Banks-Palin fiasco calls for racial dialogue

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By: Liam McGurl  @Liiiammm1996

 

Rapper Azealia Banks is most commonly known for her foul mouth, which she has excused by calling her verbal daggers a part of her “crass, New-York-City sense of humor.”  I’d have some serious questions for anyone who would accept such a poor excuse for vulgarities; regardless, it is likely Banks supporters would agree the 24-year-old rapper’s taken things a bit too far this time.

After a March 31 Newslo article’s release, jokingly telling that former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin said blacks “accepted [slavery] willingly,” Banks took to Twitter, voicing her thoughts on the statement.

Unfortunately for Palin, Banks’ comments were nothing short of humiliating.  Even worse for Banks, the comedy-based article was falsified.  That’s right, Palin never made the remarks in the first place, despite Banks’ all-too-real comebacks.

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