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Professor: Sombrero Parties are Racist (VIDEO)

During a recent CNN iReport interview about racism on American college campuses, Professor Trica Rose of Brown University said that theme parties present an occasion for “unintentional, seemingly neutral” forms of racism.

Rose cited “Gangsta parties” or “Pimp and Ho parties” as events that demean racial minorities. She also cited “Mexican sombrero parties” as an examples in which white students exploit “gross racial and ethnic stereotypes… at the expense of people of color.”


What do you think? Is it racist to host a sombrero party? Or could it be seen as a compliment to Mexican culture?

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