Mixing It Up

A closer look at cultural diversity

Did Rick Santorum almost drop the “N-bomb?”

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Did Rick Santorum almost call our President the N-word? Here’s what I heard: “We know. We know the candidate Barack Obama what he was like. The anti-war, government nig-uh…(stumbling speech here)…” After so much racism from the presidential candidates, I wouldn’t be surprised, but I’ll let you decide for yourself. Here’s the video. Follow me […] [Read More]

Anderson Cooper will examine kids and race

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CNN’s Anderson Cooper will have a week-long special about kids’ perceptions of race. Cooper said he wanted the study to examine how a diverse group of young children begin to form attitudes and opinions about race, the Huffington Post reported. The study included 145 African American and Caucasian children in six different schools across three […] [Read More]

“Hunger Games” fans mad that black actors played key roles

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Although Suzanne Collins, author of “The Hunger Games,” described some of her characters as having dark skin in her book, several movie-goers were disappointed when they saw black people on the screen, Jezebel.com reported. “Kk call me racist, but when I found out Rue was black, her death wasn’t as sad #ihatemyself,” said @jashperparas. When […] [Read More]

Grand jury will investigate killing of unarmed teen

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Florida State Attorney Norm Wolfinger announced Tuesday that a grand jury will investigate the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood “watchdog.” The grand jury is scheduled for April 10th.  As of Wednesday morning, more than 800,000 people across the country signed a petition for justice regarding Martin’s […] [Read More]

Thousands seek justice for Trayvon Martin

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Nearly 600,000 people across the country have signed a petition for justice regarding the killing of Trayvon Martin. About three weeks ago Trayvon Martin, 17, was returning to his dad’s fiancee’s house in Sanford, Florida, after buying Skittles and iced tea at a nearby store, several media outlets reported.  It was the last trip he would […] [Read More]

Southern Miss students: “Where’s your green card?”

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  University of Southern Mississippi band members yelled “Where’s your green card?” to a Puerto Rican basketball player during a game Thursday, CNN reported. Southern Mississippi was playing Kansas State University in an NCAA tournament, which was televised. Angel Rodriguez, a Kansas State student, was being yelled at while shooting free throws. “I heard it. I don’t pay attention […] [Read More]

Can you believe this bumper sticker?

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Here is an example of how people have become more open about being racist since President Obama was elected. A friend on Facebook posted this photo.   Follow me on Twitter and Facebook. Related Links Mixing It Up: ESPN writer fired for racist headline Mixing It Up: Was Planned Parenthood’s founder a racist? Mixing It Up: Group […] [Read More]

Is this video funny or offensive?

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I’ve seen this video on several different websites, and I wanted to know what you thought about it. Do you think this video is hysterical or horrific? [Read More]
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