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USC Football's Racist Facebook group?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by hiredguy, Mar 11, 2007.

  1. hiredguy

    hiredguy Member


    I found the comments on the second page interesting....
  2. Chuck~Taylor

    Chuck~Taylor Active Member

    I'm tellin' ya'll. Stay away, stay away, stay a-way.
  3. Blitz

    Blitz Active Member

    Just another example of the stupidity demonstrated from time to time by school-age kidz (sic).
  4. Pringle

    Pringle Active Member

    Actually their explanation carries water with me. Borat-ish humor on their part. Nothing to see here.
  5. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Not sure I understand why these guys get a free pass, even if they intended it as a joke. No different than a hundred other "jokes" told by folks that far too many people find unfunny.

    And I know many of the principals refused to be quoted for the story, but it would have been nice to have comments from other black players (beyond Ellis, although it wasn't clear if he is black) to see how they feel about it.
  6. Pringle

    Pringle Active Member

    Um, the black players started joking about those guys being the "White Nation." The white guys made a satiric Web site basically satirizing white supremacists' views about black people.

    Seems to me like the college kids can joke about this kind of stuff more than us super-serious adults.

    To me, it's actually a good sign that blacks and whites can joke together about racial stereotypes - I think it's clear that Cushing and those guys didn't really feel this way.

    Much ado about nothing.
  7. Birdscribe

    Birdscribe Active Member

    Ellis is black. I did a story on him when he was in high school. Actually a pretty good kid who could have slipped off the tracks early in adolescence, but righted the ship in high school.
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