It is all connected. From our offline behavior to our online lives. It is all connected.
If you’re up to scrub with current events, then you probably heard about the Mayweather vs. Canelo fight this weekend. You probably also know we have a new Miss America. And, unfortunately, you probably heard of the death of a ex-FAMU football player.
What do these all have in common? They all have roots in racial ignorance and intolerance.
When Nina Davuluri was crowned the new Miss America, Twitter flooded with comments calling her “terrorist”, “Arab”, and connecting her with the 9/11 attacks. She’s Indian American. Born in New York. The comments were ridiculous and made me a little embarrassed to be an American. If you haven’t seen the comments yet, go to Buzzfeed.
Here I am, mad that minorities and immigrants are still marginalized and I find this article about the racial comments made by Latinos about Mayweather, calling him a “pinche mayate”. Now, not only am I…
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