Articles Tagged with controversy

Navajo Nation President Spotted At Washington Redskins Game Wearing Redskins Hat

Redskins owner joined by Navajo Nation President at Game

Indian Country Today says, “It is unfortunate the Navajo Nation administration of Ben Shelly is so out of step with the Navajo people, particularly the young people, regarding this issue. Obviously, offensive cultural appropriation done by non-Native fans of Native Mascots does not generally include Navajo culture. We do not see them performing Sand Paintings… Read more »

Man Arrested For Facebook Post: Free Speech Or Terrorist Threat?

Exodus lyrics as terrorism? Man arrested for Facebook post.

A man arrested for a Facebook post two weeks ago says he was only sharing song lyrics, but several people reported that the lyrics appeared to be a threat. Now the band behind the song is responding to the controversy, and the man behind the Facebook post was released after eight days in jail, but… Read more »

Pete Rose’s Baseball Comeback: One Time Stunt Or Sign Of Things To Come?

Pete Rose

Pete Rose returned to baseball last night, managing the Bridgeport Bluefish, an independent Atlantic League team. Rose, whose lifetime ban from baseball came about because of a gambling scandal, made jokes about Donald Sterling’s recent ban from the NBA. He also talked about the possibility of Bud Selig pardoning him before his retirement in January…. Read more »

Miley Cyrus Steps Up The Controversy With NSFW Bondage Music Video

Miley Cyrus releases NSFW bondage music video.

Something controversial involving Miley Cyrus? How could that be? Well, controversy and Miley Cyrus have become almost synonymous in the past year or so. Although there were minor instances of ‘scandal’ in her Hannah Montana days, it wasn’t until 2013 that the world was introduced to the twerking, teddy bear corrupting, nude swinging, sledgehammer licking… Read more »

Mayim Bialik Practices Attachment Parenting: Good God! No! Why? Shut Up

Mayim Bialik attachment parenting

  Oh my, God, you guys. That girl from The Big Bang Theory, Mayim Bialik? I just heard she practices this thing called attachment parenting! Much of the news over the past few days has been directed at Mayim Bialik’s practice of “attachment parenting” (sometimes stylized as “AP”). Aside from being an actress, she’s also a… Read more »

Abercrombie & Fitch Yanks Shirt That Apparently Mocks Taylor Swift

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The folks who design clothing at Abercrombie and Fitch must have patted themselves on the back after designing the oh-so clever “# more boyfriends than t.s.” shirt, which sent fans of plucky country singer Taylor Swift into an angry tailspin. Abercrombie & Fitch has already t’d-off most of the American public after controversial remarks made… Read more »

Facebook Taking Down Post-Mastectomy Photos, Cancer Survivors Upset

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Breast cancer is a scary topic for anyone, and sometimes finding help and support from others can prove to be a challenging experience. For some, like Scorchy Barrington of New York, inspiration comes from online programs/groups. Programs such as the SCAR Project bring a lot of men and women who suffer with breast cancer hope… Read more »

Controversial Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Inscription To Be Removed

Controversial Martin Luthor King Jr. Memorial Inscription To Be Removed

Federal officials announced Tuesday that the controversial “drum major” inscription on the side of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington will be removed. According to CNN, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said that the decision was made when a “range of stakeholders” agreed on the decision. Initial plans were for the quote to be… Read more »