The Word "Thug" Was Uttered 625 Times On TV On Monday. That's A Lot.

The word "thug" has been used so many times by the same sort of people about the same sort of thing that it's no longer even accurate to call it code—it's really more of a shorthand. It means a black guy who makes white folks a little more uncomfortable than they prefer. On Sunday night, Richard Sherman made a lot of… » 1/21/14 6:28pm 1/21/14 6:28pm

Watch Cord Jefferson Discuss the White Culture of Violence on MSNBC

Gawker's West Coast Editor Cord Jefferson appeared on last night's episode of All In With Chris Hayes to discuss his controversial essay on the damaging lawlessness and savagery of white culture. Cord and host Chris Hayes also spoke about the roots of white violence and Cord's deep ties to the white community. » 7/31/13 11:33am 7/31/13 11:33am

Video of Violent, Rioting Surfers Shows White Culture of Lawlessness

A frightening and violent mob swept through the normally quiet seaside community of Huntington Beach last night following a surfing competition in the area. Businesses were vandalized and looted, portable toilets overturned, and brutal fistfights waged right out in the open. It was an ugly display and a sad day for… » 7/30/13 11:47am 7/30/13 11:47am

For Clobbering Blake Griffin, Basketball Thug Jason Smith Gets A Light…

What's the NBA penalty for deliberately knocking down a star player when he's defenseless, trying to provoke a brawl with his teammates, and then waving your arms to gloat and incite the home crowd after being ejected? Two games. File this one away for the next time David Stern gets mad about the dress code or… » 3/23/12 5:16pm 3/23/12 5:16pm

Colin Cowherd Is Obsessed With "Thugs," So Here's A Rap Video Featuring…

Colin Cowherd's no stranger to racial controversy, much of it dealing with his portrayals of black basketball players. During a discussion of the issues plaguing UCLA's basketball team, no fewer than 25 iterations of the word "thug" appeared on Cowherd's program today, usually with a direct association to drugs. » 3/01/12 5:30pm 3/01/12 5:30pm