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‘American Idol’ is racist, lawyer claims: Nine former contestants, including Corey Clark, primed to sue

  The hit talent show “American Idol” has been waging an off-key campaign to boost ratings by playing the race card, a New York lawyer claims. The attorney, James Freeman, said the show has been juicing-up the drama by publically revealing that some black contestants have arrest records – and then using that as an […]

Actor, film producer and director, Lee Daniels, has admitted that he likes to “discombobulate” actors on set and Nicole Kidman was no exception. Daniels tried to push Kidman out of her comfort zone when he asked her to say the N-word during a scene in the movie they are filming; “The Paperboy.” The film is […]

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A school district in Arkansas has launched an investigation prompted by allegations that an African American football player had a noose put on him by his White teammates. While the city of Wynne is known as the “City with a smile” the  news that one of the football players at Wynne High School’s junior varsity […]

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  New research indicates that by the time they are 9 months old, babies are better ableto recognize faces and emotional expressions of people who belong to the group they interact with most, than they are those of people who belong to another race. Babies don’t start out this way; younger infants appear equally able to […]

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Faced with a torrent of criticism from his colleagues and other city residents, Marion Barry apologized Thursday afternoon for his Election Day suggestion that Asian business owners in his ward “ought to go.” Barry said via his Twitter account that he is “very sorry for offending the Asian American community” with an “admittedly bad choice […]

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A fake 911 call made by Oscar Carillo, 26, led Pasadena, California police officers to kill an innocent college student whom they thought was guilty of robbery, reports the Daily Mail. Carillo, a Latino cellular store worker, placed a 911 call Saturday night to report that two young African American males had stolen his backpack with a laptop […]

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    ​Is Hanes guilty of racism? Someone thinks so. A racial discrimination lawsuit against Hanesbrands (makers of Michael Jordan’s undies-of-note, Playtex, and Champion, among others) has been filed in New York on behalf of Yunusa Kenchi after his termination from his role as creative designer at the company. Kenchi, who is African American and […]

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    While some race to Atlanta, Charlotte and other sprouting urban hubs in the South, there’s no getting away from it: Prince George’s County is still the crown jewel of African American affluence.  It boasts the highest concentration of middle to upper-middle income Blacks in the nation.  It gained national attention via Connie Briscoe’s […]

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