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Former NFL player calls Cam Newton “boy” in tweet

The racial overtones of Sunday’s Super Bowl matchup were never much of a secret, but things boiled over when ex-Denver Broncos linebacker Bill Romanowski labeled Cam Newton “boy” in a tweet. Needless to say, the people of the Twitterverse were none too pleased. Romanowski later attempted to apologize.

Previously: Rob Lowe faced a backlash over his insensitive Cam Newton tweet.

Black Tumblr, you get what you pay for.

If you call someone a racial slur, expect the same in return.

If you call me (a)

  • mayo
  • cracker
  • honkey
  • peckerwood
  • whipped tub of butter
  • white devil
  • (white) demon

or any other racial slur towards whites, expect me to call you (a)

  • nigger/nigga
  • coon
  • jigaboo
  • darky
  • black, midnight, evil motherfucker*
  • boy
  • uppity (nigger)
  • cotton picker
  • spear chucker
  • nappy haired

or any other equally offensive slur.

No, I don’t care about whatever reason you think you have to justify your hatred against me. Hating me because I’m white is something I don’t have to put up with, just like someone hating you for being black is something you shouldn’t have to put up with. Stop being hateful towards people for their skin color. We’re in this together.

[*props if you get this reference]

NYPD Cop Wins $15M After Fellow Cops Falsely Arrested & Beat Him at His Daughter’s Birthday

After suing his fellow officers for savagely beating and falsely arresting him at his daughter’s birthday party, an NYPD cop was awarded $15 million by a federal jury on Wednesday. Although he identified himself as an officer, his colleagues viciously struck him with batons and fired pepper spray into his face before bothering to check the badge and ID in his pocket.

On August 22, 2010, NYPD Officer Larry Jackson was off-duty at his daughter’s birthday party in Queens when an unidentified man with a gun appeared in the street breaking a bottle. Although Jackson did not have his gun with him, the off-duty cop confronted the armed man and asked him to leave while Jackson’s wife called 911. As Jackson attempted to calm down the armed man, a crowd of roughly 15 to 20 men armed with bats and sticks began to approach them.

Instead of attacking Jackson or the armed man, the crowd immediately dispersed as a marked patrol car arrived in front of Jackson’s house. Even though Jackson’s wife told dispatchers that her husband was a cop and Jackson immediately identified himself as a fellow officer, the cops ignored him while trying to assess the situation. Hearing an argument from inside Jackson’s home, one of the officers suddenly ran into his house without a search warrant.

After striking one of Jackson’s friends with a police baton, the officer ordered Jackson to step back. Standing his ground, Jackson again identified himself as a cop and informed the officer that they were in his house. Instead of requesting to see Jackson’s police ID or badge, the officer slammed the baton against Jackson’s throat and shoved him into the living room.

While repeatedly punching Jackson in the face, the officer accidentally tripped over a cooler leftover from the birthday party. As Jackson attempted to help the officer up, another cop placed Jackson in a chokehold. Unable to speak, Jackson tried to pull his police ID out of his pocket but another officer restrained his hands.

Falling backwards, Jackson and the cop choking him landed on Jackson’s 82-year-old mother-in-law, briefly knocking her unconscious. As the officer released his chokehold, Jackson again informed the cops that he was an NYPD officer when another cop struck him in the head with an ASP tactical baton. After stumbling down the front steps, Jackson remained on the ground as a group of bloodthirsty officers began beating him with their batons and pepper-spraying him in the face. While placing him in handcuffs, the cops repeatedly kicked his body and kneed him in the back.

Following the brutal assault, the officer who initially attacked Jackson asked him, “Yeah, you motherfucking dirt bag, if you are really a cop, where is your ID?”

“My ID has been in my front pocket the whole entire time,” Jackson responded. “I told you that in the house.”

After finally checking his pockets, the crowd of cops immediately dispersed upon the realization that they just brutalized one of their own without justification. Despite the fact that he had his police ID and did not commit a crime, Jackson was detained at the police station for 20 hours before being transported to a local hospital. According to his medical records, Jackson’s face and torso were covered in large bruises while his right hand was fractured due to numerous baton strikes.

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The story shows the lack of trust to black people, the stupidity and recklessness of police and finally the lack of justice. NYPD Officer Larry Jackson got $15 million (!) while families of other victims of police are still fighting for compensations or receiving lower amounts of money. That’s America!

having a white character doesn’t make you automatically racist, the racism aspect stemmed from
the whitewashing, the racially ambiguous ocs to be “ in” and not get dragged bc i cant be racist my oc is tan!!

You can have white characters. But be critical of yourself if those are the only characters you make.

We are just tired of only them getting attention in the fandom.

You can be white and have brown characters, just be wary of
the privilege you have and how the fandom prefers white creators as opposed to creators of color.

And if you are white and have ocs of color, make sure you REBLOG creators of colors ocs and art.

We are tired of white people being praised for things like this and then having actual PoC being overlooked and ignored

and realize that your oc is just that, an oc, whereas for fellow poc our characters of color are a statement, a testimony to how far they’ve come in loving themselves and their culture, since many of us only made white ocs due to internalized racism, a way to make visibility and representation in media that otherwise wouldn’t be there.

You as a white person having characters of color is not progressive or radical, but POC who have been taught to hate themselves and their cultures because of the institutions and societal ideals YOUR people put in place for us, turning against them and making ocs that represent them, that are beautiful and heroic and loved, now thats radical.

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Alleged racist incident shakes University of Albany

It was well after 10 p.m. on Friday when Asha Burwell — a senior at the State University of New York at Albany — sent out a tweet that would rattle her campus in upstate New York and showcase just how quickly students can rally their classmates. The school has released official statements about the incident and is urging students to consider how they react.

Rep. Tommy Benton, R-Jefferson: KKK wasn't racist but was a vigilante thing to keep law and order

A Georgia lawmaker who was criticized for saying that the Ku Klux Klan was not racist has withdrawn bills he proposed to honor the Confederacy.

Rep. Tommy Benton, R-Jefferson, told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution last week that the KKK wasn’t racist but was “a vigilante thing to keep law and order.”

House and Senate members disavowed Benton’s comments in recent days, and the newspaper reported Monday that Benton withdrew his name as a sponsor from several measures, including a bill recognizing Confederate Memorial Day and Robert E. Lee’s birthday as state holidays.


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Say what? So called “vigilance thing” is nothing but racist killers and hangmen. Benton forgot about thousands of victims. We live in 2016! How lawmaker could approve the actions of KKK calling them power to keep law and order? That’s absolutely dumb and ignorant regardless of the context. I think lawmakers should pay more attention to what they say in public.