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Raiders coach Jon Gruden described head of NFL players union using racially insensitive language in 2011

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Jon Gruden, head coach of the NFL's Las Vegas Raiders, used racially insensitive language to describe NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, who is Black, in an email sent in 2011, according to ...

Broadcaster Jim Kaat apologizes for insensitive remark during MLB playoff game

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A broadcaster for MLB Network has apologized for using a term that referenced slavery while on-air during a playoff game Friday. Jim Kaat, an MLB Network analyst and former major league pitcher of 25 seasons, says h...

Cuomo resigns, but his apologies for ‘insensitive’ behavior seem clueless

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It was just a matter of time. The man who ruled New York state politics with an iron fist knew he was caught in the gears of justice, however unfair he claimed the machinery to be. But he wanted to go down swinging,...

James Corden’s ‘Spill Your Guts’ segment is facing criticism for being culturally insensitive

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Balut is a dish that Kim Saira grew up eating with her grandmother and her cousins. So when she first saw the Filipino street food snack featured a few years ago among a slate of purportedly unappetizing dishes on ...

‘Real Housewives’ star Erika Jayne gets backlash for tweeting ‘insensitive’ GIF amid legal woes

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Erika Jayne received backlash for a GIF she tweeted on Tuesday that fans deemed "insensitive" amid her ongoing legal troubles. "Go be offended at your own life," the star of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," 49...

NBA investigation unable to determine if Utah Jazz executive made alleged racially insensitive comments

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The NBA said Monday that its investigation was unable to establish that racially insensitive comments were made by Utah Jazz Executive Dennis Lindsey as alleged by former Jazz player Elijah Millsap. Last month, the ...

NBA, Utah Jazz investigating team executive over alleged racially insensitive comments

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The Utah Jazz are investigating a team executive for alleged racially insensitive comments made in 2015. On Wednesday, former Jazz player Elijah Millsap wrote on Twitter that Dennis Lindsey, the team's executive v...

Wisconsin teachers put on administrative leave after racially insensitive lesson on slavery

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Teachers at a Wisconsin middle school have been placed on administrative leave after an unapproved lesson about slavery upset families. Sixth graders at Patrick Marsh Middle School in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, receiv...

Company that makes mahjong sets apologizes after critics say it game designs were culturally insensitive

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A Texas company that makes pricy, brightly colored mahjong tiles is apologizing after critics called its redesign of the popular Chinese game culturally insensitive. The Mahjong Line started selling its limited-edi...

Ken Jennings of ‘Jeopardy!’ apologizes for insensitive tweets

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Ken Jennings has offered an apology regarding "unartful and insensitive things" he's tweeted. The past tweets resurfaced after it was announced that Jennings would be the first guest host of "Jeopardy!" following th...

Popular scrubs company FIGS generates backlash from women in medicine and DOs after insensitive video

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A popular scrubs company offended DOs and women in medicine alike with a video that appeared to mock doctors of osteopathic medicine, or DOs, and women health care professionals. FIGS, a scrubs start-up, apologized ...