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  • Fired News Chief: ‘Romney Happy to Party While Blacks are Drowning’ (Clip)

    Aug 30, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

      *Yahoo News fired its Washington bureau chief on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after he was caught on an open microphone saying that Mitt Romney and his wife, at the GOP convention in Florida while Hurricane Isaac threatened Louisiana, were “happy to have a party with black people drowning.” [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] […]

  • NBA Fines Joakim Noah $50,000 for ‘F**got’ Comment to Fan

    May 23, 11 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah was fined $50,000 on Monday for directing an anti-gay slur at a fan during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in Miami and vowed to learn from the incident. The NBA released its decision hours after speaking with Noah, saying the fine was “for using a derogatory and offensive […]

  • Skin Bleaching Now a Big Trend and Problem in Jamaica

    Apr 11, 11 by EurPublisher 15 Comments

    *In Kingston (Jamaica), Mikeisha Simpson covers her body in greasy white cream and bundles up in a track suit to avoid the fierce sun of her native Jamaica, but she’s not worried about skin cancer. The 23-year-old resident of a Kingston ghetto hopes to transform her dark complexion to a cafe-au-lait-color common among Jamaica’s elite […]

  • New Malcolm X Biography Elicits Anger from Daughters

    Apr 7, 11 by EurPublisher 6 Comments

    *Two of Malcolm X’s daughters, Ilyasah and Malaak Shabazz, are not too thrilled that late author Manning Marable’s new book alleges their parents’ marriage was strained and that their mother – and possibly their father – were unfaithful, reports The Associated Press: The marriage “was definitely faithful and devoted because my father was a man […]