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Old Jan 4th, 2013, 09:35 PM   #1
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Once again a racist calling black women a gorilla.
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Old Jan 4th, 2013, 09:41 PM   #2
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The word "gorilla" did jump out at me.
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OMG, how stupid can you be?
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The word "gorilla" did jump out at me.
I know, just waiting for Dominic and his apologist supporters.
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I know, just waiting for Dominic and his apologist supporters.
How can anyone think that's not racist?
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How can anyone think that's not racist?
I don't know, ask Dominic and his gang of apologist?
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I know, just waiting for Dominic and his apologist supporters.
Funny how I had the same thought.

But you know, maybe whoever wrote about that ESPN commentator didn't know that the word "gorilla" can be construed as racist?

Oh yeah, but Dominic is french-speaking that's why he didn't know... (which is BS reason )
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Oh yeah, but Dominic is french-speaking that's why he didn't know... (which is BS reason )
It's not a slang word. Unless if he didn't know what a gorilla is, it's racist. The only way it wouldn't be is if you told someone who does not speak a word of English and tell them to say "gorilla" to someone else. That's not racist. But if you know what a gorilla is. It's racist.
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It's not a slang word. Unless if he didn't know what a gorilla is, it's racist. The only way it wouldn't be is if you told someone who does not speak a word of English and tell them to say "gorilla" to someone else. That's not racist. But if you know what a gorilla is. It's racist.
Well, you don't have to convince me, Sam L, but good luck doing that with dominic and his friends...
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Once again a racist calling black women a GORILLA.
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The word "GORILLA" did jump out at me.
Not so fast, people, we need to first find out if the writer knows that referring to Ms. Hill, or any other African-American/Black/Colored/Negro/anything-I-might've-left-out person, as "GORILLA" or any other non-human primate, is historically and inherently racist. TF taught me that.

However, I do believe the use of "Jungle Bunny", "Spear Chucker", and "Ebonics Laden Inarticulate Mumbo Jumbo", allows one to safely assume the writer is indeed racist, or would like his readers to believe so. Also, kudos to him/her for qualifying the word "GORILLA" with "Thick-Lipped", because a "GORILLA'S" lips are virtually non-existent.

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Now we're having threads dedicated to harassing Dominic?
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Funny how I had the same thought.

But you know, maybe that ESPN commentator didn't know that the word "gorilla" can be construed as racist?

Oh yeah, but Dominic is french-speaking that's why he didn't know... (which is BS reason )
Jemele Hill is the ESPN commentator who received the racist twitpic in the OP from someone not identified.
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Jemele Hill suspended for anti-Semitic remarks

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jemele_Hill

During the 2008 NBA Playoffs, Hill was suspended from her post after referencing Adolf Hitler in an article about the then-NBA champion Boston Celtics and the Detroit Pistons. In an editorial describing why she could not support the Celtics, Hill wrote: "Rooting for the Celtics is like saying Hitler was a victim. It's like hoping Gorbachev would get to the blinking red button before Reagan. Deserving or not, I still hate the Celtics." The comments immediately generated a negative response from readers and that portion of the editorial was taken out shortly after the column was published. Hill was subsequently suspended for one week and issued an apology through ESPN.
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I find anyone who belittles women for the way they look despicable to be honest.

Lol at the second agenda of this thread though.

PS: Bigger lol at Williamsser
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I wonder how the writer feels about:



Reischea Canidate,



Sage Steele,



Lisa Salters,



Josina Anderson, and



Pam Oliver. Oops!



Pam Oliver.
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