Ohio State Linebacker Repeatedly Taunted With Racial Slurs. Relax, guys, it was just "cracker".

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  1. FLMountainMan

    FLMountainMan White Hispanic

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    http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/footba...lls-foul-on-race-baiting-Ga?urn=ncaaf-wp12427

    Keep it classy Gators!

    Having played football and basketball in Florida, I can attest that that "cracker" is still very, very, very much in use. It never bothered me much though, I kind of embraced it. "White boy" though, just the way it was said, always got under my skin a little.
     


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    It's annoying how the author uses the term "reverse-racism," even though he claims it is still just racism. Well if it's racism, just call it racism. White people can be subject to racism. There needn't be an adjustment of the term just because it happens to a white person. Does the author truly believe that there aren't racist things, both black-white and white-black, said on the field?
     


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    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    Jesus man. The blacks are racist motherfuckers.
     


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    I don't like the double standard. if the white dude said something to the back guy, it'd make frontpage CNN news (look at the FIFA debacle).
     


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    Seems like most of the UF fans I run into are drunkard boors. Seems to run in the ethically challenged Gator program. Oh well.

    Ironic that "cracker" is viewed as an insult, because Florida crackers were resourceful pioneers.

    http://www.prnewswire.com/news-rele...florida-cracker-cattle-culture-121520389.html


    http://www.amazon.com/Classic-Cracker-Floridas-Wood-Frame-Architecture/dp/156164014X
     


  6. FLMountainMan

    FLMountainMan White Hispanic

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    This was on the front page of ESPN. CNN will probably run it if it gets any traction.
     
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    fuck yeah. and this is why you don't see asians playing american football!
     


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  9. FLMountainMan

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    He has a point. I don't really care. The socioeconomic advantages are worth a double standard every now and then.
     


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    No, you can't use "the 'C-word'" to refer to cracker. Just write cracker. No one is offended by it. There is now, and always will be, only one "c-word" and that word is CUNT.
     


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