Tag: Slurs

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Boston Cop on Leave After Allegations of Racially Harassing Roxbury Prep High School Students At Local McDonald’s

Joseph Lynch, a 16-year veteran with the Boston Police Department, has been placed on administrative leave following the department’s internal affairs’ investigation into allegations he directed racial slurs toward Black and Latino students from Roxbury Prep High School at a local McDonald’s. According to the New York Post, Lynch’s assignment…

'I Didn't Know That [Slur] Was Even a Word'

By Chris Hoenig An Ohio news anchor somehow managed to use a racial slur on-air without even knowing it was a word. Not just once, but twice. Or at least that’s what she said. Kristi Capel, a former Miss USA pageant winner and current morning-show anchor for Cleveland’s FOX 8…

VIDEO: Actor Jonah Hill Apologizes for Anti-Gay Slur

By Chris Hoenig Actor Jonah Hill took time from promoting his newest movie to apologize for using an anti-gay slur in an attack against a paparazzo. The Wolf of Wall Street star was caught on camera over the weekend responding to a photographer who mocked his outfit by telling him…

Are Teens OK With Using the N-Word and Other Slurs

By Chris Hoenig Photo by Shutterstock From Richie Incognito and the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal to Paula Deen’s lawsuit and very public descent, a number of news stories have recently brought the use and perception of the N-word into public debate. It’s been debated by readers of this website. Even…

Paula Deen on Today: 'I Am Not a Racist'

By Manuel McDonnell Smith In a bid to repair her badly tarnished image, celebrity chef and restaurateur Paula Deen finally appeared on NBC’s Today show on Wednesday morning, five days after she skipped a scheduled appearance to explain her use of the N-word and other slurs revealed in a deposition…