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Biden gun control moves spark backlash from state attorneys general

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The president on Thursday announced a new set of executive actions and legislative proposals aimed at strengthening gun control, describing gun violence in the country as "a public health crisis" and adding that the ...

YouTube faces backlash as progressive journalist claims tech giant ‘trying to push us off the platform’

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Jordan Chariton, the co-founder of Status Coup, took to Twitter on Thursday after facing yet another round of punishments from the Google-owned company.  "After @YouTube @TeamYouTube has taken down 7-10 REPORTING vid...

Jimmy Fallon responds to backlash over Addison Rae TikTok dance segment

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Jimmy Fallon has addressed controversy over a recent segment on "The Tonight Show" with TikTok star Addison Rae. The show received criticism for not giving credit to the mostly Black creators of the dances Rae and ...

Jimmy Fallon responds to backlash for Addison Rae TikTok segment that failed to credit Black creators

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The host previously had Addison Rae, who is a TikTok celebrity herself, on the late-night show to perform a series of eight dances that have been taking the popular social media site by storm. Rae performed the dance...

Mainstream media parrots widely panned ’60 Minutes’ report on DeSantis, Publix without noting backlash

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The "60 Minutes" report has drawn criticism from Democratic state officials and conservative media members alike, but the criticism has been ignored when covered by other outlets. CRITICS BLAST '60 MINUTES' FOR 'FALS...

Bucs’ Carlton Davis will ‘retire’ anti-Asian slur from vocabulary after backlash over tweet

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Davis tweeted "Gotta stop letting g---- in Miami" before deleting the message, according to ESPN. He wrote that he thought the slur-part of the message meant "lame." CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . "I would ne...

Warnock deletes Easter tweet amid backlash

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The tweet was deleted, but picked up by websites like Mediaite and the Daily Wire. "The meaning of Easter is more transcendent than the resurrection of Jesus Christ," the senior pastor of New Ebenezer Baptist Church...

Corporate giants bow to pressure in Georgia voting law backlash

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A belated but growing corporate backlash came too late to halt Georgia's new election law but voting rights activists are now calling on US CEOs to prove their long-term commitment to the fight against Republican vo...

A Harvard professor argued that Korean women forced into sex slavery in WWII did so voluntarily. Now he’s facing a backlash

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A Harvard professor has sparked international backlash after publishing an academic article arguing that Korean comfort women -- sent against their will to imperial Japan to have sex with soldiers -- were not actual...

Japan’s ruling party faces sexism backlash as it invites women to look but not talk at key meetings

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Hong Kong A week after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief resigned in the wake of making sexist comments, another male octogenarian leader in Japan has attracted ire by spouting misogynistic remarks. Toshihiro Nikai, secr...

Bow Wow apologizes after crowded Houston club backlash

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Bow Wow has apologized for taking the stage in a packed nightclub in Houston over the weekend. The rapper, who also acts under his legal name Shad Moss, had received backlash on social media after he was seen in foo...

The US Capitol attack fits into the history of White backlash

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Washington A pro-Trump mob in thrall to White supremacy and incited by President Donald Trump laid siege to the US Capitol on January 6. With their Confederate flags and zip ties in hand, rioters sought to overturn t...

Controversial ad for make-up wipe pulled in China after backlash over alleged victim-blaming

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A controversial advertisement for make-up removal wipes has been pulled from the internet in China, after it prompted widespread backlash on social media over claims it "demonized" victims of sexual assault. The a...

Republican lawmakers who downplayed coronavirus concerns face backlash over early vaccinations

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A slate of GOP lawmakers who downplayed different concerns about the coronavirus pandemic or ignored public health advice are now facing a wave of backlash for being among the first to receive a vaccine. With only ...

Alabama sheriff’s office deletes photo of Christmas tree with ‘thugshots’ after backlash

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After an attempt at holiday humor, an Alabama sheriff's office is receiving backlash for posting on social media a photo of a Christmas tree decorated with "thugshots." The Mobile County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) pos...

‘Black Panther’ star Letitia Wright faces backlash for posting video criticizing coronavirus vaccines

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"Black Panther" star Letitia Wright is facing a social media backlash after sharing concerns and conspiracy theories about Covid-19 vaccines on Twitter. The actress shared a video Thursday on Twitter from a YouTube ...

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