A California school is under fire for planning to serve fried chicken and watermelon for Black History Month. Black students and parents at Carondelet High School rushed to the media complaining bitterly about the items on the lunch menu at the all-girls school.
A Colombian Councilman has denounced Colombia’s national treasure Shakira for helping Bajan singer Rihanna to — in his words — “promote lesbianism” in Shakira’s new music video.
Marco Fidel Ramirez, a conservative Christian politician from Bogota, tweeted that Shakira’s music video for “Can’t Remember to Forget You” was “simply disgusting” and an “unabashed glorification of lesbianism.”
In the music video, Shakira and Rihanna wear skimpy bathing suits and caress each other passionately.
The Internet is buzzing about the upcoming “celebrity” boxing match between disgraced rapper DMX and child killer George Zimmerman on March 1. The fact that anyone considers Zimmerman to be a celebrity is nauseating. The fact that urban blogs are covering this story with apparent amusement is shameful.
The fact is, any boxing match involving Zimmerman will almost certainly be a fraud.
I've apologized several times for using the word "Tranny". I don't realize that it was a slur. I'm very sorry for my poor choice of words.
— Gabourey Sidibe (@GabbySidibe) February 1, 2014
LGBT groups succeeded in extracting an apology from ‘Precious’ star Gabourey Sidibe after she repeatedly uttered the slang word “tranny” during an appearance on Arsenio Hall’s show on Jan. 23.
A British newspaper shocked readers with a headline that referred to lounge singer Beyonce as a whore’. The UK’s Metro newspaper quoted outraged parents who dubbed Beyonce a ‘whore’ for her disrespectful performance during the 2014 Grammy Awards on Sunday.
Pop Icon Madonna is on the hot seat for dropping the dreaded N-word on a social media image of her pugilist son, Rocco Ritchie. Madonna, 55, referred to her 13-year-old white son as a “nigga” on Instagram.com. Madonna’s followers immediately slammed her for using a word that is considered derisive to black people.
A gay artist from Russia has responded to the controversy surrounding Garage magazine’s photo of a white, female editor-in-chief sitting on a “black woman” chair. Editor-in-chief of Garage magazine, Dasha Zhukova, sparked outrage on social media when the photo was posted on Jan. 20, which was Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Many accused Zhokova of being racially insensitive.
NY-based Russian artist and gay activist Alexander Kargaltsev responded to the controversy with his own image of a “chair” featuring a white man on his back with his legs in the air. Do not click the link if you are offended by nudity.