Tag Archives: racism

  • Paula Deen’s Lady & Sons Ad Criticized for Using ‘Mammy Figure’

    Oct 23, 14 by EURPublisher01 13 Comments

    *A new ad for Lady & Sons, the restaurant Paula Deen owns in Savannah, features a “mammy figure” ringing a dinner bell – recalling the stereotypical, plus-sized, maternal caretaker that rose in popularity during and after slavery…alerting the family that dinner was ready. According to eater.com, the ad is meant to promote the restaurant’s new hours […]

  • Tour Guide’s Racist Rant Through Chinatown Goes Viral (Watch)

    Oct 23, 14 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

    *For her last day on the job, a San Francisco tour guide decided to go out on her own racist and expletive-filled terms. And thanks to a German tourist who filmed the whole thing, we all get to watch. The video, posted on YouTube Tuesday, shows the unnamed guide, drink in hand, providing her own commentary on […]

  • Zoe Saldana Ready to Retire the Word ‘Ethnic’ (Watch)

    Oct 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Zoe Saldana visited “The Queen Latifah Show” on Tuesday to discuss her role in “The Book Of Life,” as well as other business endeavors. In August 2013, Saldana and her inked with Lionsgate Studios to develop Latino-themed content for TV and film. Since then, the siblings’ company , “Cinestar Productions,” produced NBC’s horror miniseries “Rosemary’s […]

  • ‘Django’ Actress, Boyfriend Charged with Lewd Conduct Over Car Sex

    Oct 21, 14 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments

    *The “Django Unchained” actress who made national headlines when she accused the LAPD of racism has been charged with lewd conduct for allegedly having sex in her car in Studio City, according to TMZ. Multiple witnesses alerted police after allegedly witnessing Daniele Watts having sex with her boyfriend in ta Mercedes parked outside of CBS […]

  • Black & Blue News: Why LAPD Det. Frank Lyga Won’t Be Fired

    Oct 17, 14 by Retired LAPD sergeant Cheryl Dorsey 2 Comments

    *Today it was reported that a Los Angeles Police Department administrative hearing known as  a Board of Rights (BOR) recommended the termination of LAPD Detective Frank Lyga as a result of racist, sexist and inflammatory remarks he made last year during a joint LAPD training day. The truth is, Det. Lyga  quite possibly may live to offend […]

  • Racism Charge in Ebola Fight Way Overblown

    Oct 13, 14 by EurPublisher 8 Comments

    Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson was tactful and circumspect when he questioned the way health officials and medical staffers handled the care and treatment of Ebola victim Thomas Duncan. Jackson carefully avoided using the “R” word. R as in racism but others, many others, and that includes Duncan’s family, flatly charged that he was virtually […]