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TV ads calling Octavia Spencer a ‘scary b**ch’ removed from L.A. buses

  A series of ads advertising a new Fox television show have been removed from the L.A. transportation system. Riders became offended after seeing the ads for “Red Band Society” that depicted actress Octavia Spencer as a “scary b**ch.” 

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Hulk Hogan’s restaurant removes racist dress code after complaints

Hulk Hogan has ordered the management of his popular Tampa beach restaurant, Hogan’s Beach to remove a racist and discriminatory dress code sign that was posted in front of the establishment. The dress code, which barred those from wearing what could be described as popular urban attire worn primarily by black men, garnered several complaints […]

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Report: Eric Holder quit because of his health

Last week, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder shocked the nation with his sudden announcement that he was leaving his position with the White House. Now, reports are citing his health as the reason for his departure. 

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Robert Pattinson’s girlfriend harassed on Twitter because she’s black

  Twilight fans have crossed the line after some of them took to Twitter to harass Robert Pattinson’s girlfriend because she is black. FKA Twigs, whose real name is Tahliah Barnett, is a rising pop star. Her videos and music symbolize empowerment. But unfortunately her musical talent is not why she has been getting a lot […]

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Ferguson protests show no sign of slowing down, 8 more arrested

Eight protesters were arrested Sunday evening in Ferguson as police continued their search for a suspect who shot a police officer on Saturday. According to a Ferguson police officer, bottles and rocks were hurled at officers, and the department requested aid from other police agencies because of the large crowd. 

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More cops required to wear body cameras across nation

More police departments across the country are requiring members of their force to wear body cameras. In the last few weeks, agencies in at least a dozen cities, including Ferguson, where 18-year-old Mike Brown was fatally wounded by a police officer on Aug. 9, have said they are equipping officers with video cameras. 

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Pennsylvania family files lawsuit against cops who invaded their home

A Pennsylvania couple is suing three police officers who they say invaded their home on Feb. 22. Kia Gaymon, 38, and her husband Michael, 35 of Collingdale, filed a lawsuit against the borough as well as three police officers. 

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Iggy Azalea justifies why she should be allowed to say ‘n*gga’

Iggy Azalea has sparked controversy after taking to social media to defend her use of the word n*gga. The white Australian rapper has been growing in popularity, having made billboard.com’s ‘Hot Rap Songs’ list twice. But many have accused her of hijacking black culture, particularly citing the use of her “fake” black Southern accent. 

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Update: Ferguson police banned from wearing ‘I am Darren Wilson’ bracelets

Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson has agreed to stop police from wearing “I am Darren Wilson” bracelets in solidarity with the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown last month. Officers can no longer wear the bracelets while in uniform and on duty after federal officials intervened to put a stop to the officers wearing the […]

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Radio One founder Cathy Hughes to receive Congressional Black Caucus Chairman’s Award

Radio One Founder Cathy Hughes was presented with the Chairman’s Award on Saturday. The award is the Congressional Black Caucus’ highest honor. 

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