Posts tagged "racist"

The Demographics Of Immigration Are Changing While Trump Moves Backward

The Pew Research Center did a 50-year analysis of immigration trends, and it turns out that immigrants from Asia will outnumber immigrants from Latin America within the next

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 28, 2015 - 1:50 pm

Let’s Break Down “#Cuckservative,” The New Right-Wing Slur

Far-right Twitter users are advocating for conservative groupthink.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 13, 2015 - 10:45 am

Hulk Hogan Issues Dumbass Retweet To Keep Shooting Himself In The Foot

Hulk Hogan has a lot of defenders coming out of the woodwork this weekend, but he seems to be his own worst enemy (although I’m not saying that Brooke Hogan’s

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 27, 2015 - 10:00 am

5 Studies That Prove Racism Is Still Way Worse Than We Think

There is a bitter debate over racism these days — specifically, whether or not it still exists in a way that actually matters. The argument against goes something like, “Sure,…

Cracked | December 14, 2014 - 11:30 am

Justin Bieber Apologizes For Racist Joke: “I Thought It Was Okay To Repeat Hurtful Words”

This weekend TMZ released a video of a teenaged Justin Bieber (the floppy hair era) cracking a racist joke in which he says the n-word. According to People, the…

Jessica Wakeman | June 2, 2014 - 10:00 am

Clippers Owner Donald Sterling: “I Am Not A Racist” (Cue Eyeroll)

Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers appeared on “Anderson Cooper 360″ to discuss the audio that appeared of him complaining to his mistress about bringing Black people to…

Jessica Wakeman | May 12, 2014 - 10:30 am

V. Stiviano Defends Donald Sterling As “Not A Racist” In “20/20″ Interview

V. Stiviano, the mistress of the Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, did an interview with Barbara Walters on “20/20″ in which she said he’s “not a racist” and…

Jessica Wakeman | May 5, 2014 - 10:30 am

Study: White Men Are Still The Preferred Guest For Sunday Morning Talk Shows

Just in case you were under the assumption “we don’t need feminism anymore”: today brings us an analysis study by Media Matters For America about the demographics of the Sunday…

Jessica Wakeman | January 30, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Kramer From “Seinfeld” Explains That Racist Meltdown He Had While Doing Standup

“I wasn’t getting much work before the incident, which was one of the reasons I was ding-donging around in those clubs late at night, unannounced — coming in and working…

Jessica Wakeman | November 28, 2013 - 9:00 am

We’re Breaking Up: Republican Who Tweeted Racist Remarks About Trayvon Martin During The Super Bowl

Dear Todd Kincannon,

I’m sorry to have to tell you this, but we’re breaking up. You’re the former executive director of the your state’s Republican Party. I can…

Jessica Wakeman | February 5, 2013 - 1:20 pm

ESPN’s Jemele Hill Tweet Photo Of Her Sexist, Racist Hate Mail

Last week, ESPN sportscaster Jemele Hill, who is black, shared on Twitter a horrifically racist and sexist letter that she received from a viewer. It’s pretty fucking awful. [Clutch

Jessica Wakeman | January 7, 2013 - 5:20 pm

Princess of Monaco Charlotte Casirhagi Dressed Up Like A Native American

Princess of Monaco Charlotte Casirhagi is in trubs for wearing a Native American headdress and “war paint” during a show jumping competition. I can understand that she’s from Monaco…

Jessica Wakeman | December 4, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Are These Dolce And Gabbana Earrings Racist?

Update 9/27/12: Following the controversy over these earrings, Dolce & Gabbana has given an explanation: the jewelry is “a reference to Sicily’s traditional Moorish-inspired artifacts.” Vogue UK explains, “The show jewellery…

Jessica Wakeman | September 25, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Victoria’s Secret Offends With “Sexy Little Geisha” Outfit

Sometimes brands are so dopey that you almost feel bad for them for not realizing they were being racist. (Almost.) First Paul Frank were ding-dongs with their Native American tee-pees-and-tomahawks

Jessica Wakeman | September 24, 2012 - 9:20 am

Something Pleasant Happened, For Once: Jeremy Lin Met With Fired ESPN Headline Writer

Last month, the world imploded (for a little while anyway) when ESPN writer Anthony Frederico penned a headline about Asian-American basketball player Jeremy Lin with the phrase “chink in the…

Jessica Wakeman | March 28, 2012 - 12:40 pm

“Linsanity” & Our Squicky Relationship With Asian-American Male Sexuality

Jeremy Lin is not just the basketball player who has launched a thousand bad “Lin” puns — and prompted a refresher course on why the word “chink” is unacceptable for

Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Viola Davis Addresses Black Actresses, Racism In “The Help”

“The black artist cannot live in a revisionist place. The black artist can only tell the truth about humanity, and humanity is messy. People are messy. Caucasian actors know that.

Jessica Wakeman | February 15, 2012 - 2:20 pm

“Mrs. YoMama” Won’t Catch On As Nickname For First Lady, Politician Finds

“Mrs. YoMama” actually won’t be catching on as a new nickname for Michelle Obama, a Kansas politician has found after an awkward email forwarding incident. KS House Speaker Mike O’Neal…

Jessica Wakeman | January 6, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Isaiah Mustafa Apologizes After Saying He Wants His Wife, Kids To Have “Good Hair”

Don’t you hate it when one of your favorite hunks opens his mouth and says something boneheaded? Old Spice Guy Isaiah Mustafa got in trubs this weekend when he made…

Jessica Wakeman | October 3, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Racist Or Raving: What Critics Are Saying About “The Help”

Unavoidable this week: everybody going coo-coo-bananas about “The Help,” which opened in theaters last night. “The Help” is based on Kathryn Stockett’s novel of the same title, which tells the…

Jessica Wakeman | August 11, 2011 - 4:20 pm