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Civil Rights Group Calls for Boycott of Kanye West’s Confederate Flag Merchandise

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Kanye West claims that he’s re-appropriating the confederate flag by wearing and selling t-shirts bearing the symbol of slavery, injustice and pain. Not everyone agrees with, or even understands, the rapper’s odd take on the flag. The National Action Network (NAN) of Los Angeles, a...

Racist Behavior May Spark Boycott of World Cup Games by Black Players

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Alleged disrespect and derogatory behavior in Russia may cause the 2018 World Cup to lose players of color. Yaya Touré, a midfielder from the Ivory Coast that know plays for Manchester City, England, has warned Russia that if the racism doesn’t stop he and other...

Italian Winemaker Under Fire After Calling Italy’s First Black Government Minister a ‘Dirty Monkey’

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Move over Paula Deen, it seems like Fulvio Bressan wants to claim the title of “biggest racist asshole” in the industry. According to the Huffington Post Black Voices, Bressan, a sixth-generation winemaker, is coming under fire for his hate-filled rants against Cécile Kyenge, Italy’s first...

Iman Calls For a Boycott of Brands Who Don’t Use Black Models

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As New York Fashion Week approaches, the conversation about racism in fashion has resurfaced. Eric Wilson of The New York Times reports that in 2013, black models accounted for 6 per cent of looks at New York Fashion Week down from 8.2 per cent in 2012. Iman lent...

“I’m Boycotting Florida”: Chaka Khan Talks Trayvon Martin Trial and Chicago Gun Violence

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After Stevie Wonder revealed that he’s boycotting Florida in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict, a list emerged on internet with the names of artists who were allegedly following in his footsteps. The widely-shared “news” turned out to be fake and since then, we’ve...

Open Thread: Will Boycotting Florida Make A Difference?

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After the George Zimmerman verdict, Florida has become “Public Enemy #1″. It’s alleged that more celebrities have decided to  boycott the Sunshine Stand Your Ground State.  Stevie Wonder was the first celebrity to announce he was done with Florida in protest of George Zimmerman’s acquittal and...