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White Girl Wins Lead in Musical; School Cancels
http://www.gopusa.com ^ | February 8, 2018 | Michael Haverluck

Posted on 02/08/2018 8:24:25 AM PST by NKP_Vet

high school in New York has pulled its musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame after social justice student activists complained about a leading role being handed to a white student.

“Protests of the production began when an African-American student quit Ithaca High School’s musical production due to the role of Esmeralda being given to a white classmate,” Fox News reported. “Student activists then banded together under the umbrella of Students United Ithaca …”

Caving to social justice activists

Shortly after the Board of Education of the Ithaca City School District (ICSD) pulled the musical, it was replaced with a new project, but signs of a possible problem over the casting not reflecting “diversity” or “inclusiveness” were evident before the roles were even announced.

“When Ithaca High School announced last fall that the spring musical would be The Hunchback of Notre Dame, high school senior Annabella Mead-VanCort’s mother, Eliza VanCort, wrote a letter to school administrators,” the Ithaca Journal reported. “Mother and daughter were thrilled that a musical with a leading role of a female of color would be performed on the school’s stage.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: 1moretime; annabellameadvancor; annabellameadvancort; blackkk; blackliesmatter; elizavancort; hunchbackofnotredame; ithaca; newyork
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“After they warned administrators in late November that they would be keeping an eye on the casting for the musical, only to find out that a white student was handed the role of Esmeralda – representing a Romani gypsy living in Paris in the 15th century – the protests began.“

Ground control to the black racists demanding the roll be given to a black girl. Romani gypsies are racially Indian and Pakistani, not negro.

1 posted on 02/08/2018 8:24:25 AM PST by NKP_Vet
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To: NKP_Vet

And how do they feel about “Hamilton!”?


2 posted on 02/08/2018 8:26:02 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (The revolution will not be televised (at least, not by CNN).)
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To: NKP_Vet

Sue the whole bunch.


3 posted on 02/08/2018 8:26:33 AM PST by rdl6989
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To: NKP_Vet

This just in: If you’re white, you’re racist. If you’re white and you never do, say or think anything racist and you treat everyone equally and fairly—well, then you’re super-duper racist because you’re just avoiding your racism


4 posted on 02/08/2018 8:26:37 AM PST by SkyDancer ( ~ Just Consider Me A Random Fact Generator ~ Eat Sleep Fly Repeat ~)
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To: NKP_Vet

This girl is going to be a mega millionaire quite soon...


5 posted on 02/08/2018 8:26:46 AM PST by Professional
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To: NKP_Vet

That’s about the same as white girl gets to carry the US flag for Olympics team based on a racist coin toss.


6 posted on 02/08/2018 8:26:52 AM PST by StAntKnee (Add your own danged sarc tag)
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To: NKP_Vet

Strange that the media portrays Romani as eastern European/caucasoid.

My step-mother is Romani, and she’s VERY dark skinned. Your explanation sheds some light on her heritage if true.


7 posted on 02/08/2018 8:27:44 AM PST by rarestia (Repeal the 17th Amendment and ratify Article the First to give the power back to the people!)
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To: NKP_Vet

Ithaca has been a liberal Schiffhole for decades.


8 posted on 02/08/2018 8:28:03 AM PST by Arm_Bears (Hey, Rocky--Watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat!)
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Gee, I see programs and commercials all the time with token placed “African Americans” Medieval times, cowboys, CEOs, traditional families, et al

And when is a white guy ever portrayed dunking a basketball? An Asian? Muslim?


9 posted on 02/08/2018 8:28:21 AM PST by A_Former_Democrat (Another Islamic terrorist event, and no “outrage” from the “Muslim community”. Again)
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To: NKP_Vet

Doesn’t matter to the anarchists, only that a white girl *earned* the role.

F’em all.


10 posted on 02/08/2018 8:28:39 AM PST by nickedknack
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To: NKP_Vet

Key word: “Ithaca”


11 posted on 02/08/2018 8:29:02 AM PST by bigbob (Trust Trump. Trust Sessions. The Great Awakening is at hand...MAGA!)
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To: NKP_Vet

It’s just not working. A lot of effort and resources have been expended to try to make it work, and it just isn’t.


12 posted on 02/08/2018 8:29:06 AM PST by cdcdawg
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To: NKP_Vet

The Romany arrived in Europe in the early Middle Ages. As nomads, they have no real homeland but their orign is believed to be India.

And in Europe, they’re physically indistnguishable from the native population.

Why it black racists insist on arrogating every perceived minority role in the name of political correctness?


13 posted on 02/08/2018 8:29:07 AM PST by goldstategop ((In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My rever))
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

City of Evil ping.


14 posted on 02/08/2018 8:29:52 AM PST by Rebelbase ( Hillary, DNC, DOJ and FBI colluded with a British National to influence the 2016 Pres. election)
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a leading role being handed to a white student.

Not "earned by". "Handed to."

Because everything is a handout. Nobody earns anything. You didn't make that happen ... somebody else did.

The SJW crowd are hideously evil.

15 posted on 02/08/2018 8:30:24 AM PST by NorthMountain (... the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed)
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Gee, I see programs and commercials all the time with token placed “African Americans” Medieval times, cowboys,

It was an important plot point in Blazing Saddles.
16 posted on 02/08/2018 8:30:46 AM PST by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: NKP_Vet

Theydidn’t include any rap music in the prodution,also.
Shame shame on you whitey.


17 posted on 02/08/2018 8:31:34 AM PST by Leep (The dims better watch it..Trump is CRAZY!!)
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To: NKP_Vet

In the book, Esmerelda has a French mother and French nobleman father, and was stolen by the gypsies and raised by them. She is 100% white European.

The Disney movie had her being dark skinned, but she is in no way African.


18 posted on 02/08/2018 8:32:45 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (Big governent is attractive to those who think that THEY will be in control of it.)
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“racially Indian and Pakistani”

Yup, they started as Caucasian and then are mixed with Europeans too.

19 posted on 02/08/2018 8:33:12 AM PST by Varda (Liberalism IS hate)
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To: NKP_Vet

Doesn’t matter what the race of some fictional character is.

THIS IS A PLAY FOR A HIGH SCHOOL, and this dumbass kid ought to be suspended from any such activities for pulling this racist stunt just to strip the role from a fellow student!

This is just beyond sick!


20 posted on 02/08/2018 8:35:03 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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