Articles Tagged with racism

High School Coach Fired For Watermelon Ritual To Be Reinstated

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A football coach at a South Carolina high school was dismissed from his job this week after complaints that a watermelon ritual his team performed after winning was a racist attack. However, the coach was offered his job back at Charleston’s Academic Magnet High School on Wednesday after agreeing to undergo diversity and sensitivity training…. Read more »

Photographer to Paula Deen: ‘Black People Still Love You’ [Video]

A photographer tells Paula Deen 'black people still love you."

Paula Deen is on the comeback trail and apparently this African-American photographer is a big supporter. The TMZ clip below shows the photographer approaching Deen in the LA airport as she talked with a group of fans and reporters about a recipe, and telling her, “No matter what happened, black people still love you.” “That… Read more »

Secret Service: Racism Blamed For Failure To Protect The President

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The Secret Service is doing a poor job of protecting President Barack Obama and the White House due to racism, according to Representative Elijah Cummings analysis of what black Americans are thinking. The Maryland Democrat is the ranking member of the House Oversight Committee. During a Face the Nation segment on Sunday, Elijah Cummings said… Read more »

Mike Brown Protest Interrupts St. Louis Symphony

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A Mike Brown protest interrupted a St. Louis Symphony performance on Saturday evening. Approximately 50 protesters sang a song about the Ferguson shooting of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson. The group also draped banners over the balcony decrying racism. A few moments before the St. Louis Symphony was scheduled to begin their performance,… Read more »

Donald Trump Says ABC Sitcom ‘Black-ish’ Is Racist

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Donald Trump is not pleased with the new sitcom Black-ish. In a tweet, Trump has said the show, starring Anthony Anderson, is a sitcom that showcases racism in its highest form. Despite getting the network wrong, Trump isn’t the only one using the racism card. A show that’s being compared to All in the Family… Read more »

Ferguson Kids Make ‘Hey White People’ Video To Discuss Racism In 2014

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Kids from Ferguson have made a “Hey White People” video in conjunction with a “for-profit T-shirt company with an activist heart” to address the issue of racism in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting by police officer Darren Wilson. Although claims of a racially motivated shooting abounded during the Ferguson riots, as of yet,… Read more »

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Atlanta Hawks Owner Bruce Levenson Not Racist

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NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar insists that Atlanta Hawks controlling owner Bruce Levenson isn’t a racist. As detailed in a previous story in The Inquisitr, Levenson has announced that he will be selling off his stake in the NBA franchise following the self-reported revelation of a racist email he sent regarding Hawks fans in 2012. Levenson… Read more »

San Diego Chargers Broadcaster Suspended For Anti-Semitic Remark

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San Diego Chargers radio analyst Hank Bauer was suspended for one game for an anti-Semitic “joke.” At the end of the broadcast of the pre-season game between the Chargers and the San Francisco 49ers, Bauer made an idiotic comment that stereotyped Jews for being cheap. The Chargers subsequently pulled him off the next game’s broadcast…. Read more »