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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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Laywer for Trayvon Martin’s Family Speaks Out on Jury Selection and Equal Justice

Benjamin Crump – the family lawyer for the Trayvon Martin family – has spoken out on the jury selection process for the the George Zimmerman trial: “And with the make-up of this jury, five White women and one Hispanic, it’s gonna be the question can every American get equal justice no matter who sits on your jury.”

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Paula Deen Skips Out on Today Show Appearance

TV Chef Paula Deen skipped out on a scheduled appearance on the Today Show this morning to discuss the controversy surrounding her use of racial slurs.

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Paula Deen Apologizes for Being Racist

Paula Deen has issued an apology for using racist language that essentially plays upon stereotypes of white southerners in an effort for us to accept her “my bad.”

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Food Network Releases Statement on Paula Deen Controversy

The Food Network – which broadcasts Paula Deen’s cooking show – has released a statement in response to the uproar surrounding Deen’s racism admission: “The Food Network does not tolerate any form of discrimination and is a strong proponent of diversity and inclusion. We will continue to monitor the situation.”

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Black GOP Candidate Erika Harold Called “Street Walker,” “Love Child of DNC” by Illinois GOP Official

Jim Allen, chairman of the Montgomery County Republican Party in Illinois, is under fire after releasing a rant aimed at black GOP challenger Erika Harold. In it, he calls her a “street walker,” and a “love child of the DNC.” He’s now facing calls for his resignation.

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