Noose Found on UC San Diego Campus as Racial Tentions Continue

You know it’s a racial incident when a noose is found.  A noose.  That lasting symbol of white supremacy.   When someone puts a noose up…”them’s fighting words”.

According to Huffington Post, last night, a noose was found hanging on a light in the campus library, according to the UC Regents (Live)blog. A female student admitted to placing the noose there today. This incident comes after the “Compton Cookout” Black History Month drama that we’ve been following here on Hello, Negro.  Photo of the noose comes from http://ucregentlive.wordpress.com

“This is truly a dark day in the history of this university,” Chancellor Marye Anne Fox told students gathered along Library Walk. “It’s abhorrent and untenable.”

I say, America, hate is on your doorstep.  You need to let it in and have a conversation about what is and is  not to be tolerated in YOUR house.  To the students at UC San Diego, I suggest that you band together.  Black, White, Hispanic, Asian, Middle Eastern…an injustice to one is an injustice to all and the eyes of the nation are upon you.  Sometimes the young have to be the example of and change and evolution of thought for the old, for the establishment.

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2 Responses to Noose Found on UC San Diego Campus as Racial Tentions Continue

  1. Montana

    Instead of an apology there has been steady escalation and now the noose. So, what exactly will the excuses be for this cowardly act that brings up memories of the confederate KKK of the South in their attempts to keep slavery and the non-whites in fear? Is it that are uneducated, is it that their parents planted these seeds of hate, is it that they are live in fear because our President in the white house is not 100% white. This is what the republican party of “birthers, baggers and blowhards” have brought you. These kids follow what their dullard leaders say, they are young and dumb. Are you surprise at what they do when you know what they think? Could be a dullard response to listening to endless non-sense on Beck, Hedgecock, Hannity, O’Reilly, Rush and Savage and the rest of the Blowhards.

  2. hearthesiren

    thanks for this article. ugh. appalling. ive been following your blog for a long time and wrote a blog about the “compton cookout” and mtv’s jersey shore and all the racist theme parties that come with it. keep up the good work!

    check my blog out if youre interested:

    http://hearthesiren.wordpress.com/2010/02/20/coons-in-a-new-color-and-the-people-who-indulge-them-mtvs-%E2%80%9Cthe-jersey-shore%E2%80%9D/

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