Questlove plays drums on the sidewalk in Tribeca

Questlove has denied the “ridiculous” accusations of racial discrimination made against him in a new federal lawsuit.

The Roots founder was accused of racism for pressuring TV bosses to fire camera operators Kurt Decker and Michael Cimino from The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

The famed 47-year-old drummer, whose group is the house band, denied the “ridiculous” claims in a statement.

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Ulyana Sergeenko and Miroslava Duma

A celebrity fashion designer has apologized profusely for writing a note to a fashion blogger that contained what some consider to be a racial slur.

Ulyana Sergeenko, a Russian designer who counts Rihanna and Kim Kardashian among her clients, was criticized on Tuesday when style blogger Miroslava Duma posted the note on her Instagram Stories.

Duma posted an image of a bouquet of roses and an accompanying note which read, “To my ni–as in Paris.”

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chris brown

Chicago police are investigating 2 separate racial slurs that were uttered live over the city police department’s public radio feed on Friday.

One racial slur seemed to be directed at black officers who were engaging in friendly banter on the police radio, about 12 hours after Republican frontrunner Donald Trump canceled his rally at the UIC Pavilion.

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black church shooting

A massive manhunt is underway for a crazed gunman who shot and killed 9 people as they prayed inside a historic black Charleston, S.C. church. Six females and 3 males were killed in the massacre on Wednesday night. The gunman reportedly allowed survivors to leave the church so they could tell people what he had done.

The FBI and local authorities are calling the shooting a hate crime.

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The Real

Viewers of Fox’s The Real witnessed a truly spectacularly insulting moment on Friday’s show. The cultural difference between The Real co-hosts, who are black or biracial, and Jeannie Mai, a Chinese/American, was never more evident than during today’s episode.

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Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Allegedly Involved In An Altercation With An 18 Year Old Man

Kanye West is back in the news after he allegedly attacked a 18-year-old man who reportedly hurled racial slurs at him, his baby mama Kim Kardashian, and the paparazzi.

The incident happened on Monday when Kanye dropped off Kim at a chiropractor’s office in Beverly Hills, CA. The man walked into a doctor’s office with Kim and began mouthing off to her about the paparazzi.

According to INFphoto.com:

The conversation turned sour when the man began using racial epithets about the paparazzi, then Kim and Kanye. According to celebrity news website TMZ: “Kim claims the man then started to hurl epithets to Kim about the paparazzi, calling them “n****s” and “fa****s” Kim says she then called him out for using the word and then he turned on her, calling her an “n****r lover.” At that point Kim called Kanye on his cell — he was nearby — and the guy apparently knew Kanye was listening and he called the rapper a “n****r.” Reportedly Kanye raced to the scene and allegedly assaulted the man.
Photo: INFphoto.com

Jay Z

Bosses at high end retailer Barneys released a statement apologizing to rapper Jay Z following media reports of racial profiling incidents involving black consumers at the New York location.

2 young black shoppers filed separate complaints accusing Barneys of racially profiling them after they made purchases of a $2,500 Celine handbag and a $350 Ferragamo belt.

But instead of apologizing to the shoppers who were racially profiled, Barneys apologized to Jay Z for inconveniencing him.

“We deeply regret that these recent events have distracted from the great work of the Shawn Carter Foundation, and we offer our sincere apologies to Mister Carter,” said Barneys CEO Mark Lee.

And you scoffed when I said Jay Z was behaving like HE was the victim?

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