Tag Archives: discrimination

  • BlackandBlueNews: What Happens When A White Woman ‘Interferes’ with Police?

    Oct 14, 14 by Cheryl Dorsey, retired LAPD sergeant & author Leave a comment

    *No use of force. No Taser. No arrest. As a retired veteran sergeant of the Los Angeles Police Department, I have been a participant/observer in the “tale of two police departments.” That is, the way officers treat  affluent community members versus citizens who are less fortunate. And believe me, it’s no secret among the rank […]

  • Black&Blue News: Why White Cops ‘Fear’ Black Motorists

    Oct 9, 14 by Cheryl Dorsey, retired LAPD sergeant & author Leave a comment

    *There is a pandemic. The black motoring public needs to stop scaring white police officers. Incidents are being reported nationwide; white police officers say, “I was in fear for my safety”;  code talk for, “I need to justify the excessive/deadly force I just used.” As a retired Los Angeles Police Department sergeant, responsible for investigating allegations of police […]

  • The Black Hat: Light Skinned Women Almost Non-Existent on Daytime Talk Shows

    Sep 21, 14 by Cory Alexander Haywood 29 Comments

    *Beauty comes in all shapes, sizes and colors (theoretically). However, in Hollywood, looking like a fashion model will give you a leg up on the competition (it will at least get your foot in the door). When producers of movies and television shows are looking for women to fill acting or hosting roles, they generally […]

  • Since Black Preachers Protest Homosexuality, Whites (ahem, Donald Sterling) Have the Right to Be Openly Racist

    Jun 4, 14 by Cory Alexander Haywood 7 Comments

    *Voicing messages of hate toward homosexuals, African American clergy continuously perpetuate America’s ongoing cycle of discrimination and intolerance. If this type of behavior is permissible in an increasingly diverse world, any form of racism should also be tolerated without protest or consequence: both fall under the same vile category. Although 73 percent of Americans identify […]

  • Black Upscale Chicago Restaurant Nouveau Tavern Seems to be Victim of Discrimination

    May 8, 14 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *(Via Jet Mag) – Chicago-based and Black-owned restaurant and lounge, Nouveau Tavern, is making culinary headlines for all the wrong reasons. The establishment, which opened in October, has collected rave reviews for its upscale New Orleans cuisine and ability to morph into an elegant nightlife experience. But what it lacks is the support of residents […]

  • Limbaugh: Oprah Discriminated Against for Being ‘Fat’, not Black

    Aug 9, 13 by EURpublisher02 20 Comments

      *On his radio show Friday, Rush Limbaugh weighed in on Oprah Winfrey’s recent brush with discrimination, wondering if the clerk who turned away one of the richest women in the world was not being “racist” but instead just thought the media mogul was too “fat” to be shopping in her store. Winfrey this week […]