Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum

The race for Florida governor quickly took a nasty turn after Trump-backed gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis told voters not to "monkey this up" by voting for Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum -- the first Black candidate for governor of Florida.

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Lil Wayne

Rap mogul Lil Wayne can't catch a break. The 33-year-old New Orleans native appears in an Apartments.com ad that will air during the Super Bowl.

Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., appears alongside character actor Jeff Goldblum ('Jurassic Park') and a man dressed up as George Washington.

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Clorox tweets

@Clorox stirred up a hornet's nest on social media platform Twitter.com last night by tweeting what appeared to be a whitewashed bottle of Clorox along with the caption, "New emojis are alright but where's the bleach."

Clorox was referring to Apple releasing its new iOS 8.3 with an updated list of new multicultural (minorities) Emojis.

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Fried Chicken and Watermelon

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.

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Mitt Romney family

Sarah Palin called MSNBC hosts and guests "despicable" for mocking Mitt Romney's adopted infant grandson, Kieran Romney, who is black.

During a segment of “Melissa Harris-Perry” on Sunday, the panelists joked about a viral photo of the Romneys sitting in an idyllic setting surrounded by their 21 grandkids including little Kieran dressed in a pink onesie.

One of the panelists, actress Pia Glenn, sang “one of these things is not like the other,” while another joked that the photo was representative of the Republican Party's lacking diversity.

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Police Take White Teen Away From Black Legal Guardians

The mother of a white teen who was taken away from her black legal guardians by Houston police officers is questioning the actions of the police.

13-year-old Landry Thompson, from Oklahoma, was in the care of her two legal guardians, who are black, when she was snatched by police after the trio arrived in Houston for dance training.

Dance instructor Emmanuel Hurd, his boyfriend, Josiah Kelly, and Landry were tired after a long day at the dance studio. The trio stopped at a gas station to get directions back to their hotel. After dozing off in the car, they awoke to find the car surrounded by police.

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President Obama honors Oprah with highest civilian award

How do you earn the highest civilian award offered by the White House? Just accuse all white Americans of being racists.

Critics are saying it's no coincidence that President Obama honored Oprah with the Presidential Medal of Freedom just days after she accused white Americans of disrespecting Obama because he is half black.

It took 5 years for President Obama to honor Oprah with any type of award after she threw her powerful support behind him during the 2008 presidential elections.

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Lilly Allen

You kids know that your auntie loves buxom women who work hard for the money. So I enjoyed Lilly Allen's new music video for her hit song "Hard Out Here (For a B*tch)". But I may be alone in my appreciation of Allen's video for the work of art that it is. Other black female bloggers are slamming the British pop star's video as "racist" and "objectifying" black women.

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Red Lobster customer denies allegations

The Red Lobster customer who was accused of writing a racial epithet on a receipt is denying the allegations, EURweb,com reports.

Devin Barnes of Tennessee says he is receiving threats after Red Lobster waitress Toni Christina Jenkins posted a photo of his receipt on her Facebook page.

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Red Lobster racial incident

A 19-year-old Red Lobster waitress was suspended with pay after she posted a customer's receipt on her Facebook page.

Toni Christina Jenkins said she was in the middle of her shift at a Nashville, Tennessee Red Lobster when she began serving two "extremely rude" customers. She said the customers ordered $45 worth of take out food, but they did not leave a tip.

Jenkins, who is in nursing school, told Mail Online she picked up the receipt and saw the words "none" and "nigger" scrawled on it.

So she did what any other attention-seeker would do: she posted the receipt on her Facebook page.

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Rob Carmona

A federal judge has ruled that workplace use of the derogatory term 'nigger' is illegal, even if uttered by black people.

Brandi Johnson, 38, was awarded $250,000 in compensatory damages in a lawsuit brought against STRIVE agency founder Rob Carmona (pictured above) for calling her the N-word during a taped "four-minute nigger tirade". Johnson said Carmona was angered over her inappropriate workplace attire and unprofessional behavior.

STRIVE prepares young black people with the tools necessary to enter the workforce. STRIVE's website notes that the agency has helped nearly 50,000 people find jobs.

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Oprah and Gayle King in Zurich

A Swiss boutique clerk is outraged that media mogul Oprah Winfrey embellished their encounter after she lodged racism allegations against the high end Switzerland boutique.

The Trois Pommes sales assistant said she felt "powerless" and "in a cyclone" after Oprah went on American TV to say she was a victim of racism. Oprah said the saleswoman refused to show her a $35,000 handbag because it was too expensive for her.

But the saleswoman emphatically denied the incident went down the way Oprah said it did. Trudy Goetz, the shop owner, called the accusations "absurd."

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Caroline Wozniacki imitates Serena Williams

Many of us had never heard of professional tennis player Caroline Wozniacki until she mocked Serena Williams' famous curves by stuffing towels down her tank top and tennis skirt during a tennis match.

As soon as the photos surfaced online, bloggers and social network users reacted with outrage at the perceived racism.

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