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TMZ ‘Crack Mayor’ Marion Barry Headline Inspires Online Petition

TMZ has never been known for their consideration or sensitivity when it comes to their reportage. They have garnered a huge fan base for their ability to be comically offensive ...

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Man Claims He Helped Facilitate Models Into Bill Cosby’s Dressing Room

A chaotic as the Cosby saga has become – one thing can be confirmed and that is his supposed insatiable appetite for sex. The women are literally coming out in ...

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Lance Gross and Fiancé Rebecca Jefferson Welcome Baby Girl

Actor Lance Gross and fiancée Rebecca Jefferson welcomed a baby girl and the announcement was made via Instagram. Gross introduced “Berkeley Brynn Gross XI.XX.MMXIV” by revealing her adorably tiny hand. Their new ...

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The Queen Latifah Show Has Been Canceled

Queen Latifah confirmed on Facebook that her daytime talk show will be not be returning for another season. Production on her show is expected to wrap up by the end ...

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Rudy Giuliani Says Black People Encourage Cop Killers

'The white police officers wouldn't be there if you weren't killing each other' -  Rudy Giuliani NBC’s Meet the Press Became a battleground as the debate about white police officers targeting ...

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Lemony Snicket Author Says He’s Sorry for Making Racist Jokes

Daniel Handler known for his uber popular book Lemony Snicket, is trying to make amends for the racist joke he offered to the audience at the National Book Awards on ...

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Brazil’s President Wants Mandatory Racial Quota for Government Jobs

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Although Brazil’s population is made up of about 100 million black people, more than in any nation except Nigeria, the Afro-Brazilians are still the most underrepresented.  Brazil’s former president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, attempted to strides when it came to providing racial equality for Afro-Brazilians,...

Black Brazilians Take to the Streets for “Revolt of the Turbans”

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Brazil’s massive demonstrations have been streaming across news outlets for the last week. Since the protests began, millions of Brazilians have taken to the streets to object to their government’s massive spending in advance of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympic games,...

Brazil Forgives Most of Africa’s $900 Million Debt

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The Brazilian government is forgiving or restructuring Africa’s almost $900 million debt in an effort to strengthen economic ties between Brazil and the African continent. Twelve countries will benefit from the decision, including Tanzania, Zambia and Congo-Brazzaville. Trade between Africa and Brazil has increased in...

Brazilian Production of ‘The Lion King’ Sought Black Actors, but Finalists Are Spray Tanned Whites

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I don’t mean to beat a Brazilian Horse, but it looks like our neighbors to the south are at it again. On the heels of an article we shared this week about Globo TV airing a show about a white woman who “becomes” black by...

Wait, What? On Brazilian TV, White Woman Goes ‘Undercover’ as a Black Woman to Fulfill Her Fantasy–Have Sex With A Black Man

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While I was poking around my favorite film blog, Shadow & Act, I ran across a story about a Brazilian TV show that ran a special end of the world episode involving a white woman “becoming” a black woman to live out her dream of...