LGBT Center’s 26-Year-Old First Black Chair Faces Racial Hostility
According to North Carolina’s Charlotte Post, the LGBT Community Center of Charlotte has elected Ranzeno Frazier as its youngest and first African-American chair of its board of trustees. But not everyone is happy about his groundbreaking role. Frazier’s selection was met with both positive and negative responses, with naysayers taking issue with his age and experience, the paper reports. Most disturbing: Some explicitly attacked the 26-year-old with race-based insults, according to the paper. Read More.
Florida Cops Fired For KKK Ties
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is expected to release the details of an investigation into two former Fruitland Park police officers who may have ties with the Ku Klux Klan. An FBI investigation named Deputy Police Chief David Borst and Cpl. George Hunnewell as Klansmen. Borst resigned Thursday while Hunnewell was fired on Friday. Police Chief Terry Isaacs said an FBI confidential source revealed the two officers from his department were members of the KKK. Read more.
Eric Holder Bashes Sarah Palin, Dismisses Call For Obama Impeachment
Attorney General Eric Holder hit back hard on Sunday at former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who recently called for the impeachment of President Barack Obama. Speaking with Pierre Thomas on ABC News’ “This Week,” Holder took a swing at Palin, dismissing her credentials for making such a statement. “She wasn’t a particularly good vice presidential candidate,” Holder said. “She’s an even worse judge of who ought to be impeached and why.” Read more.
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