Numerous outlets are reporting that the mass shooter who killed eight people and wounded at least 10 others outside a mall in Allen, Texas, maintained a social media page where he shared racist, misogynistic and anti-Semetic views. Mauricio Garcia’s page on a Russian social media network glorified Nazis and... Continue »
Title 42 is a policy implemented by the Trump Administration in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The policy allows Border Patrol to prevent migrants and unaccompanied minors fleeing violence and persecution from seeking asylum in the U.S.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared... Continue »
The House Homeland Security Committee held its first hearing supposedly about addressing the challenges at the border on February 28.  But, this was actually the fifth such GOP committee hearing in as many weeks on this subject. Like the prior four hearings, the Republican majority was there for political... Continue »
Alongside her fellow nativists, Donald Trump and Stephen Miller, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) was one of the biggest losers in the 2022 midterm elections. While she easily won her safe seat in upstate New York, her attempt at playing king- or queen-maker failed miserably. In 28 of the 36... Continue »
The leading forces of the Republican Party have embraced a set of racist conspiracy theories based on white nationalism as a central organizing principle for the midterm elections. The America’s Voice ad tracking project has identified hundreds of pieces of political messaging that employ these lies around ‘white replacement’... Continue »
Last weekend, National Border Patrol Council President, Brandon Judd spoke at a conference in Las Vegas put together by the hate-group Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). Unfortunately, this is only the latest example of Judd’s concerning behavior. Over the last year Judd has repeatedly promoted the racist (and... Continue »
This post was written by Donroy Ferdinand Jr. He’s a senior at Howard University.    In September 2021, Haitian families looking for safety made the perilous journey to the United States border to make their legal claim for asylum. Fleeing the instability of a nation suffering from a recent... Continue »
On May 3, Ohio Republican Senate candidate J.D. Vance took the stage for a victory night speech after winning the most expensive Senate primary ever, and continued to spew the same nativist dog-whistles that were an essential part of his primary campaign. Tens of millions of dollars were spent... Continue »
Last night, Republicans showed their midterm strategy, a rowdy and offensive message for the base, and a choreographed set of racial dog-whistles for the general public. While the House Members who roll with white nationalists, militias, and the insurrectionist crowd looked to cause a scene during the President’s speech... Continue »
A look at Republican messages, statements, and ads from the past week paints a picture of what we can expect over the next ten months: lies and distortions are key elements of their deliberate use of a race-based midterm strategy  If you were just listening to Republicans last week,... Continue »