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Human Barbie Valeria Lukyanova Accused Of Racism

Valeria Lukyanova, better known as Human Barbie, has surprised people yet again with her comments. Michael Idov from GQ flew all the way to Ukraine, where Lukyanova is based, to conduct an interview. Lukyanova was consuming carrot juice with chutney, …

Valeria Lukyanova Is To Be Pitied And Ignored Valeria Lukyanova Is To Be Pitied And Ignored

What can I say about a so-called “Human Barbie” that is determined to exist on sunshine and air? Only that this should be enough for the average human being to disregard anything this individual has to say. That’s right: Please …

Paula Deen Closes Restaurant Without Notice

“Uncle Bubba’s Seafood & Oyster House,” a restaurant owned by Paula Deen’s brother, Bubba Hiers, closed its doors on Thursday. Deen, a television host and celebrity chef, is part owner of the restaurant. Employees of the Savannah, Georgia restaurant showed …

#CancelColbert: Stephen Colbert Says He Didn’t Make Racist Tweet

Even though Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert is known for his sense of humor, apparently some things are off limits–on certain platforms, at least. Following a joke about Asians that was posted to the official Colbert Report Twitter account yesterday, Colbert …

Nick Cannon Whiteface: Double Standard?

We ran an article earlier about singer Nick Cannon’s Instagram pic showing him in “whiteface” – wearing makeup to depict himself as a white man – accompanied by several racially stereotypical hashtags. Discussion has raged about Cannon’s stunt, which was …

Nick Cannon Whiteface Stunt Stirs Racism Charges

Fox News reports that a recent publicity stunt by America’s Got Talent host Nick Cannon is stirring loads of controversy. The stunt involves a picture posted by Cannon to his Instagram account, showing the singer in “whiteface” – a makeup …

Rooney Mara Casting as Tiger Lily Sparks Controversy

Actress Rooney Mara is no stranger to the dust-up that inevitably occurs after a film adaptation of a novel announces its cast list. Her role as Lisbeth Salander in the American adaptations of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo subjected …

Republican Politician is Slammed Following Racist NBA Tweet Republican Politician is Slammed Following Racist NBA Tweet

Pat Garofalo, a Republican politician and member of the Minnesota State House of Representatives, came under fire over the weekend after making what was perceived to be a racist tweet about the NBA. The relatively unknown politician–until now–said that the …

Christina Fallin: Native American Insult or Art? Christina Fallin: Native American Insult or Art?

An Oklahoma news station tell us that Christina Fallin, the daughter of Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin, has recently come under fire for an Instagram picture that involves her wearing a Native American headdress. The almost-authentic looking red-and-white headdress was posted …

Old Miss Frat Chapter Suspended Over Racist Prank Old Miss Frat Chapter Suspended Over Racist Prank

We are not yet out of February which means that Black History Month is not over. This means that somewhere at this very moment a child may be reading about James Meredith. In 1962, Meredith was the first African American …

Georgia License Plates: Confederate Flag Controversy Georgia License Plates: Confederate Flag Controversy

Georgia is at the heart of a new controversy after state officials approved a specialty license plate featuring the Confederate flag. The specialty plates were requested by the Georgia division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Their previous plate featured …

Tina Turner: No Stroke, Oprah Winfrey Confirms Tina Turner: No Stroke, Oprah Winfrey Confirms

Tina Turner didn’t suffer a stroke recently as many media outlets reported late last week. Oprah Winfrey has even chimed in saying the rumors are false. She and Turner are long time friends and she would certainly know if the …

Former KKK Leader Faces Prison Time Over Cross Burning Former KKK Leader Faces Prison Time Over Cross Burning

The U.S. Department of Justice this week announced that Steven Dinkle has pleaded guilty to charges related to a 2009 cross burning in Ozark, Alabama. According to the DOJ, the 28-year-old Dinkle is the former Exalted Cyclops of the Ozark …

Anderson Cooper: ASU Racist Partygoers Are Morons Anderson Cooper: ASU Racist Partygoers Are Morons
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The public display of apparent racism that occurred at an Arizona State University (ASU) party for Martin Luther King day got quite a reaction. Mostly condemnation, which was plainly addressed when Anderson Cooper made an ‘on-air’ statement, well, more like …

Tom Sizemore Gets High And Makes Racist Remarks [Video] Tom Sizemore Gets High And Makes Racist Remarks [Video]

A video showing embattled actor Tom Sizemore high on hard drugs and making offensive remarks against Mexican men has emerged. Sizemore is a 52-year-old veteran actor who starred in movies like Heat, Black Hawk Down and Saving Private Ryan. On Wednesday, …

ASU Fraternity Suspended For Racist “Black Party” On MLK Day ASU Fraternity Suspended For Racist “Black Party” On MLK Day
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Arizona State University has suspended one of its fraternities following a party that some are calling racist. Somehow, none of the students of the ASU chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon had the good sense to know that hosting their “MLK Black …

Arizona State Fraternity Hosts MLK Party Arizona State Fraternity Hosts MLK Party
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An Arizona State University fraternity has been suspended following their “MLK Black Party.” Party goers that attended the off-campus Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) event uploaded pictures online of guests wearing stereotypical clothing and flashing gang signs. The party has left …

Sarah Palin Tells Obama No More Race Card on MLK Day Sarah Palin Tells Obama No More Race Card on MLK Day
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Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin delivered a message to President Barack Obama on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day through her Facebook page. After posting a quote from MLK’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech, she told the president that it’s …

Kanye West Investigated for Punching Racist Teen Kanye West Investigated for Punching Racist Teen
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Rapper Kanye West has found himself in the midst of yet another police investigation after punching an 18-year-old that was screaming insults at fiancée Kim Kardashian. According to TMZ, the young man hurled insults and racial slurs at both Kardashian …

Tamera Mowry Gets Emotional Over Internet Racism Tamera Mowry Gets Emotional Over Internet Racism
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Famous child star Tamera Mowry appeared on the OWN network this weekend with twin sister Tia in Oprah’s “Where Are They Now?” series, which airs Friday nights on the network. The show catches up with Oprah’s past guests and highlights …

Is Mindy Kaling’s ‘Elle’ Cover Racist? Is Mindy Kaling’s ‘Elle’ Cover Racist?

“Elle Magazine” has been smeared with controversy, yet again.  Last year, the magazine covered Melissa McCarthy in a voluminous coat. Now, Kaling has been deprived of half of her body and color in her first major fashion magazine cover. She …