online controversy

Rachel Dolezal, the former White NAACP leader of the Spokane, Washington chapter who made headlines for lying about being Black, has a new legal name.

A restaurant owner posted a demeaning Facebook message on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, playing into the racially charged stereotype of African Americans liking fried chicken and waffles with watermelon. The move sparked complaints about "outright" racism.

Almost as soon as she was crowned, new Miss Teen USA Karlie Hay found herself in the middle of a media firestorm after old tweets from her Twitter account showed her using the N-word on multiple occasions. Naturally, the public response ranged from outrage and disbelief to demanding that her crown be taken away. Now, […]