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Sony Execs Were Warned Not to Cast Denzel Washington Because Black Leads Flop Overseas

By Yesha Callahan An unnamed producer warned a Sony executive about casting Denzel Washington as a lead because of racism. Read More

UPenn Fraternity Suspended After Beyoncé Sex Doll Photo Goes Viral

By Yesha Callahan The fraternity stated their intentions were not racist. Read More

The Best of The Grapevine 2014

By Yesha Callahan From tragedy to hilarity, The Grapevine has highlighted several interesting stories this past year. Read More

Viola Davis Reportedly Cast as Amanda Waller in Suicide Squad

By Yesha Callahan The actress had some tough competition from Oprah Winfrey and Octavia Spencer. Read More

CNN Will Probably Never Use #AskACop Again

By Yesha Callahan The questions posed to CNN using the hashtag probably fell on deaf ears.  Read More

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