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Daily Outrage (February 19, 2019)

  • Maajid Nawaz: LBC presenter ‘racially attacked’ in London

    “My forehead will probably be scarred for life. But we will find you, you racist coward, and you will face British justice,” he added.

    He said there were witnesses “who heard the racial abuse and have given statements” and added police had his attacker’s “face on CCTV”.

  • New York City to Ban Discrimination Based on Hair

    The change in law applies to anyone in New York City but is aimed at remedying the disparate treatment of black people; the guidelines specifically mention the right of New Yorkers to maintain their “natural hair, treated or untreated hairstyles such as locs, cornrows, twists, braids, Bantu knots, fades, Afros, and/or the right to keep hair in an uncut or untrimmed state.”

  • Protesters invade and vandalize Border Patrol Museum and sacred room

    A Border Patrol Museum employee who confronted an unwelcome group estimates there were about to 50 people.

    This employee, who has asked not to be identified for her protection, said she feels the invasion and vandalism was politically motivated.

  • France to investigate anti-Semitic insults at ‘yellow vest’ protest

    A video aired on several French news channels showed the philosopher being accosted by a group of protests who hurled anti-Semitic abuse at him on Paris’s Boulevard du Montparnasse.

    Among the words heard were “dirty Zionist,” “We are the people,” and “France is ours.”

  • Tennis great Martina Navratilova criticized for comments on transgender athletes

    “A man can decide to be female, take hormones if required by whatever sporting organization is concerned, win everything in sight and perhaps earn a small fortune, and then reverse his decision and go back to making babies if he so desires,” 18-times Grand Slam winner Navratilova wrote in The Sunday Times.

  • Students at Oxford college call for kosher meat ban

    The Junior Common Room, a student government association at Oxford’s Somerville College, called on the college to only serve meat that has been stunned before being killed, according to the BBC. That requirement would exclude kosher meat, which cannot be stunned before slaughter.

  • Boy, 7, called ‘little Hitler’ for raising money for Wall, mom says

    “He was called a little Hitler yesterday,” Stevens said. “A guy pointed at him in his car and then he said that we didn’t like brown people. I don’t understand that at all.”

  • Madrassa ousted from secondary school following lesson telling Muslim girls to have children, not careers

    Another speaker complained about women in hijabs making social media videos and described non-Muslims as “pigs”.

    Speaking at Slough and Eton School in January 2015, he said career women should “say sorry because you’re not a mum, because you’re delaying that one thing that you would actually take fulfilment from.”

  • 3 Arrested in Connection to Racist Fliers Posted Around East Boston

    The fliers said, “Keep America American. Report any and all illegal aliens. They are not immigrants. They are criminals. Call: 1-866-DHS-2ICE”

    “This is our neighborhood,” Haggerty said. “A lot of our neighbors are immigrants and I just think it’s important we look out for each other. We didn’t really think too hard about it. We saw the message they were spreading and we knew it just didn’t have a place here.”

  • Student distributes ‘n-word pass’ at Wisconsin high school, could face legal trouble

    An Oconomowoc High School student could face legal trouble for distributing what the school district describes as hate speech.

    The student handed out a flyer titled “N Word Pass.”

  • Karl Marx’s London grave vandalised again, with red paint

    “Senseless, stupid, Ignorant,” the cemetery said. “Whatever you think about Marx’s legacy, this is not the way to make the point.”

  • Capitol Police crackdown on press escalates to physical altercation

    “I am a pregnant woman and you just pushed me” one reporter is heard saying to a Capitol Police officer on the recording. Others repeatedly asked why they were not being permitted to ask senators questions and why officers were putting their hands on them.

    During the vote Thursday afternoon, Capitol Police Inspector Thomas Lloyd Jr. repeatedly said, “That’s a violation,” pointing to reporters walking alongside senators as they moved through the basement — a regular practice during votes.

  • Extreme neo-Nazi ‘death cults’ drawing in children as young as 13, report warns

    Hope Not Hate said the groups were potentially “even more hardline” than National Action, with some drawing on Satanic influences and the idea of “white jihad”.

    “For the new generation of Nazis, Hitler isn’t enough,” he added. “The ideology is now harder, darker and more committed than ever before because they just don’t see a way out of race war.”

  • Sport Minister sorry for appearing to make fun of overweight people

    Federal Sport Minister Bridget McKenzie has apologised for appearing to mock overweight people at a national obesity summit in Canberra.

    The deputy leader of the Nationals apologised after being photographed puffing out her face and rubbing her stomach while standing next to a banner advertising Friday’s summit.

  • CT police lieutenant posts racist Facebook videos

    “Lately, no matter where I go, right to the front, I walk right to the front of the line,” Cammarata says in the video. “I’m seen, everything’s fine. I’m in, I’m out.”

    “I’m getting ready to go in the store now, people,” he continued, putting on a hat with “ICE” written across the front, referring to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. “And I want to make sure that, you know, you all understand this. I don’t know what’s going on but it’s incredible.”

  • Far-right activists stage torchlit march in Bulgarian capital

    “It is absolutely abhorrent that in 2019 in Europe, the very place in which the Nazis attempted to wipe out the entire population of Jewish men, women, and children, far-rightists continue to parade unfettered through the streets with swastikas, SS symbols, and messages of hatred for Jews and other minorities,” said WJC Executive Vice President Robert Singer.

  • 1,100 Schools Now Scan Social Media For Violent Students – and Alcohol Use

    They look for warning signs of cyber bullying, sexting, drug and alcohol use, depression, and to flag students who may pose a violent risk not only to themselves, but classmates. When potential problems are found, and depending on the severity, school administrators, parents — and under the most extreme cases — law enforcement officials, are alerted.

  • Outrage as Liberal MP says transgender people should face ‘psychological intervention’

    ‘The experience of being transgender, non-binary or gender diverse is a natural part of human diversity. It is not something that needs curing.

    She added: ‘Prejudice, hatred and misinformation have a significant impact on the mental health of any person, and particularly those who are marginalised and dehumanised.

  • 3rd round of anti-Semitic flyers found in Missoula

    The flyer references Jews, featuring a photo of President Donald Trump and the flag of Israel. It demeans people who believe in the protection of Israel.

  • A Florida 6th-grader called the Pledge of Allegiance ‘racist.’ Then he got arrested.

    Police say the 11-year-old student at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland said he wouldn’t stand for the Pledge of Allegiance because the flag is “racist,” according to WTSP.

    Ana Alvarez, a substitute teacher in the classroom, said she was offended by this comment and asked the student, who is black, why he didn’t leave the country, as reported by The Washington Post.

  • Man accused of pulling gun on couple wearing MAGA hats

    James Phillips, 57, of Cottontown, Tenn., is accused of pulling a gun on the man inside the store Saturday after making an obscene gesture with his finger, according to his arrest citation.

    Phillips, who was wearing a veterans cap, told police he made the gesture at the man and a woman with him because of the MAGA hats they were wearing, according to his citation.

    Callers told police the man, later identified as Phillips, told the woman, “it’s a good day to die b…..”

  • Right-wing, white supremacist groups an increasing concern for Canadians: Goodale

    “They may have behaved themselves as singular individuals doing very evil deeds but they were inspired by something and largely that relates back to what they saw on the Internet,” Goodale said.

    Goodale said Daesh and Al-Qaeda aren’t the only sources of dangerous, extremist violence and it can come from any type of fanaticism.

  • Angela Smith: Ex-Labour MP apologises for ‘funny tinge’ comment when talking about race live on TV

    The member for Penistone and Stocksbridge was taking part in a discussion on Politics Live about antisemitism and racism in politics, when she appeared to describe Bame people as having a “funny tinge”.

    “The recent history of the party I’ve just left suggests that it’s not just about being black or a funny tin… – you know, different – from the BME community,” she said.

  • Florida family raising ‘genderless’ baby

    This Orlando family is joining others across the country who are now raising their children in a gender-neutral way, giving their babies – what they jokingly call “theybies” – an opportunity to decide how they want to identify when they’re old enough to know what that means.

    “Girl children are complimented on their appearance way more than boy children. I’m just really removing boy girl from the equation and just treating my child like a child,” said Ari Dennis.

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