The breakfast eatery received major backlash on Sunday evening after tweeting, "Flat but has a GREAT personality," with a photo of a stack of their famous pancakes. The tweet wasn't well received by its fans who normally enjoy the company's humor.

Is it another case of foot-in-mouth syndrome, or will T.I. stick by this comment after the inevitable fallout? The Atlanta rapper appeared in an interview with DJ Whoo Kid, and shared that unlike Pharrell Williams, a woman will not earn his vote in the 2016 presidential election. T.I. explained: “Not to be sexist but, I can’t

A South Carolina man was arrested for calling 911 on his girlfriend after she refused to have consensual sex with him. The incident happened shortly after midnight on Tuesday, when Patrick Doggett, 53, began drinking outside of his home in Spartanburg, the New York Daily News reports. His girlfriend and her grandchild were in the home. When Doggett came back […]

Emmy contenders Taraji P. Henson and Viola Davis spoke on how they’ve managed to handle race and sexism in Hollywood with The Hollywood Reporter. The actresses were joined by Ruth Wilson (The Affair), Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Honourable Woman), Jessica Lange (American Horror Story: Freak Show) and Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex), for a roundtable discussion on women […]

As much as I can empathize, I will never know what it’s like to be a woman subjected to the uninvited, and in many cases, menacing attention that comes from strange men on the street. On any given street. At any given time. For no other reason besides a man assuming he is well within his right […]

Russian tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev thought he had jokes when he referred to tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams as the “Williams brothers” last week on a late night Russian television talk show, CNN reports. In response, the Women’s Tennis Association banned Tarpischev for a year and fined him $25,000 for making the comment. He also […]

There is indeed a mystique and allure to the women of Brazil, but ever since the arrival of 600,000 foreign visitors to the 2014 World Cup, many are saying they don’t appreciate the attention the aforementioned visitors are bringing. RELATED: In Brazil, Racism Against Afro-Brazilians Persists Since the start of the Cup, the overwhelmingly male crowds […]

During a sermon full of homophobia, sexism and misogyny, Pastor Jamal H. Bryant, of the Empowerment Temple in Baltimore, MD.  told his congregation how he really feels about some women. SEE ALSO: United Airlines Passenger Arrested After Threats: ‘I Kill White People Like You’ “These hoes ain’t loyal!” he thundered from the pulpit as the congregation stomped […]

Kenya’s Kiambu County Governor William Kabogo (pictured) is in a heap of hot water for making controversial statements that may have demeaned women everywhere. Now, after an onslaught of criticism from nations all over the globe, the good governor has humbled himself by apologizing to single women, according to the BBC. SEE ALSO: African Students […]

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) spoke out against Rush Limbaugh‘s for calling Georgetown Law student, Sandra Fluke, a “slut.” He said the remarks were “inappropriate.” SEE ALSO: Limbaugh Calls Birth Control Advocate A “Slut” 17 Black Internet Pioneers Limbaugh claimed that women such as Fluke, who advocated for birth control to be provided by employers, […]

In all of my years covering politics on the local, state and national level, many stories have earned the “Are you serious?” look. The newest one? The so-called sexist cover of Newsweek depicting Rep. Michele Bachmann. Conservatives have been up in arms, slamming the “liberal” Tina Brown and Newsweek for choosing a photo that supposedly […]