Representative, Ilhan Omar (D-MN) speaking at a Hillary for MN event at the U of MN, October 2018. (Photo: Lorie Shaull / Wikimedia Commons)
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Trump, Media Assaults on Omar a New Low for American Politics

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Some media favorable to the president have also attacked Omar and despite death threats made against her, Trump has continued his assault by calling her –without any supporting evidence and against her denials – “anti-Semitic,” and “anti-Israel.” […read more]

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National

Obama Watermelon-Toothpaste Controversy: Apologetic Boston Herald Cartoonist Says, ‘I detest racist humor’

Michael Cavna, THE WASHINGTON POST WASHINGTON (The Washington Post)— Today’s instantly infamous “watermelon-flavored toothpaste”Obama cartoon (above) was not only published in the Boston Herald. Jerry Holbert’s shocking commentary was also sent out to his clients by his syndicate, Universal Uclick. But here’s the toothpaste-toon capper, if not Read More

World

Tens of Thousands of Haitian in the DR Now Declared People without a Nationality

by Tony Best Special to the NNPA from the New York Carib News “Heartlessness!” Harry F’ouche’, a former Haitian Consul-General in New York, was expressing outrage triggered by a decision of the Dominican Republic’s constitutional court that stripped tens of thousands, perhaps as many as Read More

Op-Ed

Racists Don’t Like Being called Racists

By Julian Bond NNPA Guest Columnist   I have always suspected that racists didn’t like being called out for their racism. Now I have proof. When I told MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts on May 14 that the Tea Party was “the Taliban wing of American politics,” Read More