“Testing is a weapon used especially against Black and Latina/o students.”
The former chieftains, several of them ex-convicts, represented some of the most notorious gangs on the South and West Sides, including the Vice Lords, Gangster Disciples, Black Disciples, Cobras, Black P Stones, and Black Gangsters. Before the election, the gangs agreed to set aside decades-old rivalries and bloody vendettas to operate as a unified political force, which they called Black United Voters of Chicago.
Savage made racist and anti-Semitic statements against both white and Jewish people. Savage once gave a speech in which he listed the names of all of the Jewish donors living outside of the Chicago area who donated money to his opponent. This led to a backlash, to which Savage responded that only white people could be racist.
Join me tonight at 10:00 pm ET on Twitter, as we watch Chris Matthews in a town hall style meeting as he asks the question, “Are Americans judged by their character and not their skin color?”
Chris Matthews, the host of MSNBC’s Hardball, announced at the beginning of the Obama presidency that he saw it as [...]