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Sam Masterson
November 14, 2019 - 8:51 am
(KMOX) - Movies like "Dumbo," "The Jungle Book" and "Lady and the Tramp" have arrived on Disney+ with a warning that lets viewers know they could be in for an offensive ride. A few of the classic animated features that appear on the new streaming service have been slightly altered since they were...
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Sam Masterson
October 14, 2019 - 11:03 am
(KMOX) - A teacher at a Pennsylvania middle school has been put on administrative leave after she was recorded on video delivering a racist tirade directed at a student's parent in the school parking lot. The woman is heard using the N-word and a homophobic slur, after getting into a minor fender...
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July 22, 2019 - 12:45 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) - The Illinois Republican Party is condemning a social media post attacking four minority Democratic congresswomen. A post up for nearly two days on the Illinois Republican County Chairman's Association page shares a widespread meme featuring Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan...
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St. Louis Blues forward Ryan O'Reilly.
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March 14, 2019 - 11:51 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Ryan O'Reilly is stepping up to help after his mom sent him the story about a teenage First Nation hockey team who were the victims of racist comments during a tournament in Quebec City, Canada last year. The First Nation Elites Bantam AAA hockey team was subjected to comments...
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February 25, 2019 - 7:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is going after director Spike Lee, who used his Oscar acceptance speech to urge mobilization for the 2020 election. Trump tweeted Monday that Lee did a "racist hit on your President." Trump claimed that he had "done more for African Americans" than "almost"...
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Ryan Wrecker
Ryan Wrecker
February 11, 2019 - 10:00 am
If you were to look at my high school yearbook, you'll find something that might be embarrassing. I explain in this podcast / blog... Given the racist photos that surfaced with Governor Northam, what else is hiding and what is acceptable considering the era it was published?
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Gucci has since pulled the "black face" sweater from its website.
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February 07, 2019 - 12:08 pm
By Erin Thibeau As Virginia's governor and attorney general are both embroiled in blackface scandals, actor Liam Neeson revealed he once thought of killing a random black person out of a racist revenge fantasy and now a luxury fashion brand is being called out for incorporating racist imagery into...
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Milwaukee Brewers' pitcher Josh Hader speaks with media after the 2018 All-Star Game.
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July 18, 2018 - 7:41 am
The tweets, sent when he was 17-years-old, included multiple instances of the n-word, Hader says the tweets were likely just "rap lyrics."
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April 25, 2018 - 10:55 am
"Many who saw the post are understandably upset with its contents and commentary," the school district said in a statement. "This incident remains an ongoing investigation and any disciplinary action and recommendation will be made accordingly."
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Starbucks barista holds an iced tea drink with a "Race Together" sticker
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April 17, 2018 - 7:01 am
The episode highlights the risks large corporations run when they tie their brands so closely to social messaging.
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