On the first day of Black History Month, President Donald J. Trump delivered a “speech” that focused on the promises he made to Black communities and name-dropped a handful of Black historical figures such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Harriet Tubman, and Rosa Parks.
Following the devastating shooting in Orlando that left 49 victims dead, most people are still looking for someone to blame. Some choose to blame terrorism, some mental illness and some gun laws. U.S. Senator John McCain decided to point to one specific person as the blame for the incident – President Barack Obama. Well, his policies, to be more precise.
Old Navy recently came under fire for an advertisement they posted of an interracial family, with a black woman, black child and white man. While some wouldn’t look at it and think twice, other people felt threatened by what they felt was an attack on their race.
Scores of Twitter users filled the company’s mentions with accusations of supporting what they consider to be an attempt to get rid of a white majority. Luckily, even more people came out to show support over the advertisement, including Jack McCain, the son of U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.).
In an interview with CNN, Representative Jim Clyburn asserted that the attacks on UN Ambassador Susan Rice are race-based
He points to the uncalled fore use of terms like “lazy” and “incompetent” to describe Rice; words historically used to undermine African Americans.