All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘racist’

Justine Sacco: Yet Another Immature, Stupid, Racist Tweet

Justine Sacco’s tweet on Friday was not just racist, but sadly very immature for someone who is supposed to be a “public relations professional”. Sacco is PR director of corporate communication for IAC.  She sparked outrage in the social media world after she tweeted Friday, “Going to Africa. Hope I don’t get AIDS. Just kidding. I’m white!’ The chief PR …

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Brandi Glanville Apologizes For Racist Comment

Brandi Glanville seems to always be putting her foot in her mouth. During the Monday, December 9 episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Glanville not only said something offensive (which isn’t anything new), her comment was also racist. While excessively drinking and enjoying laying out by the pool, she said something to newcomer Joyce Giraud that she probably …

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Bob Dylan Is Being Investigated For Racial Comment

The legendary singer/songwriter, Bob Dylan, is being sued by a France-based Croatian organization for an alleged comment that he made last year during an interview with Rolling Stone magazine. Dylan is being accused of comparing the conflict of the Serbs and Croats to the Jewish persecution by the Nazis. “It’s a distraction. People at each other’s throats just because they …

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Is Lily Allen’s “Hard Out Here” Video Racist ?

Lily Allen’s New Music Video has been branded racist by some fans and bloggers. As reported by MTV , the twerking scenes in the video have come under scrutiny for racism. The video features fancy cars, fake liposuction, champagne, and twerking galore and it seems that some people were less than impressed with the explosive video’s portrayal of black women as predominantly …

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Lily Allen Defends Video, Denies Racism

Lily Allen is under fire right now for her new video, “Hard Out Here” in which she takes on issues concerning the objectification of women and the double standard in the music industry. Now she faces allegations, though they are a stretch at best, of racism in the video, according to Spin. Warning: This video is NSFW. “The video is …

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Frantic Home Depot Apology Prompted By Racist Tweet

A racist tweet sent by a social media contractor of Home Depot has generated large unprecedented online outrage. The tweet which originated from Depot’s official Twitter handle, @HomeDepot, was part of a college football game promotion by ESPN. Although it was quickly deleted, many people had already taken screenshots of it and widely circulated it on the social media. (image) …

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Mother Defends Her 7-Year-Old’s Ku Klux Klan Costume

Well, it’s that time again, Halloween is over, and we’re slowly seeing the after effects of post-holiday uploads like the 6:30AM Pizza Man walk of shame, and a Trayvon Martin costume. Usually, such costumes don’t have much reason tied behind them, but when you’re a Craigsville, Virginia family, the reason your son is wearing a Ku Klux Klan outfit is …

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“Only White People” As Church Greeters

Many churches pride themselves in being an open door to people of all races, backgrounds, ages and color. However, a church in North Carolina has suddenly caused a lot of stir. Executive pastor Makeda Pennycooke, an African-American, sent out an email to a list of her church’s volunteers, asking that “only white people” greet those attending the church services at …

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Dunkin’ Donuts Blackface Campaign in Thailand

Dunkin’ Donuts has issued an apology for being “insensitive” during their recent advertising campaign in Thailand. The advertisement shows a woman with her face painted black and bright pink lipstick holding a half eaten “charcoal doughnut”. The slogan reads “Break every rule of deliciousness.” The Thailand CEO, Nadim Salhani, originally defended the campaign saying the outrage was just “paranoid American …

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Paula Deen Comic to be Released in October

Paula Deen is soon to be the star of her own comic book. Yeah, she’s a super-hero now. Though she was dropped faster than a speeding bullet by many of her sponsors after she admitted to using the “N word” in the past, Bluewater Productions, which had been planning to release a biographical comic book based on Deen’s life, has …

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Dunkin’ Donuts Rant Causes Racial Stir

[Warning:] NSFW language contained in this post Earlier this week, a woman named Taylor Chapman (pictured) recorded her trip to a Dunkin’ Donuts store. She was on a quest to procure free sweets, as she claims she was not given a receipt by the restaurant the day before. The video was uploaded to YouTube, and would have simply joined the …

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Michael Clarke Duncan’s Grave Defaced, Artist Claims No Racism Intended

In July 2012, actor Michael Clarke Duncan was taken to a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a heart attack. Duncan was placed in intensive care for weeks before passing away on September 3, 2012 at the age of just 54. His girlfriend at the time of his death, reality TV star Omarosa Manigault, called Duncan the love of her life. …

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