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August 28, 2014

NYT Writer Calls Fox News Host Bill O’Reilly a Race Hustler

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Bill O’Reilly often accuses people like Rev. Al Sharpton of being race hustlers, but the Fox News host engages in a bit of race hustling of his own, and New York Times columnist Charles Blow wasn’t afraid to admit as much. First Blow noted how O’Reilly contradicts himself when discussing the issue of white privilege. To that point, he quoted O’Reilly: “Last night on ‘The Factor,’ Megyn Kelly and I…

Yvette Carnell and Dr. Boyce Watkins Discuss Rev. Al Sharpton’s “Ghetto Pity Parties”

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In the following video, BreakingBrown founder & Your Black World contributor Yvette Carnell discusses Rev. Al Sharpton’s eulogy for Michael Brown with Dr. Boyce Watkins. If you missed the eulogy, Sharpton said black folks are “sitting around having ghetto pity parties rather than organizing and strategizing.” “Blackness was never about being a gangster or thug,” he said. “Blackness was about how no matter how low we was pushed down, we…

Black Commander Charged With Misconduct for Sticking Gun in Suspect’s Mouth

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A respected Chicago commander has been charged with official misconduct for allegedly sticking a gun in a suspect’s mouth. Commander Glenn Evans was charged with official misconduct and aggrαvated battery on Wednesday, the Chicago Sun Times reports. He handed over his gun and badge over the incident, which reportedly occurred last year. Evans will appear in court on Thursday regarding the felony charges. Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy spoke about…

“I’ll Put a Round in Your @ss So Quick,” Says Cop to Car Full of People

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U.S. courts have traditionally upheld the right of citizens to record police, but that hasn’t stopped police from abυsing and harassing people who record police interactions with the public. A Florida officer who threαtened to shoοt a car full of people after someone began recording the incident is being defended by his police chief. In a YouTube video recorded in 2013, two black boys are dragged from their vehicle by…