Character has been the subject of debate since a comedian released a documentary that examined why it was so problematic
The actor will be returning to the role for some of season 44 of Saturday Night Live
’13th amendment is slavery in disguise’ artist says, before backtracking on comments
‘Imagine if my nephews woke up and saw their big famous uncle getting handled like this’
Seth Rogen is sick and tired of how Twitter has been dealing with the racists and white supremacists who plague the platform.
The actor called out Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Tuesday in a public tweet.
Rogen says he’s been privately messaging Jack via Twitter for months, trying to figure out what the company has in mind when it verifies white supremacists on its platform. Read more…
Large police deployment and counter-protests planned for event that coincides with Hitler’s birthday
A small town in eastern Germany is bracing for the arrival of hundreds of neo-Nazis planning to attend a music festival timed to coincide with Adolf Hitler’s birthday.
Anti-fascist groups have promised counter-protests and a large police deployment aims to prevent violence during the Schild und Schwert (Shield and Sword, or SS) festival in Ostritz, Saxony, on the border with Poland, a region where the AfD scored some of its strongest results in the 2017 elections.
A 1924 silent movie rediscovered in a Paris flea market is back in cinemas after a restoration campaign, reports the BBC’s Bethany Bell in Vienna.
Heineken has pulled an advertisement for its light beer (with the tagline “Sometimes, Lighter Is Better”) that Chance The Rapper called out as “terribly racist” on Twitter. Per Reuters, the ad depicted “a bartender sliding a bottle of Heineken Light past a number of people of color, before it reaches a light-skinned woman.” … More »
The baseball Hall of Fame says it no longer will use the Cleveland Indians’ Chief Wahoo logo for plaques of new members.
In a statement, the Hall said that it “concurs with the commissioner’s sentiment and acknowledges the shifting societal view of Native American logos in baseball.”