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College Paper Apologizes for ‘Obama’s America’ Cartoon After Racism Accusations

 
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College Paper Apologizes for ‘Obama’s America’ Cartoon After Racism Accusations
The University of Alabama’s stunning loss to Auburn in Saturday’s Iron Bowl game left many grasping for a reason for the sudden turn of events that toppled college football’s No. 1 team.

Enter Alabama’s student newspaper, The Crimson White. It ran an editorial cartoon deeming the loss “what happens in Obama’s America.”

On Thursday, the paper issued a public apology for running the cartoon after it received accusations of racism.

“The cartoon was meant as satire, but unfortunately it has been perceived by many readers as having racist intentions,” wrote the paper’s editor-in-chief, Mazie Bryant.

Bryant said the cartoon was meant “as a lighthearted look at some of the more absurd explanations given for Alabama’s collapse” at the end of the game, adding that for the paper’s staff and the student body at large “the blame was based on ridiculous and unfounded reasons.”


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