Racism

Racist Twitter Backlash Over Indian-American Miss America
The inherent anonymity of social media has bred a generation of cowards, people feeling absolutely free to express the meanest and darkest facets of their personalities without having to do it directly to those they are attacking.  Thus was the case after Sunday’s Miss America c…
Paula Deen Fired
After 11 years on the Food Network, Paula Deen's contract will not be renewed at the end of the month after Deen's public admission to having used the N-word.
The whole controversy came about when Lisa T. Jackson, a former employee at Deen's Savannah, GA restaurant, filed a lawsuit against Deen and h…
Are Some Fans of ‘The Hunger Games’ Racist?
I admit, I have not seen the movie, but I have read the book.  Also, in the spirit of true disclosure, when I was reading the book, I did think of Rue as white, and her companion Trench as black.  I did expect a little more from "The Hunger Games" fans . . . if only because being a "H…