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Rev. Jackson: Paula Deen Should Not Be ‘Sacrificial Lamb’

Rev. Jesse Jackson said he has agreed to help celebrity chef Paula Deen try to make amends for her use of a racial slur, which cost her job with the Food Network and an endorsement deal with Smithfield Foods.


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ESPN Apologizes After Describing Jeremy Lin With Racial Slur

ESPN is apologizing for using a tasteless term to describe New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin. The racial slur appeared in an online headline, and was used in a SportsCenter segment late Friday.