19 signs racism is alive and well in the United States

Monday 25 August 2014 01:00
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Maybe it's the one you have to censor?

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This actually happened.

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Fox News, again.

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A higher proportion of white Americans beliveve they have touched a ghost than those who believe black people experience discrimination.

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Ladies and gentlemen, Pat Buchanan.

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Two linked GoFundMe fundraising page raised almost $300,000 for the officer accused of shooting Michael Brown six times in Ferguson. People had their say when they donated...

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Bill O'Reilly and the worst restaurant review of all time.

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If I say negro or black boy, or slave, if those people cannot take those kind of words and [not be offended] then Martin Luther King Jr hasn't done his job yet.

Cliven Bundy, a rancher in long dispute with the federal government, was trying to explain an earlier remark "I wonder if negroes weren't better off as slaves".

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This.

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What happens when a white man and a black man try to steal the same car? Well, what do you think?

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"Congresswoman, you saw what happened to Whitney Houston, step away from the crack pipe."

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The New York Post actually thought this cartoon, published the month after Barack Obama's inauguration, was a good idea.

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It's not just the media.

Via: The Washington Post

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It extends to culture.

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The criminal justice system:

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The economy:

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And even the president.

Sigh.

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