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Fri May 13, 2016, 06:29 PM

Alabama Sorority Prints T-Shirts with Racist Image [View all]

So what else is new?

Here's a pic of this chapter of the sorority from the interwebz:

Extremely diverse, wouldn't you say?

They claim that they didn't notice the image of a black man eating a watermelon on the t-shirt.

The T-shirts depicted a map of Alabama marked with an array of images including an illustration of a black man holding a slice of watermelon to his mouth in the map's southeast corner. University spokesman Philip Poole said the shirts were ordered as keepsakes for the sorority's spring formal.

"In selecting the T-shirt, we failed to focus on the specific images in the design," Lauren Hammond, president of the sorority's Samford chapter, said in a statement issued through its national headquarters Friday. "We are horrified by our oversight. Had we recognized what the design details depicted, we would never have purchased the shirts."

Here's my question: Why was somebody even selling t-shirts like that in the first place?

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