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Submission + - The word "Black Hole" considered racist

bonkeydcow writes: In a story on Fox News. Local Dallas county officials took offense to the term black hole as being racist. Other terms such as Angel Food Cake and Devil's Food Cake are forbidden as well. The article suggests "singularity" as a replacement term for black hole. No suggestions on new names for the cakes were provided.

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