This Week in White Supremacy, Week 87: The Ten Stages of Genocide (We’re at #7)

 

  1. George Conway: Trump is a racist president – The Washington Post https://wapo.st/2JH2mSE
  2. Border Patrol Chief Was Member of Secret Facebook Group http://bit.ly/2M2XIzK
  3. Dara Lind on Twitter: “If you’re familiar with the military/law enforcement, you know about commemorative “challenge coins.” Border Patrol agents have been circulating an unauthorized coin (using the official logo!) that mocks childcare duties. I got one.” http://bit.ly/2M2nPH8
  4. Veronica Martinez Calhoun on Twitter: “The threat of #ICEraids has me thinking of the stories of my great-uncles, who crossed the Texas border seeking a better life. Still children, they rushed to sign up to fight for this country they loved so dearly. Theirs is a common immigrant story. They were real Americans.” http://bit.ly/2M0yJ04
  5. Tomthunkit on Twitter: “Carlos Hernández Vásquez is the 6th migrant child to have died after being detained by U.S. Border Patrol in the past 8 months” http://bit.ly/2M240jo
  6. Philip Rucker on Twitter: “During the 2016 campaign, whenever Trump made racist or xenophobic comments there was a small but reliable chorus of Republican office holders who spoke out. Today, there’s silence, nine hours later.” http://bit.ly/2JErp8O
  7. The Tennessee Holler on Twitter: “NEW: Governor Lee Signs First KKK Grand Wizard Day Proclamation Despite protests to have the bust of the first KKK Grand Wizard removed from the TN capitol, @GovBillLee instead just re-signed a proclamation making tomorrow Nathan Bedford Forrest Day.” http://bit.ly/2JENC6t
  8. Ann-Marie Poli on Twitter: “When I find out someone is a Trump supporter I ask them to think of what the need in life. The top 10 things that would improve their family’s lives. Then I ask where illegal immigration fits on that list. The blank stare in response is always fun.” http://bit.ly/2JEQosw
  9. Donald Trump, the Racist in the White House | The New Yorker http://bit.ly/2JDWIk1
  10. The Shady Librarian on Twitter: “Yesterday, my sister was stopped by ICE at a train station. She didn’t have her ID. They mistook her traumatic brain injury (which causes her speech to slur) as an accent. They questioned her until her nurse aid came. I am filled with rage.” http://bit.ly/2JHNHXn
  11. Karine Jean-Pierre on Twitter: ““I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” “I can’t breathe” *Eric Garner cried out 11Xs while being held in a fatal choke hold by a NYPD OFC.” http://bit.ly/2JESDfq
  12. Vanita Gupta on Twitter: “Peter Phipps just became Trump’s 43rd circuit court judge. 0/43 are African American. 0/43 are Latino. These are lifetime appointments that represent a gigantic setback for judicial diversity in America. It’s truly appalling. #courtsmatter” http://bit.ly/2JETrks
  13. NowThis on Twitter: “Kellyanne Conway asked a Jewish reporter ‘What’s your ethnicity?’ while defending Trump’s racist ‘go home’ tweets directed at lawmakers of color” http://bit.ly/2JEGiYL
  14. Andrew Feinberg on Twitter: “Here’s video, courtesy of @cspan… ” http://bit.ly/2M2Iknd
  15. Cuomo Prime Time on Twitter: “.@ChrisCuomo: “What would you do if the President said, ‘I am a racist’?” Kris Kobach: “Then I would not defend him.” Cuomo: “Would you still support him as President? Kobach: “Um. I don’t know.” Cuomo: “You have to think about whether or not you would support a racist?” http://bit.ly/2JGh5gu
  16. Jamil Smith on Twitter: “Between 1910 and 1997, African Americans lost about 90% of their farmland—costing hundreds of billions of dollars. As one lawyer told @lizziepresser, “If you want to understand wealth and inequality in this country, you have to understand black land loss.” http://bit.ly/2M2uBfY
  17. Sheryl Gay Stolberg on Twitter: “My colleague @juliehdavis, who is covering, informs me that you cannot use the word “racist” on the House floor.” http://bit.ly/2JHLz1Q
  18. Greg Pak on Twitter: “[image] definition of stochastic terrorism: the public demonization of a person or group resulting in the incitement of a violent act, which is statistically probable but whose specifics cannot be predicted:” http://bit.ly/2JHNYcR
  19. Man Sentenced After Threats Against Harvard Black Commencement | Cambridge, MA Patch http://bit.ly/2JGi4xc
  20. Stanford University is investigating a noose hanging near a student residence – CNN https://cnn.it/2JGieoi
  21. In Letter to Barr, Booker Blasts Decision to Overrule Career Civil Rights Prosecutors | Cory Booker | U.S. Senator for New Jersey http://bit.ly/2JHfAid
  22. Weijia Jiang on Twitter: “I asked Trump if he would be okay with someone telling the First Lady to go back to her country. He did not answer.” http://bit.ly/2JG3DZX
  23. Jemele Hill on Twitter: “Modern-day Klan rally… ” ==> Jon Passantino on Twitter: “Crowd at tonight’s Trump rally in North Carolina breaks out into chants of “Send her back!” as the president attacks Rep. Ilhan Omar” http://bit.ly/2JEPjAR
  24. Chip Mitchell on Twitter: “BREAKING: Nearly five years after Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke shot 16 rounds into teenager Laquan McDonald, a city panel votes to fire a sergeant and three other veteran officers, accusing them of betraying their duty to cover up for Van Dyke.” http://bit.ly/2JEufL4
  25. Matt Rogers on Twitter: “”Obama worsened race relations” is code for “the black dude getting the top job made me feel small”.” http://bit.ly/2JFUVLh
  26. White Supremacists Mourn The Death Of Eugenicist And Hate Group Founder John Tanton – Angry White Men http://bit.ly/2M0mqks
  27. Philadelphia police to fire 13 officers over offensive, racist social media posts | TheHill http://bit.ly/2LXSllk

AND NOW FOR SOME GOOD NEWS

  • 3 Ways to fight the Racist in the White House. NOW. http://bit.ly/2lD5nJW
  • Joshua Potash on Twitter: “Absolutely incredible footage taken from above the ICE protests in Philly. #JewsAgainstICE” http://bit.ly/2M2GanB
  • The Tennessee Holler on Twitter: “FLASHBACK: “We’re tired of being tired.” Students have been asking @GovBillLee to move the bust of the first KKK Grand Wizard out of TN’s legislature for a very long time, including @JeneishaCHarris @brotherjones_ and many more. #BillLeesKKKDay” http://bit.ly/2JFtmBW
  • Muslim Advocates Urges House to Pass Resolution Condemning Trump’s Racism – Muslim Advocates http://bit.ly/2JEtHVw
  • Ava DuVernay on Twitter: “They’re getting their tuxedos ready. Harlem will definitely be in Hollywood on Emmy night.” http://bit.ly/2M2Z2CI
  • Ilhan Omar on Twitter: “Home sweet home!!… ” ==> Tom Hauser on Twitter: “ Congresswoman Omar just arrived back in the Twin Cities.… ” http://bit.ly/2JEu7v4

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