Tag Archives: race

  • Jessica Chastain Ripped After Calling for More Hollywood Diversity

    Jan 20, 15 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *Jessica Chastain said Tuesday she was blasted on social media following her recent speech urging more diversity in Hollywood. The actress, who was honored as Most Valuable Player at last Thursday’s Critics’ Choice Awards ceremony, used her time onstage to make a plea to Hollywood executives and actors on the birthday of Martin Luther King, […]

  • Ben Carson Here to Remind Us that Obama is ‘Half White’ (Watch)

    Jan 20, 15 by EURPublisher01 9 Comments

    *Possible Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson pointed out Monday that President Barack Obama might not have ruined the opportunity to elect future black presidents because Americans knew that he was “half white.” To mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day, C-SPAN’s Washington Journal invited Carson to talk about the legacy of the Civil Rights movement. One […]

  • Target Defends Using White Model for its ‘Annie’-Themed Line

    Dec 31, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *“Annie” may be an African American orphan in movie theaters this holiday season, but the character remains white in an “Annie”-themed ad campaign at Target…and some consumers are finding that offensive. An online petition launched Monday calling for the chain store to remove the ads and apologize to “Annie” star Quvenzhané Wallis. By Wednesday morning, it […]

  • Hey White Southerners, You’re ‘Blacker’ Than You Think: New Genetic Study

    Dec 29, 14 by Brainuser1 2 Comments

    Get the conniption meds ready because many a white southerner may be getting ready to have one! A new study published in The American Journal of Human Genetics had researchers using ancestry data that was compiled by 23and Me, a commercial genetic testing company, to measure the percentage of African ancestry of people who self-identified as white. Got those meds […]

  • BlackandBlueNews: Fired Cop Fights for Pension

    Dec 24, 14 by Cheryl Dorsey, Retired LAPD Sergeant 6 Comments

    *Officer Down – Officer Needs Assistance! A call over a police radio which causes every officer to perk up, reach to activate their vehicle’s red lights and siren and start driving like a mad man. Show me rolling “code-3” in the direction of “downed”,  former Buffalo police officer Cariol Horne. As an honorably retired twenty […]

  • AG Eric Holder on USA’s Race Problem: ‘We, As A Nation, Have Failed’

    Dec 19, 14 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *(Via HuffPost) – Attorney General Eric Holder, who in the past has spoken frankly about racial inequalities in the U.S. criminal justice system, will revisit the subject Thursday during an interview with MSNBC’s Joy Reid. In a taped segment that aired Thursday (12-18-14) on “The Reid Report,” Holder and Reid met at the National Civil Rights […]