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DISMISSED: Ga. Judge Throws Out Race-Based Claims In Paula Deen Lawsuit

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 10.12.2013 | Black Voices

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A federal judge Monday threw out race discrimination claims by a former Savannah restaurant manager whose lawsuit against Paula ...

Paula Deen Loses Another Piece Of Her Empire

AP | Posted 08.25.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — Paula Deen lost another part of her empire on Monday: Smithfield Foods said it is dropping her as a spokeswoman. The announcement ca...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, the NBA Finals came down to a breath-taking final game, with LeBron and the Heat ultimately repeating as champs -- while, in DC, the Supreme Court pushed its ruling on gay marriage to the SCOTUS equivalent of a Game 7 (here's hoping legal superstars David Boise and Ted Olson take home the MVP trophy). As we also wait for the High Court's ruling on Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, a different ghost of the pre-civil rights South reared its ugly head, with Paula Deen losing her job for using "the N-word" and planning a "plantation-style" wedding for her brother. Meanwhile, the name for Kim and Kanye's baby is no longer pending. Some questioned their parenting compass after they went with a compass pun, but at least they didn't go with "Yeezus."

Could Paula Deen's Words Bring Down Her Empire?

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 08.21.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — Paula Deen should hope for more fans like Jennifer Everett of Tyler, Texas, who carried a shopping bag filled with $53 worth of merch...

#PaulasBestDishes Pokes Fun At Paula Deen's Unsavory (And Racist?) Side

Posted 06.21.2013 | Black Voices

As accusations of racism by Paula Deen make their way around the web, Black Twitter made its indictment of the Southern chef clear with responses to t...

Paula Deen Allegedly Makes Racist Comments

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.21.2013 | Black Voices

Paula Deen is no stranger to controversy, but new allegations of racism leveled against the Southern chef may shock even those who have followed her t...