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  • junglebobmaria junglebobmaria Sep 16, 2013 1:27 PM Flag

    Seriously, White America, get over your racism

    No sooner had the tiara been placed atop her head than a barrage of racist tweets flooded the Internet.
    "If you're #Miss America you should have to be American," said one.

    "WHEN WILL A WHITE WOMAN WIN #MISSAMERICA? Ever??!!" screamed another.

    Nina Davuluri is American. She just happens to be of Indian descent. In fact, she's the first Indian-American to be crowned Miss America.

    "Miss America? You mean Miss 7-11," wrote Jalin Leatherman, referring to a stereotype about Indian people owning convenience stores.
    Others connected her to the Islamist militant organisation Al Qaeda, even though she is not Muslim.

    "Miss America right now or miss Al Qaeda?" tweeted Shannon McCann.

    "How can a Muslim win Miss AMERICA," wrote Max Orr.

    Addressing the comments, Davuluri stated (via The AP): "I have to rise above that.
    "I always viewed myself as first and foremost American."

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    • right, right..., white America is racist. I bet Eric "My People" holder agrees, I'm even sure Jeremiah Wright is good with that statement, and you know Al Sharpton would totally support you and with the full backing of the the KKK (Kongressional blacK Kaucus). Jessie Jackson would bless you for saying that, as would Louis Farrahkhan. I'm pretty sure the NAACP would have no argument. Yep them whities are the devil, I mean the almost white guy Zimmerman proves it. Ain't no black racists...., nope, none anywhere, can't see any Black racists..., and nut case that is a racist sure represents everybody, yep no racism in that assessment.

      Sentiment: Strong Sell

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