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How Neiman Marcus' collard greens blew up the damn internet

Published Nov. 8, 2016

The internet and its users were set ablaze in recent weeks as news spread that luxury retailer Neiman Marcus was selling trays of collard greens for $66. Posts about the offering went viral, inciting a new hashtag: #gentrifiedgreens. What can we learn from it all? Plenty.

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Community members deem new mural a racist stereotype; artist apologizes

Published Sept. 21, 2016

This weekend, after months of preparation and a seven-day installation process, Black Cat Alley officially opened to the public. One of the murals, a larger-than-life painting of an African-American man wearing an orange prison suit, has inspired passionate critique on social media.

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What happened at Two Bucks on Friday night?

Published May 3, 2015

Numerous patrons and employees who were at Two Bucks on Friday night are alleging via a "Boycott Two Bucks Milwaukee" Facebook page that the owner, Lynn Forthaus, made racist comments about African American patrons and refused to serve them.

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The killer nobody wants to talk about

Published April 3, 2013

With this latest death by drowning, the people who want to sound an alarm about drunken white males who stumble into the river don't want to hear anything about a serial killer. For them, the true villain has a real name: alcoholism.

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Call Me Controversial

Tuesday April 8th, 2008 - Lake Villa, ILFrom one controversy to another. I feel like Amy Winehouse or Pac Man Jones. All day long I’ve been getting calls and emails asking ‘Did you see Shecky? You made front page news!’ What they’re referring to is the online comedy public...


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