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About kaileylatham11

Alumna of The Ohio State Univ., Graduate Student at Arizona State Univ., and an aspiring journalist.

Kiss And Tell: World Leaders Pucker Up for Peace

A new worldwide advertising campaign by the UNHATE Foundation is causing quite a stir on the Internet. The Italian apparel company, Benetton Group, sponsors the foundation and its efforts to spread a message of tolerance to the world. The recent … Continue reading

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No Butts About It: Body Image and Cosmetic Surgery

  Oneal Ron Morris, a transgendered Florida woman, was arrested on Friday for allegedly practicing medicine without a license. Morris is accused of injecting a woman’s buttocks with a concoction of cement, ‘Fix a Flat’ tire sealant, mineral oil, and … Continue reading

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Political Plantation: Ann Coulter Loves Her Blacks

In an attempt to defend presidential hopeful Herman Cain from allegations of sexual harassment, correspondent Ann Coulter proclaimed to viewing audiences that “our blacks are so much better than their blacks.” The comment made on The Sean Hannity Show was … Continue reading

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Playground Antics: Kris Jenner Offends American Indians

The mother of America’s favorite socialite Kim Kardashian has angered many folks with her recent use of the derogatory phrase ‘Indian giver.’ Kris Jenner appeared on Good Morning America last week to discuss the release of her new book and … Continue reading

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Students Fight Back: S.T.A.R.S. Says No to Halloween Racism

An Ohio University student organization launched a poster campaign last week to raise awareness around offensive Halloween costumes. The group, Students Teaching About Racism in Society (STARS), received national attention when they released five posters with students holding photographs of … Continue reading

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Is White Right? Challenging the Eurocentric Standard of Beauty

Jamaican dancehall artist Vybz Kartel has angered folks with the recent news that he will release a line of cosmetic products that include skin brightening creams. The products, targeted towards men, have outraged audiences who believe that it promotes self-hatred. … Continue reading

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It’s About to be a Girl Fight: Women and Reality TV

The reality TV show cup runneth over. Each night the television audience can scroll through their digital TV Guides to find an abundance of this type of programming. With the increase in reality shows, I have found that there has … Continue reading

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Race Marks the Spot: Geography in the 21st Century

A hunting camp previously leased by the family of Gov. Rick Perry was the center of controversy this past week when a report showed that a portion of the camp was known as “Niggerhead.” A rock with the offensive language … Continue reading

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Jaw Dropping: Canadian Bar’s Urinals Cause Controvery

O2’s Taphouse and Grill in Edmonton, Alberta has been accused of having poor taste, but not for the food. Women patrons and groups are angry with the Canadian bar for its unique urinals found in the men’s restrooms. The urinals … Continue reading

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Clueless in the Classroom: Teenage Girls and the Fashion World

It was almost a month ago when the clothing company JCPenney came under fire for this back-to-school t-shirt. The $9.99 shirt decorated with the colorful message, “I’m too pretty to do homework so my brother has to do it for … Continue reading

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