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Racist, Antisemitic Alex Jones Accused of Racism, Antisemitism by Ex-Employees

Alex Jones traffics in racism, Antisemitism and all manner of vile conspiracy theories as a form of “entertainment” on his Internet show, but, hey, it’s no act, according to former employees. He really is racist, anti-Semitic and a sexual groper. The allegations are contained in a blistering complaint submitted to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by Rob Jacobson, a former Jewish employee who was fired by the conspiracy monger. last may after 13 years....

Justin Timberlake New Filthy Video Smacks of Racism, Misogyny (Watch!)

Justin Timberlake lets artificial intelligence take center stage in his new “Filthy” music video, but the Asian-only audience plays off stereotypes and smacks of racism, while the lyrics are decidedly misogynistic. The song is the first for the artist since he relaunched his music career in 2013 with his third and fourth studio albums....

Trump Minority Support in 2016 Much Like Hitler Jewish Support in 1932

Hitler had surprising support in 1932 from Jewish voters attracted by his promises to restore law and order, boost the economy and make Germany great again. Donald Trump’s campaign themes are strikingly similar. Is there a lesson to be learned here? Trump recently appealed to African-Americans as the only candidate who can solve long-term problems of crime and chronic unemployment. ...

Beyonce Targeted by White Nationalist David Duke in Senate Race (audio)

White supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has targeted singer Beyonce in a robo call appeal to Louisiana voters in his U.S. Senate. He’s trying to ride like-minded Donald Trump’s coattails in the call, which is going viral today (Aug. 29) As an example of the “racial takeover” of America, he cites Beyonce’s Super Bowl 50 halftime performance in February. ...

Beyoncé Adopts New Role as Civil Rights Leader Over Police Shootings

Beyoncé, best known until now for her bootie, is taking on a new role as civil rights leader. She’s jumped into controversies over the police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. Both were gunned down by police, unarmed and non-threatening. The 34-year-old singer called for an end to “these robberies of lives,” in an impassioned plea posted on her Web site....

Azealia Banks in Playboy: Is Rapper the New Face of Black Racism?

Azealia Banks, rails against everything from America to “fat white men” in an explosive new interview in Playboy magazine. But she saves some of her harshest criticism for black artists who play “non-threatening black men.” "A lot of times when you’re a black woman and you’re proud, that’s why people don’t like you," she says....

Robert Pattinson Gal Pal FKA Twigs Lashes Out at Twitter Hate (photos)

Robert Pattinson’s new gal pal, Tahliah Debrett Barnett, a UK singer also known as FKA Twigs, is seeing some downside to her new found publicity. She spoke out on Twitter over the weekend because of a rise in racists tweets. Twigs vaulted into the spotlight three weeks ago when she was spotted out with Pattinson during the first week in September. Pattinson, of course, is famously known for his relationship with “Twilight” cast mate Kristen Stewart....

Was Conan O’Brien’s Donald Sterling Racism Spoof Itself Racist? (Watch!)

Conan O’Brien may have stepped over a line himself when he aired a video gag spoofing Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his racist remarks about African Americans. The talk show host aired a short clip of the Anderson interview showing Sterling wearing a super-imposed Dashiki and other traditional African garb. The talk show host aired a short clip of the Anderson interview showing Sterling wearing a super-imposed Dashiki and other traditional African garb. Was that racist? ...

Robin Roberts Puts Human Face on Duck Dynasty Star’s Homophobia

Robin Roberts’ decision to reveal she’s gay has made her the latest foot soldier in the battle over homosexuality in America, a fight brought sharply into focus by “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson’s recent racist and homophobic remarks. The A&E Network, which airs the popular reality show, briefly suspended Robertson for his statements, touching off a backlash that showed widespread sympathy, if not outright support, for his views....

Chris Brown Reeks of Denial, Victimization in New Interview

Chris Brown exhibits some classic neuroses in a new interview with Jet magazine. He clearly remains in denial about his abusive personality while claiming that he is being victimized by an unfair (read racist) society. “This generation is so used to racism that it’s normal; we don’t care. We aren’t on drugs or catching AIDS, but they still look at us as ni**as,” he asserts....

Kim Kardashian Baby News Tinged With Racism?

Kim Kardashian no sooner had her baby than E! News reported that the newborn girl looks just like Kim…not (ahem) baby daddy Kanye West. The obvious upshot is the baby is light skinned with straight hair and not dark with African features. What’s the message in that?...

Ericka Dunlap, Ex-Miss America, Charges Pageant With Racism

Ericka Dunlap, who won the Miss America crown in 2004 and is one of only seven black women to hold the crown in the past 30 years, charges that pageant officials roughed her up and kicked her out of her seat during last week’s show because of her race. Now Dunlap wants an apology. But she isn’t getting one....