When Stars Experience Racism

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  • Rihanna
  • Halle Berry
  • Amandla Stenberg
  • Mariah Carey
  • Shemar Moore
  • Nina Davuluri, Vanessa Williams
  • Condola Rashad
  • Anika Noni Rose
  • Laurence Fishburne
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Tamera Mowry-Housley
  • Kim Kardashian, Kanye West
  • Gabby Douglas
  • Leona Lewis
  • Darius Rucker

Amandla Stenberg

This young star's triumphant turn in The Hunger Games was nearly spoiled thanks to a slew of shocking racist tweets by supposed fans of Suzanne Collins' young adult novel. "Why does Rue have to be Black, not gonna lie kinda ruined the movie," one bigoted fan tweeted, while another added, "why did the producer make all the good characters Black?"

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