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A casual look at the last year of superhero films reveals that the genre is in desperate need of revitalization. Outside of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, it was the weakest year for the genre since the first Avengers took the box office by storm. From The Flash, Ant-Man […] The post Why We Need More Black Superheroes On The Big Screen appeared first on NewsOne.

Naturally, many people are accusing the app of promoting blackface, while also pointing out that linking Bob to merely marijuana essentially ignores the wider reach of his legacy. Users took to Twitter to voice their frustrations.

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Nina Simone's brother Sam Waymon spoke to Page Six about his family's disapproval.

After sharing a special photo on Twitter, a Black woman was trolled with a photo of a young man wearing Nutella as blackface.

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"It’s so contradictory to who we are and who we want to be," Ruff said, addressing the "wigga"-themed festivities. "Wigga," a combination of White and the n-word, is often used to refer to White people "acting Black" or irresponsibly appropriating Black dress and culture.

If you thought blackface ended when Halloween was over, you're sorely mistaken.

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Yup, people still haven’t learned that blackface just isn’t cool. Black student groups at UCLA are up in arms about a predominantly White fraternity and sorority holding a “Kanye Western”-themed party. According to the student paper, the party-goers dressed in baggy clothes, blackface, and traditional Kardashian-like attire. UCLA students protest after guests wear blackface to […]

A fundraiser to benefit the officers in the Freddie Gray case was canceled Wednesday due to backlash from the main event: a former Baltimore police…

Paula Deen may still be recovering from last year’s leaked deposition that revealed her use of the N-word and affinity for slave-themed weddings, but that…

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George Takei, the Japanese-American actor best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu on Star Trek, has apologized for referring to Supreme Court Justice Clarence…

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After pretending to be black for quite some time, Rachel Dolezal will be addressing the controversy for the first time on Monday night. The executive…