“Closing the education gap between races requires a critical look at early education and health care disparities — not unfounded statements that black people are less intelligent.”
“Oooh, a show about ancient samurai traditions and blood ancestors and ninjas and all that good stuff! Why do I get the feeling this show is going to be a disaster?”
Hilarious spoof. “For the Halloween celebration at my culture school I’m going to dress up in native Caucasian dress. I will probably wear my beautiful Square Dance costume. I will probably get lots of traditional candy that Caucasian people eat.”
“The Daily Illini obtained photographs Tuesday afternoon of four University students using blackface to dress up as the Jamaican bobsled team that famously competed in the 1988 Winter Olympics “
“An Oregon State University football event that was intended to raise school spirit had some students feeling things had taken a bad turn, after others decided to wear black face paint and Afro-style wigs to express their pride.”
I only just realized Vox has been keeping this very comprehensive list of racism on college campuses. If you see any missing incidents, add a link in the comments!
“Police have cracked down on funeral processions, a time-honored cultural tradition in the historic black neighborhood of Treme. But musicians vow to play on.”
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