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LL Cool J and Brad Paisley Collaborate on Bizarre Country-Rap Song ‘Accidental Racist’

On this episode of When Keeping it Post-Racial Goes (Terribly, Terribly) Wrong: LL Cool J and country singer Brad Paisley have made a song. It’s called “Accidental Racist,” and it is horrific. And mystifying. And accidentally racist.

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Oscar Grant Film ‘Fruitvale’ Gets July Release Date

“Fruitvale,” the buzz-about film chronicling the final days of police shooting victim Oscar Grant, will hit theaters on July 26th, three months earlier than expected, after garnering rave reviews at the Sundance Film Festival.

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Smithsonian to Honor Bronx, New York as ‘Place of Innovation’ In Hip Hop

The Smithsonian is set to honor The Bronx, New York as a “place of innovation” in setting the early foundation of Hip Hop music and culture. Excited to see The Bronx and Hip Hop being recognized in this way? Thoughts on Hip Hop’s past, present, and future?

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Harvard Students Protest Tyga Concert; Accuse Him of Promoting Sexism and Rape Culture

Harvard University students are up in arms over a scheduled performance from YMCMB rapper Tyga at their annual Yardfest. They say his music promotes sexism and rape culture. Do you support their efforts? Is Tyga’s music a worthy target of protest?

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President Obama Criticized for Calling Kamala Harris ‘Best-Looking’ Attorney General

President Obama is facing criticism for calling California Attorney General Kamala Harris “by far, the best-looking attorney general.” Do you think his comments were sexist?

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Rick Ross Apologizes for His Lyrics Being “Interpreted As” Rape

As the backlash against Rick Ross’ so-called “rape lyrics” continues to mount, Rick Ross took to twitter yesterday and apologized to critics and business partners for lyrics “interpreted as” rape. Satisfied with this apology? Was it sincere? Were Ross’ lyrics “misinterpreted?”

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Associated Press Will No Longer Use Term ‘Illegal Immigrant;’ L.A. Times May Follow Suit

The L.A. Times is considering no longer using the term “illegal immigrant.” The Associated Press has already announced that they will no longer be using the term, acknowledging that it is a dehumanizing, unfair means to describe a human being.

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Father Indicted After Beating His Daughters Over “Twerking” Video

A Dayton, Ohio father has been indicted after being caught on video beating his two daughters with a video cable .He’d caught them filming themselves “twerking” and completely lost it.

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From HIV to Sexual Assault, Tyler Perry’s Latest Film is ALL KINDS of Problematic

Tyler Perry’s latest film has been getting fairly horrific reviews, not just for the sub-par film making and acting, but also for the incredibly problematic and offensive messages it implicitly sends.

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Georgia Students Organize First-Ever Integrated Prom at Their High School

A group of Rochelle, Georgia students are attempting to organize the first integrated prom at their school. And they’re being met with resistance; signs promoting the idea have been torn down, and the school is refusing to fund the event.

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