Jussie Smollett Needs Help
Hate crimes are a legitimate problem and on the rise
Staging an attack based on race, sexual orientation, and filing a false police report is mind-bogglingly reckless. That said, I don’t care about “Jussie The News-Item.” Why? Well, because there are bigger issues, people are dying, getting attacked and Jussie Smollett is a man who needs some serious help.
While You’re Here
“Right-wing extremism was linked to every extremist-related killing the group tracked in 2018, at least 50, and that jihadist groups were linked to none. 2018 was the deadliest year for right-wing extremism since the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.” (New York Times)
Over 1,000 Hate Groups Are Now Active in the United States, Civil Rights Group Says
The number of hate groups in the United States rose for the fourth year in a row in 2018, pushed to a record high by a…
This Was Yesterday
“How long can we hold out there and prevent niggerization of the Northwest until whites wake up on their own or are forcibly made to make a decision whether to roll over and die or to stand up remains to be seen” (NPR)
Arrested Coast Guard Officer Planned Mass Terrorist Attack 'On A Scale Rarely Seen'
A 49-year-old Coast Guard lieutenant is in custody and faces domestic terrorism charges for allegedly planning "to…
“Are we to assume that this revelation gives Trump’s America extra points, that deprives the other side of enjoying the victory of a hate crime that never happened? There was never a victory. Only the confirmation of what we’ve lost as humans.” (Ezinne Ukoha)
Why Would Anyone Delight In The “Victory” of a Hate Crime?
Regardless of the outcome of the case that’s seizing the nation about the alleged attack on Empire star Jussie…
There are 1,020 active hate groups operating in the United States
I wish the people who are tripping all over themselves about the Jussie Smollett case would expend the same energy for real emergencies.