Results tagged with 'controversy'
Published Dec. 7, 2016
MobCraft CEO Henry Schwartz first apologized for a proposed beer called "Date Grape" and when asked about three of the craft brewery's previous labels that contain racial stereotypes he promised future labels would not include the imagery.
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.
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.
Published Nov. 14, 2015
A man's visit to Milwaukee took a sour turn recently when he claims he discovered offensive messages hidden in a sculpture in Shorewood. The supposed messages can be found on the statue's left leg.
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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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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