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The Senate Under Fire For Racist Decision Over Food Stamps

The Senate Under Fire For Racist Decision Over Food Stamps

The Senate unanimously voted last Wednesday to make ex-convicts who were convicted of violent crimes ineligible for the Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), better known as food stamps. Robert Greenstein, president of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, quickly called the move racist. “Given incarceration patterns in the United States,” Greenstein said, “poor elderly […]

Rihanna vs. Amanda Bynes On Twitter???

Rihanna vs. Amanda Bynes On Twitter???

Jay-Z, Drake, & Kid Cudi are just some of the stars that Amanda Bynes has called out on Twitter. Now, in her latest attack, the former Nickelodeon child star may have met her match. In a series of tweets that were unprovoked and later deleted, Bynes went at pop star Rihanna, calling the "Diamonds" singer […]

No More "Ghetto Tours" In The Bronx!!!

Bronx “Ghetto” Bus Tour Under Fire From Borough President

A New York company offering tours of Bronx neighborhoods has shut down after officials objected to its advertising that claimed to give visitors "a ride through a real New York City 'ghetto'," according to a statement from Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. The tour's controversial description states that when thinking of the Bronx, people […]

Russell Simmons Inks First-Look Deal With HBO

Russell Simmons Inks First-Look Deal With HBO

Music and TV producer Russell Simmons has inked a two-year first-look deal with HBO, bringing him back to the premium cable network that ran his groundbreaking series "Def Comedy Jam". Under the pact, Simmons will create and develop projects for the channel, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Simmons' Def Comedy Jam, which ran from 1992-97 […]