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Basic Black: Recipes For Racism

  • Aired: 06/21/2013
  • Rating: NR
This week "Black Twitter" erupted after the news of Food Network chef Paula Deen admitted to routinely using the n-word. This acknowledgment was made during a deposition in which Deen and her brother are being sued for racial discrimination and sexual harassment. It's ironic that this episode occurred on Juneteenth. Within hours, #paulasbestdishes was the leading trend on Twitter.
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This Week on Basic Black: Recipes For Racism - Black Twitter Responds to Paula Deen
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