racism

WBBM Newsradio/Craig Dellimore
Craig Dellimore
August 05, 2019 - 3:22 pm
“What he’s been doing is blowing every racist, xenophobic dog whistle,” the Chicago mayor said Monday, after two mass shootings across the U.S. “When you do that, when you blow that kind of dog whistle, animals come out.”
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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - APRIL 16: A baseball sits on the field before the game between the Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on April 16, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois
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May 08, 2019 - 12:52 pm
The Cubs believe a fan who made a hand gesture associated with racism in the background of a black reporter's live on-air hit during their game Tuesday evening did so with a full understanding of the symbol and malicious intent, and the organization is leaning toward banning him from Wrigley Field...
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(L-R) Chicago Cubs chairman Crane Kenney and Owner and CEO of the Chicago Cubs, Tom Ricketts
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May 08, 2019 - 8:07 am
The Chicago Cubs say they are investigating a fan using what appeared to be an offensive hand gesture associated with racism behind a black television reporter who was on the air.
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Joe Ricketts (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
February 05, 2019 - 7:09 pm
Some of the emails Splinter News published Monday featured Joe Ricketts making Islamophobic comments, such as "Islam is a cult and not a religion." Others included conspiracies about former President Barack Obama's birthplace and education.
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