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File photo of Paula Deen. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Smithfield Drops Paula Deen As Spokeswoman

Paula Deen lost another part of her empire on Monday: Smithfield Foods said it is dropping her as a spokeswoman.

06/24/2013

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Mayor Kasim Reed Reacts To Paula Deen Controversy

SAVANNAH, Ga. AP/WAOK)- Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday as part of a panel to discuss the Edward Snowden national security case. When asked about the Paula Deen issue […]

WAOK-AM–06/23/2013

File photo of chef Paula Deen. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

Could Paula Deen’s Words Bring Down Her Empire?

Paula Deen should hope for more fans like Jennifer Everett of Tyler, Texas, who carried a shopping bag filled with $53 worth of merchandise from the celebrity chef’s Savannah, Ga. store on Thursday. A day earlier, it was revealed that Deen admitted during questioning in a lawsuit that she had slurred blacks in the past.

06/20/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: The Priority Of Race Re-examined

Today, we re-examined the priority of race. Ladies, we wanted to hear your thoughts on what is more challenging, being African American or being a woman? We heard your thoughts on whether you would rather have […]

WAOK-AM–05/29/2013

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Mo Ivory: Can You Be An “Accidental” Racist?

I fell in love with LL Cool J as a 12-year-old girl growing up in the Bronx, sitting on the wall with my friends listening to a boom box playing “I Can’t Live Without My […]

WAOK-AM–04/09/2013

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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

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President Obama Was Found In A Noose In North Carolina

At a state fair in North Carolina, a reporter from CNN came across several mannequins hanging from nooses, and one of them just so happened to look like President Obama. When the CNN affiliate questioned the […]

10/25/2012

A Romney/Ryan supporter at a campaign event in Ohio (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Campaign Drops Dog Whistle And Moves To Blatant Racism

Romney supporters, including his son Tagg, have moved away from dog whistle politics and are now engaging in outright disrespectful and racist campaigning.

10/18/2012

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Racist T-Shirt At Romney Rally Gets Media Attention

On Friday, during the Mitt Romney rally in Ohio, a man was photographed wearing a T-shirt that read “Put The White Back In the  White House.” The T-Shirt has created a big a buzz, and many people say they can’t believe that […]

10/16/2012

Actress Stacey Dash (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Opinion: Black-on-Black Racism During The Presidential Campaign

While it is reported that 94% or more of African-Americans support President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in the upcoming national presidential election, the rarely-spoken question is: Are many African-Americans only voting for Obama because he’s black?

10/15/2012

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