discrimination by Furloughed Exec
Man charged with robbing, sexually assaulting woman on Near North Side
Teenager charged in July 4 death of 11-year-old in Washington, DC
Another Black Lives Matter Mural Defaced in Less Than a Week, This Time in Illinois
Drivers target Black Lives Matter protesters in 'horrifying' spate of attacks
‘People can’t ignore it anymore’: Across the country, minorities hit hardest by pandemic
Man kicked out of sick parents’ house after partying on Fire Island amid COVID-19
Giancarlo Albanese, the unapologetic man who flocked to Fire Island Pines last weekend — and posted a photo of a large, maskless all-male rave he attended with the caption “Fuck your mask … Fuck your vaccine” — has reportedly been booted from his parents’ house over his failure to keep it socially distant.
Queerty reports that a man who claims to be Albanese’s brother responded to that Instagram upload, which itself drew a number of inflammatory comments from Instagram users, telling him to scram.
“Find a new home because you’re not welcome at the one you currently live at,” he wrote. “Complete disrespect for [Mom] and Dad’s lives, both who are very weak. Mom has Chemo on Friday and you’re out doing this shit? Go live off on your own and not under your [parents’] roof and you can do whatever you want.”
In a nearly 14-minute video rant posted Wednesday to his Instagram profile, Albanese — an admitted conspiracy theorist — wouldn’t apologize for his actions. The clip makes no mention of his eviction, but he says he has “nothing to be sorry about,” and the same goes for the “hundreds of thousands, if not millions” of people who went out to celebrate July 4 last week.
“The world has been consumed by mass hysteria and paranoia on an unprecedented scale right now,” he says, adding that he refuses to fall for it. “We’re not going to fall for the lab-made virus, we’re not going to fall for the mass-media marketing campaign that’s been going on because it’s all bullshit, every single ounce of it.”
Duo arrested after refusing to wear masks, coughing on Walmart employees
Man confesses secrets to wife in coronavirus-triggered manic episode
Nashville's Youngest Coronavirus Victim Was Uninsured, Delayed Care for Days
Virginia Man Assaults Coffee Shop Owner After She Asks Him to Wear Mask
Airline passengers are finding 'creative ways' to remove masks, American pilot says
New York City rents slide as vacancies hit a record
Hollywood production craters as coronavirus halts most filming
Georgia teen charged with killing her 66-year-old grandmother
A Georgia teen has been charged with murdering her grandmother, authorities said.
Alisha Kianna Pompey, 17, was arrested early Monday after Fayette County deputies found the teen’s grandmother, 66-year-old Dorothy Pompey, dead in the family’s residence at the Four Seasons Mobile Home Park, The Citizen reports.
Deputies were sent to the location for a medical call, but investigators determined domestic violence factored in the elderly woman’s death, Sheriff Barry Babb told the newspaper.
Man Who Killed Seattle Protester Charged With Homicide, Reckless Driving
Attorney blasts DA for saying use of force in Akbar Rogers' arrest was justified
Hit-and-run driver who plowed into protesters at anti-lynching rally arrested in Indiana
Five People Arrested in Pop Smoke Murder Investigation
Zion Williamson Accused of Accepting $400K for Marketing Rights While at Duke
Man shot after gunfire erupts in Bronx street following argument
29-year-old man fatally shot on Upper West Side
Calif. Girl, 13, Was Allegedly Killed After Resisting Sexual Advances of Man She Talked to Online
One Day After Mocking ‘Right-Wing’ Media For Reporting On Crime, CNN’s Cuomo Admits Homicides Are Rising – But Blames It On States Reopening
'We met a Karen': Black and Latino residents film woman accosting them for using their neighborhood pool who demands their address because she doesn't recognize them
An unknown woman has been filmed demanding that two black and Latino residents prove they live in the neighborhood by giving her their address.
The video, filmed in North Carolina earlier this week, shows a white woman questioning two people that she doesn't recognize, accusing them of trespassing into her neighborhood to use the pool - despite the fact they also live there.
In an apparent racial dispute the woman, dressed in yellow and holding her phone up as if about to make a call, shouts: 'I know everyone who lives here.'
EXCLUSIVE: Enraged man brandishing a gun chased down five vandals caught spray painting 'f**k Trump' and 'BLM' on the home of California couple charged with painting over Black Lives Matter mural
Black Lives Matter group conflicts with Catholic Church teaching, Washington bishop says
Incidents at 2 NYC brokerages outrage Black agents, staff
‘WeWorking while Black’: Ex-employees allege racial discrimination
Neo-Nazis Are Running Out of Places to Hide Online
A high school baseball player in Iowa faced racist taunts — ‘You should have been George Floyd’ — during a game. His family wants the incident to spark rule changes addressing hateful jeering in sports.
Addison Rae Easterling's Apology For Supporting
Republican city councilor starts anti-LGBT tirade during meeting but decides it’s too much effort
Fashion Retailer Shein Pulls 'Swastika Pendant Necklace' from Site Following Social Media Backlash
Attorney General William Barr admits unfair policing of African Americans is a 'widespread phenomenon' but rejects calls to defund the police and says 'black lives are protected' by cops
Attorney General William Barr said on Wednesday that the unfair policing of African Americans is a 'widespread phenomenon' before rejecting calls to defund the police.
Protests over the recent police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and other African Americans have ignited a national conversation about the role of law enforcement in society.
During an interview with ABC News' Pierre Thomas, Barr addressed policing in America, saying: 'I do think it is a widespread phenomenon that African American males, in particular, are treated with extra suspicion and maybe not given the benefit of the doubt.'
Young Trump supporter, 18, says Marquette University threatened to rescind her offer after she posted TikTok videos in favor of the president that sparked death threats from students
Driver, 27, who hit Seattle protesters, killing one and injuring another, is charged with vehicular homicide and remains in custody on $1.2million bail
White woman attacks a black and indigenous protester with a HOCKEY STICK for laying in the road and blocking traffic during a demonstration in Canada
Kansas man, 55, sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for strangling his 50-year-old girlfriend and then pushing her over the balcony of a cruise ship
Man with COVID-19 who was arrested for breaking a mandatory quarantine several times is released because of New York's bail reform laws
Seven protesters arrested during Portland riots over Fourth of July week hit with federal charges for vandalizing courthouse and assaulting cops with high intensity lasers
Man 'stabs a grandmother, 96, to death with a PITCHFORK in Chicago'
California church officials tell black Star Wars stunt woman 'All Lives Matter' as they put up 'no trespassing' signs after she sat on their lawn
Man faces hate crime charges over string of racist graffiti in Arlington Heights
Lady A, Formerly Lady Antebellum, Sue Seattle Blues Singer Lady A
“Today we are sad to share that our sincere hope to join together with Anita White in unity and common purpose has ended,” the group said in a statement. “She and her team have demanded a $10 million payment, so reluctantly we have come to the conclusion that we need to ask a court to affirm our right to continue to use the name Lady A, a trademark we have held for many years.” Read the band’s full statement below.
Wave of criticism smashes Lin-Manuel Miranda as leftists declare 'Hamilton' to be 'problematic'
"Are y'all ready to talk about how problematic Hamilton is? Lin Manuel Miranda created a piece of work that used hip hop (a genre created by black people) to tell the story of colonizers and slave owners," one Twitter user wrote.
"As much as I love the show, it and it's writer are deeply problematic," another wrote. "I've intentionally or unintentionally ignored these things for years, but I'm trying to fix this now so I can fully contextualize and understand Hamilton and it's effect as a whole."
"Reminder for all y'all Hamilton watching mofos: Hamilton was a racist slaveowner, and casting POC as white bigots isn't the reclamation you think it is," read a tweet that had nearly 60,000 likes. "It's a romanticized telling of a white man's plights, so none of y'all better be stanning the founding fathers AGAIN."
Ajamu Baracka, a self-described "international human rights activist," blasted Miranda.
"Lin-Manuel Miranda is a Puerto Rican Uncle Tom who instead of fighting for independence makes feel-good revisionism for white liberals. He is pathetic," Baracka said.
‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Car With Confederate Flag to Remain Displayed in Auto Museum
Author sues to stop removal of controversial Kentucky mural
Hamilton weekend release boosts Disney+ downloads by 74% despite calls to cancel it because it glosses over Founding Father's links to slavery
'All the criticisms are valid': Lin-Manuel Miranda responds to the move to cancel his show Hamilton because it glorifies slave owners and says 'I did my best'
Please, I Beg You, a Moratorium on Even Joking About Celebrities Running for President
Billboard reports that Taylor Swift fans are trying to get her to run for president, a likely callback to the time West infamously jumped onstage at the MTV Awards to dis her Best Album win. “How about taylor swift as the president and selena gomez as vice president?” one fan tweeted. “okay so i need @JoeBiden to announce @taylorswift13 as his vice-president in order to defeat Kanye West & Trump. enough is enough. we’re tired af,” wrote another. A third wrote, “@taylorswift13 running for president, and winning obvi, would honestly be the end of all the kimye drama.”
Treasury reveals 700,000 of the companies and non-profits who got PPP bailout - with Kanye West company and Donald Trump lawyer's firm among those benefiting
Kanye West's late registration (again): Yeezy's 2020 bid is facing failure because he has missed key deadlines to get on the ballot
Britney Spears Fans Push #FreeBritney After Kanye West Runs For President -- He Was Hospitalized Too!
Black Women Are Getting Left Behind In The Black Lives Matter Movement
The #SayHerName campaign was created by the African American Policy Forum in December 2015. This movement was created to uplift the voices of Black women who have become victims of police brutality, established in an attempt to rectify the lack of coverage Black women received in comparison to men. Recent headlines make it more apparent than ever that this is still an ongoing problem. We are standing by as Black women fight for visibility, allowing the media to let another Black woman slip under the radar.
It’s important we adjust our allyship quickly, as Breonna Taylor is not the only woman who needs our action. Black Lives Matter activist Oluwatoyin Salau was just 19 years old, found dead in Tallahassee, Florida at the hands of Aaron Glee Jr. In the same week, we lost two Black trans women: Dominique Fells and Riah Milton. These and other Black women are not pawns for you to use for social activism points. None of these women have been fought for with enough fire and passion. Black women are not getting the attention they deserve.
Painful Reckonings About Black Lives Matter / Opinion
New York Attorney General Orders Black Lives Matter Foundation to Halt Donation Collection
If your idea of equality doesn't include black trans lives, it isn't equality
Taraji P. Henson on stigma over terms like 'strong black woman' or 'black girl magic': 'We're not fairies!'
Black Lives Matter's Silence on a Champion of Racial Equality
One name that goes conspicuously unmentioned by those self-proclaimed champions of racial justice such as Black Lives Matters is an internationally acclaimed American hero who lived his life for racial equality. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his life for it, too. King’s quest for equality and his legacy are inconvenient for today’s vigilantes, because his efforts contrasted sharply with theirs—both with regard to their goal and means.
While today’s self-righteous violent protesters have left vulnerable inner-city neighborhoods devastated and residents in tears of anguish, King staked all he had on a belief in the unifying power of passive resistance and nonviolence, as did others who brought about worldwide change, from Mahatma Gandhi to Nelson Mandela.
Today’s racial-grievance opportunists portray blacks as impotent victims, unable to move forward or upward under the weight of a legacy of slavery and the all-purpose villain of institutional racism. In their agenda, equality of opportunity makes no difference. Instead, their proclaimed goal is to demand equality of outcome by monetizing the suffering of their ancestors as reparations—checks that would be handed to them. The demand for reparations ignores problematic issues of who should pay for and who should receive remuneration and the situation of the descendants of blacks who owned slaves and of those who arrived on our nation’s shores—penniless but filled with hope—long after the end of slavery. The accounts of sports superstars of the NFL and NBA who were once millionaires but ended up bankrupt can serve as cautionary tales regarding the inconsequential impact of cash payouts in the absence of qualities such as delayed gratification, personal restraint, and foresight.
In contrast with today’s racial justice vigilantes, King did not advocate lowering the bar for standards of behavior and ethical values among those he represented. The most aspirational element of his famous Dream was that his children would one day be judged by the content of their character. The history of the black community is replete with evidence that, even against the greatest odds and oppression, moral qualities of personal responsibility, determination, integrity, and mutual assistance were sufficient to empower men and women to achieve success.
Real Clear Politics
Jeffree Star is staying quiet while Shane Dawson's career lies in tatters. Here's why celebrities like him seem uncancelable.
Shane Dawson's reputation is currently hanging in the balance. He's lost over a million subscribers in the last two weeks after old footage resurfaced of his past involving racism and jokes about the sexualization of animals and children. The final straw for many came when Tati Westbrook dropped her video and claimed Dawson and Jeffree Star were the ones who manipulated her into almost ruining James Charles' career last year.
However, while Dawson responded to Westbrook's video in real time on an Instagram livestream, Star is nowhere to be seen. While several of Dawson's friends have publicly supported him, Star is not among them. There have been a few theories about his whereabouts thanks to fan photos cropping up on Twitter, but his own social media presence has been silent.
Some celebrities, like Star, seem bulletproof to criticism. Morgan Freeman, for example, was accused of sexually harassing eight women and issued a statement denying the allegations in 2018, which everyone seems to have forgotten about.
Chris Brown also still has fans despite being convicted of assaulting Rihanna in 2009 and a long history of violence towards women. High profile stars like Justin Bieber are among his fanbase, which vehemently defends his right to still make music. YouTuber Gus Johnson said in a video he "continues to be shocked" at how Brown's career is not over when he listed all the legal issues and charges he's been involved in over the last 15 years.
77% of White Voters Approve of Police, Just 26% of Black Americans Agree
While approximately 68 percent of American voters approve of the job the police are doing, according to a new Hill-HarrisX poll, that percentage drops down to 26 when only Black voters are counted. Comparatively, 77 percent of white voters approve of how police are doing their jobs, revealing a racial divide when it comes to how police are perceived.
An online poll of 951 registered voters conducted between June 22 and 23 asked respondents whether they approved or disapproved of the jobs of different workers. These groups included the police, healthcare workers, local politicians, journalists and national politicians.
Overall, healthcare workers had a 94 percent approval rating amongst all voters, local politicians received 62 percent, journalists got 59 percent and national politicians got 56 percent.
There is no epidemic of fatal police shootings against unarmed Black Americans
Controversy over keeping police in Chicago schools rages on, moves to City Council
Wealthy Hamptons Residents Are Hiring Security Guards After Protests
Portland police declare riot as protests turn violent again
Fact check: 1994 crime bill did not bring mass incarceration of Black Americans