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Americans with a mentally ill family member say they will not call 911 if the person has a emotional breakdown or begins to act out violently. New Yorkers fear their mentally ill family members will be shot and killed by police after an emotionally disturbed man was gunned down by cops this week.

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Rudy Giuliani and Michael Eric Dyson

Politicians like Rudy Giuliani are revealing their racial bias with more frequency now that a biracial man is in the White House. Giuliani didn’t bite his tongue when he came to the defense of Darren Wilson, the racist Ferguson, MO. police officer who gunned down a black teenager in cold blood.

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Michelle Burdo

CBS46 host Michelle Burdo has apologized for using the archaic racial descriptor ‘colored’ while speaking to a woman of African descent.

“Let me tell you something,” Burdo said during a live discussion with an African-American hair expert, “I’m not a colored woman but I have kinky hair just like her and when you straighten it every day, it’s…” she paused, searching for the right word. “Healthier,” she added.

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Quvenzhane Wallis at Oscars red carpet

Quvenzhané Wallis puppy purse

After enduring intense pressure and scorn for using offensive language toward a 9-year-old, someone over at satirical website The Onion jotted down a quick apology to 9-year-old Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis and posted it to the website’s Facebook page.

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