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Top 10 Reasons Americas Next Top Model Hasn't Aged Well [Video]

Top 10 Reasons Americas Next Top Model Hasn't Aged Well

There are more than a few reasons "America's Next Top" model hasn't aged well. For this list, we’ll be looking at the main reasons why Tyra Banks’s popular reality show hasn’t aged well, from..

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Shia LaBeouf accused of adopting 'brownface' for new movie [Video]

Shia LaBeouf accused of adopting 'brownface' for new movie

Shia LaBeouf has been accused of using "brownface" after the trailer for his new movie seemingly showed him portraying a man of Mexican descent.

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Man attends Toronto anti-racism protest wearing blackface [Video]

Man attends Toronto anti-racism protest wearing blackface

A man attended an anti-racism protest in Toronto in Canada on Saturday (June 6th) wearing blackface. The unidentified provocateur was quickly surrounded by angry protesters in Nathan Phillips..

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'Tax Collector' Director Throws Light on Shia LaBeouf's Role in the Wake of 'Brownface' Allegations

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The brave boy in my documentary became Jonah, a brown-face caricature for racist ridicule

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69% of Americans Want Newsrooms to Diversify, Gallup Poll Finds

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Bon Appétit brownface scandal reflects broader racism problem in food media, says Black Foodie founder

A brownface scandal and accusations of rampant racism at Bon Appétit magazine are a sign that the food media suffer from a lack of racialized staff members and storytellers, says creator of a food and.. - Published

Claire Saffitz Breaks Silence About Bon Appetit Toxic Workplace Culture & Pay Disparity

Claire Saffitz is speaking out. The 33-year-old chef and frequent star on Bon Appetit‘s popular YouTube channel broke her silence on Thursday (June 11) amid reports of a toxic workplace culture,..
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Netflix bins Chris Lilley comedies over brownface controversies

Netflix has canned four of Australian comedian Chris Lilley's TV series, all of which include controversial portrayals of race.
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Anna Wintour apologizes for race-related `mistakes'

NEW YORK (AP) — Vogue's Anna Wintour has apologized in an internal email for “mistakes" made in her 32-year tenure in not doing enough to elevate black voices on her staff and publishing images and.. - Published

Bon Appétit Offers ‘Long-Overdue Apology’ After Adam Rapoport Steps Down

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4 Chris Lilley Shows Pulled From Netflix in Australia and New Zealand Over Depictions of Race

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Summer Heights High: Chris Lilley sitcom to remain on BBC iPlayer despite brownface scenes

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Samira Nasr Appointed Editor in Chief of Harper’s Bazaar

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Samira Nasr has been appointed the editor in chief of Harper’s Bazaar U.S. and will begin her tenure on July 6. She will be Harper’s first black editor in chief. “BAZAAR has always presented..
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Former Condé Nast Employees Skeptical That Publisher Didn’t Know About Diversity Complaints

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Bon Appetit editor resigns after racially offensive photo resurfaces

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Artist Simone Shubuck Slammed by the Internet for Brownface Photos with Husband, Adam Rapoport

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Justin Trudeau apologizes after brownface photo emerges

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday after a photo surfaced of him wearing brownface.
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