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Trump’s Fear Mongering is Nothing New

Only one day after the horrible attacks at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Donald Trump wielded a tried and true political strategy in American presidential politics: fear-mongering and xenophobia.

On June 13th, Trump once again called for a ban on Muslim immigration to the United States and suggested that President Obama is not a real American and that he may have been, in some vague and pernicious way, involved in the attacks. The scary part about Donald Trump’s strategy? It works.

White reporter disses Kobe Bryant for wearing ‘I can’t breathe’ shirt, say he’s not ‘hood enough’

 

Doug Gottlieb Has Thoughts On Kobe Wearing An "I Can't Breathe" Shirt

 

 

It started with Derrick Rose donning a shirt with the caption, “I can’t breathe” in support of Eric Garner protesters. Then other NBA players followed suit. Among them? Kobe Bryant. 

But a white reporter feel that Bryant isn’t “hood enough” to sympathize with the plight of the average black person. 

Officer who fatally shot Mike Brown’s account made public for first time

 

Officer Darren Wilson, the man who fatally wounded an 18-year-old black teen in Ferguson, Mo., said the teen punched him, then reached for his sidearm.

The Aug. 9 shooting sparked widespread and ongoing protests in and around Ferguson, Mo. More than 250 people have been arrested on charges ranging from burglary to refusing to dispersing by police order. 

Earl Sweatshirt: Taylor Swift is ‘perpetuating black stereotypes’ with new video

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Odd Future musician Earl Sweatshirt is coming for Taylor Swift. The country music star released the video for her latest single, “Shake it Off,” which boosts a noticeably different image and beat from Swift’s traditional format.

Earl Sweatshirt took to Twitter to talk about how the video is harmful because it amplifies many black stereotypes.

New app helps determine ‘sketchy’ neighborhoods

 

SketchFactor is now available in app stores. The app uses user data to determine the “sketchiness” of certain neighborhoods and areas.

Despite the fact that the racial makeup of an area will more than likely play a part in which areas are deemed “sketchy” by users, the app is a finalist for the NYC BigApps competition, and has been well-received.