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Daily Archives: October 28, 2013

Jay Z Addresses Barneys Racial Profiling Lawsuits, But Will He Do Business With Them?

Should Jay Z drop his collection deal with Barneys? The New York shopping landmark is being accused of racial profiling and discrimination against two African-American customers after they were harassed for purchasing expensive items from the store. Jay Z is … Read More

Was Julianne Hough’s Blackface Halloween Costume Racist?

Was Julianne Hough’s blackface Halloween costume racist? A lot of fans seem to think so. TheDancing With the Stars champion shocked and angered fans when photos of a blackface Orange is the New Black costume surfaced. Hough went as “Crazy Eyes” (a.k.a. Suzanne) … Read More

Christie, Cuccinelli Highlight Stark GOP Differences

Just a week out from gubernatorial elections in Massachusetts and New Jersey, the winners are clear and highlight a big electability divide in the Republican Party. In New Jersey, a state that Barack Obama carried by nearly 20 points in … Read More

Lost in the Unemployment Numbers: Quality of Jobs

The latest unemployment numbers show an official jobless rate of 7.2 percent but, for many Americans, their new job is a temporary, low-paid, or part-time one. While the economy continues to inch towards “recovery”, the employment landscape in the United … Read More