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Donald Sterling Is Sorry, Just Not For His Racism

Anyone who listened to the audio recording of Donald Sterling’s racist rant knows that this man is anything but in touch with the reality of an ethnically diverse world. He rejects the idea that people outside of his “master race” …

Banana-Thrower Arrested for Racial Insult

We recently told you about the racial insult involving Brazilian footballer Dani Alves. During a match in Spain, someone threw a banana onto the pitch in front of Alves. The implication was that the darker-skinned Alves was a monkey. In …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Sterling Only Part of Problem

In a recent Time Magazine “op-ed” piece, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar went ballistic on the Donald Sterling situation. A former coach for the L.A. Clippers, himself, Abdul-Jabbar is in a position to know of what he speaks. “Racists deserve to be paraded …

Donald Sterling Officially Banned from NBA for Life

CBS News reports that L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling is now officially banned for life by the NBA. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced the banning on Tuesday. “The views expressed by Mr. Sterling are deeply offensive and harmful,” Silver said. …

Shelly Sterling Gives Unconvincing Condemnation Of Husband

Donald Sterling’s wife Rochelle “Shelly” Sterling had come out in full force to condemn her husband for his racist remarks that were recently caught on tape. “Our family is devastated by the racist comments made by my estranged husband,” Shelly …

Los Angeles Clippers: Major Announcement Coming

A hugely controversial audio clip that multiple parties are now claiming is Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling may force the NBA to send a strong message to the unpopular sports figure. It is being reported that a huge announcement …

Marge Schott: The Donald Sterling Prequel

Donald Sterling is in hot water. It looks like there is little question now that the Los Angeles Clippers’ owner did indeed say what everyone thinks he said about black people. As the hours pass, one person after another pipes …

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 …