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The Celebrity Apprentice: The White House Edition

In what seems to be an episode of “The Celebrity Apprentice,” Trump’s White House seems to be facing constant instability. The White House press secretary, Sean Spicer, first resigned on July 21 after it was confirmed that the New York hedge fund magnate, Anthony Scaramucci, also knows as “The Mooch,” was hired as the new…

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Nebraska City Council Candidate Calls for His Own Muslim Ban

One of Nebraska’s city council candidates wants Muslims and the practice of Islam completely banned from the U.S. He calls it his own Muslim ban, inspired by Donald Trump. His version however, has nothing to do with travel. In an interview with WOWT, an NBC-affiliated television station located in Omaha, Nebraska, the candidate, Paul Anderson…

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Plymouth City’s Clerk Resigns After Making Islamophobic Post

You know what bigots do when they find themselves in a sticky situation at the workplace? Resign. Remember when Rumana Ahmed explained to us how she lasted only eight days on the National Security Council during Trump’s administration? Looks like Plymouth City’s Clerk, Linda Langmesser, had an opinion about that. Langmesser’s Facebook revealed a public anti-Muslim…

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The (Anti) Black-Ass Roots of America’s Islamophobia

Written by Vanessa Taylor, Founder of The Black Liberation Project.   You truly thought this shit started 15 years ago This election season bore no surprises for me. I’ve scrolled through Twitter and Facebook, looked at texts from family without bothering to reply, scanned panicked emails. “Trump’s going to come after women,” people would say in…

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Arabs, the N-Word and the A-Word Are the Same

Written By: Lina Abdul-Samad. “Drop the A-word.”* Abed. Abeed. The Arab community knows this word all too well; “Abeed” is a derogatory Arabic slang term that is used to refer to Black people. This word is almost synonymous with the N- word. The main difference between these two racist terms is that the N-word is…

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Netanyahu Tweets Praise for Trump and His Wall

President Trump is right. I built a wall along Israel’s southern border. It stopped all illegal immigration. Great success. Great idea ???? — Benjamin Netanyahu (@netanyahu) January 28, 2017 Like pretty much everything else happening right now that we wish was some episode of “Punk’d,” this is also very real: Benjamin Netanyahu trailed his fingers…

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This US Senator Was Grilled About Racism & Sexism Charges

The Senate Judiciary Committee has been reviewing Jeff Sessions’ history at the Confirmation Hearing since this past Tuesday. With the majority of conversation surrounding an attack on African Americans, civil rights, and “Law and Order,” you would be confused between what decade you were in. You’ve probably already heard a multitude of things about Sessions…

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Netanyahu Supports Bill Banning the Call of Prayer in Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has put into motion yet another oppressive tactic against the Palestinian people, this time trying to silence the holy call to prayer. A proposal has been sent to the Israeli Parliament, backed by Netanyahu, to ban loudspeakers in places of worship to cut down on “noise pollution” across all of “Israel.” This ban…

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President-Elect Trump Plans to Deport Three Million Immigrants

According to a “60 Minutes” interview with Donald Trump, at least two to three million undocumented immigrants will be deported after the President-elect is inaugurated in January. During the interview, Trump said those immigrants who are undocumented with criminal records will be deported immediately. “What we are going to do is get the people that are criminal and…

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Trump Tape Outrage Reminds Us Not All Women Are Equal

The GOP party is rushing to make amends after an audio clip of Donald Trump, originally released by The Washington Post, revealed the candidate boasting about aggressively kissing, groping, and making unwanted sexual advances toward women in lewd terms that bordered on sexual assault. It’s 2005. Donald Trump and Billy Bush, then from “Access of…