Although nothing has been officially confirmed, the optics of this Sean “Diddy” Combs and Lori Harvey situation looks to be more serious than rumored. The Bad Boy mogul was spotted on a family trip with Steve Harvey and his daughter in Italy, sparking all kinds of reactions on Twitter.


An Italian airline made an epic gaffe in casting an actor in blackface to portray President Barack Obama as part of a new campaign. Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier, was promoting a new non-stop line from Rome to Washington, D.C., and has since apologized for the offensive video.


Officials in Italy are investigating a case of 26 dead Nigerian women and girls in the Mediterranean Sea. Speculation is they were being trafficked.

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Rescuers are undergoing a frantic mission to locate several missing guests at Italian mountainside resort Hotel Rigopiano, this after an earthquake in the region triggered a massive avalanche. According to the most recent reports, up to around 30 people were said to be missing at the hotel with many others feared dead in a race against […]


12 Years A Slave was one of this year’s most critically acclaimed films, with its star Chiwetel Ejiofor delivering a stirring performance as main character Solomon Northup. Despite this, it appears that theaters in Italy have promotional posters of the film that display prominent white characters instead.

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Every Halloween, folks risk their image and good taste to pull off zany outfits. Unfortunately the racism line gets crossed when people go the blackface route, as evidenced by a handful of top fashion designers in Milan at a party over the weekend.

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We know he’s human just like all of us but Jay Z has always aimed to keep his private business private. But when paparazzi snapped a pic of Hova and Bey by the pool, the wheels were put in motion for Internet jokes and slander. Once again thanks to Photoshop and a lack of chill, […]

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An audience member in Rome put more racism on display as a reaction to a public appearance by Cecile Kyenge, Italy’s first Black minister. Kyenge was littered with bananas during a speaking engagement Friday (July 26).

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In keeping in trend with the very ever popular camo, Nike pays homage with French, Italian, Japanese camouflage inspired version of their Air Max series of sneakers.

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Silvio Berlusconi, the former prime minster of Italy was convicted Monday (June 24) in a case stemming from soliciting the services of an underage prostitute. The senior citizen was  sentenced for seven years in prison, and barred for life from holding any form of political office.


James Gandolfini former star of  The Sopranos died Wednesday (June 19). The actor was 51.

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Cecile Kyenge, the first Black cabinet member in Italian history, has endured a barrage of racist insults since being appointed as the integration minister last Saturday by Prime Minister Enrico Letta. While her historic position should be celebrated, racist and far-Right websites have been aiming vicious barbs in her direction.