Articles Tagged with racism

Obama Fears Sasha, Malia, And His Future Grandsons Will Be Racism Victims

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President Obama is worried about Sasha and Malia, as well as his future grandsons, becoming victims of racism and “constant bias.” During an interview with BET, Barack Obama said he fears that his children and grandchildren will be made to feel that America “is not their home.” The president discussed the state of race relations… Read more »

Chris Rock Calls Out Hollywood: Why Is ‘Liberal’ Town Full Of Racists?

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Comedic actor Chris Rock wrote a highly controversial essay for the Hollywood Reporter about what he considers the long-standing racism within the entertainment industry and city itself. Rock discussed his early experiences in Hollywood, which came courtesy of Eddie Murphy. “I was probably 19 when I first came to Hollywood. Eddie Murphy brought me out… Read more »

Mario Balotelli Could Be In Big Trouble After ‘Racist’ Instagram Post

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Italian and Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has prompted an investigation from the English Football Association after being accused of posting a racist image on Instagram. Balotelli reposted an image of his namesake, Nintendo character “Super Mario.” Mario Balotelli is no stranger to racism, however the Italian international is usually the target of racist abuse due… Read more »

Did Brad Paisley Become ‘An Accidental Racist’?

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Country music star Brad Paisley may have become an example of his own song “Accidental Racist” while hosting the Country Music Awards show. During the show, Paisley announced to viewers and audience that they would not be seeing the new ABC comedy Black-ish that evening. Instead, they would be watching “white-ish.” “Everybody, there’s usually a… Read more »

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 »