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BBC Wants to Know If Black People Really Do Like Fried Chicken?

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BBC News Beat got a lesson in stereotypes on Twitter when it asked all black people really like fried chicken. Apparently this question goes far beyond the United States, and is also a stereotype with Black British people. We're talking about being black and British...

A Whitney Houston Doc Centered Around Her Battle With Drugs Is Coming to BBC

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The filmmaker behind Kurt & Courtney, the 1998 doc about Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, is releasing a documentary about Whitney Houston that will likely revolve around her battle with drugs. According to a BBC announcement on Tuesday, Nick Broomfield is directing the documentary “Whitney,”...

Nigeria and Boko Haram Reportedly ‘Agree to Ceasefire and Girls’ Release’

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A cease-fire has reportedly been reached between the Nigerian government and the notorious Islamic militant group Boko Haram, according to a number of sources. Details are still emerging, but BBC has reported, “Nigeria’s military says it has agreed a truce with Islamist militant group Boko Haram—and says the...

England’s ‘Most Important Act in Black & Urban Music’ Is a White Guy

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  The BBC has proved to the world that they know absolutely nothing about music in England. Recently the news organization released  its black and urban music radio station 1Xtra produced a “power list” and three out of the top four acts are white. Ed Sheeran, whose...

Oprah Agrees That It’s Time For Racism To Die

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Some people may think we live in a post-racial world. The Queen of Talk TV certainly does not. In an interview with BBC about The Butler, Oprah shared her sentiments on racial prejudice: “As long as there are people who can be judged on the color of their...

BBC Chronicles Black Teen Who Saved White Supremacist From Mob

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We often celebrate acts of kindness between strangers, but here’s one that’s getting a lot of interest due to who the two strangers were: a black teenager and a suspected white supremacist. It was 1996 and a Ku Klux Klan rally was being held in Ann...