Tag Archives: Race Relations

Extra: ‘We Act Like 7-Year-olds Any Time Race is Involved’: Elon James White Talks Race and Comedy [VIDEO]

In this “Viewpoint” Web exclusive, comedian Elon James White, host of “Blacking it Up!” on TWIB.FM, and comedian John Fugelsang discuss how societal pressure to be politically correct impacts comedy, especially in terms of race.Current

We discussed this topic with Lil Duval, our video will be coming next week.  Stay tuned, but in the mean time let us know what you think about racially based comedy in the comments section.

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It’s Not the Race Card, it’s Racism: Joy Behar and Guests Evaluate Disrespect Toward Obama [VIDEO]

Current TV host Joy Behar, Sam Seder, host of “Ring of Fire” and “The Majority Report,” and Columbia University professor and HuffPost Live host Marc Lamont Hill weigh in on Arizona radio host Barbara Espinosa, who has come under fire for calling President Obama a “monkey” on air
Watch “Joy Behar: One Week Only *until the fall” weeknights at 8et/5pt, starting Monday on Current TV. For more information, visit current.com/joy.Current TV

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Southern Baptists Elect 1st Black Leader [VIDEO]

Fred Luter was elected Tuesday as the first African-American president of the Southern Baptist Convention.CNN

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New Research Suggests Asians Are In Fact The Superior Race In The U.S….Thoughts?

Don’t worry it wasn’t our headline…it was their headline.  Read the article here.

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Was Daily Caller Interruption of President Obama’s Immigration [VIDEO]

We had just posed this question on our Facebook page last week.  Either some people are paying attention to our thoughts or we have some like-minded individuals over there at Current.  Either way it’s a plus and we’re glad people are talking about it.  Take a look at the video and chime in with your thoughts in the comments people.

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adidas Jeremy Scott Roundhouse Mid…BUT is it Racist?

We’ve seen some pretty interesting shoes come from the Jeremy Scott and adidas Originals collaborations in the last year or so, but it seems no one was prepared for what hit Facebook last Thursday.  The new JS Roundhouse takes a ‘cheeky’ stab at the concept of shoe theft but many are interpreting the extra ‘piece’ as a promotion of racism.  There is a full article on Yahoo if you go here.  What are your thoughts?  Leave them in the comments.

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White Teen Returns Black Scholarship

Unknown until the scholarship was awarded to Jeffrey Warren of Riverside CA, a white student was given an African-American scholarship.  It was for $1,000 and though Jeffrey said he could have used it…he ultimately returned.  Watch the clip here and let us know your thoughts.  Should he have returned it?

Watch the video here.

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Tensions Flare During Russia vs Poland Game in Euro 2012

It was a day of howling sirens, blood-spattered pavement and the menacing thump of baton on riot shield as the warnings of violence before Poland’s game with Russia proved to be distressingly accurate. As 5,000 Russians marched through Warsaw to celebrate their country’s national day, they clashed with Polish hooligans.

Read more here.

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Were Anti-Semitic “Mean Girls” Aided by Mother?

Most people attribute children’s hate for others as something handed down from their parents…and this could very well be a clear case of parent’s pushing such behaviors.  Awhile back three girls from the valley in Los Angeles were reported to have smeared feces on a classmates’ property and cars as well as placing swastikas walkways.  Well in the court case it seems that one of the young girls responsible had help from her mom who allegedly drove them around.  LA Weekly has more of the details here.

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KKK Chapter Looking to Adopt a Highway…? Is That OK?

The International Keystone Knights are looking to adopt a portion of Georgia State Route 515 in Union County, Georgia.  By doing so they would be responsible for cleaning litter on their stretch of the highway.  The chapter says this is not a publicity stunt but genuinely want to keep the area clean and the mountains beautiful.  For some people they can’t believe the KKK can be allowed to do so.  Is it wrong for them to try to do this?  Read the full story here.

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