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Black Cafe Owner Posts Sign to Ward Off Racists: “f you are allergic to black people, don’t come in.”

After being repeatedly subjected to blatant racism from potential customers, a British black woman posted a sign outside of her restaurant that read: “Attention! Everyone be aware I am a black woman, and always will be. If you are allergic to black people, don’t come in….”

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Rand Paul Staffer Expressed Support for Lincoln’s Assassin; Bemoaned Diversity

A Rand Paul staffer is making headlines for expressing support for Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, wearing lots of confederate flags, and calling diversity a code word for “not white.”

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Operation Save Our Sons Launches from Jacksonville, FL

Founded by Rev. John Guns, Operation Save Our Sons aims to partner with nonprofits, schools, and police to teach young black men how to respond when confronted by police or others: “If Martin had been taught to call his father ‘a few doors away’ that night instead of getting into a confrontation with Zimmerman, his death might have been avoided, the Rev. John Guns said.”

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Offensive “Angry Trayvon” App Sparks Outrage

An offensive game about Trayvon Martin has been removed from the Google app store after widespread outrage online. Dubbed the “Angry Trayvon” app, the game allows you to play as Martin as he completes “his world tour of revenge on the bad guys who terrorize cities everyday.”

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North Carolina 4th of July Parade Marred by ‘White History Month’ Float

A Fourth of July parade in a small North Carolina town took a disturbing turn when a “White History Month” float made its way into the parade procession.

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LeVar Burton Explains How He Avoids Being Shot by the Police

While being featured on CNN’s recent “n-word” discussion, LeVar Burton shared his protocol for dealing with being stopped by the police: “I take my hands, I stick them outside the window and on the door of the driver’s side because I want that officer to be relaxed as possible when he approaches my vehicle. And I do that because I live in America.”

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Lauryn Hill Rails Against Racism, Oppression and IRS in Open Letter

head of her three month jail sentence for tax evasion, Lauryn Hill posted a lengthy open letter on her Tumblr. In it, Hill breaks down and dismisses the concept of “reverse racism,” addresses the continued oppression of African Americans, and discusses her tax evasion trial.

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Let’s Make a Deal

Although LeBron James and the Miami Heat recently repeated as champions of the NBA, there is still plenty of excitement in men’s professional basketball. Today, or last night rather, the free agent frenzy began. Some teams, like the Houston Rockets, will look to add a player that will turn them into title contenders, while others, […]

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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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