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The Jungle Book Too Racist To Recreate?

Director Jon Favreau is planning on taking on the challenge of recreating Rudyard Kipling’s original story, and one of Disney’s timeless classics, The Jungle Book. Favreau has already been in talks with some amazing A-list stars for the project including …

Los Angeles Clippers Team At Odds With Owner

As the NBA probe into the controversy surrounding Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling continues, it is obvious that the situation has had a negative effect on the very team he owns. If true, it’s amazing and sad that a …

Donald Sterling Being Probed By NBA

If TMZ’s shocking audio release is indeed of Donald Sterling making racist statements about blacks, he may be in hot water with the NBA. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced on Saturday that there would be a probe launched into a …

Donald Sterling: Los Angeles Clippers Owner’s Racist Rant Angers Many

TMZ released an audio clip of a racist rant yesterday that was allegedly made by Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. In the clip, which has outraged the masses, we hear a man telling a woman that …

Clippers Owner: Don’t Bring Black People To My Games

Come reader, as we glimpse into the vain and amoral ponderings of the filthy rich and the honesty among the people that love them. Donald Sterling is the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Los Angeles Clippers owner. In 1981 he bought …

Steve Israel: GOP Base Is Unfortunately “Animated by Racism”

Steve Israel, Democratic congressman of New York and chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, told CNN’s “State of the Union” that “to a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism. And that’s unfortunate.” …

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

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

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?

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

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 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 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

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
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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]

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, …