Skip to comments.High school basketball team forced to apologize after 'USA! USA!' chant is deemed racist
Posted on 03/07/2012 3:19:18 PM PST by Beave Meister
A high school basketball team with mostly white players has been accused of racism for chanting 'USA! USA!' after winning against a rival school.
The players from Alamo Heights in San Antonio, Texas yelled the phrase after beating a team from Edison high school made up of minority players.
The winning team's coach immediately stopped the teenagers chanting the phrase - and now the local school district has been forced to apologize.
But many students and local residents have lambasted the response as 'an overreaction', taking to the players' Facebook page to vent their anger.
'As an outsider, and a Hispanic, I'm curious,' Donna Russell wrote. 'Would any of this be an issue if the opposing team chanted Viva Mexico?
'I mean, we ALL live in the USA so why was this a bad thing?
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
...this is what happens when you mass import voters....
The only people who object to displays of patriotism are the ones who wish to undermine it.
I don't guess they want to hear opposing views.
How did the white dudes win? White men can’t jump. I scene a whole movie about it!
Sick flippin liberals...teaching kids tha its bad to say proud things about this country.
At least give Donna credit for being reasonable.
I tend to agree.
Too bad this wasn’t football, you might have seen a flag for an “Illegal” formation.
Somehow I get the feeling there’s a history between these two schools
What ever happened to free speech in this country? Is there any such thing in this era of “political correctness”? No, I guess not.
Obama’s America: Where chanting “USA” is a hate crime.
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