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The racist views of his past have caught up with now-former Secretary of State Michael Ertel. Ertel resigned from office suddenly after a photo surfaced of him at a Halloween party wearing blackface and dressed like a woman. The picture was taken in 2005, according to the Tallahassee Democrat, which broke the story. At that…

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Soul singer Eric Benét took a sledgehammer to the sensibilities of some rappers and social media users when he posted a meme with a scathing denunciation of certain rappers and their lyrical content. Benét’s post calls out those rappers who mostly speak negatively in their music about women and glorify materialism, drugs and violence. From his perspective,…

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Hip-hop beefs are apparently very expensive as Pusha T believes that Drake is willing to shell out $100K to uncover dirt on him in their ongoing explosive war of rap words. The thing that fans learned during the scorching “The Story of Adidon” diss track is that Pusha not only knows how to investigate, he’s…

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Apparently, in York-Poquoson, Virginia, a White cop in blackface is not considered racist, according to the sheriff’s department. Last month, Deputy Jean Browning of the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office decided to celebrate Halloween by mocking Congresswoman Frederica Wilson. Browning, a White woman, darkened her face and wore a red hat similar in nature to that of …

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Everywhere you turn it seems like somebody is talking about the upcoming Nina Simone biopic and unfortunately for the movie’s star, Zoe Saldana, most people don’t have anything positive to say about her portrayal of the soul legend. Now, famous singer India Arie has weighed in on the matter and blasted the film, as well. As…

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In the thick of the World Cup competition, fans have made it impossible to enjoy the games without sprinkling in a bit of controversy. On Saturday, Instagram user @selma_slim uploaded the above photo from the Germany vs. Ghana match of the World cup with the caption,“So far I’ve counted 8 Germans in black face [sic].…

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 Racist disco Africa blackface costumes  After Caitlin Cimeno and her band of bigots dressed as a black face Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman and ‘Robin in Da Hood,’ other examples of blatant racism went viral online. In particular a costume party called Disco Africa brought out the worst in Italian fashion insiders who turned a Halloween celebration into…

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Julianne Hough had most of America shaking its head in embarrassment and disappointment this weekend when she put on blackface to dress as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren from the Netflix show “Orange Is the New Black” for a costume party. The actress apologized for the insensitive costume, but, sadly, we all got a reminder that the…

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