African American Issues Archives

Lil Scrappy Calls Nickelodeo​n Resort Racist!

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Love and Hip Hop Atlanta’s royal family Scrappy, Momma Dee, and Princess Emani experienced some racism at a Nickelodeon Resort. You know the royal family was not having any of that and “IN THAT ORDER!”

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Kristan Berona of Sandi Alessi the Casting Company that was under fire for the casting score sheet for the ladies auditioning for ‘Straight Outta Compton took to Facebook late last week to apologize for the “offensive language to recruit women”

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Universal Pictures and the filmmakers behind the forthcoming N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta of Compton” are distancing themselves from the offensive casting announcement for the film.
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The casting agency behind the NWA biopic “Straight Outta Compton” movie says they’re NOT just casting overweight, dark-skinned black girls to play “poor” people in the movie.

The casting call went viral and left a lot of people screaming racist, racist, racist! The agency is now apologizing for their casting call that says black women who are out of shape should be casted as poor people.

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My girl Cynthia Bailey is using her celebrity to help bring about awareness of Fibrioids alongside the White Dress Project and GA’s new health initiative.

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Lupita Nyong’o showcase her black girl swagg with a video showcasing her braiding technique. We know the sisters is all about their hair and braiding, twisting, and primping is a right of passage for all little black girls.

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Kim Kardashian is sharing with the world that being a mother of a biracial baby has changed her views on racism and discrimination. People always say that babies change everything.

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Hip Hop is responding to the NBA’s Lifetime Ban on ol massa Owner Donald Sterling of the LA Clippers. The homie Cassidy makes mention of the banned NBA owner in his “Move that Dope” remix and the big Chuck D suggest that a true punishment would be to make him do community work. The  big homie Killer Mike also suggest that the ban of Donald Sterling is not a victory for black people.

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