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  • Riverside County Democratic Chairman Apologizes for (Racist) Comment

    06/13/2013 6:00:42 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 10 replies
    The Press-Enterprise ^ | June 13, 2013 | AARON CLAVERIE
    RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Democratic chairman apologizes for comment The chairman of the Riverside County Democratic Central Committee is apologizing for making a reference to Vaudeville-era character “Stepin Fetchit,” who some consider racially insensitive. Howard Katz made the statement during a gathering of central committee membership in Moreno Valley on Monday, June 10. “It was a stupid statement,” said Katz, a retired IBM manager who lives in Temecula, during a phone interview Thursday morning. The incident has promoted calls for Katz’s resignation, but Basil Kimbrew, chairman of the California Friends of the African American Caucus, said that as far as he’s concerned...
  • If George Bush is our “Bull” Conner, Charlie Rangel is our Stepin Fetchit!

    09/27/2005 1:09:34 PM PDT · by Craig DeLuz · 4 replies · 147+ views
    The Home of Uncommon Sense ^ | 09/27/2005 | Craig DeLuz
    For those of you who missed it last week, Congressman Charlie Rangel stated “George Bush is our Bull Connor! And if that doesn’t get to you, nothing will be able to get to you. It’s time for us to be able to say that we’re sick and tired, we’re fired up and we’re not going to take it anymore.” You’re right Charlie... I, for one am not going to take your Stepin Fetchit, Uncle Tom lying down anymore. It is about time that you and the rest of your ilk were exposed for the sellouts you are. You have...