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College, Donkey, and Life: theblaze.com College students in tears' over a banana peel in a tree because it didn't make them feel 'safe' An off-campus Greek Life event triggeredmedia Banana ban incoming. klubbhead This is satire right???? RIGHT?????? triggeredmedia Nope. The school ended Greek stuff early and is launching and investigation klubbhead Donkey Kong is at it again The F.B.I. is helping American University in Washington, D.C., investigate n episode in which bananas were found hanging from nooses on campus this week, a spokeswoman for the y. agency said on Wednesda The bananas were found at the university on Monday, the same day a black woman took office as the student government president for the first time in the institution's history The bananas had short messages scrawled on them, including ΆΚΑ FREE," an apparent reference to Alpha Kappa Alpha, a predominantly black sorority of which Taylor Dumpson, the new student body president, is a member; and "HARAMBE BAIT," referencing the gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo who was killed last May after a child fell into its enclosure. Several pairs of bananas were discovered around campus, each strung together with a thin black rope fashioned to resemble a noose. Bananas with the words HARAMBE BAIT" were found hanging from trees and lampposts at the American University campus in Washington, D.C. on Monday. Quinn Dunlea This is at least the second time in the last year that bananas have been used as symbols to stir controversy at American University. In September, white students were accused of leaving a banana at the door of one black woman's dorm room and tossing a rotten banana at another. therealcringe:why would the article headline from a right-wing tabloid omit context though?? what would they have to gain????

therealcringe:why would the article headline from a right-wing tabloid omit context though?? what would they have to gain????

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Latinos, Period, and School: WE SERVE WHITE' NO /PANISHet MEXICANS tired @highkeychildish -30m Hispanic/Latinx struggle during Jim Crow, should be talked about more わ t. 218 ★155 tired @highkeychildish 12m well 17 2616 298 Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review [Vol. 44 history that the sudden reappearance of the noose at Jena High was so jar- ring, and its intent so unmistakable ans? Jews? Gypsies? Prob not carry the same impac blacks. Other symbols-a "kikes-might, but not a with this one group alonc. its malevolent historv.? To whom else would a noose carry the same meaning Gays and lesbi the symbol may be, t does se groups thatt does for r an epithet like ag" or s linked in the public mind Copy or bet w unc, blacks own the symbol an d Yet, that seening singularity invites farther examination. for example recent research by reputable historians shows that Latinos, particularly Mex ican Americans in the Southwest, were lynched in large numbers during roughly the same period when lynching of blacks ran rampant. Few people know this. Every school child knows that blacks suffered that fate. Why do so few know about the lynching of Latinos This Essay wi attempt to answer that question. Part II reviews the hist of Latino lynching. Part III explains why it is so little known. Part IV suggests that English-Only move- ments are a present-day form of lynching for Latinos.9 The Essay concludes by urging that scholars broaden their search for mechanisms for nonblack tired @highkeychildish 12m [TW Latinxs were also lynched in large numbers during the Jim Crow Era as 17 2616
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Being Alone, Feminism, and Girls: lunsfuhd: rootandrock: timeofthedecade: bigdaddyg-wil: this guy pulled out his dick in front of like 5 billion feminist protestors holy shit Some context for the idiots claiming the women are overreacting: This occurred at a Slut Walk. For those not familiar with it, the Slut Walk is basically a peaceful protest seeking to eliminate the rape apologism so prevalent in society. The basis is that no woman is “asking for it,” with “it” being rape. It’s not a feminist protest; it’s a human rights protest. Many of the protesters, as you can probably imagine, have dealt with sexual harassment or rape in their own lives. Many of them have structured their daily activities to avoid being raped. The gathering is supposed to be a place for them to feel empowered and able to recover in the company of those who understand what they’ve been through or who will not blame them. Nobody at a Slut Walk will tell a survivor that it’s her fault. They will not ask what she was wearing to provoke her attacker. Nobody will say she had too much to drink. Nobody will tell the men in the group that they are inherently rapists themselves, and nobody will tell a male survivor that his experience “wasn’t really rape.” Then, this fellow comes along. He sees this gathering of survivors and their supporters, and to him, it’s a joke. He sees feminazis. He sees girls who are taking “a bit of fun” too seriously. And what does he do? He exposes himself to this group of survivors and supporters - some of whom are, in fact, underage. He sexually harasses literally hundreds of women in one act. Aside from public indecency, there was cruel intent in his actions. He wanted to make them uncomfortable. He wanted to “put them in their place.” Other photos from this event show him flipping the protesters off and laughing at their anger. And there are still people defending his actions. There are those who still feel like these women were asking for itand that they deserved to be harassed for trying to claim they weren’t. There are those who feel that women should be taught a lesson this way, and they applaud this man’s actions. So no, he didn’t pull out his dick in front of feminist protesters. He harassed dozens - if not hundreds - of rape survivors. The reaction to his actions alone outline the purpose of the Slut Walk. For those of you still doubting whether what he did was wrong (and I do wonder if there’s something wrong with you, if you have doubts), let me give you an analogous situation. Imagine a gathering of black civil rights activists. Imagine Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, Rosa Parks, and all their colleagues gathered together to demonstrate that being black did not make them lesser people. That being black and living in the South did not mean they were “asking” to be the target of hate crimes. And at this gathering, a white man decides he should teach them a lesson by pointedly hanging a noose from the nearest tree and laughing at their anger. And other white men, laughing along with him, commend him for taking these activists down a peg. That’s what happened here. It’s not an “OMG, I can’t believe he did that!” moment. It’s an “OMG, there are people who think this is okay” moment. And the fact is, it’s not. It never will be. And that’s the take home message of this ridiculous rant I’ve written up. And this is why we still need feminism. His face though…
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