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Should 'Big Brother' require training on race relations?

Contestants on CBS' "Big Brother" are under fire for making racist comments. Two Houseguests were discussing their tans when one said she was looking "ghetto" because her skin was getting darker. Fans were outraged and CBS has warned the cast that type of behavior will not be tolerated. A few months back Starbucks required its staffers to undergo race training after an employee was prejudice toward two black customers. Should "Big Brother" make their cast do the same?

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This isn't the first time someone on the show was called out for making racist comments. In fact, the show has a history of it. 

Digital Spy's Tom Eames wrote about the trajectory of racism on "Big Brother":

The series featured its most varied housemate list ever, from 1970s heartthrob Leo Sayer to Michael Jackson's big brother Jermaine to The A Team's Dirk Benedict to H off Steps. It also featured actress Shilpa Shetty. Largely unknown to anyone in the UK who wasn't into their Bollywood cinema, but quite a signing to those who were. And then there was Big Brother's biggest export Jade Goody, her boyfriend and her mum.
So first, a little background. Early signs of a race row began during Jade's mum Jackiey Budden's short stay in the house. She clashed with Shilpa on many occasions, claiming she couldn't pronounce "Shilpa" and so deciding to call her "Princess" or "The Indian". After her eviction, host Davina McCall repeatedly asked Jackiey to say "Shilpa" until she pronounced it properly.
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CNN Money's Danielle Wiener-Bronner disclosed what Starbucks executives hoped to accomplish with the company's racial bias training: 

"We realize that four hours of training is not going to solve racial inequity in America," Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz.

Starbuck's executive Rossan Williams added:

"Our hope is that these learning sessions and discussions will make a difference within and beyond our stores."
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In a piece written by Dustin Seibert for The Grio, the writer asks if one can actually train to eliminate racism.

"Despite the fact that major companies sink god knows how much money into this training, it seems we can’t even agree on what unconscious bias is, let alone on how to mitigate its effects."
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Should 'Big Brother' require training on race relations?
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#RaceTrainingNeeded
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