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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Shanesha Taylor Fights For The Right To Spend Her Money

Arizona mom Shanesha Taylor has dominated the headlines as prosecutors work to bring her to justice for misusing monetary donations she received from public supporters. They claim the single mother ...

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Principal Supports Powderpuff Team in Blackface

Nothing good can come from a bunch of white girls with slathered black paint all over their faces. The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of ...

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Released Video Exposes Police Dishonesty in the Killing of Michael Brown

A new video released by Daily Kos proves that the Ferguson police were not accurate in their assessment of the distance between Darren Wilson’s SUV and the area where Michael ...

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Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson May Resign

Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager whose death has sparred a climate of unrest in Ferguson, MO. is contemplating leaving Ferguson PD ...

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A Rapper May Receive A Life Sentence Because He Released An Album

Brandon Duncan – who uses Tiny Doo as his stage name is a rapper whose album – No Safety might quite possibly land him in jail for life. The San Diego ...

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Open Thread: Is The NFL Ready for Michael Sam?

Over the weekend, Michael Sam became the first openly gay man to be drafted by the NFL. Although he wasn’t in one of the top rounds, the St. Louis Rams still found potential in him. But not everyone was too happy about him being drafted,...

Do Negative Views About Sexuality Get Challenged, While Racism Goes Unchecked?

In a piece for the New York Times, sports journalist William C. Rhoden wonders why our society seems more apt to punish people for their homophobic, but give them a pass for racialized opinions. Rhoden uses the events of the past few weeks—Richard Sherman being...

Evander Holyfield’s Being Gay Ain’t Normal Comments Could Lead To TV Watchdog Investigation

In what probably isn’t the pinnacle of success, former heavyweight boxer Evander Holyfield is currently a houseguest on UK Celebrity Big Brother and recent comments could have him in hot water. During a conversation with houseguest Luisa Zissman, in which she asks if there were any gay boxers, Holyfield...

Amnesty International Condemns ‘Homophobia’ In Africa

You know, I get it. Not everyone is ok with anything having to do with homosexuals and their rights.  And in many African countries (yes, Rick Ross, Africa is a continent with its own countries) homosexual acts are outlawed. In total, homosexual acts are still a...

Lance Bass on Chris Brown: “The F-Word is Just Like Calling You The N-Word”

Lately, it has become a ritual for Chris Brown to receive high public scrutiny for his eccentric behavior. If it’s not his elongated twitter rants or his daytime brawls with fellow R&B artist, Frank Ocean, Chris Brown is making headlines for his requited love interest...