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A letter signed by more than 100 Native American, religious and civil rights organizations describes "redskin" as a "government-defined racial slur" that has been used to disparage American Indians "throughout history." (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Group Asks Broadcasters to Stop Saying ‘Redskins’ on Public Airwaves

A group campaigning for the Washington Redskins to change their name is sending a letter to broadcasters requesting that the name not be uttered on the public airwaves.

09/03/2014

File photo of celebrity chef Paula Deen. (Photo credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Paula Deen’s ‘Today’ Show Appearance Ends in Tears

Paula Dean says that anyone who’s never sinned should pick up a rock and throw it at her.

06/26/2013

CMT ONE COUNTRY and Second Harvest Present Singer/Songwriter Trisha Yearwood and Food's Network Paula Deen (pictured) at Second Harvest Food Bank on June 10, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)

VIDEO: Paula Deen Apologizes for Racial Slur, Gets Dropped by Food Network

Celebrity chef Paula Deen released a video apologizing for her past use of racial slurs Friday, and Food Network subsequently responded by saying it won’t renew her television contract.

06/21/2013

Paula Deen promotes the new book "Paula's Southern Cooking Bible" at Bookends Bookstore on October 12, 2011 in Ridgewood, New Jersey. (Credit: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Deen Says She Used Racial Slur But Doesn’t Tolerate Hate

Celebrity cook Paula Deen said while being questioned in a discrimination lawsuit that she has used racial slurs in the past but insisted she and her family do not tolerate prejudice.

06/21/2013

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