Racism

‘BARNEYS NEW YORK’ ACCUSED OF RACIAL PROFILING, JAY Z ISSUES STATEMENT AND DEFENDS HIS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE STORE

The WAKE UP calls just keep on coming folks! Last week it was reported that 19 year old African-American student Trayon Christian is suing department store Barneys for “allegedly” calling the police on him after he purchased a $350 designer belt in April. While leaving the store undercover detectives “allegedly” stopped  him and asked, “how a young black man such as himself could afford to purchase such an expensive belt,”. The student was then handcuffed and held for 2 hours before being released []

UK NEWS: FOOTBALLER ANDROS TOWNSEND DEFENDS ROY HODGSON’S ‘MONKEY JOKE’

Here we go again…. Via The Daily Mirror Andros Townsend has defended Roy Hodgson after the England boss was caught up in a row over a ‘monkey’ joke he told his players in the dressing room during Tuesday night’s win over Poland. Hodgson recounted an old NASA space monkey joke at half-time – words that are thought to have caused offence to one England player, who believed it carried racial connotations. But the Tottenham star says that “no offence was meant and none was []

SWISS TOURIST BOARD APOLOGISES TO OPRAH OVER RACIST INCIDENT IN HIGH END STORE ‘TROIS POMMES’

After billionaire mogul Oprah Winfrey revealed news of her encounter with a racist store assistant while out shopping in Zurich, Switzerland (click here to read all about the incident) the Swiss tourist board has now issued an apology to the star. Spokeswoman Daniela Baer said: “We are very sorry for what happened to her, of course, because we think all of our guests and clients should be treated respectfully, in a professional way.” The tourism office also posted an apology on Twitter, saying []

OPRAH VICTIM OF RACISM IN HIGH END SWISS STORE ‘TROIS POMMES’

Oprah Winfrey has revealed that she experienced racism while out shopping alone in Switzerland . The billionaire mogul said: “I was in Zurich the other day, in a store whose name I will not mention. I didn’t have my eyelashes on, but I was in full Oprah Winfrey gear. I had my little Donna Karan skirt and my little sandals. But obviously The Oprah Winfrey Show is not shown in Zurich. “I go into a store and I say to the woman, []

VIDEO: RAPPER AKALA AND EDL LEADER TOMMY ROBINSON APPEAR ON ‘BBC FREE SPEECH’

Last month rapper Akala appeared on the talk show BBC Free Speech and responded to EDL (English Defense League) leader Tommy “I am not racist… I had muslims at my wedding” Robinson’s views on Islam, muslims and racism in Britain. [Thanks Lorraine] YES AKALA! When Akala schools Tommy on British soldier Christopher Alder who died in police custody in 1998, the look on that clown’s face afterwards. Hahaha. OWNED! CLICK HERE to read about the death of Christopher Alder.  Rest In Peace. Your thoughts please….

UK ANTICS: RAPPER ENGLISH FRANK MAKES PUBLIC APOLOGY AFTER RACIST OUTBURST GOES VIRAL (VIDEO)

Well it all kicked off yesterday after footage of ‘popular’ rapper English Frank (now “affectionately” known in some quarters as EDL Frank) caught the attention of the masses. CLICK HERE to read all about the drama and view footage of outburst. As expected some of us went straight for the jugular after watching a cocky and overly confident Frank belittle an African security guard during an event in Brixton (that Frank organised/hosted), while others made excuses for his behaviour, blamed others within the black community for Frank’s outburst, attempted to play down []

UK ANTICS: RAPPER ENGLISH FRANK RACIST TOWARDS AFRICAN SECURITY GUARD (VIDEO) /THEN COMES APOLOGY VIA TWITTER

Earlier this year rapper English Frank performed at the event Hip Hop Isn’t Dead concert in Brixton which also featured Black the Ripper, Akala, and Ty. Things went down hill for Frank when he called a security guard “dumb” and then went on to say “I don’t want to sound racist but he is African”. But according to Frank he can get away with saying this because: “I’m from Brixton, I’m more African than him”. Now which fool fool black man in his Brixtonian crew gave him that impression? Come on own []

UK NEWS: PUB LANDLORD TELLS TV CHEF LORRAINE PASCALE ‘ALL NIGGERS SHOULD GO HOME’

During a visit to a country pub popular TV chef Lorraine Pascale was told by the pub landlord that “all niggers should go home”. The presenter of Baking Made Easy tweeted: I don’t know who angers me the most. The racist pub landlord or Lorraine Pascale who after being racially abused still put money in the landlord’s pocket by purchasing his stinking pork scratchings. Why would you still go ahead and purchase the cretin’s goods after that outburst? I would have thrown the pork scratchings down, walked out of []

VIDEO: SEAN FURY – RACISM

My favourite artist Sean Fury first hit us with Bi-Racial, then came They Keep Taking (dedicated to those “damn critics”) and now he is back with the thought provoking and emotionally charged single Racism.