Wednesday, April 15, 2009

so B.B. can pronounce your name

Texas State Rep. Betty Brown, (R-Terrell), asked "Chinese people" (actually, folks of Chinese, Japanese and Korean descent) to "adopt a name we could deal with" when voting and filling out forms. Brown's spokesperson denies any racism in her comments.

Racialicious has a nice list of the ways this is wrong.

Thanks, Catie, for sharing this.


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