All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Racism’

Thandie Newton Calls Out Starbucks over Distasteful Statue

Actress Thandie Newton slammed coffee giant Starbucks this week over a figurine she saw in one of their stores. The figure, which Newtown posted on Twitter, is of a black figure in a loin cloth and safari hat holding coffee beans. “Seriously @Starbucks? At the counter – Loin cloth and Safari hat on a black child. Happy New Year circa …

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Sandra Bullock Has Already Warned Her 5-Year-Old Son About Racism

Sandra Bullock is not the first white person to adopt a black baby, not by a long shot. But her public discussion of a difficulty she has with her son says a lot about how far we have to go in this country to be rid of the scourge of racism. Sandra Bullock is famous, wealthy, and can pretty much …

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Facebook Isn’t Great at Policing Racism, Says German Minister

Facebook Isn’t Great at Policing Racism, Says German Minister

Facebook isn’t doing enough to rid the site of hateful, racist rhetoric, according to German Justice Minister Heiko Maas. Maas sent a letter to Facebook saying its action on such issues were “urgent.” The letter was obtained by Der Tagesspiegel, as well as Bloomberg. According to Maas, Facebook is not complying with users’ reporting of racist content, often being told …

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Donald Trump Mocks Asian Negotiators By Speaking In Broken English

Business mogul and Republican presidential front-runner, Donald Trump, made another racist remark in a speech he delivered during a campaign rally in Iowa on Tuesday. This time Trump made fun of the negotiating skills of Asian business negotiators in broken English. .@realDonaldTrump uses broken English for impersonation of Asian negotiators: http://t.co/rL7HMSnGqW pic.twitter.com/Cl6jrwKDuo — CNN (@CNN) August 27, 2015 “When these …

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Confederate Emblem On Mississippi Flag Needs To Be Removed, Celebrities Co-Sign For Change

Prominent and influential celebrities are making an effort to change the flag of Mississippi. The group is asking the state to remove the emblem of the Confederate Battle Flag. As part of their effort to raise awareness on the particular political issue, the group calling for the change, published a full-page advertisement in the Mississippi Clarion Ledger on Sunday. The …

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Salma Hayek Thinks Donald Trump’s Insensitive Comments About Mexicans Are A Good Thing

Salma Hayek is not bothered by Donald Trump’s seemingly anti-Mexican comments. In fact, the comment is almost a good indicator of the kind of politics the US have. In a statement she made in an interview with Jorge Ramos of Fusion, she said, “The good thing about what Trump did is that [his comments] shone a light to the level …

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Brooke Hogan in Jail With Hulk When N-Word Gets Recorded? [Pics]

Brooke Hogan has already come to her dad’s defense over his use of the “n-word” during that unfortunate pillow talk recording. Brooke herself was the topic of that particular conversation that has now gotten Hulk Hogan fired from the WWE, nearly all trace of his career scrubbed from their websites. But is Brooke Hogan now in the middle of Hulk’s …

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Nick Hogan Jailhouse Tape Has Hulk Using N-Word Again [Audio]

Nick Hogan was in jail back in 2008. The son of pro wrestler Hulk Hogan was doing an eight-month stretch over a car crash that happened when he was drinking and driving. Nick Hogan’s best friend was left with permanent brain damage as a result of the crash. While Nick sat in jail, he was visited regularly by his dad, …

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Brooke Hogan: How Does She Feel About Hulk’s Slurs About Her Boyfriend?

Brooke Hogan has come out in support of her father, WWE legend Hulk Hogan, after his contract was terminated over a string of racial slurs. Brooke Hogan herself was as the center of the now-infamous conversation in which her dad was caught on tape saying, “I’d rather if she was going to f– some n–er, I’d rather have her marry …

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Brooke Hogan Defends Hulk After His Racist Rant Goes Public

Brooke Hogan has posted a poem in defense of and in support of her father, Hulk Hogan, after his racist rant went public. Brooke Hogan was actually referred to in her father’s sex tape rant, which was exposed when muckraking specialists National Enquirer and Radar Online transcribed excerpts from a sex tape Hulk is currently in litigation over. “I’d rather …

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Nikki Haley ‘Hate Speech’ Statement Supported by New Dylann Roof Website Discovery?

Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina, has called for Dylann Roof to be given the death penalty. The 21-year-old Roof allegedly shot and killed nine people in Emanuel AME Church in Charleston last week, throwing fuel on already heated nationwide discussions about race. “This is an absolute hate crime,” Governor Nikki Haley said on the Today show. “And when I’ve …

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Google Maps’ Racist Results To Get the Googlebomb Fix

This post contains language some may find offensive. Google says it screwed up and is sorry for pointing people toward the White House, historically black colleges, and other locations when shockingly racist search terms were entered into Google Maps. “We were deeply upset by this issue, and we are fixing it now. We apologize this has taken some time to …

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Racist Google Maps Searches Pointed Users at the White House

This post contains language some may find offensive. I guess it’s the trendy thing to mess with Google Maps these days. Google has apologized and fixed what appears to be some third-party shenanigans that pointed users to the White House when racist searches were made. According to the Washington Post, if you typed “nigger house” or “nigger king” into the …

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Saida Grundy: Boston University Professor In Hot Water Over Racially Charged Tweets

Incoming BostonUniversity professor Saida Grundy has already polarized students even before coming to campus. Dr. Grundy is set to work as an assistant professor of sociology and African-American studies. But her seemingly anti-white tweets have certain groups up in arms and students questioning her capability to teach a diverse classroom that would include white males. In one tweet, Grundy asked …

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Miss Japan Ariana Miyamoto Says She Was Called A N*gger By Her Peers

Miss Japan Ariana Miyamoto wants to prove the world is changing. But it’s not changing fast enough in Japan. In an interview, Miyamoto expressed her surprise when she bagged the Miss Universe Japan crown at a pageant held March 12. Despite her striking figure, bronze skin and height, Miyamoto thought she wouldn’t win because of her mixed-race origins. The daughter of …

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Benedict Cumberbatch Apologizes for Calling Black Actors ‘Colored’

Benedict Cumberbatch would have a really hard time making anyone hate him. Now, Benedict Cumberbatch’s rabid fans, that’s another story — some call them Cumberbitches. But Mr. Sherlock himself is pretty much universally loved. So how did Benedict Cumberbatch end up pissing off people of color recently? Oddly enough, the whole thing happened when Benedict Cumberbatch was actually bemoaning what …

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Amber Rose Has Racist Family Members; They Don’t Like Black People

Just last year, model Amber Rose filed for divorce from her husband Wiz Khalifa citing irreconcilable differences. The two got married in a beautiful wedding ceremony back in 2013. However, Rose recently revealed that her family didn’t attend their wedding because of racial prejudice. Rose was interviewed by the Oprah Winfrey Network for a show called Light Girls which is …

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Charles Barkley: Ferguson Looters Are Not Black, They’re Scumbags

Charles Barkley is sick of the way black people are portrayed in the media. He is particularly concerned that the people who were looting in Ferguson after the controversial grand jury decision last week will be seen as representative of black people in general. “Them jackasses who are looting,” Barkley said in an interview last week, “those aren’t real black …

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Ridley Scott Filmed Slammed for ‘Racist’ Casting; Rupert Murdoch Tweets Odd Defense

Ridley Scott’s latest film, Exodus: Gods and Kings, is being attacked for having an all-white cast. Some believe that this is way out of bounds since the film is largely set in Egypt. Exodus, which stars Christian Bale as Moses, was directed by Ridley Scott and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Ridley Scott told Variety that his cast is white …

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Why Is Hulk Hogan Getting Mentioned In Ferguson Shooting?

After a controversial grand jury decision to not indict Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown, it’s been reported that Wilson’s testimony regarding the shooting has been made available to public. It is Wilson’s only detailed account of the incident on record. According to Wilson’s testimony, Brown became confrontational when the police officer asked him and his friend to …

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KKK Linked To Ferguson Police Dept. According To Anonymous

The online hacktivist group Anonymous dumped personal information online belonging to alleged members of the Ku Klux Klan. This is just part of the group’s campaign against the white supremacists who threatened to use lethal force against protesters following the grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson. Anonymous also claims to have taken over the @KuKluxKlanUSA Twitter account. In …

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Obama Condemns Furguson Violence

President Barack Obama harshly criticized protesters Tuesday night for the racially charged violence in Ferguson, Missouri, after mayhem erupted after a grand jury refused to indict a white police officer who shot a black teenager. Speaking from Chicago, Obama declared, “To those who think that what happened in Ferguson is an excuse for violence, I do not have any sympathy …

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Halle Berry Takes Gabriel Aubry to Court for Trying to Make Their Daughter White

Halle Berry took her ex-husband Gabriel Aubry to court recently, claiming that he is trying to make their daughter white. She further claimed that Aubry used racial epithets to refer to her (Berry). Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry were together from 2005-2010, during which time they had their daughter, Nahla, who is now six years old. Court documents show that …

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Teacher Suspended Over ‘Dumb Duck Ass Crackers’ Tweet

In another episode of you can’t say that shit on Twitter, a Duncanville, Texas high school teacher has been suspended after sending out a rather explicit tweet. “Who the fuck made you dumb duck ass crackers think I give a squat fuck about your opinions about my opinions RE: #Ferguson? Kill yourselves,” tweeted English teacher Vinita Hegwood on Friday. As …

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Sephora Doesn’t Trust Its Asian Customers? Allegedly Deactivated Accounts According To Race

As beauty supply giant Sephora could be about to learn the hard way, what seems like a simple and logical solution is actually grounds for a MAJOR lawsuit. Trouble began brewing Friday morning when Sephora made the following announcement on its Facebook page: The reality is that in taking steps to restore website functionality, some of our loyal North American …

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Artie Lange’s Mouth Gets Him Blacklisted Over Racist Sex Jokes

Artie Lange tweets a lot of pretty offensive stuff. But the Stern Show veteran knows his audience and usually doesn’t catch too much flak over what he says. “I wrote a script giving Hollywood what they want–PC! A movie with me as the black gay addict whore who’s HIV-positive but helps a retarded friend.” “Like other great artists, I traveled …

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C-SPAN Caller Calls The President a ‘N––ger’ on Live TV

In don’t tell me we no longer have a problem with race in this country news, a C-SPAN caller called the President of the United States a “n-gger” on live television. The conversation started off reasonably enough. “I would just like to say, that the Republicans – and I’m a Republican – please do not overreach,” said the caller. “I …

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Ku Klux Klan Garb Used To Protest Burqa In Australian Parliament

In protest of the repeal of an interim rule requiring people with facial coverings such as burqas to be seated separately from the public galleries, one Australian protester wore a Ku Klux Klan hood in Parliament. The protester was accompanied by a man wearing a motorcycle helmet and another man wearing a niqab, and all three men attempted to enter …

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Klu Klux Klan In Australia? A Reminder That America’s Hate-Filled Legacy Is NO Secret

When looking for an outfit as part of an anti-Muslim protest at the Australian Parliament House, one man opted for a Klu Klux Klan uniform. He was (of course) indignant that he and his fellow protesters were subjected to a search while hijab-wearing Muslim women were not. The protest was in response to the partial revocation of a partial burqa …

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Paula Deen Targeted Over ‘Mammy’ Photo on Her Website

Poor Paula Deen can’t catch a break. She went through months of embarrassment and difficulty over some alleged comments that some viewed as racist toward black people. She lost book deals, endorsements, her cooking show, and loads of fair-weather fans. Since then, Deen has worked hard to claw her way back up the ladder. She started a new subscription-based show. …

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