Skip to comments.Judge Suspended For Wearing Blackface To Party
Posted on 12/14/2004 12:37:40 PM PST by O.C. - Old Cracker
NEW ORLEANS -- The Louisiana Supreme Court has given a judge a six-month suspension for wearing blackface makeup, handcuffs and a jail jumpsuit to a Halloween party.
Marlon Wayans and Shawn Wayans in Columbia Pictures' White Chicks - 2004
Judge Timothy Ellender will lose all of his pay during the suspension. That totals more than $50,000.
Ellender, who is white, said the costumes worn by him and his wife were meant as a joke. She dressed as a policewoman. And the party's host, Ellender's brother-in-law, was dressed as Buckwheat.
The justices agreed Ellender did not mean to insult blacks. Still, they ordered him to take a sociology course to get "a greater understanding of racial sensitivity."
Laws? We don't need no stinkin' laws. ;-)
Dunno ... It must be a copyright law. ;)
Judges dont have rights I guess.. My brother put on a trash bag and wrote White trash on it for Halloween, never found anyone at the party who was offended. But put on blackface or an Afro wig and you are a threat to every black ever born.
Hey, I know a judge in California who passed out t-shirts to his cronies with the slogan "Old Boys Club" and the cartoon of two guys scratching each other's backs. He never disclosed from the bench his close relationship with the recipients of the t-shirts. And, of course, he was never reprimanded. But, his buddies were rewarded with favorable judgments and, in turn, they raised money for his reelection.
,,, wasn't he celebrating diversity?
So why is Michael Jackson allowed to wear white-face? And more than a few other non-white entertainers have gone the route of plastic surgery and bleach jobs to look not just white but Hitler's ideal of Aryan?
"Mookin' pa nub"
Hypersensitivity: It's The Law.Because somewhere, someone just might wake up one day and choose to be offended by any one of your actions or words.
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"So why is Michael Jackson allowed to wear white-face?"
Michael Jackson has rejected his race, his sex and his species.
It can't happen soon enough to suit me. I want mind control now!
Good grief! Ridiculous!
The law of politics
This judge any relation to former U.S. Senator Allen Ellender (D-LA)??
Anybody here offended, disturbed, inconvenienced, damaged or marginalized by the movie "White Chicks?"
I wasn't...until now.
Wasn't there a photo circulating around the net of Clinton in an afro wig a few years back? And it genuine, not Photoshopped.
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