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So Racist: From Piglet to “Niglet”

I was looking for information on racist comic act “Shirley Q. Liquor” and ran across this info. Oh my! It’s interesting how young white people these days are so comfortable with racist imagery and blackface, to the point where they just post things all over the net. CRAZY.

From Ban Shirley Q. Liquor – University of Alabama student Elizabeth Dennis recently changed her Facebook profile image from Piglet, a Winnie the Pooh character, that was in blackface with one hand holding a watermelon and the other holding a bucket of KFC Fried Chicken, with the word “Niglet” underneath. After it got around that the photo was up she posted a new pic and added the confession “the profile pic was a joke … Sorry if I offended.”

But after looking at all of the photos that she posted of herself in blackface, I am even more disappointed that she was apparently supported by other brothas and sistas to do what she did.

Elizabeth must have missed the big speech yesterday because these photos were up TODAY.

But America’s transcending race and blacks need to get over it. Yeah right!

I wonder what’s the percentage of white college students dressing up in blackface to black college students dressing up in whiteface and then being stupid enough or smart enough, depending on how you look at it, to post the photos on Facebook or Myspace. Continue reading

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