Accusations Of Racism Surface After Nelly Concert Receives Criticism In North Idaho | Music

Accusations Of Racism Surface After Nelly Concert Receives Criticism In North Idaho | Music

A town in Idaho is at the center of controversy after it criticized Nelly’s scheduled concert at the North Idaho State Fair next month, labeling his music vulgar. The Texas-born rapper is scheduled to perform on August 23 in Coeur d’Alene. According to KPVI, an email chain titled “Woah Nelly” has circulated with several people “appalled by the actions of the fair board in selecting rapper entertainment for the fair.” Duane Rasmussen, who is a part of the email chain, says the fair is sacrificing its traditional values for revenue from out-of-state visitors. “Perhaps the North Idaho Fair Board has…
Model Tabria Majors Talks The Dangers Of Diet Culture And Destroying Body Shaming On Pinterest [EXCLUSIVE]

Model Tabria Majors Talks The Dangers Of Diet Culture And Destroying Body Shaming On Pinterest [EXCLUSIVE]

Written by Emerald Elitou Tabria Majors isn’t here for the negative effects of diet culture and she’s using her social media influence to take a stand. In partnership with Pinterest, the supermodel is working to abolish the ever-going cycle of negative body image. “I've never been one to promote a diet or promote anything extreme that would result in weight loss. It's all about doing it the healthy, natural way,” the Tennessee-born beauty passionately shares with BET Style exclusively. “It just made so much sense to partner with Pinterest for this.” On July 1, Pinterest made its platform a weight-loss,…
Iowa Racetrack Fires Announcer Over His Rant About National Anthem Protests And Black National Anthem

Iowa Racetrack Fires Announcer Over His Rant About National Anthem Protests And Black National Anthem

An Iowa professional auto-racing announcer was fired for his comments about protest gestures during the U.S. National Anthem. A man identified as Lon Oelke was fired after a July 15 incident at Kossuth County Speedway in Algona, Iowa, CBS Sports reports. Oelke was working as a fill-in announcer at the speedway when, before a race, he went on a rant he called a “social service” message, taking issue with athletes who take a knee in protest of the national anthem. "If you won't stand for our flag, if you're gonna take a knee, if you're gonna feel you have rights…