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AUSTRALIAN WOMAN HOLDS ‘AFRICAN THEMED’ BIRTHDAY PARTY, ACCUSED OF RACISM BY INTERNATIONAL WEBSITES

An Australian woman, named Olivia hosted an ‘African themed’ birthday party and then decided to share the photographs on her Facebook page. Olivia’s Facebook page was exposed by Tumblr user BlackinAsia who wrote: Blackface, elephant and gorilla costumes, warpaint, Native American headdresses (?!) and more …. I’m at a loss for words,”  In an attempt to defend herself Olivia said: “It was my ‘African themed’ party and it was honestly made that theme because I have always wanted to go to Africa (to teach English) []

UK NEWS: JOHN TERRY RETIRES FROM INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL

Via BBC News Former England captain John Terry has announced his retirement from international football after playing 78 times in nine years for his country. Terry, 31, says the decision is in response to the Football Association’s disciplinary charge over his alleged comments to Anton Ferdinand. The Chelsea defender was cleared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in July of racially abusing Ferdinand. He said his FA personal hearing on Monday makes his position “untenable”. “I feel the FA, in pursuing charges against me []

QUOTE OF THE DAY: ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER – ‘EUROVISION SONG CONTEST IS RACIST’

When asked why he thought the United Kingdom’s song entries kept on flopping at the annual Eurovision Song Contest songwriter and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber said, ”I don’t think there’s any point beating around the bush. ‘I’ll put it to you by asking you a question. ‘Did you see the Eurovision  Song Contest this year? ”If you had seen it, you might have noticed one thing – I don’t think there   was one black face on the programme.” ”At the press conference in Moscow (in 2009), I was []

“JOKE” OF THE DAY: COMEDIAN CHELSEA HANDLER GOING ON AFRICAN SAFARI “TO SEE WHERE ALL RAPPERS COME FROM”

“I’m going on an African safari simply because I want to see where all rappers come from”. I tuned in to popular E! talk show Chelsea Lately last night and the show’s host the popular Chelsea Handler opened with the “joke” above. So what are you saying Chelsea? Black rappers all started life running around a wildlife park in Botswana before they crossed the ‘middle passage’ to the Americas? Chelsea who dated rapper Curtis Jackson aka 50 Cent for a brief spell []

AUSTRALIAN SOAP HOME & AWAY IS RACIST CLAIMS ACTOR

Oh dear.. looks like it’s all kicking off over in Summer Bay. Via The Telegraph Home and Away actor Jay Laga’aia has accused the show of racism in an angry Twitter rant, saying he was dropped because the series already had a  character of ethnic background. Laga’aia, an actor of Samoan descent who played the Rev Elijah Johnson, backed  calls for commercial television to end its “white Australia”   policy. “As someone who lost his job on H&A because they couldn’t write two  ethnics that weren’t together, I’d []

NEW FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE VIDEO IGNITES RACE ROW /ONLINE PETITION SET UP CALLING FOR THE BAND TO APOLOGISE

Check the latest video from Florence and Machine ‘No Light , No Light, which is interesting. The video has apparently ignited a race row because of its imagery. Florence is in a church along with a group of choir boys and I am guessing they represent all that is good and innocent in the world. Then up pops a man ( it looks like he has been rolled in tar), who practices Voodoo, chases after a terrified Florence, sticks pins in to a doll and dances/rolls around the floor of []

NIVEA’S ‘RE-CIVILIZE’ PRINT AD CAMPAIGN CALLED “RACIST”, COMPANY APOLOGISES

Haha – Oh dear those marketing executives are in trouble again. Via The Los Angeles Times Nivea’s “Look like you give a damn” campaign: Does it contain a deliberately racist suggestion that black people aren’t civilized or an unintentional gaffe by the skin care company’s marketing team? The print ad in question features a clean-shaven black man grasping the longer hair (an Afro) on a bearded mask of his own face, preparing to throw it away. The phrase “Re-civilize yourself” is boldly []

OH DEAR… DAVID CAMERON REALLY NEEDS TO DO HIS HOMEWORK FIRST…

Oh dear Prime Minister… Oh dear… Today David Cameron praised “the million people on Facebook who’ve signed up to support the police” during these difficult times in the UK and blog Wosland discovered who the creator behind this positive Facebook page is. Ladies and gentlemen meet the incredibly IGNORANT and FOOLISH Sean Boscott Click HERE to read more…. [Thanks SoFrolushes] Since Wosland exposed Sean’s backside he has claimed that he wasn’t responsible for posting all those offensive tweets and says his account []

UK NEWS: ONE SHOW HOST CHRIS EVANS IN RACE ROW AFTER SAYING HE COULD NOT SEE BLACK SCIENTIST

Viewers complained to the BBC, I posted news about this incident several days ago and mainstream media outlets have finally picked up on the story. Via The Daily Mail Chris Evans has been accused of racism after telling a black scientist he could not see her in a dim BBC studio. The presenter told Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, a highly respected space expert and  government adviser: ‘I can barely see you, to be honest.’ The remark came after he mistakenly said she was Caribbean when she []