Tiffany Cross Elie Mystal MSNBC The Cross Connection 9-17-22

On MSNBC: 'White People Turn Violent When They Don't Get Their Way'

September 17th, 2022 10:58 PM

On Tiffany Cross's MSNBC show, Elie Mystal of The Nation says: "This is literally what conservative white folks do when they don't get their way. They turn violent . . . White people turn violent when they don't politically get their way. All the damn time in this country. It's what they do!" Cross agreed: "You are not opining."

Rush Limbaugh: New Media Kept Press From Turning 'Gentle Giant' Into R

August 25th, 2014 10:32 PM
Conservative icon Rush Limbaugh declared during his radio show on Friday that the “mainstream media” was unable to transform “gentle giant” black teenager Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by white police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, into Rodney King -- the black man who became famous for a high-speed pursuit by the police and later asking “Can't we all get along?” 22 years ago --…

Spike Lee Claims ‘War on the Black Male’ Is 'Tearing This Country

August 20th, 2014 9:19 PM
Ten days after police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American, in a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, black filmmaker Spike Lee added his voice to the tumult over the incident. During Tuesday night's edition of Anderson Cooper 360, he told the CNN anchor: “Something smells bad in Ferguson, and it’s not just tear gas.” “I do not think you should be…

Time Columnist Blasts Preparations for Zimmerman Verdict Riots as ‘R

July 11th, 2013 9:13 PM
As the trial to determine if George Zimmerman committed a crime when he killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, 2012, draws to a close, hundreds of people have threatened to riot over the verdict, and law-enforcement organizations in and around Broward County, Fla., have been coordinating efforts to have “a proper response plan” in case their worst fears are realized. However, Time…

New Sharpton Lingo: 'Rodney King Will Be Funeralized

June 28th, 2012 2:11 PM
On his "Keeping It Real" radio show on Wednesday, Rev. Al Sharpton introduced new lingo. He said Rodney King would be "funeralized," but Sharpton used that event to then turn and crassly plug he'll be in Los Angeles to receive an award from BET (Black Entertaintment Television). "Rodney King will be funeralized this Saturday in Los Angeles. I’ll be going to Los Angeles as you will," he said…

Bob Schieffer Ties 20th Anniversary of Rodney King Riots to Trayvon Ma

April 29th, 2012 7:50 PM
CBS's Bob Schieffer ended Sunday's Face the Nation by disgracefully connecting the 20th anniversary of the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles to Trayvon Martin. After showing videos of the King beating as well as the aftermath of the criminal trial, Schieffer stated - with a black and white picture of the Sanford teenager on the screen - "When the Trayvon Martin case came to public attention…