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Malaysia’s racial divide exposed in ugly political battles

February 18, 2019 |

In a swanky shopping mall underneath Kuala Lumpur’s iconic Petronas Towers, a traditional Chinese lion dance is attracting a crowd of delighted shoppers. – RSS Channel – World

TV Station Calls It Racial Slur. He Calls It a ‘Flub’

January 7, 2019 |

A TV meteorologist has been given the boot over an apparent racial slur used on air. Jeremy Kappell, former chief meteorologist at Rochester, New York’s WHEC, can be heard in video posted to social media as seeming to refer to a local park as “Martin Luther Coon King Jr. Park”…

Black Officer Suspended for Using Racial Slur

December 29, 2018 |

Is this a case of equal-opportunity suspension? Two days after a white Ohio police officer was suspended for using the “N-word” on duty, a black officer got the same treatment for doing the same thing—though he did it back in September, USA Today reports. The story unfolded Wednesday when…

Chinese boycott of Dolce & Gabbana ramps up as company founders apologize for racial insults

November 24, 2018 |

The Italian luxury brand Dolce & Gabbana apologized Friday for racist-tinged insults that touched off a growing boycott in China and left the company struggling to return its products to store shelves and e-commerce sites.

But it was unclear whether the contrition will be enough to stem the punishment…

L.A. Times – Business

Chipotle Manager Can Have Job Back After Racial Backlash

November 20, 2018 |

Chipotle said Monday that the company has offered a fired St. Paul restaurant manager her job back after receiving more information about an incident where employees refused to serve five black men and asked them to prove they could pay before taking their order. Per the AP , the company said…

NFL Hall of Famer Sues Pizza Joint for Racial Discrimination

November 13, 2018 |

Former Detroit Lions Hall of Famer Lem Barney and his wife are suing a Detroit-area pizza chain for racial discrimination after being refused service, the AP reports. The lawsuit filed in federal court Monday says Lem and Jacqueline Barney went to Happy’s Pizza in Commerce Township Nov. 2. The lawsuit…

Mrs. America contestants accuse pageant CEO of racial bias

October 16, 2018 |

Four contestants in this year’s Mrs. America pageant on Monday called for the pageant’s CEO to apologize over accusations he used racial slurs and stereotypes in a conversation at a contest-related event.
FOX News

Ole Miss faculty ask donor to remove name after racial post

September 22, 2018 |

University of Mississippi journalism faculty have met amid calls that the university remove a donor’s name from its journalism school following a social media post criticized for an “unjustified racial overtone.”
FOX News

Florida judge retires after calling attorney a racial slur

August 24, 2018 |

A Florida judge abruptly retired after calling a black defense attorney “a gorilla” during a court hearing.
FOX News

Papa John’s founder launches website to regain control of pizza chain after he used a racial slur

August 23, 2018 |

Papa John’s International Inc.’s founder, blocked from the pizza chain’s headquarters amid a deepening dispute with the rest of the board, is betting that franchisees and workers will have his back.

John Schnatter, who resigned as chairman last month, took out a full-page ad in the company’s hometown…

L.A. Times – Business