Charlize Theron says the United States may be too racist to raise her black adopted children. The 42-year-old South African actress sat down with ELLE magazine to discuss her fears for her children.
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Youtube star Kian Lawley was fired from the production of a film based on the Black Lives Matter movement in America, 20th Century Fox announced on Tuesday.
Lawley was fired after a video surfaced that showed him uttering offensive language.
Appalachian State University officials have apologized for derogatory statements made by a white male tennis player during a tennis match against a black opponent at a HBCU.
College officials issued the apology on Monday after John Wilson, the black player, complained on Twitter.com about offensive racist statements made by Spencer Brown, who’s white.
San Francisco is in an uproar after the city’s black female interim mayor was ousted in favor of a white male 1 percenter. Interim Mayor London Breed was replaced by venture capitalist Mark Farrell at a contentious board meeting on Tuesday.
Breed became interim mayor in December when Mayor Ed Lee died suddenly of a heart attack while shopping. Lee, 65, was the first sitting mayor to die in office since Chicago’s first black mayor, Harold Washington, died in 1987.
Jeanette Epps made history in 2017 when she was chosen as the first black female astronaut on the International Space Station. 14 black astronauts — included 3 black women — have flown missions into space but none stayed in the International Space Station.
Epps, 47, was set for her first historic mission as a crew member on the Space Station in June 2018. The aerospace engineer was scheduled to launch from Kazakhstan aboard a Soyuz rocket. But on Thursday, Jan. 18, she was dismissed and sent home from her overseas training in Russia.
Racist text messages about Meghan Markle has led a right-wing party British leader to break up with his girlfriend.
Henry Bolton, 54, told BBC Radio he broke up with his 25-year-old girlfriend, Jo Marney, over text messages she wrote saying Meghan would “taint our royal family.”
Celebrities reacted last night to the GoFundMe hoax perpetrated by a southern redneck who hoped to cash in on a viral video that claimed her son was bullied in school.
Both the Tennessee woman behind the hoax, Kimberly Jones, 37, and her son, Keaton, were exposed as racists and both of her GoFundme accounts were frozen last night after outraged social media users contacted the crowdfunding platform.
The mom whose crying kid video went viral was exposed as a racist who protested Black Lives Matter and had photos of her children proudly waving Confederate flags which are still popular in the South.
Kimberly Jones and her son Keaton made headlines last week when she posted a video of the boy crying after schoolchildren bullied him and poured milk on him in the school lunchroom.
Taylor Swift is suing a California blogger who claims she is a racist whose songs promote white supremacy. The 27-year-old pop singer filed a lawsuit after the blogger wrote a lengthy post asking Swift to disavow racism.
Papa John’s pizza founder John Schnatter was forced to do damage control to avoid another PR disaster after complaining loudly about the ongoing NFL protests last week.