Chanting USA is racist now

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    How is it racist? Politically motivated maybe, but not racist. USA is made up of all races. Why is it so many forget that?

    If those hispanics were insulted, then something is wrong. Truly, they should have just joined in the chant, bringing the two schools together instead of ripping them apart. First you're not allowed to be proud to be white, now you're not allowed to be proud to be American, what's next?

    And since I'm going to be called a racist for that, I feel it necessary to point out that my family is made up of ALL races, just like this country. I just happen to be white, but my nieces are mixed and I love them very much, but that doesn't mean I shouldn't be proud of my heritage.
     
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    If you don't see how that could be racially motivated, you're being naive. A predominantly white school, using it as a victory chant against a predominantly hispanic school? When both are US schools? The way it was described in the article, it easily could have been about race.
     
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    Define "predominately white". Are you saying that there were NO hispanic students in that school? If so, then you may be right, if not, then it's not racism.
     
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    The article just says one team had mostly white players while the other was all minority. I can't give any more info. It could be there were no hispanic students involved in the chant, I just don't know.
     
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    That's just fucking stupid. They were both American schools, right? There is more than enough real racism in the world (like that fucking douchebag del) without absurd shit like this.
     
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    You know damn well that they were chanting because the Americans beat the Mexicans.

    They weren't chanting their school's name.
     
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    Was the other school a Mexican school, or an American school? Of course, either way it's not 'racist.'
     
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