Headlines — 4/22/16

Prince

Prince’s history of progressive politics, an Irish historian debunks white supremacists’ favorite online meme, Andrew Jackson’s descendant blames “political correctness” for putting Harriet Tubman on the twenty, and more.

AlterNet – Here are the times Prince blasted Wall Street, Freddie Gray’s death, ‘enslavement’ to Warner Bros and the corrupt status quo.
Raw Story – Clemson student threatens to lynch black classmates.
Hatewatch – How the myth of the “Irish slaves” became a favorite meme of racists online.
Think Progress – The truth about how Sean Hannity covers Donald Trump.
Right Wing Watch – David Horowitz says we should thank “white Christian males” for ending slavery.
Talking Points Memo – South Carolina sheriff says the NAACP is a “racist group” just like the KKK.
Salon – Maine’s Paul LePage vetoes lifesaving heroin overdose antidote bill.
The Daily Beast – Andrew Jackson VI blames “political correctness” for the dumping of his ancestor from the $20 bill.