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  • RL Nave 3:03 pm on October 5, 2009 Permalink | Reply  

    Seattle’s Stranger: Hooters = Niggers 

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    “Seattle’s Only Newspaper” sent a self-proclaimed feminist reporter to cover the grand opening of a local Hooters Family Restaurant. Not surprisingly, she was appalled. Equally appalling, though, was the following analogy used to illustrate the restaurant’s offensiveness:

    It’s like—a friend pointed out later—if someone opened a restaurant called Niggers, and the all-black waitstaff dressed like slaves and step ‘n’ fetched you platters of watermelon, and when it was your birthday they were all, “Jump-down-turn-around-pick-a-bale-of-cotton!” and brought you a cake in the shape of a bale of cotton. And racists could go! And indulge their desire to be publicly racist under the guise of a fun-loving theme restaurant! Niggers! It’s all in fun. It really is like that.7

    Except it isn’t like that at all.  Other than that, the piece was OK.

    http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/news-flash-i-didnt-like-hooters/Content?oid=2358440

     
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  • RL Nave 3:11 pm on May 8, 2009 Permalink | Reply
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    Not working on my dumb ass state fair story that’s due today because Chloe is making me do other stuff.

     
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