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Rep. Hank Johnson: Clarence Thomas is Worse Than NSA Leaker Eric Snowden for Gutting VRA

Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) slammed Clarence Thomas in a recent interview, admonishing him for voting to essentially gut the Voting Rights Act. According to Johnson, Thomas’ horrific vote ranks below the actions of Eric Snowden, the NSA contractor wanted by the government for leaking classified information about U.S. surveillance programs.

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Paula Deen Has Reached Out to Jesse Jackson: “She Can Be Redeemed”

Yesterday we reported that Paula Deen had hired the services of real life Olivia Pope, Judy Smith to help repair her image. Now, she’s reaching out to Rev. Jesse Jackson, who has actually come to Deen’s defense: “Jackson says if Deen is willing to acknowledge mistakes and make changes, ‘she should be reclaimed rather than destroyed.’”

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Principal Fires Three Black Teachers; Uses Racist, Abusive Language Towards Them

A petition has been launched demanding the ousting of NYC Principal Minerva Zanca, who is accused of firing a group of black teachers, and calling them “big lipped,” “nappy haired,” and “gorillas.”

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Obamas Visit Goree Island Slavery Museum in Senegal

Currently touring Africa, The Obamas recently visited Goree Island in Senegal, a site from which African slaves were shipped to North America.

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Supreme Court Throws Out Ruling Blocking Texas Voter ID Law

The Supreme Court has thrown out a lower court’s ruling blocking a Texas voter ID bill and redistricting plans for being discriminatory.

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Paula Deen Hires Real Life Olivia Pope to Save Her Career

Desperate to save her image and career, Paula Deen has reportedly hired Judy Smith, crisis management specialist that served as the inspiration for the ABC show Scandal.Yes, that’s right…Deen has hired the real life Olivia Pope to save her career.

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Republicans Have Already Begun to Take Advantage of Yesterday’s Gutting of Voting Rights Act

Republicans in states across the south wasted no time taking advantage of the Supreme Court ruling that gutted the Voting Rights Act yesterday. The ruling freed 15 historically racist states from needing federal approval before changing election procedures.

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Paula Deen Breaks Down on Today Show

Appearing on the Today Show this morning (after no-showing last Friday), Deen broke down while defending herself against accusations of racism. Deen maintains that she is absolutely NOT a racist.

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Interracial Couple Launches Website to Counter Cheerios Ad Backlash

In response to A well-publicized backlash against a Cheerios commercial featuring an interracial family, an interracial couple has launched “We Are the 15 Percent.” The site features photos of mixed-race couples and families from across the country.

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VIDEO: Paula Deen Releases Video Statement Apologizing for Being Racist

After two days of shock, anger, and hilarious trending topics, Paula Deen has finally issued a direct apology for her use of racial slurs. The video apology features a visibly-upset Deen speaking directly into the camera, asking for your forgiveness for her “mistakes.”

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