Friday, March 16, 2012
March Madness :Southern Miss Band Shouts Racist Chants to Latino Player!
This is EXACTLY what I am always talking about. The Far Right's Racial Profiling Attacks against ALL Latinos (whether Legal Citizens or Not) are growing!
USAToday reports: Kansas State guard Angel Rodriguez says he has accepted Southern Mississippi's apology over remarks made by its band and has moved on.The freshman says Friday he did hear the chants of "Where's your green card?" during the Wildcats' 70-64 second-round victory in the NCAA tournament Thursday and that the school's athletic director and "personnel from their school" came to the team hotel to apologize.
Rodriguez said he accepted the apology because "there's ignorant people and I know that's not how they want to represent their university." Rodriguez added a civics lesson, saying he doesn't pay attention to that "nonsense, especially because Puerto Rico is a commonwealth, so we don't need no type of papers."
USM president Martha Saunders issued an apology Thursday in a statement.