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  • Paula Deen distances herself from posted 'I Love Lucy' photo

    Paula Deen didn't post a 2011 Halloween costume photo on her Twitter account showing her son Bobby in dark makeup as "I Love Lucy" character Ricky Ricardo, and the social media manager responsible for it was fired, Deen's spokesman said. The photo from a...
  • Paula Deen cans social-media manager for tweeting 'brownface' pic of her son

    Paula Deen cans social-media manager for tweeting 'brownface' pic of her son
    "Lucyyyyyyy! You got a lot of esplainin' to do! #TransformationTuesday @BobbyDeen": In Paula Deen's world, those are firing words. The celebrity chef was slammed Tuesday morning with comments along the lines of "She just doesn't get it, does she?" after...
  • To rename or not? Institutions reconsider honors for racists

    The massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connecticut evaluating whether they should continue enshrining the names of historical figures linked to slavery and the Confederacy. The June 17 slaying of...
  • To Rename Or Not? Institutions Reconsider Honors For Racists

    To Rename Or Not? Institutions Reconsider Honors For Racists
    HARTFORD (AP) — The massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connecticut evaluating whether they should continue enshrining the names of historical figures linked to slavery and the Confederacy. The...
  • Google's new app blunders by calling black people 'gorillas'

    Google's new image-recognition program misfired badly this week by identifying two black people as gorillas, delivering a mortifying reminder that even the most intelligent machines still have lot to learn about human sensitivity. The blunder surfaced in...
  • Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush set for Fort Lauderdale appearance on same day

    Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush set for Fort Lauderdale appearance on same day
    The presidential campaign will be on full display this month in Fort Lauderdale, with speeches on the same day by two of the top contenders, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Jeb Bush. They're both to deliver speeches on July 31 to the national...
  • Coulter's book signing stirs passions of protesters, fans

    Coulter's book signing stirs passions of protesters, fans
    Conservative commentator Ann Coulter was in Costa Mesa on Wednesday evening to sign copies of her new book, an event that drew more than 100 people to the Barnes & Noble bookstore at the Metro Pointe shopping center and triggered occasional arguments,...
  • Jim Webb announces presidential campaign

    WASHINGTON Jim Webb, a decorated Vietnam veteran and former Democratic U.S. senator from Virginia, said Thursday he is running for president, joining the ranks of long- shot challengers to front-runner Hillary Clinton. "After many months of thought,...
  • The Hague hit by riots after death of man in police custody

    Dutch police conducted mass arrests overnight, detaining about 200 people for ignoring a ban on public assembly in a neighborhood hit by late-night rioting after the death of a man in police custody. The arrests late Thursday and early Friday capped four...
  • Fraternity tied to racist chant hires diversity director

    The fraternity connected to a racist video featuring University of Oklahoma students that surfaced this spring announced Thursday that it has hired a director of diversity and inclusion. Sigma Alpha Epsilon said it has appointed Ashlee Canty, who has...
  • DP Buzz: Confederate flag

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here...