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Posted on: Dec 6, 2016, Source: Salon

Those who elected Trump want to undo progress and harm black and brown people. Who cares what's in their hearts?

Posted on: Dec 6, 2016, Source: Salon

In an interview, the CNN commentator says dialogue is still possible—and that liberal elitism really did enable Trump.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2016, Source: Salon

The mainstream media has been complicit in a dangerous rebranding of Trump, his associates and their views.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2016, Source: Salon

Charges of manslaughter for officer Jeronimo Yanez are just the first step on a long road toward justice.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2016, Source: Salon

Many of you who voted for Trump reject the term "racism"—but it's clear you don't truly understand it.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2016, Source: Salon

Those in shock over the outcome grievously underestimated the power of the hateful forces underlying Trumpism

Posted on: Nov 4, 2016, Source: Salon

Sean Hannity & Co. will not abandon the upside-down zone of disinformation, which the mainstream media amplifies.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2016, Source: Salon

Two policemen murdered in Iowa, allegedly by a white man. Where's the outrage over white men killing cops?

Posted on: Oct 28, 2016, Source: Salon

Yes, we can welcome Trump followers back into the mainstream politics and civilized society. But should we?

Posted on: Oct 19, 2016, Source: Salon

The three white men planned to unleash a killing spree and to bomb a house of worship—what should we call them?

Posted on: Oct 14, 2016, Source: Salon

The corporate news media and Republican Party bear responsibility for the hateful madness Trump unleashed.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2016, Source: Salon

In a debate held not far from Ferguson, Trump spewed his ugly fascist, racist rhetoric—can we unify to stop him?

Posted on: Oct 8, 2016, Source: Salon

Will Trump’s lewd comments and "apology" even hurt him with his racist, misogynist "basket of deplorables"?

Posted on: Oct 7, 2016, Source: Salon

The vice presidential debate "winner" would "set aside talk of institutional racism" and enable police brutality.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2016, Source: Salon

Ugly white supremacist screeds about "inner-city" violence and "race war" have clearly shaped Trump's rhetoric.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2016, Source: Salon

Ever heard of the Dunning-Kruger Effect? Trump is Exhibit A of this dangerous form of idiocy.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump's embrace of racist policing tactics is a terrifying master plan.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2016, Source: Salon

The killing of yet another unarmed black man by police shows little will change until White America joins the fight.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2016, Source: Salon

Pence's decision not to label an unapologetic white supremacist sends a message.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump's candidacy is an ugly joke—but insidious racism and media idiocy have kept him within striking distance.