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John Wayne Airport wanted to change its name because of its racist and homophobic statements

The California Democrats are pushing to rename John Wayne Airport for racist and homophobic statements by the actor. Wayne, who died in 1979, once said he was not guilty of slavery, claimed that Native Americans “selfishly” tried to keep land to himself, and used homophobic insults. Democrats in Orange County now want to delete the film legend’s name, statue, and …

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The K-State football team condemns racist tweets from students

Manhattan An insensitive tweet by a Kansas student about George Floyd has sparked the anger of key members of the Wildcats football team. K-State sports director, Gene Taylor, football coach Chris Klieman and several players made statements on social media on Friday morning stating that they would not tolerate racial hatred on their campus. “Our program and our trainers will …

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Amazon workers were outraged by “racist” chickens and waffles served at the Chicago warehouse on June 19

Amazon employees in a Chicago warehouse were outraged that chicken and waffles were served at the facility’s June 19 celebration. Workers at the Amazon warehouse, known as DCH1, were told on Thursday that the facility “honors the black community by supporting local black businesses” by serving chicken and waffles on Friday, June 19 – a document obtained from CNBC. A …

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The Canadian politician calls the opponent “racist” and is kicked out of parliament

Singh accused the House of Commons after Alain Therrien of the Bloc Québécois party refused to support an application asking Parliament to recognize the existence of systemic racism in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The application also stated that de-escalation should be a police priority, that the use of police forces should be reviewed, and additional funds should be made …

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The Aunt Jemima brand is said to change the name and remove the image, which Quaker says is “based on a racist stereotype.”

The aunt Jemima syrup-pancake mixture will get a new name and image, Quaker Oats announced on Wednesday. The company recognizes that “Aunt Jemima’s origins are based on a racist stereotype”. The 130-year-old brand shows a black woman named Aunt Jemima, who was originally disguised as a minstrel. The picture has changed over time, and in recent years Quaker has removed …

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