Instead of "bring home the bacon," say "bring home the bagels," PETA says.
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December 05, 2018 - 11:20 am
By Tara John (CNN) - - Meat-based idioms, like "flogging a dead horse" or "taking the bull by the horns," can be compared with homophobic and racist language, according to animal rights organization PETA. "Just as it became unacceptable to use racist, homophobic, or ableist language, phrases that...
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St. Josephs University students pack a room to talk about race and bias.
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Cherri Gregg
December 05, 2018 - 8:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students at St. Joseph's University held a forum on race this week after news broke that a racial slur was left on the dorm room door of two African-American students. The students say the university botched the situation. Asked if she feels safe, Saint Joseph's...
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Florida gubernatorial Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum gives his concession speech with his wife R. Jai Gillum, running mate Chris King, and his wife Kristen King at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.
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November 08, 2018 - 9:05 am
By Errin Haines Whack, AP National Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — For all the many successes among candidates of color, the midterm elections also proved to some the enduring power of racism, with minority politicians' intelligence and integrity called into question by their opponents and President...
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NBC slams Megyn Kelly over blackface comments
October 25, 2018 - 7:22 am
By Brian Stelter, CNN Business (CNN) -- "Megyn Kelly Today" is not over yet. But it's a matter of when, not if. Kelly's exit from the 9 a.m. hour of the "Today" show appears to be imminent, according to sources with knowledge of the matter. Kelly will not be hosting her program on Thursday, and she...
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Megyn Kelly
October 24, 2018 - 10:36 am
By Tom Kludt, CNN Business (CNN) -- NBC host Megyn Kelly apologized to colleagues on Tuesday after her comments defending racist Halloween gags prompted an immediate backlash. "One of the wonderful things about my job is that I get the chance to express and hear a lot of opinions," Kelly said in...
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File photo dated 25/08/16 of a Ryanair plane.
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October 22, 2018 - 10:14 am
(CBS News) Ryanair is facing criticism after a video posted online apparently shows the airline's crew failing to take action to remove a passenger who launched a racist tirade against a fellow traveler. Video of the racist incident, uploaded to social media by Briton David Lawrence, showed a man...
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Woman blocks man from entering his own home
October 17, 2018 - 7:45 am
By Ray Sanchez, CNN (CNN) -- A white woman has been fired after video emerged of her confronting and blocking the entry of a black neighbor at a St. Louis apartment complex. "Please move, miss," the black resident, D'Arreion Toles, is heard telling the woman on viral cell phone video he recorded...
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Cherri Gregg
September 17, 2018 - 4:30 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Whitpain Township Police Department is facing some online backlash over the name of its annual 5K fundraiser, which some Facebook users have reported as hate speech. "In our current climate, I just don't find it acceptable," said Corinne Degeiso, a...
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People are watched by police as they attend a demonstration in eastern Germany, Sept. 7, 2018, after several nationalist groups called for marches protesting the killing of a German man two weeks ago, allegedly by migrants from Syria and Iraq.
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September 09, 2018 - 9:25 am
BERLIN (AP) — The attack on a kosher restaurant in Chemnitz by masked neo-Nazis on the sidelines of an anti-migrant protest shows there's a deep problem with right-wing extremism in the region and should be treated as a call to action, the head of Germany's Central Council of Jews said Sunday...
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Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum celebrates his victory with supporters during his election watch party at Hotel Duval.
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August 30, 2018 - 10:21 am
Commentary by LZ Granderson (CNN) -- White people linking black people to monkeys has been a racist trope for centuries. That's why when Florida Rep. Ron DeSantis, the Republican nominee for governor, used the phrase "monkey this up" when talking about the handling of the economy by his black...
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