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Trump’s racism denials are actually proof of his ‘extreme’ racism: Best-selling author

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President Donald Trump likes to insist he’s the “least racist person there is anywhere in the world” — but that’s exactly what an extremely racist person would say, according to one best-selling author.

Ibram X. Kendi, the award-winning author of the newly released book “How To Be Antiracist,” has explored the history of racial prejudice and the language that perpetuates bigotry, and he told The Guardian why the president’s denials fall flat.

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“We can distinguish between a racist and an antiracist by how they respond when charged with saying or doing something that is racist,” Kendi explained. “No matter what they say or do when charged with being racist, a racist says, ‘I’m not racist.’”

“But what an antiracist does when charged with being racist is accept that idea or action as the definition of a racist idea and the definition of a racist,” he continued. “‘Did I say something was wrong with black people? Yes, I did. So yes, I was being a racist in that moment. I recognize and admit that now — and I’m going to be different.'”

Trump, on the other hand, doesn’t reflect at all on the possibility that racism has infected his thinking, and instead issues an implausibly sweeping denial.

“A racist, no matter what, they’re going to keep saying, ‘I’m not racist,’” Kendi said, “and the most extreme racists say: ‘I’m the least racist person anywhere in the world.'”


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Miami-Dade cop relieved of duty after punching irate woman at Florida airport

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A bad situation turned worse, after a woman missed her flight at Miami International Airport. When police were called, things got even worse.

According to the Miami Herald, body-camera footage, which surfaced Wednesday evening, showed the officer hitting the woman yelling at him.

“You acting like you white when you really Black...what you want to do?” the woman without a mask says.

She then stepped very close to the officer, putting her face against his and that's when he struck her in the face.

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Appellate Judge says Mary Trump’s tell-all book can be released

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Yesterday, a judge paused Mary Trump's tell-all book on President Donald Trump and his family, but Wednesday evening, a New York appellate judge ruled that Simon & Schuster could move forward with releasing the book.

According to the New York Times, Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man will be released in four weeks, on schedule.

"Justice Alan Scheinkman’s ruling, however, put off addressing a central aspect of the bitter spat about the manuscript that has been roiling all month in the Trump family: whether, by writing the book, Ms. Trump violated a confidentiality agreement put in place nearly 20 years ago after a struggle over the will of her grandfather, Fred Trump Sr., Donald Trump’s father," the report said.

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Trump staff had an inquisition for healthcare workers for Tulsa rally — demanding to know if they leaked staff COVID story

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President Donald Trump was so incensed that the media learned of his staffers who caught COVID-19 in Tulsa, Oklahoma that he had a kind of inquisition for healthcare workers to investigate if they linked the story.

The Washington Post reported Wednesday that those familiar to his reaction said that outside of the BOK center, Trump campaign staff were being tested before the event. When the information was released, they scrambled, quizzing who leaked the information about the positive cases.

Healthcare workers were "then given a different list of people to test, according to two people with direct knowledge of the events who, like others in this story, spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe internal conversations," said the Post.

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