Racism

Wildwood Boardwalk
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1010 WINS Newsroom
April 22, 2019 - 3:52 pm
WILDWOOD, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- The Yankees and Philadelphia Flyers have decided to hit the stop button on Kate Smith's rendition of 'God Bless America', but the song will still play on the Wildwood boardwalk. RELATED: Flyers remove statue of late singer Kate Smith Boston Cops Sing 'God Bless America...
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Eleanor Roosevelt High School
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March 26, 2019 - 10:54 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The principal at the sought-after Eleanor Roosevelt High School on the Upper East Side cut classes short on Monday. He did so to meet with parents, students, and staff for a discussion about a disturbing incident that happened last week. RELATED: NJ lawmakers want schools to...
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Nooses in Roosevelt Middle School
Pastor Arthur Mackey Jr.
March 20, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Two Long Island middle school teachers have been fired after displaying pictures of not one, but two nooses in their classroom.
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Jussie Smollett
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February 03, 2019 - 3:46 am
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jussie Smollett was blunt, emotional and defiantly determined Saturday night at a Southern California concert some urged him not to play, telling the crowd before singing a note that he had to go on with the show because he couldn't let his attackers win. "The most...
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Jussie Smollett
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January 30, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Celebrities and lawmakers reacted with disgust, anger and sadness after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett said he was viciously attacked in downtown Chicago by two masked men.
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Twitter
January 22, 2019 - 2:22 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Two students from the University of Oklahoma have withdrawn from the school after a video in which one of the students wears blackface and uses a racial slur went viral. Note: The tweet and video contains offensive and racist imagery and language. Some girls that attend OU...
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland
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December 30, 2018 - 7:23 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon hotel said it fired two of its employees for mistreatment of a black guest who was talking on his phone in the lobby when he was asked to leave a week ago. DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Portland tweeted Saturday they have "terminated the employment of the two men...
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Facebook
December 14, 2018 - 5:07 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Prada on Friday removed from the windows of its SoHo store a display featuring product that critics charge are in the spirit of blackface. "Prada Group abhors racist imagery, the company said in a statement. "The Pradamalia are fantasy charms composed of elements of the...
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December 11, 2018 - 1:33 pm
Columbia University is investigating a viral video showing a student going on a tirade about how “white people are the best thing that ever happened to the world.”
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Twitter
November 09, 2018 - 2:10 pm
MEMPHIS, Miss. (1010 WINS) -- A hospital worker in Mississippi was fired this week after he was photographed voting in a T-shirt that read "Mississippi Justice," along with an image of a Confederate flag and a noose. A photo of the man, identified by local TV station WREG as Clayton Hickey, went...
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