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…

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”…

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…

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.…

CVS Includes Racist Slur On Receipt, Gets Sued

Hyun Lee, a 37-year-old from New Jersey, is suing CVS for $1 million after allegedly receiving a receipt replacing her name with a racial slur when she wen to pick up her photos. Instead of the receipt saying “Hyun Lee,”…

Elwin Wilson Dies; Former KKK Member Was 76

Elwin Wilson, a former Ku Klux Klan member who later apologized for his racist actions, has died. According to an Associated Press report, Wilson died at a South Carolina hospital at the age of 76. Wilson’s wife, Judy, related that…

Canada Money Controversy Surrounds “Racist” Image

The governor of the Bank of Canada has apologized for and Asian-looking woman who appeared on an early design for the new Canadian $100 banknote. In a statement to the press, Governor Mark Carney said, “I apologize to those who…

Raelians Fly Swastika Over South New Jersey Beach

Some people baffle me sometimes even though they have the best of intentions. This past weekend that exact thing took place off the coast of southern New Jersey. A group known as the International Raelian Movement flew a plane towing…

Popchips Ad Pulled For ‘Racist’ Content

This ad from the Popchips website and Facebook page has been pulled after an outcry about its “racist” content. Among the offended was tech entrepreneur Anil Dash, who called it “a hackneyed, unfunny advertisement featuring Kutcher in brownface talking about…

Trayvon Martin Case Sparks Racial Debate

With new details of the Trayvon Martin case emerging every day, speculation as to whether or not the shooting was racially motivated is growing within the African American community. The incident, which involved self-appointed neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman following…