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Response to no_hypocrisy (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 10:31 AM

31. The slur comes from equating italian surnames with mafia

It's a disgusting stereotype and to hear people on DU defend it is abhorrent.

A race of people who essentially ruled the world for a millennia, established our form of government, led the Renaissance, has a cuisine that rivals to a lesser degree French and Chinese, and boast some of the worlds greatest scientist are always represented in American culture as mafia.

This is akin to representing all black people as thugs or Mexican people as lazy.

It's putrid.

The largest mass lynching in America was perpetrated against Sicilian immigrants. Theodore Roosevelt called it a "good thing to show the dagos their place"

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