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Naya Rivera: “I Believe White People Shower More Than Ethnics”

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Glee actress, Naya Rivera, 28, appeared as a guest co-host on The View yesterday and decided to make a very dumb comment that dealt with race and hygiene. Rivera, who is half Black, half Puerto Rican — secretly married Ryan Dorsey last year — dished...

Madonna Apologizes for Using Controversial ‘Rebel Heart’ Images of Civil Rights Leaders

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After sparking major backlash for tweeting doctored images of civil rights leaders Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr. in an effort to promote her upcoming album, Rebel Heart — Madonna is now apologizing and claims the images are not ‘an insult or racist.’ On...

Watch: Jay Z Talks Racial Relations and The Cultural Impact of Hip-Hop on Oprah’s Master Class: “We’re More Alike Than We’re Separate”

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“Hip hop has done more for racial relations than most cultural icons” — Jay Z Check out some Jay-Z snippets: “Racism is taught in the home. I truly believe that racism is taught when you’re young.” “So it’s very difficult to teach racism when your...

Q-Tip Gives Iggy Azalea a Lesson on The History of Hip-Hop

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Q-Tip — of the legendary A Tribe Called Quest, took to Twitter this past weekend to chime in on the feud between Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks. In a series of tweets, Q-Tip took the time to explain the history of hip-hop as a political...

Justine Sacco Says She “Really Suffered” After Tweeting Offensive AIDS Joke

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Former IAC PR executive Justine Sacco whose insensitive tweet about AIDS last year is reportedly featured in the upcoming book, So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed — where she recalls the warranted backlash she received. On Dec. 20 of last year, Sacco posted “Going to Africa....

Rosie Perez Fired Rep Who Demanded She Get Plastic Surgery To ‘Pass For White’

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Rosie Perez confessed to HuffPost Live that she was once asked by her reps to seek the assistance of a plastic surgeon to enhance her features to make her look less ethnic and more white. The 50-year-old actress who has had breakthrough roles in films...