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They almost did it.
Some of the people on our University of Colorado Student Union almost pulled a complete partisan stunt to endorse Democrat Bill Ritter to be Colorado’s next governor. Some members had written a bill that, if passed, would have given UCSU’s stamp of approval to Ritter’s campaign.
It looks almost like a dance.
Hands wave from side to side overhead as his feet glide over the webbing, seeming to float in the air with ethereal grace. At the end of the line he turns sideways, bounces once as if on a trampoline and becoming airborne in a back flip before his feet land firmly back on the ground.
Humorous racism can benefit society.
Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock are humorous racists. They evoke laughter by analyzing society through a racial lens.
Chappelle recently concluded a comedic tour this summer. Much of his performance rests on racial stereotypes. He imitates white people by adopting a serious business tone. He portrays black people with laid-back mannerisms.
These past two weeks, students put a collective foot down. We were wronged, and we weren’t going to stand by and let it continue without a fight. We were offended, we wanted change, and we did something about it.
Hundreds of thousands of us joined protest groups, signed online petitions and even created blogs chronicling our struggle against tyranny.