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Charlie Sheen calls Rihanna a “Village idiot” for not wanting to meet him

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Apparently, Charlie Sheen took his fiancée, Brett Rossi, out to dinner on her birthday which was last Wednesday. The restaurant that they chose to dine in must have been a popular haunt with the Hollywood crowd as well as chart-toppers, because soon Sheen found out that Rihanna was also dining on its premises. Rossi, a Rihanna fan, asks that he arrange for them to meet the…

Is She a Jerk? Fan Does Tribute to Lolo Jones and She Insults Her Natural Hair

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Lolo Jones, a well known Olympic bobsled team member, is coming under fire for making a nasty comment about a twitter fan’s natural hairstyle when she dressed up as the Olympian.  A fan of Jones tweeted a picture on October 31st of herself dressed up in Olympian garb. The woman who calls herself Daniesa posted the picture with the following tweet, “Lola Jones 4 Halloween. I just need a hurdle.”…

Second grade student wears black face for Martin Luther King Jr project [VIDEO]

Second grade student wears black face for Martin Luther King Jr project [VIDEO]

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A second grade student in Colorado was forced to leave school after he wore black face paint to dress up like Martin Luther King Jr for a class project. Sean King and his family say the principal of Meridian Ranch Elementary in Colorado Springs asked him to remove the makeup because it was offensive. The family says the principal was acting on a complaint from the teacher. But Sean, who…

Cadmium Intake Linked To The Risk of Breast Cancer risk

Cadmium Intake Linked To The Risk of Breast Cancer risk

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  In a finding that strengthens the link between environmental pollutants and rising rates of breast cancer, new research finds that women whose diets contain higher levels of cadmium are at greater risk of developing breast cancer than those who ingest less of the industrial chemical in their food. Cadmium, a heavy metal long identified as a carcinogen, leaches into crops from fertilizers and when rainfall or sewage sludge deposit…

College Sorority Depicts The Huxtables By Dressing In Blackface

College Sorority Depicts The Huxtables By Dressing In Blackface

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    by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World – Scholarship in Action A sorority at the University of Southern Mississippi decided that it might be fun to depict “The Cosby Show” by putting students in blackface.   The off campus party was meant to be good old fashioned fun, likely inspired by students whose professors have never educated them on the fact that their actions are horribly offensive to millions of people. Read…

Kids Say Cross-racial Costumes Are Off-limits

Kids Say Cross-racial Costumes Are Off-limits

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    A new campaign in the U.S. is targeting cross-racial costumes they say are inappropriate. A group named Students Teaching About Racism in Society has launched a poster series called “We’re a culture, not a costume.” It features students of varying ethnic backgrounds holding up photos of costumes depicting their individual cultures. They include a Japanese girl holding a photo of a woman dressed as a geisha, and a Middle Eastern…