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bigworld Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-12-07 06:50 PM
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7. Is 'buckwheat' always racist?
I know several older (white) people who use it regularly toward younger (white) people as a term of endearment, sort of like "whipper snapper."

I wouldn't think, given the circumstance, she meant it any other way.

And I would hope that the NAACP looks at her entire record before calling her out on the usage of this term.
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  -La. Pol's 'Buckwheat' Remark Sparks Ire Newsjock  Nov-12-07 05:02 PM   #0 
  - "I made an insensitive comment, and I regret my choice of words," ?????  seriousstan   Nov-12-07 05:14 PM   #1 
  - Whew at least she didn't call her a nappy headed HO !!!  humbled_opinion   Nov-12-07 09:29 PM   #13 
  - Buckwheat?  XemaSab   Nov-12-07 05:26 PM   #2 
  - stupid!!! stupid!!! stupid!!!  zbdent   Nov-12-07 05:52 PM   #3 
  - Yup shes dumb if not atleast a closet racist. NT  cstanleytech   Nov-12-07 06:03 PM   #5 
  - What an idiot!  kimmylavin   Nov-12-07 06:03 PM   #4 
  - LA has a lot of Republicans pretending to be Democrats (Nagin comes to mind). Is Dartez another? nt  skipos   Nov-12-07 06:08 PM   #6 
  - Is 'buckwheat' always racist?  bigworld   Nov-12-07 06:50 PM   #7 
  - I think it's ok for pancakes  daleo   Nov-12-07 08:32 PM   #11 
  - Depends on the useage, maybe she was joking but I really doubt it.  cstanleytech   Nov-12-07 09:26 PM   #12 
  - Dartez is trash -- she also drove drunk, and her husband employs illegal aliens...  NorthernSpy   Nov-12-07 07:17 PM   #8 
  - Buckwheat? That woman is bad for the dem image.  superconnected   Nov-12-07 07:18 PM   #9 
  - She only gets off the hook if Boykin says "Dats O-tay".  Dr.Phool   Nov-12-07 08:13 PM   #10 
 

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