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    Tom Williams/ZUMA Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.Footage of Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) making a racist comment about her colleague, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) surfaced this week. And Boebert is very sorry. Sort of. In a video shared on social media by Patriot Takes, a left-wing organization...
    Irony is Rep. Lauren Boebert worrying about a terrorist attack on the U.S. Capitol. And speaking in front of an American flag. And being a member of Congress, for that matter. The same woman who’s undermined Capitol security, endangered her colleagues by flouting mask-wearing rules, fantasized about blowing up the Capitol metal detectors, and tweeted about Nancy Pelosi’s location during the Jan....
    (CNN)Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado apologized to "anyone in the Muslim community I offended" on Twitter Friday after video surfaced of her making anti-Muslim comments last weekend about Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. In the video, posted last Saturday on Facebook from an event that day, Boebert implied Omar had been mistaken for a terrorist in an elevator...
    Republican Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert apologized Friday to the Muslim Community for comments she made about Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, which Omar is calling “Anti-Muslim bigotry.” A video showed Boebert telling her supporters in Colorado about an alleged recent elevator ride with Omar. Boebert said she witnessed a Capitol police officer run toward them “with fret all over his...
    DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert apologized Friday for using anti-Muslim language in describing a recent encounter she had with Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. In her apology, Boebert didn’t address Omar’s criticism that Boebert made up her story about the encounter at the U.S. Capitol. READ MORE: President Biden To Discuss Infrastructure Package In Rosemount Next...
    Progressive firebrand Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is demanding Nancy Pelosi and Kevin McCarthy “take appropriate action’ against far-right gun-toting Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) for her anti-Muslim comments. Omar called out her fellow Congresswoman on Thursday night over a hate-laced story Boebert told in her home district during the Thanksgiving weekend that Omar says is fiction. As Boebert told it,...
    Controversial Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) on Friday apologized after she likened Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) to a suicide bomber. "So I was getting into an elevator with one of my staffers," Boebert said. "He and I, we're leaving the Capitol, we're going back to my office and we get an elevator and I see a Capitol police...
    Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado, a far-right MAGA Republican and conspiracy theorist with pro-QAnon views, hasn’t been shy about promoting Islamophobia — especially when it comes to progressive Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. And Omar is calling her out, slamming Boebert as both a “bigot” and a “buffoon.” Boebert has been describing Omar, who is a Muslim and a native...
    Rep. Lauren Boebert , a Colorado Republican, is under fire for a story she told about Rep. Ilhan Omar , a Minnesota Democrat, while speaking at a Thursday campaign event. "I have an Ilhan story for you," the Republican congresswoman told supporters. "The other night on the House floor was not my first Jihad Squad moment." Boebert suggested...
    Stephen Maturen, Joe Raedle/Getty Images Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) called out Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) in a Thursday tweet, claiming that the conservative congresswoman “made up” a story filled with anti-Muslim tropes. “Anti-Muslim bigotry isn’t funny & shouldn’t be normalized. Congress can’t be a place where hateful and dangerous Muslims tropes get no condemnation,” Omar said on Twitter, responding to a video of Boebert...
    Colorado congresswoman Lauren Boebert sparked fury on Thursday when video emerged of her telling a 'backpack' joke to a crowd of supporters - recounting a supposed encounter that Ilhan Omar quickly confirmed as a lie. Boebert, a 34-year-old gun rights activist and fervent Trump supporter, was speaking during what the website Patriot Takes said was a Thanksgiving gathering. Commanding the...
    Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarSenators make bipartisan push to block 0M weapons sale to Saudis McCarthy pledges to restore Greene, Gosar to committees if GOP wins House Boebert faces heavy criticism after Gosar floor speech MORE (D-Minn.) slammed Rep. Lauren BoebertLauren BoebertJan. 6 organizers used burner phones to communicate with Trump family, White House: report Trump throws support behind Gosar after...
    Some liberals have lowered the standards of people of color to a point where "vile behavior" and "beastly acts" are acceptable, said Rev. Al Sharpton . Real racism is expecting people in a "certain community" not to "do any better" because of lowered expectations, he said in an interview Tuesday referring to the uptick in looting, especially along the...
    A lawyer for one of the three White men accused of the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery came under fire Monday for highlighting the slain man's "dirty toenails" in her closing argument. Greg McMichael's defense attorney Laura Hogue presents a closing argument to the jury during the trial of Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, and William "Roddie" Bryan,...
    A Connecticut man faces a bigotry charge for allegedly spitting, and yelling racial slurs, over a COVID-19 mask policy at a package store. Hartford County resident Daniel Henderson, age 57, of Stonington, was arrested on Wednesday, Oct. 27. According to Lieutenant Keith Egan, of the Stonington Police Department, Henderson had an active warrant stemming from an incident that occurred at Lefty’s Package Store...
    This past week has seen: antisemitic incidents in Austin, Texas; Sunrise DC, a climate activism group, refusing to be on a coalition with Jewish organizations with any connection to Israel; and the third anniversary of the Tree of Life massacre. This comes after a year of bizarrely comparing vaccine mandates to the Holocaust and four years after the Charlottesville rally...
    North Carolina Republican Lt. Governor Mark Robinson is furious that people are criticizing him over his virulently anti-LGBTQ views, and thinks the First Amendment is supposed to protect him from that criticism while he expresses his "deeply held religious values that are guaranteed to me by the Constitution." "Because I'm a Christian," Robinson said during a press conference call with...
    Perhaps the biggest of many imponderables about Donald Trump has always been the question of what playbook was he following? His 2016 campaign didn't have a plan beyond questioning the manhood of his male primary rivals and ceaseless yapping about Hillary Clinton's "emails." His 2020 campaign never found a focus until October, when he seized upon his victory over his...
    ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ Producers, ‘Source Code’ Writer Team for Action Thriller ‘Eurostar’ (Exclusive) 25 Things That Are Getting You Deeper Into Debt As we woke on the East Coast on Wednesday morning, we learned that the investigation into Dan Snyder's Washington Workplace of Horrors had ensnared another well-known person. And once again it wasn't Dan Snyder. But as I went...
    Chris Hayes slammed Tucker Carlson for his rhetoric surrounding the recent crisis at the southern border where thousands of Haitians had gathered to seek entry into the U.S. The MSNBC host compared his Fox News counterpart’s remarks on immigration to those of former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke. This week, Carlson said President Joe Biden wants to “change the...
    The thing to remember about Hollywood is that Hollywood works for China, not America, and certainly not for Hispanic Americans. As Hispanic Heritage Month begins for the United States, a new report shines a light on the absence of Hispanic and Latino representation in the film industry. The results reveal that there is little for the Latino community to celebrate...
    After President Joe Biden was accused of belittling African American senior advisor Cedric Richmond last Monday, referring to him as “my boy” in a briefing with state governors and local officials in what was seen as a “racist slip,” writer and legal commentator Horace Cooper referred to the president as “walking bigotry” for his history of racist remarks, while blasting...
    In 1915, the suffragist Alice Duer Miller wrote a delightful book of satirical poetry titled "Are Women People? A Book of Rhymes for Suffrage Times." Here we are, 106 years later, and Texas and the Supreme Court have weighed in with their opinion, which is very much no, women are not people. They are human-shaped, but they cannot be regarded...
    A New York Times guest essay published Tuesday took aim at the "performative antiracism" of the Black Student Union at the University of Wisconsin, mocking group members for advocating the removal of a large rock from campus they saw as a symbol of bigotry.  The Chamberlin Rock, which was placed in the campus location in 1925, was removed Aug. 6...
    (CNN) — Asian American leaders are concerned that a report on the origins of the Covid-19 virus expected to be released this week by the Biden administration will be used to “legitimize racist language” and lead to more anti-Asian violence across the country. Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, thousands of people in the United States have been victims...
    (CNN)Asian American leaders are concerned that a report on the origins of the Covid-19 virus expected to be released this week by the Biden administration will be used to "legitimize racist language" and lead to more anti-Asian violence across the country. Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, thousands of people in the United States have been victims of anti-Asian...
    With Afghanistan having fallen to the Taliban, many Afghans will no doubt be seeking refuge in other countries — and far-right mouthpieces like Fox News' Laura Ingraham and Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk obviously don't want them coming to the United States. Never Trump conservative Charlie Sykes discusses the "MAGA right's" fear-mongering over Afghan refugees in an August 16...
    Many large American corporations have failed to address anti-Semitism in their attempts to diversify and root out hate in the workplace, according to a new report from watchdog StopAntisemitism.org. The report named 25 corporations and StopAntisemitism.org graded each one on how it’s responded to anti-Semitism by assessing whether a company used its platform to condemn anti-Semitism, its allyship with the...
    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are speaking out in support of inclusion in the news media. On Monday, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex released a statement on their Archewell website in support of a coalition of U.K. journalists calling for "stronger initiatives to combat the underrepresentation, inequity and racial bigotry that still persist in this important industry." "Archewell is...
    President BidenJoe BidenRealClearPolitics reporter says Freedom Caucus shows how much GOP changed under Trump Iowa governor suggests immigrants partially to blame for rising COVID-19 cases Biden officials pledge to confront cybersecurity challenges head-on MORE on Wednesday condemned antisemitism, saying it has no place in his administration following an incident at the State Department this week involving a swastika. "Let me...
    The fascist left obviously learned nothing from the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, where the healthy were persecuted as walking biohazards simply because they were gay. Today, the healthy being persecuted as biohazards are the unvaccinated. Those who choose not to get vaccinated are almost no threat to those of us who are vaccinated, and yet they are the ongoing...
    Dallas Justice Now is asking White liberals to withhold enrolling their kids in Ivy League institutions but "Candace" host Candace Owens slammed the woke campaign as a continuation of racism on "Tucker Carlson Tonight." "You could identify this as a bigotry of low expectations. They’re saying that Black Americans aren’t smart enough to get into these schools by their own...
    A fly fishing guide in Montana had the kind of opportunity many of us only wish we could tap, and that is to tell Fox host Tucker Carlson, an irresponsibly vocal anti-vaxxer, how much damage he has done. “You are the worst human being known to mankind. I want you to know that,” Dan Bailey is seen telling Carlson in video...
    More from: Phil Mushnick Adam Silvers take on ESPN drama reveals NBAs double standard Rob Manfred robbing MLBs fans with clueless rule Sports coverage continues to look the other way Networks smothering baseball broadcasts Parade of NFL arrests leaves more questions than answers If you stand on Scotland’s coast looking out on the North Sea, you don’t need a...
    Alumni of a high school in San Diego, California, filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the school’s principal and school board for allegedly breaking the law when voting to remove a saint from the name of the school, the lawsuit states. The board held the vote after students at the school petitioned to have Saint Junipero Serra’s name removed because of...
    A British billionaire businessman has ripped affirmative action as being "dangerous for society" – and suggested that the Black Lives Matter movement may have created "more bigotry." "I’m not very keen on unbalancing society by having quotas," John Caudwell, the founder of a U.K. chain of cellphone stores, Phones 4u, told the Times of London. "I always think the best...
    Sesame Street is taking on anti-Asian bigotry in a new educational video released this week dubbed "proud of your eyes." The video, released through Sesame Workshop, featured one of the show’s newest Muppets Wes, who was introduced earlier this year to help combat racism, and long-time cast member Alan, a Japanese-American store owner who first appeared on the show in 1998....
    Arkansas state Rep. Mary Bentley wearing ...a jacket? The conservative bogeyman, the scary monster hiding under your bed, the reason that all of their failed corrupt policies have led to a global economic and health crisis, is transgender rights! Most Americans really don’t have the profound issues that conservatives seem to have against trans children or adults. But that has...
    Project 21 Chairman Horace Cooper said Saturday that President Joe Biden is guilty of “the bigotry of low expectations” by claiming black people can’t hire lawyers or accountants and be successful entrepreneurs. Biden made the remarks Tuesday during a speech to mark the centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. WATCH:   “I’m black. I’m a lawyer. I have...
    Top Congressional Republicans on Tuesday suggested that ‘The Squad’ and other Democrats' 'sentiment of bigotry' helped spark anti-Semitic attacks against Jews in the United States after they publicly criticized Israel for its military actions in Gaza. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and fellow Republican David Kustoff introduced a bill to prevent anti-Semitic hate crimes on Tuesday. McCarthy told Fox News...
    For months now, privately, we’ve been searching for a meaningful definition of the word "equity." We’ve consulted linguists, dusted off moldering reference books, we scoured the four corners of God’s own internet, all in an effort to figure out what it means. We’ve done this, not for pleasure, but because it’s our duty as a news organization. Equity is now...
    Three deputies who fired shots at Andrew Brown Jr. will be reinstated and retrained, sheriff says Focus on local: London pub emerges from lockdown with gusto Anna Paquin Declares Shes a "Proud Bisexual" After Haters Responded to Her Recent Posts With "Bigotry" E! See more videos SHARE SHARE TWEET SHARE EMAIL What to watch next Embrace Your...
    American civil rights leader Robert Woodson called Critical Race Theory (CRT) a “much more insidious” bigotry that plants the seeds of “black self-doubt and self-destruction” during an interview Sunday. Woodson, the president of the Woodson Center, appeared Sunday on Fox News, where he commented on the removal of Republican Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial...
    Sen. Tim Scott, who delivered the Republican response to President Biden’s address to Congress, said Sunday that "America is not a racist country," and as both sides of the aisle negotiate police reform at the federal level on Capitol Hill, the goal "isn't for Republicans or Democrats to win, but for communities to feel safer and our officers to feel respected." ...
    ​Sen. Tim Scott on Sunday defended declaring “America is not a racist country” in his rebuttal to President Biden’s address to Congress — and said the US cannot replace one type of discrimination with another.  The South Carolina Republican, appearing Sunday on CBS News’ “Face the Nation,” said “thank goodness” the president and Vice President Kamala Harris agree with him...
    More On: Tim Scott GOP orator Tim Scott wins race: Goodwin Texas rep calls for Dem official to resign after racist slur about Sen. Tim Scott The left’s vile reaction to Sen. Tim Scott’s speech Republicans come to Tim Scott’s defense amid racist attacks ​Sen. Tim Scott on Sunday defended declaring “America is not a racist country” in his...
    Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., has received incessant hatred and racism from the left following his rebuttal to President Biden's address to Congress Wednesday, but the senator told "Hannity" on Thursday that liberals should watch out for a Republican rebound. "In my opinion, what they’re fueling is a backlash," Scott told host Sean Hannity. "I don’t know if they realize it or not, but at some...
    Tim Scott has accused the left of 'hypocrisy' following their attacks on his Wednesday night rebuttal of Joe Biden's speech to Congress, saying the slurs left him saddened, but more convinced than ever that he was right to be a Republican. The South Carolina senator was pilloried on Wednesday night and Thursday for delivering the traditional rebuttal to the president's...
    (CNN)For so long, Asian Americans have been left out of critical conversations about race, despite longstanding barriers that impede their lives and careers. Augustine M.K. ChoiAt the academic medical institution in New York City where I work, Asians and Asian Americans make up 32% of the student body and 24% of faculty and staff. Many of us, whether immigrants...
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