“President Barack Obama wants Colin Kaepernick, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback whose national anthem protests have spurred similar action across the National Football League, to consider the ‘pain’ of military families who take his kneeling personally. The President was asked how he felt about NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem during a CNN town hall with members of the military and their families that aired on Wednesday. Obama urged both sides of the debate to consider how the other may feel. For Kaepernick and members of the NFL, that means military families and others who have sacrificed for the country. For those who question the protests, that means the families of unarmed black men and woman who have died at the hands of police and in other ways they find unjust.'” 

Wtf?!? It’s not the military that are killing unarmed black people almost everyday in the United States. And if crimes against humanity and genocide are being committed against people of African descent, why should we have to consider ANYONE ELSE’S feelings, especially the families of people who helping America achieve its imperialistic objectives by invading other countries and killing many innocent civilians??? It’s like telling a rape victim to consider the feelings of the rapist!  I’m so disappointed in this “black” man…Smdh. 

Source: Maya Rhodan. “President Obama Wants Colin Kaepernick to Consider ‘Pain’ of Military Families.” TIME. September 28, 2016. http://time.com/4512595/president-obama-colin-kaepernick-town-hall/

“The United States should give African Americans reparations for slavery, UN experts said Tuesday, warning that the country had not yet confronted its legacy of ‘racial terrorism.’ Amid a presidential election campaign in which racial rhetoric has played a central role, the UN working group on people of African descent warned that blacks in the US were facing a ‘human rights crisis.’ This has largely been fuelled by impunity for police officers who have killed a series of black men — many of them unarmed — across the country in recent months, the working group’s report said. Those killings ‘and the trauma they create are reminiscent of the past racial terror of lynchings,’ said the report, which was presented to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday. Addressing the deeper causes of America’s racial tensions, the experts voiced concern over the unresolved ‘legacy of colonial history, enslavement, racial subordination and segregation, racial terrorism and racial inequality.’ ‘There has been no real commitment to reparations and to truth and reconciliation for people of African descent,’ the report said.” 

Source: “US Owes Blacks Reparations Over Slavery: UN Experts.” AFP. September 27, 2016. https://www.yahoo.com/news/us-owes-blacks-reparations-over-slavery-un-experts-132300553.html

“Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) appears to be going public as an outright white supremacist. On September 18, he released a tweet showing himself posing alongside European fascist leaders with the phrase, ‘Cultural suicide by demographic transformation must end.’ The text is a reference to a racist tenet—common among white nationalists and fascists — that people of color, immigrants and Muslims pose a threat to ‘white purity.’ In that same tweet, King addressed Frauke Petry, pictured to his right, stating: ‘Wishing you a successful vote.’ Petry heads the far-right Alternative for Germany Party as an anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim extremist. Sometimes referred to as “Adolfina,” Petry once called for German border police to shoot migrants and refugees seeking to enter the country. A prominent member of her party proclaimed that European states’ welcoming of refugees will only encourage Africans to reproduce. The other person shown in the tweet, pictured to the right of Petry, is Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch fascist Party for Freedom. Wilders is an anti-Muslim extremist who has repeatedly claimed that the Koran is comparable to Hitler’s Mein Kampf. Speaking at the July Republican National Convention in support of Donald Trump, he said: ‘I don’t want more Muslims in the Netherlands and I am proud to say that.'”

Get this racist piece of shit out of there!

Source: Sarah Lazare. “Congressman Steve King Expresses Overt White Supremacist Sympathies, Backs European Fascists.” AlterNet. September 27, 2016.