A wise person once said, “It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.” In the case of LeBron James, it was what he wrote on Instagram.com that infuriated his followers.
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H&M closed down all of its stores in South Africa after the stores were ransacked by a group protesting a H&M online advertisement featuring a black boy wearing a hoodie.
The Swedish-based clothing retailer announced all stores in South Africa were temporarily closed after the protesters trashed the stores on Saturday.
Activists and consumers were outraged over an H&M ad featuring a black boy wearing a hoodie that read: “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle”.
The boy’s mother later dismissed the controversy, telling Americans to “Stop crying wolf all the time”.
It’s an open secret in Hollywood that there are 2 separate A-lists. There’s the official A-list — the one that is most coveted and often referred to in articles and press releases. Then there is the black A-list.
Fox News has fired The Five co-host Bob Beckel after he allegedly made an intensive remark to a black employee. Fox News issued a statement announcing his termination on Friday. The employee has already retained an attorney and plans to file a lawsuit against the embattled network.
The Daily Beast blog interviewed comedian Jordan Peele about how President Donald Trump influenced his directorial debut.
CNN Anchor Brooke Baldwin broke down in tears after a CNN contributor uttered the racist slur “nigger” live on the air during her segment.
Baldwin, center, invited GOP political consultant Paris Dennard, left, and CNN contributor Charles Kaiser, right, to discuss Donald Trump’s senior counselor Stephen K. Bannon.
R&B Diva Monica Brown is among the starlets in the running for Tamar Braxton‘s old job on daytime talk show The Real.
Monica was invited back as a guest co-host on The Real on Monday. She joined original co-hosts Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley in a candid discussion on post-election America.
This is why we love MSNBC anchor Tamron Hall. She has remained unbiased and neutral in the contentious 2016 presidential race.
During a live segment on Monday, Hall asked liberal political journalist David Corn to comment on former KKK member David Duke’s endorsement of Trump.
David Corn was supposed to accuse Trump of being racist and “riling up all sorts of bigotry and hatred.”
But Hall and her producer in the control room seemed to even the playing field just a little.
Chris Rock’s monologue at the 88th Annual Academy Awards was a no holds barred view on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy from a black comedian’s perspective.
While many consider Rock’s Oscars opening monologue to be legendary, not everyone was impressed with Rock’s jokes.