South African Woman Caught on Video Using Racial Slur; Faces Fine

After thieves broke into her car, a white South African motorist lashed out at the responding black police officers. She called black people “plain and simple useless” before unleashing the most offensive racial slur around…

Now because of her racist tirade, caught on video early this year, the driver of the car, Vicki Momberg, is on trial and will probably face a hefty fine.

Read more about it at the New York Times.

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Singapore Junior Minister Mocked for Comment on Space Needed to Have Sex

Senior Minister of State Josephine Teo meant to start a discussion about marriage and having children among Singaporeans, who have the lowest birth rates in the world.

Start a discussion she did.

It was a statement that launched a thousand memes: “You need a very small space to have sex.”…

Within a day, the Facebook post had reached more than 1.5 million users and garnered more than 12,000 likes, comments and shares…

The hashtag #SexInSmallSpaces started trending. So did memes around her comments, and lively discussions sprouted on alternative news sites.

Read more about it at The Straits Times.

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Delta Airlines Embarrassed, Investigating After Black Doctor Rejected for not being “Actual Physician”

Dr. Tamika Cross was on a Delta flight when there was a medical emergency and a doctor was needed. She volunteered and was told by a flight attendant that they needed an “actual physician,” which she was.

She shared her story on Facebook, which went viral there and on Twitter.

This didn’t reflect well on Delta, and they issued a statement saying that they were investigating.

Read more about the story at the New York Times.

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