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New Orleans marches against white supremacy, demands removal of Andrew Jackson statue

// (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Thousands gathered in New Orleans Saturday to march in solidarity with Charlottesville, where a woman died after white supremacists rampaged the city one week ago. The march, organized by Take ‘Em Down NOLA and Peoples Assembly began at Congo Square and ended at Jackson Square. Organizers called for the […]

Supporters and opponents of Mississippi’s flag to face off at USM in largest protest yet

// (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Opponents of the Mississippi state flag are planning their largest rally yet at the University of Southern Mississippi for Sunday, August 20. There, they’ll go up against pro-state flag protesters. “We will stand in solidarity with the residents of Hattiesburg and USM students in their second counter-protest of the […]

Chris McDaniel’s solution to Charlottesville: ‘Prayer . . . and maybe the Second Amendment’

// (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Days after a white supremacist rampage left one woman dead after a neo-Nazi plowed his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters, Mississippi State Senator Chris McDaniel has a solution: Prayer and guns. McDaniel posted a photo of himself in a prayer circle with young men with the caption: […]

Trump: America being “ripped apart” with removal of “beautiful” Confederate statues

Ashton Pittman

// (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In a Thursday morning tweet storm, President Donald Trump lamented the removal of “beautiful” confederate monuments. “Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our beautiful statues and monuments,” Trump wrote, calling the decisions “foolish.” Sad to see the […]

After Charlottesville, Mississippians ‘Rally Against Hate’ in Hattiesburg

// (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Mississippians spoke out against white supremacy Monday night on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in response to the weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia, where torch-carrying neo-Nazis and white supremacists marched on the town, leaving three dead. Around 100 people showed up to Hattiesburg’s “Rally Against Hate,” […]

Trump: Charlottesville marchers weren’t Nazis, blame violence on the ‘alt-left’

// (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In a breathtaking exchange with reporters at Trump Tower, the President of the United States defended the white supremacists who marched on Charlottesville – killing one and injuring numerous others – and blamed the violence on the ‘alt-left.’ “Many of these people were there to protest the taking down […]

Chris McDaniel on Charlottesville: Be afraid of violent left wing organizations

Ashton Pittman

// (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A day after deadly violence erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia when right wing extremists and white supremacists marched on the University of Virginia campus – partly in protest against plans to remove a Confederate monument –, a staunch defender of Confederate symbols and monuments in Mississippi has responded. “Conservatism is […]

Her name was Heather Heyer. Say her name, Mr. Trump

Ashton Pittman

// (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); One time, Donald Trump has tweeted about Meryl Streep. Two times, Donald Trump has tweeted about former Miss Universe winner Alicia Machado. Four times, Donald Trump has tweeted about Whoopi Goldberg. Nine times, Donald Trump has tweeted about Megyn Kelly (14 times if you count retweets of the misspelled […]