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Lancaster Paper and Stephen Colbert Compare Cramped Planes to Slave Ships

The image seen here is a depiction of the way that slaves were transported on ships. And a Lancaster newspaper decided to use these deplorable […]

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Philadelphia Newspaper Calls Asians “Chinky Winky” and “Dinky Doo”

UPDATE 8/25 1:10 pm: The newspaper editor responsible for the Asian slurs has been fired. For the full story, go here. ORIGINAL: In the August […]

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Judge Orders Noose-Waving White Guy to African American Museum

Back in May 2013, 59-year-old construction superintendent James Staab, who is white, thought it would be funny to tease a black subcontractor by waving a […]

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Josh Schonewolf Cancels “Once You Go Black,” Opens Up About Mistakes

Last week Philly party producer Josh Schonewolf drew sharp criticism from the community when he released a flyer promoting his latest event, “Once You Go Black.” […]

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Japanese Actor Makoto Hirano Calls Lantern Theater’s Julius Caesar Racist

Lantern Theater Company is in the middle of a run of Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar at St. Stephen’s Theater. The setting is medieval […]

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Jay-Z on Gay Marriage

As hip-hop legend Jay-Z announced a live two-day Philly music festival for Labor Day weekend on the steps of the Art Museum yesterday, he also […]