To Bill Maher, Here’s Why Words Still Matter

It is common knowledge that the perennial Food Network star, Paula Deen, has used a condescending and derogatory term toward African Americans and spoken warmly of the world of the genteel antebellum (pre-Civil War) South. Before this news-making revelation, Deen and...

What Paula Deen Should Have Learned But Didn’t

By now, the story that Paula Deen casually admitted she had used racial epithets is old news. Further revelations that she also considered a “plantation-themed” wedding complete with white-jacketed African American men as waiters contributed to the...