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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:
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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."
http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/usworld/ap/alabama-university-apologizes-for-t-shirt-with-racist-image/article_1e06361a-07c5-58b7-9477-ed4505646deb.html

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

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