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Duck, Duck…Goose.

Last week, the star of A&E’s hit television show Duck Dynasty got into some trouble after remarks he made during an interview for GQ magazine became public. Phil Robertson, patriarch of said dynasty, made both racist and homophobic comments during the interview: “Everything is blurred on what’s right and what’s wrong. Sin becomes fine. Start with homosexual behavior […]

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Group of Black Patrons Denied Service at Restaurant Because White Customer Felt ‘Threatened’

A party of 25 African American family and friends were denied service at Wild Wing Cafe in Charleston, NC after a white customer said she felt threatened by them. After waiting for two hours, the manager finally approached them about the situation. When one member of the groups started recording the exchange, they were asked to leave.

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Florida Lawmakers Vote Overwhelming Against ‘Stand Your Ground’ Special Session

Florida lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly against holding a special session to strike down the “Stand Your Ground” law. 108 legislators voted against the session; only 47 voted for it.

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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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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 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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Paula Deen Basically Admits to Being Racist in Deposition

So, apparently Paula Deen’s recipes come with tons and tons of butter and a healthy dose of old school, antebellum-flavored racism. The queen of southern cooking essentially admitted that she is racist during a deposition.

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84 Arrested in 7th Week of North Carolina Protests

Mass protests against the policies of the GOP-controlled legislature continue in North Carolina. Moral Monday protests in the North Carolina General Assembly building led to 84 arrests. Over 500 have been arrested since demonstrations began in April.

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Civil Rights Activist Chokwe Lumumba Elected Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi

Civil rights activist and ex-black nationalist Chokwe Lumumba has been elected Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi.

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