'Shithole' Nations Aren't Born, They're Made
Of the many blood-pressure raising moments in life under the Trump regime, the “shithole” debacle, in which the president reportedly denigrated immigrants from black and brown countries, has done the most to expose, in all its crass audacity, the ...
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Did Elon Musk Call Donald Trump a 'Dumbass'?
Trump's alleged description of certain parts of the developing world as “shithole countries” has also brought into focus the contributions that immigrants make to American society, culture and in particular, scientific research and innovation. In ...
Published on: Tue, 13 Feb 15:41:54 12 284
Blue State Blues: How Not to Become a 'Shithole Country'
South Africa's biggest challenge remains violent crime, which the ANC government has lacked the political will to confront. It also has trouble controlling illegal immigration from other African countries — and sees occasional flare-ups of xenophobic ...
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Olympics Jerk Watch: The Vice President of the United States of America
He is also there for diplomatic purposes—a tough task, given that he is the representative of a president who recently deemed Haiti and several African nations “shithole countries.” How has that been going? Well, Pence reportedly arrived late to a ...
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Trump mulls pulling immigration agents from California
"We have made our biggest impact, by arresting and incarcerating individuals who engage in violent crime and not the general deportation of the residents they victimize." Nicole Nishida, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County sheriff's department ...
Published on: Thu, 22 Feb 22:46:21 40 577
My Favorite 'Shithole'
But, the U.S.'s biggest headlines involving El Salvador are extremely narrow in scope. Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited in July to meet with Salvadoran law enforcement officials about gang violence. It's the country to which politicians claim ...
Published on: Fri, 02 Feb 05:28:48 26 627
Nigerian bobsledders balance their heritages
PyeongChang, South Korea — Growing up in St. Paul, Minnesota, Akuoma Omeoga was raised on Nigerian food, language and culture. Next week, the 25-year-old will represent her parents' homeland in the Winter Games, hurtling down the bobsled track with ...
Published on: Wed, 14 Feb 16:03:02 2 33
'New generation of Nigerians' make history in Olympic bobsled debut
Omeoga and fellow brakeman Ngozi Owumere, along with driver Seun Adigun, are all Americans of Nigerian descent who will represent the African nation in its Winter Olympics debut. The country is one of eight African nations competing in South Korea as ...
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Detroit Free Press
Why 'Black Panther' will be the biggest pop culture moment of 2018
Detroit Free Press
The irony is obvious of glorious Wakanda arriving just weeks after Trump's reported comment on “shithole countries” (which was directed at Africa, Haiti and El Salvador), another news event that sparked debate on lingering racism in America. Detroit's ...
Published on: Sun, 11 Feb 11:02:35 2 18
Maxine Waters Preps Democrats For Impeachment, According To 'The Hill'
Maxine Waters first called for the president's impeachment after reports emerged that he called several nations “shithole countries.” According to The Hill, the congresswoman has been keeping the heat on the president over Russia and his “attempt to ...
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