Is Anybody Home at Ben Carson’s HUD?

This story is a collaboration between New York and ProPublica, an independent nonprofit newsroom. In mid-May, Steve Preston, who served as the secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the final two years of the George W. Bush administration, organized a dinner at the Metropolitan Club in Washington, D.C., for the new chief of that […]

Baltimore’s Confederate Monument Was Never About ‘History And Culture’ | HuffPost

08/17/2017 11:11 am ET Updated 1 day ago Americans have probably had about enough of Confederate monuments this week, but the dual equestrian statue of Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson whisked away from its pedestal Wednesday morning in Baltimore is worth examining, especially in light of President Trump’s continued fixation on the issue. […]

Tiki torch company: We have nothing to do with white nationalism – Aug. 14, 2017

Tiki Brand said it’s “not associated” with torch-bearing protestors who chanted “white lives matter” at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 11. Tiki Brand is distancing itself from white nationalists who used tiki torches in a protest march in Charlottesville, Virginia. “Tiki Brand is not associated in any way with the events that took […]

Hurt and Angry, Charlottesville Tries to Regroup From Violence –

close story-meta Photo Gov. Terry McAuliffe of Virginia spoke on the steps of the First Baptist Church on Sunday, a day after violent protests that stemmed from a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville. Credit Matt Eich for The New York Times CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Brittany Caine-Conley, a minister in training at Sojourners United Church of […]

Doxxed White Supremacist Caught Red-Handed With Torch at Charlottesville Wants to Put That Genie Back in the Bottle

Photo: Getty Images A 20-year-old University of Nevada, Reno student who was caught on camera carrying torches alongside other white supremacists at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia is backpedaling furiously now that his identity has been exposed. Channel 2 News reports that after the photo of Peter Cvjetanovic screaming while holding the torch went viral, […]