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Asian Kids Again Beaten In A Philly School
BillLawrenceOnline.Com ^ | 9-21-10

Posted on 09/21/2010 11:26:42 AM PDT by Tribune7

Two freshman at Edward Bok Technical High School in Philadelphia were hospitalized after a beating by 10 other boys, Friday. The victims were new 14 and 15 year immigrants from China.

Bok High School is 72 percent black and the perpetrators were black kids bringing to mind incidents that happened last December at South Philadelphia High School. One of the perps has been arrested and is facing assault charges.

Philadelphia School District officials described the incident as part of traditional freshman hazing and said racism was not involved.

The Asian community is skeptical.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: asian; asians; assault; attack; beating; black; diversity; hatecrime; hazing; highschool; multiculturalism; obamanation; philadelphia; race; school

1 posted on 09/21/2010 11:26:44 AM PDT by Tribune7
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To: Owl_Eagle; brityank; Physicist; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; GOPJ; abner; baseballmom; Mo1; Ciexyz; ...

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2 posted on 09/21/2010 11:27:25 AM PDT by Tribune7 (The Democrat Party is not a political organization but a religious cult.)
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To: Tribune7

A 10 on 2 black on Asian beatdown is

“traditional freshman hazing and not a race issue”.

ShullBit. I have one guess as to what “class” this superintendent belongs to.


3 posted on 09/21/2010 11:29:34 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Tribune7
"Philadelphia School District officials described the incident as part of traditional freshman hazing and said racism was not involved. "

Just the usual freshman beatdown hazing. Well that must mean it's all right. It couldn't be racism or a hate crime because . . . the perps were black?

4 posted on 09/21/2010 11:30:42 AM PDT by BipolarBob (Even the earth is bipolar.)
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To: Tribune7

The trouble is the more recent immigrants are traditionally reluctant to get involved in politics and the traditional “Asian-American activists” are all liberal airheads who wouldn’t dream of criticizing the bruthas.


5 posted on 09/21/2010 11:31:27 AM PDT by sinanju
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To: Tribune7

Sue the school for millions. Then send your kids to a good private school.


6 posted on 09/21/2010 11:31:41 AM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: Tribune7

Poorly written - obviously a product of Philadelphia schools.

Could it be that the boys are 14 & 15 years old and recent immigrants to the US?


7 posted on 09/21/2010 11:31:44 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair; man's surrender. Laughter; God's redemption.)
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To: Tribune7

Hate crimes can only be perped by whitey.

I’m proof.

Just ask me what I think of the Dung-Beetle-in-Chief.


8 posted on 09/21/2010 11:32:18 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Tribune7
Philadelphia School District officials described the incident as part of traditional freshman hazing and said racism was not involved.

Dollars to donought holes school district "officials" are black.

Blacks think everything bad that happens to them is racism, but nothing they do to anybody else is racism.

9 posted on 09/21/2010 11:33:20 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The only stable state is one in which all men are equal before the law." -- Aristotle)
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To: Tribune7

TEN people beating someone that is HOSPITALIZED is criminal... for anyone to refer to this as Freshman hazing is insane. What happens in the sophmore year as hazing? Stabbing? Just a thought


10 posted on 09/21/2010 11:34:26 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: Tribune7
Two freshman at Edward Bok Technical High School in Philadelphia were hospitalized after a beating by 10 other boys... Philadelphia School District officials described the incident as part of traditional freshman hazing said racism was not involved.

I guess "traditional Freshman Hazing" involves hospitalized kids all the time...

Nothing to see here, move along please...

The dad in Florida was right, pity they made him appoligize. (do-nothing pusbag school officials there, too)

The School district officials should be fired.

11 posted on 09/21/2010 11:34:32 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Tribune7

Watch the Administration and Geithner get their panties in a twist when the Chinese embassy lodges a protest over the incident! Perhaps someone can write them over the incident.....


12 posted on 09/21/2010 11:34:49 AM PDT by mdmathis6 (Mike Mathis is my name,opinions are my own,subject to flaming when deserved!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

What’s the yearly hospital bill for this tradition? Besides, I thought hazing was illegal?


13 posted on 09/21/2010 11:36:35 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Tribune7
part of traditional freshman hazing and said racism was not involved.

Oh, no. If they'd just taken the good natured beat down, they'd be in like Flynn with the gang thereafter.

They'll certainly be black-balled out of the Glee Club now and never get a lab partner for Chem 101.

14 posted on 09/21/2010 11:37:47 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Tribune7
They musta been "actin' white . . ."
15 posted on 09/21/2010 11:39:23 AM PDT by haywoodwebb (Islam is a violent political ideology masquerading as a religion . . . Black & Humble)
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To: Owl_Eagle

“They’ll certainly be black-balled...”

Only the asian girls.


16 posted on 09/21/2010 11:41:08 AM PDT by Hacklehead (Note to Leftists- We Will Bury You (politically)
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To: Tribune7

I’m surprised at all the black on Asian violence that goes on in the US. Asian gangs (triads, yakuza) make our gang bangers look like elementary school bullies.


17 posted on 09/21/2010 11:44:58 AM PDT by utherdoul
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To: MrB
I guess the Mao didn't show this movie in China

18 posted on 09/21/2010 11:53:59 AM PDT by Waverunner (")
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To: Tribune7
I'm almost ashamed to say that I live about 35 miles north of Philly and have for most of my life. Philadelphia has regressed into a human cesspool filled with layabouts, gays, black muzzies, and just about every other degenerate life form known to Man. It's also the center of the universe for voter fraud every election day. No wonder big ears was just there this week to campaign for fellow socialist Joe Sestak.
19 posted on 09/21/2010 11:54:40 AM PDT by RU88 (Bow to no man)
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To: Tribune7

Where’s Walt Kowalski when you need him?


20 posted on 09/21/2010 11:55:49 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Tribune7
Philadelphia School District officials described the incident as part of traditional freshman hazing and said racism was not involved.

BS.

21 posted on 09/21/2010 11:57:12 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: Tribune7
It has to be nothing more than good-natured hazing. Everyone knows Philadelphia is the City of Brotherly Love.

/s

22 posted on 09/21/2010 11:58:28 AM PDT by freespirited (This tagline dedicated to the memory of John Armor, a/k/a Congressman Billybob.)
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To: Tribune7

“traditional freshman hazing and not a race issue”

So they’re saying every freshman is traditionally beaten to the point they require hospitalization?


23 posted on 09/21/2010 11:59:24 AM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: utherdoul

Mainly since Asians don’t take pride in a criminal culture and having criminal connections. They take pride in being law abiding, but I am sure that if it continues some incensed parent will make contact with the triads and maybe it’ll end. Would be fascinating to see the crips/bloods and triads go after each other. Kind of like the Simpsons episode where the Mob and Yakuza fight each other at the Simpson’s house. The scene where a yakuza is thrown through the window and then gets up, bows, and then rejoins the fight still cracks me up.

But more seriously, it’s like blacks for some reason pick fights with other minorities, but then expect other minorities to join them in ‘getting whitey.’ Idiots. I wonder how long it’ll be until all minorities simply start attacking blacks. I simply DON’T understand the mentality that makes them do this and then think that this is justified.


24 posted on 09/21/2010 12:04:43 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Tribune7

“Philadelphia School District officials described the incident as part of traditional freshman hazing”

Sounds more like a traditional gang initiation for the punks who did the beating.


25 posted on 09/21/2010 12:06:15 PM PDT by DemforBush (You might think that, *I* could not possibly comment.)
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To: keats5

Look at the majority of the students and then you’ll figure out that yes, it is.


26 posted on 09/21/2010 12:06:22 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Tribune7

Don’t sweat it.

Black on Asian is not a “hate crime”.

A HATE CRIME is only nonblack on BLACK.


27 posted on 09/21/2010 12:07:16 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: momtothree

The current meme is that this is EVERYONE’S problem, and we don’t want to CRIMINALIZE any student.


28 posted on 09/21/2010 12:08:55 PM PDT by swain_forkbeard (Rationality may not be sufficient, but it is necessary.)
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To: momtothree
for anyone to refer to this as Freshman hazing is insane

"Just the routine Freshman beating. Nothing to see here. Move along."

I got tossed in the shower. A few of the more intractable freshmen (read - ran their mouths at inopportune times) got a little worse. No beatings were inflicted, by anyone.

29 posted on 09/21/2010 12:11:06 PM PDT by wbill
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To: Tribune7
“Philadelphia School District officials described the incident as part of traditional freshman hazing and said racism was not involved. “

LOL!

There are no sororities or fraternities in HIGH SCHOOL.

Or was it a GANG beating because they the Asians wouldn't join the gang?

What do the Asian victims say?

30 posted on 09/21/2010 12:12:03 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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31 posted on 09/21/2010 12:14:41 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: Tribune7
10 on 2...

What a bunch of "tough guys."

Those gangstas talk big, but they won't go one-on-one and they're a bunch of cowards.

The pack mentality strikes again...the underachieving, insecure scum ganging up on those who unwittingly amplify by their mere existence the losers' feelings of inadeqacy.

32 posted on 09/21/2010 12:16:17 PM PDT by Allegra (Flank steak is very lean.)
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To: RU88
"....human cesspool filled with layabouts, gays, black muzzies, and just about every other degenerate life form known to Man..."

Sounds like the French Quarter prior to Hurricane Katrina.

33 posted on 09/21/2010 12:18:47 PM PDT by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: Tribune7

Wait. Hazing was OUTLAWED by the Government.


34 posted on 09/21/2010 12:20:04 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: DemforBush

More info on the incident:

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20100921_Two_immigrant_students_attacked_at_Bok.html

-The only good thing here is that the injuries turned out to be minor. They were checked out in a hospital but released. It could have been a lot worse in that respect - remember the high school student in Chicago who died last year after being hit in the head with a board during a big scuffle?

-It looks like only one kid was arrested, though. I’ll bet you dollars to donuts the victims in this case will face harassment and threats when it comes to identifying any of the other little punks.

-The principal needs to work on his pep talks - “’Brag about how Bok is the No. 1 [vocational] school,’ “ Melton said. “I said, ‘Don’t do anything stupid.’ “


35 posted on 09/21/2010 12:21:08 PM PDT by DemforBush (You might think that, *I* could not possibly comment.)
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To: wbill

We all got pantsed, the loud mouths got it several times and their pants thown out on the football field for them to recover in full view of the whole school. No beatings occurred and no hospitalizations. We did have the usual one on one guy fights, but no 10 on 1 beatings. Hazing my a**.


36 posted on 09/21/2010 12:33:39 PM PDT by calex59
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To: Tribune7

Meet the Superintendant of Schools, Arlene C. Ackerman

37 posted on 09/21/2010 12:33:46 PM PDT by Kenton (Just my $0.02 worth...)
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To: Tribune7; wideawake
There's something really strange about a community that has lived for four hundred years in the rural South, speaks Southern-accented English, and (for the most part) practices Southern-style Fundamentalist Protestantism being considered more "other" (and therefore more protected) than immigrants from Communist China.

For liberals, American Blacks seem to be the Ultimate Other. Being Black trumps being foreign-born, being from an alien culture, being Communist--maybe even being from another planet.

Meanwhile, conservatives (who are supposedly predisposed to defend what is familiar) would take the side of three headed arthropods from another dimension if they had friction with the Black community.

This whole situation is weird.

38 posted on 09/21/2010 12:34:14 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Sof davar hakol nishma`; 'et-Ha'Eloqim yera' ve'et-mitzvotayv shemor, ki-zeh kol-ha'adam.)
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To: Tribune7

This incident is getting huge play in the Chinese and Chinese language press.

They see it as just a repeat of last year’s widespread beatings of Asian students at Samuel Fel High School.

The preception held by Asian students in Philadelphia schools is that since all the administrators and security personnel are black, they don’t care what happens to anyone not black.

Last year, Asian students wrote letters and petitions, staged demonstrations, and attended board meeting trying to get the school to at least acknowledge there was a problem and protect them. They were ignored.

What the English language news reports has failed to mention is that the 2nd student was beaten because he ran to the aid of the 1st student and that it wasn’t 10 students but more than 20, most joining in after the beatings began.


39 posted on 09/21/2010 12:35:22 PM PDT by PanzerKardinal (Some things are so idiotic only an intellectual would believe it.)
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To: Niuhuru

John Derbyshire has said for years America only has two real “races”: black and non-black.

He’s got a point.

BTW, hispanic on black violence, though generally ignored by the media, is growing.


40 posted on 09/21/2010 12:36:14 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Tribune7
“part of traditional freshman hazing”

Oh yeah, does traditional freshman hazing usually result in hospitalization for those “hazed”?

41 posted on 09/21/2010 12:43:53 PM PDT by allmendream (Income is EARNED not distributed. So how could it be re-distributed?)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Good observations. No clear answers.


42 posted on 09/21/2010 12:51:44 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: Tribune7

The local authorities are black obviously don’t care. Where is that useless sack Eric Holder? To bring in a Federal civil rights prosecution


43 posted on 09/21/2010 1:04:59 PM PDT by dennisw (-He who will not economize will have to agonize- - - - - - - - Confucius)
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To: pnh102

Washington Post ^ | 5 Sep | J. Washington
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2584904/posts?page=1

Last Dec. 3, after years of attacks on Asian immigrant students, something finally snapped.

Fueled by rumors, a group of students roamed the halls searching for Asian victims until one was attacked in a classroom. Later, about 70 students stormed the cafeteria, where several Asians were beaten. About 35 students pushed past a police officer onto the so-called “Asian floor,” but were turned back. After school, Asians being escorted home were attacked anyway by a mob of youths.

Almost all the attackers were black - but few observers believe the violence was due to racial hatred. Instead, they cite isolation of different groups within the school, certain students’ warped “gangster” values, and for some, simmering resentments over perceived benefits for Asian students.

About 30 Asians were injured that day; seven went to hospitals. Past attacks had been reported to administrators and police, but students say nothing seemed to change.


44 posted on 09/21/2010 1:10:46 PM PDT by flowerplough (Thomas Sowell: Those who look only at Obama's deeds tend to become Obama's critics.)
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To: Sherman Logan

I wonder if whether or not this is a reaction. I remember a FReeper mentioning that Traids are exterminating blacks from whole blocks and Hispanics have created areas where blacks will get shot on sight. This is getting worse and worse and I wonder how the media will be able to cover such a thing without a massive backlash from either side.

I simply cannot understand why they are doing this in the first place. There’s no point ot blacks attacking everyone around them.


45 posted on 09/21/2010 1:19:06 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: PanzerKardinal

I just cannot imagine what the Chinese must be thinking. Their citizenry come over to learn, get assaulted, and now get ignroed and shoved aside. And go figure, the Asian students are the correct ones. I wonder what they think of whites who kowtow to these bullies. I wonder if whetehr or not this will result in a backlash. Something has to give. I know that FReepers here dislike the Chinese and China at times, but this is horrible and inexcusable.


46 posted on 09/21/2010 1:23:09 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Niuhuru

Don’t ask me to explain it. Blacks kill far more of each other than they do of other ethnies, as indeed all ethnic groups do.

I am amused, however, by black spokesmen speaking of the “horrible toll of crime” on the black community, as if this were some outside force that attacked them, rather than their own predators doing their thing.

I find it a good deal less amusing when, as often happens, the same “community leaders” jump to the defense of the same predators when they are caught or killed.


47 posted on 09/21/2010 1:45:58 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Sherman Logan; cardinal4

I was in high school in Detroit 1955-1959. The only hazing of freshmen that went on was in the locker room after football practice. That hazing usually took place in the form of being snapped on the butt by an upperclassman with a towel. There was never any hazing outside the locker room. If we’d tried it in the hallway, Sister Mary Doorgunner would have been on us like holy on the Pope.


48 posted on 09/21/2010 6:01:20 PM PDT by Ax
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To: Hoosier-Daddy
Sue the school for millions. Then send your kids to a good private school.

Ding, ding, ding - we HAVE a thread Winnah!!!!

49 posted on 09/21/2010 7:43:04 PM PDT by GOPJ (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2589165/posts)
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To: sinanju

Asians are diplomatic and typically don’t get involved with politics or issues. I have no doubt that this was race based. Shhhh .... Asians don’t think much of blacks in general ... blacks and Asians have NOTHING in common. I suspect their doing well and excelling was too much for the blacks to handle so they beat the crap out of them.


50 posted on 09/22/2010 4:28:02 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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