Trump’s ‘strategy of trotting out black people to support him’ is backfiring, according to new poll

Just as in a “Where’s Waldo?” puzzle, a solitary, hard-to-identify black person typically appears somewhere in the bokeh of faces behind Donald Trump when he speaks to cheering crowds. On some occasions, it’s possible to spot a well-known person like Kanye West or Dennis Rodman grinning next…

As another ‘Unite the Right’ rally arrives, the real ‘BlacKkKlansman’ remembers infiltrating the KKK

BlacKkKlansman, Spike Lee’s new film based on the unbelievable-but-true story of Ron Stallworth, a black police officer who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan by pretending to be white on the phone and sending a white colleague as his in-person counterpart for face-to-face meetings with one…

Police Called on Black Student Eating Lunch at Liberal College

–Police are called on a black student eating lunch at very liberal Smith College, located in Northampton, Massachusetts, the birthplace of The David Pakman Show https://www.cbsnews.com/news/police-called-on-black-smith-college-student-eating-lunch/ https://abcnews.go.com/US/college-employee-leave-alleged-racial-profiling-student/story?id=57029423 -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Follow David on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/dpakman -Follow David on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/david.pakman…

Someone called the police on a Black student eating lunch in her university’s common room

An employee at Smith College called campus police on a Black student who was simply eating her lunch and reading in a common room on Tuesday. The employee believed the student looked “out of place.” Oumou Kanoute, a rising sophomore at the school in Northampton,…

Newly released documents reveal Memphis police have been spying on Black Lives Matter activists

Black Lives Matter activists in Memphis, Tennessee learned last week that they’d made some new friends on Facebook: Local law enforcement. The discovery occurred in a very roundabout way. In response to a lawsuit brought by the ACLU in Tennessee, which alleges that the Memphis Police…

Civil rights groups will converge on Washington, D.C. to protest white supremacist rally

Black Lives Matter DC has announced it will hold a counter-protest against the “White Civil Rights Rally” planned for Sunday, August 12 near the White House. After learning last month that the National Park Service had accepted a permit for the white supremacist rally, which…

New study shines light on the racial ‘anger bias’ of educators

Stories about black school children being more harshly treated or punished than white children has become an old and disturbing media staple, one that waxes and wanes with the frequency of its retelling, frequently featuring lurid and shocking details. But despite the popularity of this news trope, most reported accounts typically…

Trump wants to weaken coal miner protections as black lung disease makes a comeback

After reaching a low point in the late 1990s, new studies are showing that black lung disease has made a startling resurgence, especially among coal workers in the central Appalachian region. More than 10 percent of America’s coal miners with 25 or more years of experience…