Skip to comments.Black Students Beat Piņata Shaped Like White Woman (at the University of Memphis)
Posted on 04/21/2012 5:32:18 AM PDT by Zakeet
A piñata shaped like a white woman was strung up to a tree at the University of Memphis, then African-American students took turns beating it with a stick.
Where is Al Sharpton when you need him? Isnt this a shocking case of racism?
No, actually it isnt. Turns out the students involved were mere grade school kids, brought on campus for a special Luau party sponsored by the university. The piñata was supposed to represent a hula dancer.
We want to assure our community that no racial or gender animosity was intended, said a university spokesperson.
At worst, this seems like a bad case of multicultural confusion. (Hawaiian luau + Mexican-style piñata = what cultural tradition exactly?)
Luckily, in this case, the racial dynamics were not reversed, with white students and a black piñata strung up to a tree. Imagine the controversy that would have generated.
Nevertheless, the university was compelled to explain itself when the picture started generating backlash after it was posted online.
Its a sad thing when a few kids cant swing at a piñata without unleashing an avalanche of racial grievances. But thats the reality we live in.
Wouldn’t it be odd if there were Skittles inside the pinata?
It looks more like a girl in shorts. Where’s the grass skirt, if it’s supposed to a hula dancer?
It occurs to me that we should avoid getting sucked into the vacuum of political correctness.
When you’re a kid, the pinata you’re hitting doesn’t represent anything other than an inanimate object which happens to be a bag full of candy.
“Wouldnt it be odd if there were Skittles inside the pinata?”
I wouldn’t be surpised
And a tire around your neck in South Memphis is nothing more than a game.............
I used to consider Manning a rational person but when he pronounced that George Zimmerman “murdered” Trayvon Martin I turned him off. When Alan Dershowitz says there is no evidence to support the charge there is NO evidence to support the charge and certainly no reason to pronounce a verdict before the trial.
Hawaiian luau + Mexican-style piñata + white woman with the black kids from da hood beating the sh** out of it. Son, I say Son, THAT is diversity we can all believe in. Or maybe “Vocational Training”.
No, that's the reality you've created and have pushed upon the rest of America.
Unless the white woman pinata had a very fat butt, I’d say the black males wouldn’t hit it.
Just f’ing wow. They should have said it was a Palin piñata and then it would be 1st Amendment protected Free Speech.
Just as Vladmir Lenin himself was really nothing more than the top useful idiot to the cause of self destruction disguised as “justice” but appealing mostly to an infantile pursuit of self fulfillment, those who think they need to stir up a race war in 2012 are as foolish as the average democrat voter whose vision runs about as deep as the radius of that tire you mention.
No offense but you haven't spent any time around inner-city kids, have you?
That image is wrong on so many levels...looks like one of the townships in South Africa during apartheid
whut, not burning tire around the white girl’s neck?
and BTW, that is NO hula girl or luau pinata, and we white folks who go to luaus know know the difference
What has any star done to you ....Think Alec Baldwin.
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