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Fox host: Robbery video suggests Ferguson ‘officer was justified’ in killing unarmed teen

Fox News host Juliet Huddy on Sunday asserted that the Ferguson Police Department was right to release video of a robbery because it could convince protesters that the “officer was justified” when he killed unarmed teen Michael Brown. On Saturday, law enforcement sources told NBC News that the Department of…

After police killings, Georgia teens create cop accountability app

Three teenagers from Decatur, Georgia have created an app designed to foster a culture of accountability and accessibility for citizens dealing with local law enforcement and to reduce instances of police brutality. The Madame Noire blog reported on Five-O, an app for Android and iPhone that directs users to the…

Mall cop ignores racist harassing Seattle protesters and pepper sprays black bystander instead

An African-American Seattle man who happened to be walking by a pro-Palestinian protest said that he is still confused as to why a security guard would have pepper sprayed him instead of a white man who was harassing demonstrators and yelling racial slurs. Freelance photographer Alex Garland, who photographed and…

Activists swarm SB1070 ‘racial’ citizenship check in Tucson, crawl under Border Patrol SUV

A group of activists swarmed a traffic stop in Tucson on Sunday, and attempted to prevent the Border Patrol from taking away an undocumented immigrant who was pulled over for allegedly making an improper right turn. Tucson Police Sgt. Chris Widmer told KGUN that the man did not have a…

Ohio strippers take topless protest to church that harassed them as ‘whores, tramps’ for nine years

A group of topless dancers in Ohio on Sunday turned the tables on a fundamentalist church that has picketed their club for almost nine years. According to the Coshocton Tribune, at least six bare-breasted women, employees and friends of the Foxhole North club marched outside the New Beginnings Ministries church…

Winning Arab-American candidate unloads on GOP loser: ‘I ran to stop people like you’

Tea Party-backed Republican Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) won his primary on Tuesday, and took the opportunity to say what he really thought about his Republican challenger’s “smear campaign.” At the conclusion of Amash’s victory speech in Grand Rapids, he jabbed “lobbyist” Pete Hoekstra’s conduct while backing challenger Brian Ellis. Hoekstra,…

Oops: MSNBC reports that Obama backs Africa summit because he’s ‘from Kenya’

NBC White House Correspondent Chris Jansing incorrectly reported Tuesday that President Barack Obama wanted to have a successful U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit because he was “from Kenya.” “The White House clearly, I assume, hoping that this will be part of president’s legacy given his background,” MSNBC host Joy Reid noted while…

Religious scholar Reza Aslan destroys ‘charlatan’ Joel Osteen: Jesus hated wealth

Religious scholar Reza Aslan blasted proponents of the so-called “prosperity gospel” last month, claiming the materialistic Christian movement ran directly counter to the teachings of Jesus. Aslan was speaking at the 2014 Indian Summer Festival in Vancouver about his book, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. During…

Protesters plan ‘gay stoning’ at Beverly Hills Hotel to shame owner for homophobic laws

Protesters on Thursday hope to show customers at the Beverly Hills Hotel that they are supporting the establishment’s homophobic owner by broadcasting video of a person being stoned to death in front of the building. In recent months, Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah — whose Dorchester Collection owns the Beverly…

WATCH: GOP candidate sings ‘Dixie’ as his ‘national anthem’ at Alabama secessionist event

Video has surfaced of a Maryland Republican nominee for Anne Arundel County Council singing “Dixie” as the national anthem at a secession conference in Alabama. Over the weekend, Grove City College psychology professor and blogger Warren Throckmorton uncovered video of Michael Peroutka speaking to the 2012 League of the South…

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