Trump sideswipes NASCAR, Wallace over flag and nooseNASCAR's layered relationship with President Donald Trump took a sharp turn Monday when Trump took a sideswipe at the racing organization for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only full-time Black driver of perpetrating "a hoax" when a crew member found a noose in the team garage stall.
The Noose Was RealDeclaring "the noose was real," NASCAR officials on Thursday released a photo of the rope found in the speedway garage stall of Black driver Bubba Wallace that prompted a federal investigation into whether he had been the target of a hate crime.
NASCAR rallies around Wallace in poignant momentThere is no escaping it: NASCAR is a white-dominated sport with a predominantly white fan base and a longstanding reputation as being far from inclusive. Its evolution, such as it is, has been halting and awkward. One step forward, seemingly a half step back.
FBI Investigating Noose Left In Bubba Wallace’s Garage StallFederal authorities on Monday confirmed they are investigating the discovery of a noose found in the Talladega Superspeedway garage stall of Bubba Wallace, NASCAR's only Black full-time driver who successfully pushed the stock car series to ban the Confederate flag at its venues less than two weeks ago.
Noose Found In Bubba Wallace Garage At TalladegaNASCAR has launched an investigation after a noose was found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace, the only Black driver in the elite Cup Series who just two weeks ago successfully pushed the stock car series to ban the Confederate flag at its venues.
NASCAR'S Bubba Wallace Finds VoiceBubba Wallace can count Spike Lee and Demi Lovato in his corner since he became the leader of NASCAR's push for change.
Now Comes The Tricky Part For NASCARReese Witherspoon tweeted a high-five emoji for her A-list stamp of approval that NASCAR banned the Confederate flag.
NASCAR Could See The End Of An Era. Ban The Confederate Flag?The familiar scene of Confederate flags waved by fans at NASCAR tracks could soon be a relic of racing's good ol' boy roots.
Police Officer Suspended After Driving With Confederate FlagA northern Michigan police officer has been suspended with pay after he was seen off-duty driving a pickup truck bearing a Confederate flag around a group protesting Republican Donald Trump's election as president.
Supporters Of Confederate Flag Rally In Michigan Carpool LotAbout 30 people gathered in a southern Michigan community to commemorate Confederate Flag Day.
South Carolina May Pay $5M For Confederate Flag DisplayTaxpayers may be shelling out more than $5 million for a new Confederate flag display at a museum.
Man Chooses Confederate Flag Over Job At Bob EvansWesley Rogers says the Confederate flag is important to him as a native of the South.
Michigan School Asks Students Not To Display, Wear Confederate Flag A school district in western Michigan has asked students not to display the Confederate flag on their vehicles or wear clothes with it during school hours.
Zoo Removing Image Of Confederate Flag From Carousel Horse"We're not a museum, we're a zoo."
GM Officials Meet With Group Protesting Kid Rock, Rebel FlagThe group said they also had concerns that Kid Rock appears with the flag on social media.