Tag Archives: slave

  • Mariah Carey Role in ‘The Butler’ Ignites Controversy

    Jun 17, 13 by PJ 13 Comments

    *Lee Daniels’ highly-anticipated film “The Butler,” upset some people when a photograph of Mariah Carey playing the role of a field slave went viral. Daniels’ movie also features the character Eugene Allen (Forest Whitaker). The picture caught a barrage of flak from those on social media who felt that anyone with a complexion like Mariah’s […]

  • Teacher Allows Children to Play ‘Slave Game’ of Tag

    Jan 31, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *One teacher has stretched the boundaries of educating children on the subject of slavery far beyond the guidelines of her position. Picture this: ”Time to go to recess children. How about we play a game of “Catch the Slave.” It’ll give you a good idea of what happened many years ago. Now! Tameka come over […]

  • Atlanta Elementary School Uses Slavery for Math Assignment, Parents Angry

    Jan 10, 12 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *An elementary school in Norcross called themselves doing double duty by killing two birds with one stone in mathematics. They were going to teach history as well as math all jumbled up together. And what they came up with was something like this, ““If Frederick got two beatings per day, how many beatings did he get […]

  • Kelis Called a ‘Slave’ at London Airport

    Sep 14, 11 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *Singer Kelis got the surprise of her life when a man at a UK airport called her a “slave” and a “disgusting Nigerian.” Kelis twittered, “A red faced sweaty “man” (I use the word loosely here) started calling me a slave and told me to call him sir… “He called me Kunta Kinte and ranted […]

  • Roger Ebert Caught in N-Word Twitter Drama

    Feb 10, 11 by EURPublisher01 7 Comments

    *Roger Ebert has backed away from his controversial use of the N-word on Twitter after jumping into a literary language debate on Wednesday. The film critic was responding to controversy over the censored N-words in the new edition of Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by tweeting Wednesday, “I’d rather be called a N—- […]

  • Video: NeNe and Kim’s Tour Bus Fight on ‘RHOA’

    Jan 19, 11 by EURPublisher01 7 Comments

    *In case you missed it, here’s the big tour bus argument between NeNe Leakes and best frenemy Kim Zolciak from Sunday’s episode of Bravo’s  “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” The whole thing began brewing over a number of issues – from the constant cigarette breaks taken by Kim, to racial comments directed at the lone […]