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Sanders' Remark on 'Ghetto' Causes a Stir

Suggests white people don't know what it's like to be poor

(Newser) - It seems the line from Sunday night's debate causing the biggest amount of buzz on social media came from Bernie Sanders when talking about race in America. After Hillary Clinton said that she, as a white person, has "never had the experience" of so many African-Americans in regard... More »

Parents Stunned by Middle School 'Ghetto Awards'

Texas teacher apparently gave them to students

(Newser) - Coming home with an award from school is one thing—bringing home a "ghetto classroom award" signed by your teacher is quite another. "Tears just started falling out of my eyes," Texas resident Debra Jose tells CBS DFW of her grandson's dubious honor. "I was... More »

Sly Stallone Hits Riot-Prone Paris Suburbs

US luminaries reach out to youth in troubled 'burbs

(Newser) - Sylvester Stallone is the latest American movie star to visit France's riot-plagued suburbs. The visit from the Stallone, in Paris to promote his newest movie, Expendables, comes as part of an odd US attempt to reach out to disaffected youth in the city's multi-racial Rosny-sous-Bois. John Travolta and Samuel L.... More »

Right-Wing Haters Target Malia

'Ghetto trash' directed at Obama's daughter

(Newser) - The latest racist screeds against the Obamas on a right-wing website have a new target: Malia. "Ghetto street trash" was just one of the ugly comments posted on the Free Republic site about President Obama's 11-year-old daughter after she was photographed last week wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a... More »

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