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Paula Deen Racism

Paula Deen Returns To The Spotlight With A Big Announcement

AP | Posted 06.11.2014 | Taste

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Celebrity cook Paula Deen, whose career was derailed after she admitted using racial slurs, is going digital. Paula Deen Ventu...

Paula Deen Rides Robert Irvine Like A Bull, Apologizes For Scandal One More Time

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 02.24.2014 | Celebrity

Paula Deen may have alienated fans and lost sponsors, but she has certainly not lost her spirit, y'all. She made quite a splash at the South Beach ...

Paula Deen Says She's 'Back In The Saddle'

AP | J.M. HIRSCH | Posted 02.24.2014 | Taste

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Paula Deen continued maneuvering for a comeback Sunday, turning a beachside cooking demonstration into a public apology for...

5 Ways Paula Deen Has Secretly Been Making A Comeback

Posted 02.12.2014 | Taste

If you thought you'd never have to see Paula Deen again, think again.

WATCH: Why Paula Deen Used To Dine Alone All The Time

Posted 10.14.2013 | Taste

The trials and tribulations of Food Network's former butter queen.

Paula Deen Fights Back Tears At First Public Appearance In Months

AP | Posted 11.14.2013 | Black Voices

HOUSTON -- Celebrity cook Paula Deen fought back tears as she was greeted by a supportive crowd during an appearance at a Houston cooking show. Satur...

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 ...

Oprah Winfrey Addresses Paula Deen Controversy

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.06.2013 | Black Voices

More than a month after Paula Deen admitted to using the N-word, Oprah Winfrey is speaking out about the controversy. "In the very first days I tr...

More Unsavory Paula Deen Details Emerge

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 07.26.2013 | Black Voices

Will Paula Deen return to the Food Network? Eater reported on Thursday that, according to an anonymous source, the network plans to bring Deen "back i...

Furniture Company Stands By Paula Deen

AP | Posted 09.24.2013 | Business

HIGH POINT, N.C. — The North Carolina-based home furnishings company that markets Paula Deen's furniture line is sticking with the embattled cel...

Paula Deen Dumps Legal Team

AP | Posted 07.12.2013 | Black Voices

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Paula Deen has replaced her lead legal team, the latest fallout from her admission she used racial slurs in the past. Deen announced...

Comic Book To Detail Rise & Fall Of Paula Deen

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2013 | Books

NEW YORK, July 10 (Reuters) - Celebrity chef Paula Deen, who lost book deals, contracts and her television cooking show on The Food Network after sh...

Take the Spotlight off Paula Deen and Turn Here Instead

Susan Rebecca White | Posted 07.09.2013 | Taste
Susan Rebecca White

If we really want to turn this public scandal into an opportunity for growth, we should take the spotlight off Ms. Deen. Turn away from the tearful confessionals and interviews. There are better southern cooks, like Edna Lewis, more deserving of our attention. Look toward them.

Paula Deen Splits From Agent

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 09.03.2013 | Black Voices

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Paula Deen announced Thursday that she has cut business ties with the agent who helped make her a Food Network star and launch a...

Can We Forgive Paula Deen?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 09.03.2013 | Celebrity
Stuart Muszynski

The bigger question this Independence Day is how can we all grow from this? Can we declare our independence from racism? And in the process, could we -- should we -- forgive Paula Deen?

Joe Satran

Paula Deen Book Sales Skyrocket Post-Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 07.03.2013 | Books

Ballantine Books may have been put off enough by Paula Deen's racially insensitive history to cancel the October release of her next cookbook, Paula D...

Jason Linkins

Paula Deen And The Celebrity Atonement Industry

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

Over at ThinkProgress, Alyssa Rosenberg makes a series of stellar points about how the fixation on Paula Deen's past misadventures in the world of rac...

Paula Deen, the N-word, and Sh*t Black Folks Can't Say

Cassandra Jackson | Posted 09.01.2013 | Black Voices
Cassandra Jackson

I realize that it is disturbing to think that there might be one privilege that black people have that white people do not. Therefore, I am going to set the record straight.

Why Paula Deen Must Pay for the Sins of the Fathers

Jim David | Posted 09.01.2013 | Media
Jim David

We allow public figures to get away with crimes and misdemeanors all the time. But every so often someone has to go down, so for now let's throw the sacrificial lamb of Paula Deen on the barbie.

What If Paula Deen Had Called Someone a Fag?

Avery Stone | Posted 08.31.2013 | Gay Voices
Avery Stone

Paula Deen and Alec Baldwin both used offensive language and demeaned whole populations of people. Why is there a vast disparity between how the public and businesses reacted? Why did Baldwin get off the hook while Deen is fighting to hang on to any semblance of dignity?

All The Good People

Father Jim O'Shea, C.P. | Posted 06.28.2013 | Religion
Father Jim O'Shea, C.P.

Paula Deen is an easy target. Temporarily destroying her career is a soothing balm for a national soul tortured by what to do about the current scourge of racism and inequality that is not a remnant of the past but a policy of the present.

Publisher Drops Paula's Bestselling New Cookbook

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.28.2013 | Books

Late on Friday afternoon, Ballantine Books, the publisher of "Paula Deen's New Testament," announced that it was dropping the cookbook from its fall r...

Unforgiven

Amanda Guinzburg | Posted 06.27.2013 | Celebrity
Amanda Guinzburg

"David Chase described a scene he once planned, then scrapped, for a 'Sopranos' episode, in which Tony would have found himself lost somewhere in the ...

Jimmy Carter: Forgive Paula Deen

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.28.2013 | Black Voices

In a CNN interview Friday, former President Jimmy Carter came to the defense of embattled chef Paula Deen, whose food empire has crumbled in the wake ...

WATCH: Black Chef Defends Paula Deen

Posted 06.28.2013 | Los Angeles

An African American chef who toured with former Food Network personality Paula Deen is coming to her defense amid accusations that Deen is racist and ...