This Week in White Supremacy #93: Journalist stopped by CBP agent, accused of being part of ‘fake news media’

James Dyer on Twitter: “Wow. Just… wow. Just went through LAX immigration. Presented my journalist visa and was stopped by the CBP agent and accused of being part of the ‘fake news media’.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2PpIAQy​​​


  1. The Cherokee Nation wants a representative in Congress – CNNPolitics https://cnn.it/2PaSLYL
  2. NAACP | Jamestown to Jamestown Travelers Tour Assin Manso Last Bath River http://bit.ly/2PpIjgu
  3. Spectrum News RDU on Twitter: “Today, in Hillsborough, there was a ku klux klan rally outside of the courthouse.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2Pc8dEb
  4. Sergio on Twitter: “This racist woman wrecked another woman’s car and drove away, after making racist remarks. Retweet so that we can identify her!” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2PeBnCE
  5. [thread] Evan Weber on Twitter: “.@RepBarbaraLee says we need a #ClimateDebate and it must include people of color and environmental racism.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2Pe3IsF
  6. Innocent man spent months in jail for bringing honey back to United States – The Washington Post https://wapo.st/2ZsDWVF
  7. How anti-Semitic beliefs have taken hold among some evangelical Christians – The Washington Post https://wapo.st/2ZtiXC9
  8. [thread] Tomthunkit™ on Twitter: “THIS IS NOT SURPRISING: Fox News responds to White Nationalist terror much differently than it does to attacks by Muslims / Twitter http://bit.ly/2ZCvCT2
  9. Trump Clarification Syndrome – The New Yorker http://bit.ly/30IG2xR
  10. Opinion | They Were Freed From Death Row. Republicans Put Them Back. – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/30K4DT1
  11. The Police Photoshopped His Mug Shot for a Lineup. He’s Not the Only One. – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/30MldBU
  12. jordan on Twitter: “As NYT’s coziness with Jeffrey Epstein gets exposed, I’m reminded of how the paper portrayed Michael Brown in the wake of his death” / Twitter http://bit.ly/30Hn0Ic
  13. Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/30ICKuL
  14. Racist Michigan Lady Unable To Get Town On Board With Her Dream To Keep It White – Wonkette http://bit.ly/30LNrwk
  15. Black man told he couldn’t enter Portland Bar because of his jewelry was however lawsuit claims the real reason was racism – The Black Detour http://bit.ly/30SVlEx
  16. ICE opens family detention facility to news cameras – The Washington Post https://wapo.st/2ZwXBDT
  17. [thread] Zeddy on Twitter: “lol he got caught laughing it up with fascists as they actively planned a violent crime and now the leading launderers of white supremacist agitprop have to Rohm him.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2ZvI5YJ
  18. Jason Campbell on Twitter: “Ben Shapiro: “There was a national apology for slavery. It was called the Civil War where 700,000 Americans died” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2Zv5yJH
  19. The case against DeRay Mckesson is a threat to people’s right to protest – Baltimore Sun http://bit.ly/2ZsimR6
  20. Incoming Harvard Freshman Deported After Visa Revoked | News | The Harvard Crimson http://bit.ly/2Ztk58R
  21. Alabama Republicans approve resolution calling for Omar to be expelled from Congress | TheHill http://bit.ly/2Ztkxnz
  22. [thread] Eugene Scott on Twitter: “Gracious is one of the last words I think of when I think about living in the Old South, but what do I know I’m just a descendant of black human beings enslaved in North Carolina …” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2ZCVfmM
  23. Qasim Rashid, Esq. on Twitter: “This is rage inducing. Police literally arrested a black man in his own home, took his firearm, refused to listen to him, & even after he explained to them what was happening—they put him in the police car.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/30IRg5C
  24. SJK on Twitter: “My heart is absolutely breaking right watching #maddow. Trump admin giving families w sick children (that can only receive life saving treatment in states) 33 days to evacuate country. Thus, sending the children to their death. Get this sick bastard out of our house. #ImpeachNow” / Twitter http://bit.ly/30K9ELj
  25. The Trump Administration Is Taking Millions From FEMA To Fund Immigration Courts And Bed – Buzzfeed News http://bit.ly/30KVtps
  26. History of slavery: white women were not passive bystanders – Vox http://bit.ly/30I3pYl
  27. [thread] Phillip Atiba Goff on Twitter: “6. When that happens, I think of this poem by @eveewing, on what it would have been like to run in to Emmett Till at a grocery store. If the world were a little less ugly and mean.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/30UHTj6
  28. Ann Lowe, Jackie Kennedy’s African American wedding dress designer, got no credit for her work – The Washington Post https://wapo.st/30UIfWY

AND NOW FOR SOME GOOD NEWS

  • Five Things I Learned from NYT Magazine’s Phenomenal “1619 Project” About the Legacy of Slavery in America – Paste Magazine http://bit.ly/2ZwURWT
  • HBCU Students Help Restore Historic Sites Tied to Black Activism | Colorlines http://bit.ly/2ZzEHfx
  • The NYTimes Turns a Corner on the Way It Covers Donald Trump | Pajiba http://bit.ly/30Lj6hs

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