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A petition urging members of Equinox Fitness Centers to cancel their memberships is gaining momentum on Change.org. The controversy began when Equinox parent owner Stephen Ross announced he was planning a $100K/plate fundraiser for President Donald Trump's re-election campaign.

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50 Cent responded to champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr saying he would continue to shop at Gucci despite the uproar in the Black community over blackface allegations.

Outraged Twitter users retweeted images of the $900 black balaclava sweater from Gucci's 2018 Fall/Winter collection.

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Sinclair Broadcasting is taking Bill Maher's side in a heated debate with leftists over free speech and advertising boycotts. The “Real Time with Bill Maher” host caught flack after he defended Fox News host Laura Ingraham against boycotts on his show on Friday night.

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Singer The Weeknd has severed his business ties with H&M after the European clothing giant ran an advertisement on its UK website featuring a black boy wearing a hoodie with the words "Coolest Monkey in the Jungle".

On Monday afternoon Weeknd tweeted: "woke up this morning shocked and embarrassed by this photo. i’m deeply offended and will not be working with @hm anymore..."

H&M, which is based in Sweden, apologized and removed the advertisement on Sunday. But that was not enough for Weeknd and others who remain highly offended by the racist advertising gimmick.

"This image has now been removed from all H&M channels and we apologise to anyone this may have offended," the company told the NY Daily News.

Two other hoodies from the same company featured white boy models, including one labeled a jungle "survival expert."

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Dark-skinned dancers are on strike in New York City over alleged racial discrimination by strip club owners.

According to reports, the dancers accuse club owners of practicing discrimination against dark-skinned dancers who want to work on big nights that are hosted by celebrities.

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Rapper T.I. Harris, center, is still protesting outside Houston's restaurants in Atlanta. The 38-year-old music mogul claims the restaurant is discriminating against black people, but he hasn't provided any evidence of actual incidents of racial discrimination.

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ESPN sports anchor Jemele Hill bit off more than she could chew when she objected to a statement by Dallas Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones.

ESPNS says Hill, 41, crossed the line when she urged her followers to boycott Jones' sponsors after he said he wouldn't tolerate any of his players disrespecting the American flag.

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Police in Charlottesville, Virginia arrested the man who drove his car into a crowd of an anti-fascist protestors at a white supremacist rally near Lee Park, where a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is scheduled to be removed.

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Black Lives Matter occupied the street in front of the governor's mansion for hours in Atlanta's wealthiest neighborhood on Monday night.

The crowd of mostly Caucasian suburbanites and black college students yelled and called for Governor Nathan Deal to meet with them outside the mansion's gates. But according to reports, Deal was out of the country.

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Brietbart.com contributor Andy Park wore a hidden camera to test Target's transgender bathroom policy that allows men to use the women's restroom.

Wearing a button down shirt, blue jeans, and 2 days of beard stubble, Park asked an employee at the Bay Pines Target store in St Petersburg if he could use the ladies restroom. The employee laughed and said a man came in the day before and asked the same question.

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Beyonce Knowles can forget about a police escort to her sold out Miami concert in April.

Miami's largest police union, with 1,100 police officers, voted to boycott Beyonce's upcoming Miami concert.

Officers from the Miami Police Department join their brothers in blue at the Tampa Police Department, who also refuse to work Beyonce's concerts.

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Actress Lupita Nyong'o says there's an "unconscious prejudice" in the Academy Awards nominations process.

The 32-year-old Mexican who won an Oscar for her role in '12 Years a Slave' in 2014, expressed disappointment in “the lack of inclusion in this year’s Academy Awards nominations,” which she says “has me thinking about unconscious prejudice and what merits prestige in our culture."

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Janet Hubert, aka the original mom on Fresh Prince of Bel Air, put Jada Pinkett-Smith on blast for joining Spike Lee in calling for a boycott of the Oscars Awards.

It seems Mrs. Smith's agenda is a self-serving one. She is reportedly upset that her husband Will Smith was not nominated for an Oscar for his role in the flop movie Concussion.

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Dolce and Gabbana

Aging singer/songwriter Elton John is calling for a worldwide boycott of openly gay clothing designers Dolce and Gabbana. The openly gay father-of-two who is "married" to his longtime partner, David Furnish, was incensed when he heard about Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce's definition of a traditional family.

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Alicia Keys and husband, producer-rapper Swizz Beatz hold a protest outside the Nigerian Consulate

Singer Alicia Keys and her music producer husband Swizz Beatz are not satisfied with Nigeria's response to the plight of 200-plus school girls who were abducted by Boko Haram rebels in April. Alicia and Swizz held a protest outside the Nigerian Consulate to demand the return of the girls.

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Chilli and Tron

Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas is best known as a member of '90s mega girl group TLC. But she takes great pride in her role as single mother to her 16-year-son Tron Austin. So when a notoriously messy gossip blog wrote a series of malicious posts targeting Tron's sexuality, the fiercely protective mom leaped into action.

Chilli, 42, started a petition directed at the blog's advertisers in hopes of persuading them to pull their financial support.

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Stevie Wonder is putting his money where his mouth is. Wonder, 63, told the audience at a concert in Quebec City that he won't perform in Florida until the controversial Stand Your Ground law is repealed. "You can't just talk about it, you gotta be about it," Wonder told the cheering crowd. Wonder added that he will not perform in any of the 22 states where the SYG law is on the books.

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Paris protests gay marriage

300,000 protesters took to the streets in Paris, France to demonstrate against the gay marriage law which was approved by the lower house of the French Parliament last month. The 'marriage for everyone' bill comes up for a vote in the Senate next.

France becomes the fourteenth country in the world to legalize same sex marriage. The law was not put to a vote by the people, which angered many French citizens.

The French protesters believe the gay marriage law was passed due to the majority of homosexual politicians in the French parliament.

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Beyonce and Jay Z's Trip to Cuba

Florida Senator Marco Rubio wants President Obama to explain exactly what Beyonce and her aging rapper husband Jay Z were doing in Cuba last week. The hip hop couple supposedly celebrated their 5th wedding anniversary in Cuba, despite the existing U.S. embargo prohibiting American tourists from traveling to Cuba.

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Beyonce and Jay Z's Trip to Cuba

The furor over Beyonce and Jay Z's trip to communist Cuba continues to rage. The hip hop couple, who celebrated their 5th anniversary in Cuba, apparently made the trip without the U.S. State Department's approval, according to Theweek.com.

A State Department official said it had "no prior knowledge of the trip," and "the U.S. Interest Section in Havana says it doesn't know if they got permits, and neither the Carters nor their representatives have explained how they traveled to Cuba."

Outraged Cuban Americans in Miami plan to protest Beyonce's concert there in July and Jay Z's show in August. The Grammy winning couple will soon learn that the Cubans are not the ones to mess with.

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A N. Carolina church made a bold statement in support of gay marriage by vowing to halt traditional weddings if gay marriage isn't legalized by the Supreme Court.

The Green Street United Methodist Church released a statement on Monday asking pastors to stop performing weddings for heterosexuals until same sex weddings cane be performed in the church.

"At Green Street Church, we claim the committed same-sex relationships as no less sacred in their ministry to us and the community," the statement reads.

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