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Paula Deen Tweets Racist Photo With Son In ‘Brownface,’

AFRICANGLOBE - Paula Deen, former Food Network star and documented racist, has landed herself in hot water once again. On Tuesday morning, Deen's social media accounts sent out a now deleted tweet and Facebook post with a photo depicting the cook dressed as Lucille Ball's character from the 1950s television sitcom "I Love Lucy." Her son, Bobby Deen, is dressed as the show's Ricky Ricardo, played by Cuban-American Desi Arnaz. The younger Deen is wearing "brownface" to mimic Arnaz's ethnicity.

Does Being Latina Exclude Me From Being Black?

AFRICANGLOBE - Essentially, being Latina is my get out of jail card to so many things. Yes, I do have dark skin and curly hair but the Latina part, the part that has a last name ending in "z" and can speak two languages fluently, that person gets a pass.

Paula Deen Vs. Aunt Jemima: Is Life Imitating Art?

AFRICANGLOBE - Embattled TV chef, Paula Deen, is in the news again. Her chief assistant, Dora Clark, a Black woman, is suing Deen for not compensating her properly. She also claims that Deen asked her and other female workers to dress and act like Aunt Jemima,

Kmart, Sears And Walgreens To ‘Phase Out’ Paula Deen Products

AFRICANGLOBE - Sears Holdings, which owns department store chain Sears and discount store chain Kmart, has decided to "phase out all products" tied to Deen's brand.

Zimmerman Trial; Paula Deen; Voting Rights Assault: What “Post-Racial” America

AFRICANGLOBE - The George Zimmerman trial, the overturning of the Voting Rights Act, Paula Dean’s flare up, angry debates over citizenship in immigration reform: This week, we’re seeing any idealist’s hope of a post-racial future disappear the way of the floppy disk.

Stick a Fork in Paula Deen, She’s Done

AFRICANGLOBE - Celebrity chef Paula Deen claims she’s not a racist, but the The Food Network made the right decision by quickly dumping Deen for hateful racial remarks about African Americans.

Bill Maher Defends Paula Deen’s “Right” to Call YOU the “N-Word”

While it seems universally agreed that Paula Deen's admission of using racist language and, uh, party-planning is terrible, Bill Maher took a moment on "Real Time" to ask his panel an unpopular question: do people really need to "go away" for using that word?