Skip to comments.Clemson Probes Students Accused of Mocking Black Stereotypes
Posted on 01/30/2007 10:30:53 AM PST by celejrm313
CLEMSON, S.C. Clemson University President James Barker criticized an off-campus party where white students mocked black stereotypes by drinking malt liquor and wearing fake gold teeth.
Click here to see two videos about the incident.
At least one student dressed in black face. Another person padded her rear.
Barker said the school is investigating and he's angry and disappointed by the event.
School officials said they became aware of the party over the weekend and have met with some offended students.
Students said the party had a gangsta theme. It was held over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend.
An unsigned letter from party organizers read to some of the offended students yesterday apologized for any disrespect.
School officials say members of at least one black fraternity attended the party and then left.
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This whole thing is way overblown. Get over it...
None of the offended students better walk through downtown Atlanta where you can get "Grills In An Hour" at the sneakers-and-cell-phones store, or they might get even more offended...
It will soon be a crime for whitey to party like a brotha'.
...don't these students have free speech/expression/assembly?
I would suggest that black students have a party mocking white stereotypes, but we get that every day on BET...
I guess they don't believe that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
OMG. I hope there wasn't a rapper there.
Is it a negative "stereotype" when you can see much of the same thing on BET and MTV? Yes, the gansta image in negative to whites, but not to a very large precentage of the black subculture. Therefore, by portraying it as negative, the prez is being a racist. :)
They are just being wiggas
I looked at the pictures. It looks like a bunch of drunk, stupid college kids trying to have a good time. I really doubt any of them are racist. Foolish maybe, but not racist. Just foolish enough to believe that they can make fun of stereotypes, and not be called to the carpet by the PC do-gooders and race-baiters.
diversity is our strength..
If it happened off campus and nothing illegal occurred, then I don't see where it really is any of Clemson Administrations business what they were doing and how they were partying.
This was an OFF campus party. Butt out, Clemson University!
You better ax somebody.
Quick someone call Jesse, Hillary and Obama, I sure the three stoogies will come up with a way to blame Bush and the Republicans for this!!!!
Maybe they weren't MOCKING black gangsta styles.Maybe these silly fools actually think they ARE thugs!
Hilton Head,fool.Representing,nigga.Eastside.Act like ya know.What set YOU claimin'?
If you THINK a stereotype,will you get into trouble?.Hopefully not,or everyone one of us would be serving life in prison.LOL.
"If my thought dreams could be seen
They'd put my head on a guillotine"
Thats very true.
I notice that all ethnic groups out here in California imitate black styles,and often not very WELL.Yet the perception is that the hippest folks are the black kids and to be accepted by them is the ultimate compliment.This goes for Asians and Latinos as well,despite the animosity between these different groups.
Black people wear real gold teeth.
Wait a minute! Jaime Fox can make movies mocking white people and when the shoe is on the other foot. Somebody gets upset.
I know I am not the brightest bulb in the bunch, but even I can see the contradiction.
God help us all!
What people do off campus is none of this nit wit's business. If I were one of these students, I'd tell him to pack sand and rotate.
And what if they were racist to the core???? All the TS cards are over at that table on the left. They were at a - presumably - PRIVATE party, OFF CAMPUS. As The Blitherer (great name) said in an earlier post "What if I think a stereotypical in my head? Will I get in trouble for that too?"
I'm offended that there are people who are offended by this ...
I'm confused. Are they implying that the students should have embraced black stereotypes?
Isn't mockery an accepted form for showing disrespect for something?
What I wondered was isn't a stereotype mocking?
So they're mocking mocking?
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