As we come up on the 50th anniversary of the MFDP (Mississippit Freedom Democratic Party) and the Freedom Summer on top of finding ourselves in the midst of the Ferguson debacle, a situation that has disarmed the pundits claiming we live in a post-racial country. This musical highlight of the Black ... More >>
Chapman University denies race plays a part in tenure decisions, but a federal judge just signed off on a consent decree that has the private institution in Orange paying a former business faculty member $75,000 to resolve a lawsuit that claims she was denied tenure because she is black.
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And is a picture of chickens wearing sombreros racist?
Yes, yes: The Orange County Register has embarked on a hiring spree not seen since the days Otis Chandler was sweating money back in the 1980s. Yes, yes: hiring up, not down, is a wonderful strategy, not just because it ensures news reporting doesn't disappear but also employs people and keeps write ... More >>
Liberal talk show hosts are going nuts today because members of the mainstream media reported that law enforcement sources said a "dark skinned" person was a subject of interest in the terrorist attack at this week's Boston Marathon.For example, MSNBC's Al Sharpton and Chris Hayes angrily whined tha ... More >>
Original interview footage and archival clips focus on the infamous Black Panther trial of 1971
If you ever want to talk about the racial double standards that continue to plague Orange County to this day, just check out how county law enforcement deals with gangs in South County.For years, the Sheriff's Department, district attorney's office and the few police forces down there have applied f ... More >>
Times sure have changed. Back in the day, racists of all stripes knew they could count on the Orange County Register to provide them a forum to express their vile stupidity simply by reporting the news and allowing readers to comment anonymously. The unrelentingly bigoted vitriol soon became an ... More >>
Had an interesting email exchange this morning with Rusty Kennedy, executive director of OC Human Relations. He'd shared an email about a "Listening Session" being held at an African American church in Yorba Linda Sunday in light of November's revelation about racism a black family says drove them o ... More >>
An ex-bandmate of the Sikh temple shooter recalls their shared OC hate-rock past
Tyler Perry's mammy gets less melodramatic but not less grotesque in 'Madea's Witness Protection'
Digging through Facebook late at night always brings out hilarious surprises, especially when it's the individual pages of our local politicos, where we can see their personal stupidity in all its glory. Who can forget Congresswomen Loretta and Linda Sanchez dressed as a sexy angel and banana, respe ... More >>
[Crossing the Line] A hostile Supreme Court. A feckless Obama administration. America's war on Mexicans has gone too far
A new report released by the University of Southern California ranks Orange County fourth among a five-county region when it comes to the number of racially balanced cities."Racially Balanced Cities in Southern California, 1990 to 2010" measured local representation of four major population group ... More >>
It was way back in 1995 when none other than KRS-One himself rapped in the DJ Premiere-produced "MCs Act Like They Don't Know" that "Now we got white kids callin' themselves niggas!" Fast forward 16 years later, a Colombia Records deal for white rapper Kreayshawn has put the issue on the fo ... More >>
Jaime Zamora Ramirez booking photo [UPDATE, JULY 21, 3:50 P.M.] Yesterday, a jury of his peers found Jaime Zamora Ramirez guilty of raping two men, including a teenage female employee of his dry cleaning business. According to this morning's press release issued by the Orange County District A ... More >>
[Hole In the Wall] This Santa Ana eatery will scare away OC Register readers—more birria for us!
Anxious for next bananaThe chief defender of Marilyn Davenport, the Orange County Republican Party official tied to a racist email depicting President Barack Obama and his parents as chimpanzees, is urging the party's executive committee members to focus its attention not on Davenport but instead ... More >>
(c) Photo by R. Scott MoxleyCA Republican Party is not happy with DavenportUPDATE, APRIL 20, 10:18 P.M.: During the KTLA interview, a "timid, confused" Marilyn Davenport, a retired Christian book publisher, said she is "really sorry" for sending the racist email. In her view--expressed throu ... More >>
Headline: Unwanted Pit Bulls and Chihuahuas Flood OC Shelter Comment by OCOBSERVER: "Of the 13,000 dogs impounded in 2010, nearly 5,000 of them--40 percent--were pit bulls and Chihuahuas"No surprise to me. Those are the breeds of choice in Santa Ana. Have you ever seen any responsible behavior co ... More >>
Headline: Volunteers Bring Holiday Cheer for Children in Santa Ana Comment by TRAPPORT: Not being racist but there are white famililes in Santa Ana, were none at this event?Comment by TOMPERANTEAU: As long as it is only the Hispanics that mention color, it is okay. The moment a white person menti ... More >>
PEN1 boss Wayne MarshallAfter calling members of Public Enemy Number One Death Squad (PEN1) "haters and cowards," federal agent John A. Torres bragged today that government authorities had successfully infiltrated and disrupted Orange County's most notorious white supremacist gang."Their reign of ... More >>
Huntington Beach Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Supported Taliban) has never been a fan of illegal immigration and has particularly hated the DREAM Act, which would create a pathway to citizenship for undocumented college students and those illegals that, unlike Dana, served their country in the ... More >>
The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, whose coverage area includes Orange County, and the ACLUs of Northern California, San Diego and Imperial Counties and 26 other affiliates, issued an Arizona travel alert today.Arizona's response?"Meh."
Headline: O.C. Consultant Urges Latino Worker Safety TrainingComment by SURFCITYRED: I think all applicants should go back to Mexico for safety training...Ooopss, I forgot. THere is no safety training there. There is also no workman's comp, welfare, free medical and yummy free gobment cheese. Eno ... More >>
Good people who criticize Israel's policies toward Palestinians always strive to reassure Jews that they're not anti-Semitic. They'll claim they're anti-Israel, anti-Zionist, but don't hate all Jews--just those that oppress the Palestinians.That's been the claim of the UC Irvine Muslim Student Un ... More >>
Headline: $100,000 Reward for Violent Bank RobbersComment by iloveoc: I want to know what percentage of violent bank robbers are African American? That is a pretty dark hand sticking out there.Comment by pushthebutton: Hey where da be bling at?
Headline: Police: Drivers Spot Naked, Tattoed Man on RoofComment by antarez: Without the Sanctuary City of Santa Ana the OC Register would lose half it's [sic] news stories. What a JOKE Santa Ana is, they should start filming a reality/crime show there it would probably be a ratings hit!!!Commen ... More >>
Anyone care to tell us what the N and S tattoos on Gentile stand for?Last week was a tough one for Orange County's tight-knit, methed-up skinhead community. On Friday, of course, three members of the Candy-Ass Gang pleaded guilty to attempted murder with hate crime enhancements. Last Tuesday, 22- ... More >>
Henry W. Head, founding father of OC, longtime Santa Ana doctor...I was speaking with a local GOP operative recently when he said something that shocked me. The topic was my recent cover story on the Candy-Ass Gang, the trio of pendejos and one pendeja who prosecutors say drove into Huntington Be ... More >>
Jaimee Lynn Fletcher has a fascinating piece in today's Orange County Register about a pro-white (as in Caucasian) political group forming in Garden Grove. Supporters of the Golden State Party notified the Secretary of State in May they would try to qualify as a political party for 2010, electi ... More >>
On the drive back from Rio Hondo College in Whittier yesterday, I managed to hear Angel Talk for the first time. It's the call-in show that follows any game by your Anaheim Angels and is hosted by Angels radio broadcaster Terry Smith. Yesterday, people called in whining about shortstop Erick Aybar n ... More >>
Three years ago, Orange County's most famous anarchist pleaded no contest to several felonies relating to his alleged attempt to blow up La Habra's Moose Lodge in 2002. On Wednesday, the California Supreme Court overturned Matthew Gordon "Rampage" Lamont's conviction, arguing that police violated La ... More >>
Where theres Smokey Joes Cafe, theres always some fiery performances
Student faces prison after anti-gay attack
Welcome to Costa Mesa . . . if youre colored, please leave
The Court affirms racial preferences in universities, so long as they work for white people
How a multibillion-dollar corporation played the victim and got its liquor license
University Players Twilight