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chaunce54
05-14-2016, 10:19 AM
(Reuters) - A sorority in Alabama apologized on Friday for a T-shirt that it made depicting a racially offensive image of an African-American person eating a piece of watermelon.
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African-Americans liking watermelon is considered a racial stereotype and is generally regarded as offensive.

http://www.businessinsider.com/r-sorority-apologizes-for-racist-t-shirt-made-by-chapter-in-alabama-2016-5?r=UK&IR=T


http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2016/05/14/13/34289D8900000578-3589799-image-m-3_1463229693298.jpg

mstatefan91
05-14-2016, 10:21 AM
That's a black person? I mean, I guess it could be...

chaunce54
05-14-2016, 10:25 AM
Our study implies that sweet watermelon originates from West, not southern Africa as previously believed, and that the South African citron melon has been independently domesticated. These findings affect and explain numerous studies on the origin of these two crops that led to contradictory results because of the erroneous merging of several distinct species.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/nph.13163/abstract

RougeProdigy
05-14-2016, 10:53 AM
I hate racism

mstatefan91
05-14-2016, 10:55 AM
I hate racism

I'm beginning to think that you have zero clue what racism really is..

RougeProdigy
05-14-2016, 11:14 AM
I'm beginning to think that you have zero clue what racism really is..
No that's lexbishop who doesn't have a clue. I know what racism is.

mstatefan91
05-14-2016, 11:20 AM
No that's lexbishop who doesn't have a clue. I know what racism is.

fair enough

brighamw
05-14-2016, 11:34 AM
I wonder if the shirts are still available?

You know, strictly for research purposes...

IH8RICE
05-14-2016, 11:36 AM
I'm beginning to think that you have zero clue what racism really is..

I believe most people don't really know what racism is anymore.

mstatefan91
05-14-2016, 11:37 AM
I believe most people don't really know what racism is anymore.

Yeah, it has become pretty clear over the past few years.