Social media storm after German minister says ‘negro’

A German state minister sparked a social media storm on Tuesday after calling a beloved German pop singer a “wonderful Negro” during a TV debate on Europe’s migrant crisis.

The Twitter hashtag #Neger (Negro) topped trending topics in Germany the … Read the rest

Black American rips into illegal immigrants

Chanell Temple, a black woman originally from Huntington Park, delivered a strident, politically incorrect speech against illegal immigration on Monday evening at the local city council meeting.

Temple, who now lives in the Hawthorne area of Los Angeles, was protesting … Read the rest

Chomsky: American prosperity linked to slavery, racial oppression

American economic prosperity is inextricably linked to its history of slavery and racial oppression, and fears that black people will take revenge are ‘deeply rooted in American culture,’ says academic, author, and dissident Noam Chomsky in a recent interview with … Read the rest

The browning of America

A review of Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics Are Remaking America, by William H. Frey. By Christopher Caldwell

“We believe our diversity, our differences, when joined together by a common set of ideals, makes us stronger, makes us more … Read the rest

Obama says Islam has always been part of United States

We hear a lot about the United States’ Judeo-Christian heritage, but according to President Obama, “Islam has been woven into the fabric of our country since its founding.”

That’s what the president told a White House conference on “countering violent … Read the rest

Politics of white destruction: Nevada speaker steps down

Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen will not take the State Assembly speaker position next year, he announced Sunday. The speaker-elect has faced criticism for a history of bigoted sentiments he expressed in a regular local newspaper column.

Hansen, a two-term assemblyman, … Read the rest

Demonstrators crash Black Pete party

Dutch police have arrested up to 90 people as protesters clashed at a traditional ‘Black Pete’ festival in Gouda. Demonstrators view the celebrations as racist due to the character’s traditionally blackened face and Afro wig.

On Saturday, “Sixty people were … Read the rest

‘92% of South African whites are racist’

I read the previous column by Jonny Steinberg on Oscar Pistorius. In my view that article was too general and gave an incorrect view on the opinions of blacks.

Though I now stay in an upmarket suburb, I spend lots … Read the rest

White liberals become redundant as moral pillars

White liberals might have finally understood that they have become redundant as spokespeople for blacks as well as moral pillars of integration.

The white artist now branded as the ultimate racist for trying to understand “black pain”, told The Times … Read the rest

Obama poses at the wrong door for ‘slavery’

Wrong building, wrong door
Wrong building, wrong door

For a black American president on a tour of Africa, it seemed an obvious opportunity for a speech about the “evils of slavery”. When Barack Obama visited Senegal on Thursday, he headed for Gorée Island.

Historians

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Britain’s colonial shame

David Cameron’s ancestors were among the wealthy families who received generous reparation payments that would be worth millions of pounds in today’s money

The true scale of Britain’s involvement in the slave trade has been laid bare in documents revealing … Read the rest