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Red Cross Apologizes After ‘Super Racist’ Pool-Safety Poster

The American Red Cross is learning that a little revision goes a long way after a signboard about swim-safety guidelines came under fire for its “racist” message, prompting an apology from the Red Cross, NBC News reports. The backlash started … Continue reading

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This Black Woman’s HIV Story Is a Warning for Everyone

BET: So easy to make fun of, and yet black people still watch it. Thankfully, between the showings of Baby Boy and reruns of Eve, the network also gifts us with award shows. Beautiful, terrible, car-crash-quality-with-moments-of-spectacular-brilliance award shows. This Sunday, … Continue reading

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Family Outraged After Video, Photos of Chicago Stabbing Victim Posted Online

A grieving Chicago family is outraged after graphic images and video showing their loved one being stabbed to death on a Chicago Red Line train Thursday were posted online, CBS Chicago reports. “My sister was beautiful, gifted young lady. She … Continue reading

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Why Are People Hating on Birdman and Toni Braxton’s Relationship?

BET: So easy to make fun of, and yet black people still watch it. Thankfully, between the showings of Baby Boy and reruns of Eve, the network also gifts us with award shows. Beautiful, terrible, car-crash-quality-with-moments-of-spectacular-brilliance award shows. This Sunday, … Continue reading

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2 Mo. Men Arrested After Throwing Eggs, Shouting Racial Slurs

Police are calling the actions of two Missouri men who allegedly threw eggs and hurled racial slurs at African Americans in south St. Louis a “hate crime,” KSDK reports. Jesse Reed, 30, and David Ragain, also 30, were arrested late Friday … Continue reading

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