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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Paula Deen Apology

Celebrity chef Paula Deen is reeling from the backlash to her admission that she routinely calls black people "niggers." In a video released by her camp today, Deen says: "I want to apologize to everybody for the wrong that I've done." Looking somewhat befuddled, she continues: "I want to learn and grow from this. Inappropriate, hurtful language is totally, totally unacceptable. I've made plenty of mistakes along the way, but I beg you, my children, my team, my fans, my partners, I beg for your forgiveness. Please forgive me for the mistakes that I've made."

Update: According to published reports, Food Network has fired Paula Deen.

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Quvenzhane Wallis at Oscars red carpet

Quvenzhané Wallis puppy purse

After enduring intense pressure and scorn for using offensive language toward a 9-year-old, someone over at satirical website The Onion jotted down a quick apology to 9-year-old Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis and posted it to the website's Facebook page.

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