Posts Tagged “Racism”

Politics of race distorts Adam Toledo killing

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Politics of race distorts Adam Toledo killing

Politics of race distorts Adam Toledo killing The death of an innocent victim is what separates a street gangbanger from being vilified and jailed or being turned into a hero. The Street gang problem in Chicago is so great and unresolved that the public’s reaction swings from sanity to insanity, turning racism into politics. By…

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Italian Americans accuse Chicago Park District of illegally removing Columbus statue

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Italian Americans accuse Chicago Park District of illegally removing Columbus statue

Italian Americans accuse Chicago Park District of illegally removing Columbus statue Chicago’s Italian American community remembers 130-year-old mass lynching After a Freedom of Information Act request to the Chicago Park District (CPD) about the Christopher Columbus statues removed this past summer, attorneys for The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans (JCCIA) found a plethora of…

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Chicago’s Italian American Community responds to Monuments Project

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Chicago’s Italian American Community responds to Monuments Project

Chicago’s Italian American Community responds to Monuments Project The City of Chicago, in a release distributed on February 17, 2021, launched the Chicago Monuments Project website at chicagomonuments.org kicking off the public engagement phase of the Chicago Monuments Project. The new website identifies monumental sculptures, artworks, and commemorative plaques on the public way and in…

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Congressional Inquiry Hears Riveting Testimony on Illegal Police Raids

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Congressional Inquiry Hears Riveting Testimony on Illegal Police Raids

Congressional Inquiry Hears Riveting Testimony on Illegal Police Raids More than a half dozen victims of wrongful police raids testified at today’s congressional inquiry conducted by Chicago Congressman Danny K. Davis, including Anjanette Young whose case sparked national outrage. Her videotaped message implored political and community leaders to take a defiant stand against bogus police…

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The courage of standing up for our Police

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The courage of standing up for our Police

The courage of standing up for our Police A student athlete at the University of Illinois stood tall and proud recently while all of her teammates and coaches took a knee during the singing of the National Anthem. That student, who I know but won’t identify, has true courage and is the symbol of what…

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CBS’ Gayle King should be fired and vicious murderers should be put to death

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CBS’ Gayle King should be fired and vicious murderers should be put to death

CBS’ Gayle King should be fired and vicious murderers should be put to death By Ray Hanania It’s very upsetting to watch CBS TV’s Gayle King plead for the life of Brandon Bernard who is to be executed today for the 1999 murder of Todd and Stacie Bagley, a married couple in their mid-20s. King…

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How Facebook, Twitter and Zoom censor free speech on Live Radio

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How Facebook, Twitter and Zoom censor free speech on Live Radio

How Facebook, Twitter and Zoom censor free speech on Live Radio Alice Speri, a writer with The Intercept, will join radio host Ray Hanania on Friday December 11, 2020 at 8 AM EST on “The Ray Hanania Show” on WNZK AM 690 Radio in Detroit to discuss rising censorship on Social Media platforms like Facebook…

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“Black Friday” and the racism of racism

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“Black Friday” and the racism of racism

“Black Friday” and the racism of racism Imagine the cries of racism if a “White” Mayor had said that he or she planned to organize a day to promote and help “White owned businesses” survive in today’s economy. But you don’t have to imagine that a Black Mayor, Chicago’s Mayor Lori Lightfoot, would organize a…

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America needs balanced discussion on racial injustice, not a political one

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America needs balanced discussion on racial injustice, not a political one

America needs balanced discussion on racial injustice, not a political one The screams of the one-sided, Black Lives Matter protestors are defining a distorted national debate on racial injustice. They want a debate driven only by the fact that they are Black and you are White. Hispanics, by the way, are tossed into the “White”…

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We need to defend the Police against “cancel culture” corruption

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We need to defend the Police against “cancel culture” corruption

We need to defend the Police against “cancel culture” corruption Police officers have put their lives on the line to defend us. Now it’s time for us to defend the Police. Phony morality protestors exploiting the death of a convicted felon in Minneapolis try to justify protests that spin out of control into looting, violence…

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Lightfoot’s pandemic hypocrisy, and a Drive-In Theater revival

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Lightfoot’s pandemic hypocrisy, and a Drive-In Theater revival

Lightfoot’s pandemic hypocrisy, and a Drive-In Theater revival Ray Hanania writes about Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s troubles addressing violence in Chicago and the COVID-19 pandemic, and reminisces about the enjoyment of Drive-In Theaters and the opening of one at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Illinois By Ray Hanania Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on her Twitter account criticized…

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Upside down morality plunges America into anarchy

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Upside down morality plunges America into anarchy

Upside down morality plunges America into anarchy Using Confederate Flag as a beach towel apparently is more offensive and upsetting to some than the actual violence and destruction of White-owned businesses, vehicles and individuals in our upside down world of skewered morality By Ray Hanania Last week, a bunch of the bully protestors got upset…

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