Racism in 2013 and beyond...

Reply Mon 12 Aug, 2013 11:40 am
"KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A clown wearing a President Barack Obama mask appeared at a Missouri State Fair rodeo this weekend and the announcer asked the enthusiastic spectators if they wanted to see "Obama run down by a bull."...

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Reply Mon 12 Aug, 2013 11:44 am
Adam Jones: Banana thrown his way at AT&T Park

"Just last week, a statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese in Brooklyn was vandalized with racist slurs and Hitler references. It was another reminder — like we needed one — that "post-racial America" is a fairytale until further notice.

A statue, made of stone, is bad enough. But Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles is a person, and what happened to him at AT&T Park on Sunday was just as unacceptable. Jones, who is black, said somebody threw a "banana towards my direction" in the ninth inning of Baltimore's 10-2 victory against the San Francisco Giants..."

Reply Mon 12 Aug, 2013 11:55 am
You can't change the racists hearts. I would like to see some get kicked in the nuts, however.
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Region Philbis
Reply Mon 12 Aug, 2013 05:12 pm

the banana-thrower sez it wasn't intended as a racial insult...

R(one down, a million more to go)P
Lustig Andrei
Reply Mon 12 Aug, 2013 05:47 pm
@Region Philbis,
and the rodeo clown has been banned from performing in Missouri.


Small comfort, I know, to those insulted; but at least it shows that the racism is far from universal and/or all-pervasive.
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