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Black Students Beat Piņata Shaped Like White Woman (at the University of Memphis)
The College Fix / Fox News ^ | April 17, 2012

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? Isn’t this a shocking case of racism?

No, actually it isn’t. 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.

It’s a sad thing when a few kids can’t swing at a piñata without unleashing an avalanche of racial grievances. But that’s the reality we live in.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: blackkk; dncracismatwork; dojvscrackers; florida; georgezimmerman; holderspeople; memphis; race; racism; tennessee; trayvonmartin; umemphisracism
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To: Zakeet

She was White Pacific-Islander?! I always thoughts Hawaiins were a bit darker.


61 posted on 04/21/2012 9:14:09 AM PDT by Chipper (You can't kill an Obamazombie by destroying the brain...they didn't have one to begin with.)
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To: reasonisfaith

It occurs to me that we should avoid getting sucked into the vacuum of political correctness.


Shouldn’t we hold our enemy (by their declaration) to their own standards?

We should react EXACTLY the same way Sharpton/Jackson/etc... would react if it had been white kids and a black pinata.


62 posted on 04/21/2012 9:18:09 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse
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To: Zakeet

A tip for the ignorant racist savages:

The real thing hits (or preferably shoots), back.


63 posted on 04/21/2012 9:20:03 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: Zakeet

Okay, so now it is pretty well established that blacks hate Jews, whites, and Hispanics. So they are now trying to branch out their racism against Asians and Pacific Islanders.

Gee, I figure once they decide to racially hate Native Americans, who is left?


64 posted on 04/21/2012 9:27:50 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("It is already like a government job," he said, "but with goats." -- Iranian goat smuggler)
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To: khelus; liberalh8ter; ladyjane; duffee; Rides_A_Red_Horse

All I’m saying is that there are activists stirring up trouble, and we can choose whether to stay all mixed up in it, or recognize the trap for what it is, and get out and take a look at what’s going on.

And yes, the trap of self-deception closes its teeth upon the flesh of these activists—who go limping through their narcissistic fantasy of social justice—as tightly as it has gripped the bones of George Soros since his teenage years or before, and is that which killed Saul Alinsky before he ever knew his self inflicted error; the question is not can I figure out how to get this thing off my leg but will I ever see that while brain moves flesh only the heart’s ignition can set the turning of the cogwheels of the mind.


65 posted on 04/21/2012 9:29:00 AM PDT by reasonisfaith (Why do you seek the living among the dead? (Luke 24:5))
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To: reasonisfaith
The students at U of M get along very well together. It's the Reverend Racepimp that is always stirring up trouble in Memphis.

Race relations in Memphis have come a loooog way since we moved here in 1971. Blacks did not go to white churches and even the obits were not in the paper.

66 posted on 04/21/2012 9:54:54 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Coldwater Creek

Diversity racists: Whitey, do as we say not as we do!

They get along fine while blacks are indoctrinated in “African American studies” which is like indoctrinating whites to understand why blacks are the enemy race because of all the murders and rapes committed against whites by their enemy, “the black race”? If they get along, it is purely surface. When the whistle blowers step up like in the Trayvon case, the carefully indoctrined black racist is unleashed.


67 posted on 04/21/2012 10:13:57 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson

Just the fact that they are beating a pinata meant to symbolize a human being of any race is in itself, disturbing.

Great way to raise those kids!

Talked w/ a black friend of mine about Obama last night. At best, she seems disappointed in him, and in Michelle, especially. She felt the issue of childhood obesity was very wimpy on the part of Michelle — who could have used her position to do so much more good than she has.

I didn’t argue with her over any of her points.


68 posted on 04/21/2012 10:56:59 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: hal ogen

I have seen discrimination against whites at first hand, several times, and seen it against others much more frequently than I can forget. I lost two jobs to it, for sure, and there may have been as many as seven lost for me because of it.

And I’m mad as hell about it, even all these years later.


69 posted on 04/21/2012 10:59:49 AM PDT by Monkey Face (Dis button is "S" for Splort. Don't make me use dis button! ~~ Unknown Kitteh)
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To: Coldwater Creek

Yours is the kind of post that gets the right conversation going.


70 posted on 04/21/2012 11:03:48 AM PDT by reasonisfaith (Why do you seek the living among the dead? (Luke 24:5))
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To: Chode

My mother taught me to go to a restaurant/cafe/etc with a guy and just watch him as he orders, talks to the waitress, and how much he tips her.

If he treated her with respect all the way through, then that was most likely how he was going to treat me, in the long run.

Very few men passed that test. I am often still apalled.


71 posted on 04/21/2012 11:04:37 AM PDT by Monkey Face (Dis button is "S" for Splort. Don't make me use dis button! ~~ Unknown Kitteh)
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To: spokeshave

Somehow, that pic seems fitting for how I imagine how she REALLY is. GAK!


72 posted on 04/21/2012 11:06:19 AM PDT by Monkey Face (Dis button is "S" for Splort. Don't make me use dis button! ~~ Unknown Kitteh)
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To: reasonisfaith; khelus; liberalh8ter; ladyjane; duffee

You used an awful lot of words to say “let’s do nothing.”

That doesn’t sound like “reason.”

To me, the reasonable thing would be to disarm your enemy. Incidently, I’m speaking from over two decades of military experience.


73 posted on 04/21/2012 11:22:07 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse
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To: Le Chien Rouge

Also, their other favorite excuses are that it’s
1. a joke
2. we are too stupid to understand their satire


74 posted on 04/21/2012 11:28:19 AM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: khelus

Animal Rights activists protested the tradational donkey?


75 posted on 04/21/2012 11:51:34 AM PDT by matt04
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To: Zakeet

I’m surprised they weren’t firing hand guns.


76 posted on 04/21/2012 11:58:57 AM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: Zakeet

The bright side of this is that just a few years ago we NEVER would have heard about this.


77 posted on 04/21/2012 12:08:37 PM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Monkey Face
your Mother was a very wise woman indeed...
78 posted on 04/21/2012 12:12:50 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Thanks! She was, indeed. But she was also funny and didn’t realize it. She was the First to coin the phrases, “It’s always darkest just before it goes totally black!” and “If it isn’t one dam* thing, it’s TWO dam* things!”

She has been gone over 30 years, but I really miss her! ;o]


79 posted on 04/21/2012 12:32:05 PM PDT by Monkey Face (Dis button is "S" for Splort. Don't make me use dis button! ~~ Unknown Kitteh)
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To: B Knotts

Makes me feel better already.


80 posted on 04/21/2012 12:33:07 PM PDT by windcliff
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