This is awful!
Two people attending the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida on Tuesday threw nuts at an African American camerawoman working for CNN and yelled:
“This is how we feed animals.”
It's mind boggling that this blatant discrimination would happen in public in this day and age, but at least security was quick to toss them out. Officials from the convention were NOT happy with the incident and said in a statement:
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This is a very intense lawsuit — and if it's true, it sucks, because Dunkin' Donuts is delicious.
In the lawsuit, a black couple claims the company purposefully lied about lucrative franchise locations and pointed them toward less profitable minority areas… in addition to discriminating against
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Magic Johnson’s Atlanta-based Aspire cable network has launched!
It's a new African American-focused network, and Johnson is a majority owner of Aspire, in partnership with Atlanta-based GMC.
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We knew our gaydar was picking up some serious signals from this guy! LOL! We kid, we kid!
Following Barack Obama's historical announcement to throw his support behind same-sex marriage, Newsweek threw his face on the cover to make a new announcement: Obama is "the first gay president."
No, he's not literally gay, but it's definitely an attention-grabbing headline! Columnist Andrew Sullivan argues that Obama's coming-of-age experience as a biracial individual is easily comparible to the struggles that members of the LGBT community face en route to discovering their personal identity.
We know U are curious, so read an excerpt from the inneresting comparison … AFTER THE JUMP!
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How does this happen? Why isn't there SOMEONE there that thought this was a bad idea??
Remember that Acura commercial during the Super Bowl with Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno?
Well Acura really wanted a specific kind of African American to play the role of the car salesman:
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When is the last time there was a person of color chosen to be The Bachelor or The Bachelorette? NEVER!
That is exactly why football players Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson (neither of which affiliated with the NFL) are filing a class-action lawsuit against ABC's reality dating competition.
We think is is pret-ty ridiculous that
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Okay. Let's get serious for a second…
For years, everyone's been asking, "How come there's never a non-white Bachelor??
To answer the question, show creator Mike Fleiss told Entertainment Weekly:
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