Erika Reidt

FOX Deportes (sports) reporter Erika Reidt was suspended indefinitely after she allegedly posted an intensive tweet about Eric Garner on her Twitter.com account on Tuesday. Garner is the NY man who was choked to death by a NYPD officer. A Staten Island grand jury refused to indict Daniel Pantaleo, 29, for using an illegal chokehold on Garner.

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Children T-shirt line

The children’s clothing company behind a racist monkey T-shirt display released a statement today calling the display a “total misunderstanding.” The company was criticized for hanging the monkey T-shirts on hangars featuring a black boy’s head. Other T-shirts displayed in the same line featured Caucasian children on the hangars.

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Paula Deen Apology

In case you haven’t heard, disgraced TV chef Paula Deen is back.

Deen, 67, is being given a second chance by corporate sponsors after she was unceremoniously dumped by the Food Network for being racially naive in these changing times.

“I’ve learned a lot,” said Deen in a cover story of this week’s People magazine.

“I feel like ’embattled’ or ‘disgraced’ will always follow my name. It’s like that black football player who recently came out,” she said, referring to gay NFL draft prospect Michael Sam.

Deen continued: “He said, ‘I just want to be known as a football player. I don’t want to be known as a gay football player.’ I know exactly what he’s saying.”

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Madonna and son David Banda attend the 2014 Grammy Awards

Pop Icon Madonna is on the hot seat for dropping the dreaded N-word on a social media image of her pugilist son, Rocco Ritchie. Madonna, 55, referred to her 13-year-old white son as a “nigga” on Instagram.com. Madonna’s followers immediately slammed her for using a word that is considered derisive to black people.

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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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Justine Sacco AIDS tweet

Justine Sacco AIDS tweet

A communications director for a large digital holding company will probably be out of a job when her flight lands in Africa. Of course, her excuse will be that her Twitter account was hacked.

Update: Justine Sacco finally landed in Johannesburg, and deleted her Twitter account.

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2 Pennsylvania School Officials Caught Sending Racist Text

Two top Pennsylvania School District administrators have resigned their positions after their racist texts messages were exposed.

Superintendent Richard Como and Coatesville High School athletic director Jim Donato resigned Aug. 29, citing “personal reasons” after a school board internal investigation revealed the “highly offensive” text messages were discovered on their school issued cell phones.

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Paula Deen support from black celebs

Actress Stacey Dash, NFL player Kris Jenkins and civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton are among the black notables who have come forward in support of embattled tv chef Paula Deen.

Deen, 66, was dropped by the Food Network on Friday after Deen readily admitted she used racial slurs and cracked racist jokes about black people in a videotaped deposition.

Two other Deen sponsors, QVC and Smithfield Foods, are quietly shelving the celebrity chef while they await the outcome of a million-dollar sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Deen’s brother, Bubba Hiers, by a former employee.

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