McDaniel College Probes ‘CMT Versus BET’ Event

Mike Hellgren, CBS Baltimore, March 6, 2014

{snip} A fraternity and sorority at McDaniel College are under fire after allegations of ethnic stereotyping during a party.

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A fraternity and sorority at McDaniel College are under investigation after holding a party in January with the theme “Country Music Television versus Black Entertainment Television.”

In a statement, a McDaniel vice president told WJZ: “McDaniel supports inclusiveness. Any event that promotes negative stereotypes or disrespect of others is reprehensible.”

WJZ found the CMT/BET theme is a popular one, with various fraternities and sororities posting pictures on sites like Pinterest and Facebook.

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The school newspaper first reported on the party and has received dozens of comments, including from some who see no problem with the theme.

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Some took issue with comparisons to other recent Greek party controversies, including an Arizona State MLK themed party that got a fraternity expelled and a party at Duke that mocked Asians.

The sorority involved in the McDaniel party, Phi Sigma Sigma, said in a statement: “Phi Sigma Sigma finds the actions associated with this event inappropriate . . . The issue has been brought to the attention of Phi Sigma Sigma’s International Standards Board, and our collegiate women will be held accountable for their actions.”

WJZ also heard from national administrators from the fraternity involved, Phi Delta Theta. They say are deeply concerned about the allegations and that if any of their members violated any policies or their spirit of tolerance, they, too, will be held accountable.

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  • D.B. Cooper

    This is all over the news, yet nothing about the latest knock out game.

    • foundingstockcracker

      Dat gurl gots de Hottentot Beauty Bootie

  • OhWow

    Freedom of expression. This wasn’t a party where whites only stereotyped blacks. Whites stereotyped themselves too. Clearly it’s just meant to be a funny theme and have a good time. When the PC police go looking for racism at college parties full of teenagers you know it has gotten ridiculous.

  • Spartacus

    And they still don’t care about real news…

    • OhWow

      White man rapes and bashes in black woman’s head then sets fire to her home killing her and her 5 year old son Trayvon.

      The Superbowl would be interrupted for that kind of headline with races reversed. But since it’s black on white again this is the first time I even heard about this.

      • soul hunter

        It’s absolutely imperative thatwhitefolk takerevenge against thenigger hoardes..

    • soul hunter

      BURRHEADS . . . . .Who NEEDS them ?

    • The real news portrays blacks and browns as they really are, so no real news unless you’re willing to search it out. The fake news is designed to oppress, degrade, demean, and marginalize the entire White race. There’s plenty of fake news.

      • LHathaway

        all part of the ‘tolerance’ campaign

  • MekongDelta69

    On this original site (linked from Drudge) and all similar stories, allowed NO comments.

    Hmm – wonder why not?

    • sbuffalonative

      Yes, I noticed that. ‘See BS’ webpages are increasingly disabling comments.

    • OhWow

      Tons of sites are either doing away totally with comments, closing them 10 minutes after posting the article, or making it harder to comment requiring people to register to new sites.

      There is a massive angry white underbelly just bubbling and seething over the liberal media and black on white war going on behind closed doors. I feel like we are 1 more Colin Ferguson LIRR incident away from whites finally fighting back.

      • connorhus

        I have noticed that trend as well.

      • kikz

        I’m already there. point blank. The first time I encountered my ‘race’ deconstructed in jew controlled academia as simply a social construct, but then blamed for the entirety of black chattel slavery, and every imaginable horror committed against non-whites since the beginning of time, I stood up to it. I will continue to do so in public, in private, online, and anywhere I’m confronted with this bs. Molon Labe, come get me. One small problem i’ll reiterate, prepare your children to verbally defend themselves against this anti-White racist bs, as it is now, literally in their faces.

        • Good lord, always about the jews. “Why are you always on about Jews, Stan? Because I want to be one.” Good god, next you’ll tell us that Harlan Ellison is the nephew of George Soros. Idiots control academia, buckwheat. White idiot liberals.

    • 2eRep

      We know why, the truth cannot be told.

  • sbuffalonative

    Kids are bombarded by political correctness and yet they either aren’t learning the lesson or they’re rebelling against the indoctrination.

    You can’t convince white kids ‘blacks aren’t stereotypes’ when they see it every day in real life.

    • Who Me?

      Yep, their “diversity” is starting to blow up in their faces. As long as white kids didn’t know what black kids acted like, educators and others in charge could make them feel sorry for the blacks. Now the kids have to deal with them in school and at parties, and in stores and everywhere else they go, every day, all the time. They know full well these are no dusky angels they are having to kow-tow to, and they aren’t buying the “diversity” (c)rap anymore.

  • So CAL Snowman

    This is tantamount to legitimizing thought crime. These people are at a PRIVATE party. These people are exercising their first amendment rights of freedom of expression. The government might as well make it illegal to make fun of people.

    • Pro_Whitey

      Re it becoming illegal to make fun of people, yeah, they are working on that.

    • They’re trying. That’s what this is.

    • Fraternities are affiliated with the university–in order to be affiliated, they have to abide by certain rules. This wasn’t a “private party” in the sense that the university had no right to intervene. It does have that right, in that this party can be construed as a “university” event, since the fraternity is affiliated with the university.

      Why fraternities continue to even bother to be affiliated with universities in this way is beyond me. The only reason that I can see for having any affiliation at all with a university is for recruitment purposes. In the past, that was necessary. Today, it would be just as easy to recruit pledges over the internet.

      I was a member of TKE way back in the ’80’s, and it was a fun time. Drinking, smoking dope, playing foosball. A good release on the weekends from studying. Back then, no one would have batted an eye about a party of this sort. It’s a different world, now, and people have to adapt.

  • Frank_DeScushin

    “In a statement, a McDaniel vice president told WJZ: “McDaniel supports inclusiveness. Any event that promotes negative stereotypes or disrespect of others is reprehensible.”
    ____________________
    Doesn’t every diversity or black empowerment event not only condoned but often sponsored by the university prominently feature the negative stereotype that white people are racists?

    • kikz

      nice point……well stated. Whites need to start calling these racists on their racist crap to their faces. Don’t let it go unanswered. Name the beast, I say. If we don’t, one day it will be a crime to say it, if WE let them have their way.

  • IstvanIN

    If you don’t like the party don’t attend.

  • Irishgirl

    I don’t seem to recall people getting all bent out of shape over Monty Python’s Irish Catholic vs. English Protestant sketch in “The Meaning of Life” (which was wickedly funny – every sperm is sacred…).

  • r j p

    Ten years or so ago there was a game type show on MTV that put two songs against each other and viewers voted their favorite, can’t remember the name of it.
    Anyways, one song was almost always metal and the other song was usually black in nature. Metal always won. I watched in occasionally because I thought it was hilarious. Guess we can figure out why it is not still on. Not that I watch MTV anymore, no cable for me until it goes a la carte.

  • dd121

    The left can make sport of us racists all they want but some college kids make fun of them and it’s a major racial incident of hate. The propaganda machine is truly scary.

    • kikz

      i’m surprised that they aren’t taken away, disappeared into re-education gulags for their transgressions…meantime let’s watch as more blacks put video of their polar bear hunt/games on youtube……… and on it rolls.

      • dd121

        I think we’re about 20-30 years from the reeducation camps if events progress as they are.

        • Duke56

          Seriously? That long?

        • We can tell each other good jokes there. Most of the best jokes are about emotional pain. When I was locked up, I told great jokes to my friends.

          My best friend inside was Rex, and his wife divorced him. He appealed his sentence, and the appeal paperwork was not only refused as an appeal; it was refused as mail. We watched the Dallas July-4 fireworks out one of our dormitory window, and he cried.

          His wife sent him divorce papers the next week, and when I said, “At least you won’t have to wonder what color to paint the house”, Rex laughed.

          • dd121

            Where this country is headed is giving me plenty of emotional pain.

          • At least my skill at finding ways up and down hillsides might get me a good job as a goat.

  • 2eRep

    All this nonsense would end if just one group of whites fought back. CMT vs BET is kind of comparing Masterpiece Theater to watching two chimps hump and throw feces at each other on National Geographic.

  • soul hunter

    Pissonall the spookloving anusbrained fools

  • Reverend Bacon

    You know, before this wonderful stuff called “diversity,” it seems to me that people were allowed to make fun of each other. We had Irish people, Italians, Polish, etc. I don’t remember everyone getting all whiny when someone made an ethnic joke at their expense. It wasn’t until all this recent Bravo Sierra that someone said we can’t call it a Paddy Wagon anymore. I guarantee that wasn’t done because of an Irishman.

    • Irishgirl

      What do you call an Irishman who keeps bouncing off of walls?

      Rick O’Shea

    • Irishgirl

      How do you get an Irishman on the roof?

      Tell him the drinks are on the house.

      • MBlanc46

        Quick, where’s the ladder?

    • MBlanc46

      And just about everybody got a laugh and didn’t take it seriously. Now it’s a federal crime.

    • What is the difference between an Irish wedding and an Irish funeral?

      One drunk.

    • Duke56

      What’s the difference between St. Patrick’s Day and Martin Luther King Day?

      On St. Patrick’s Day, everyone wants to be Irish.

      • Reverend Bacon

        Ding Ding Ding- I think we have a winner.

        Does anyone remember the Ronald Reagan joke about the gondolier and God? Hysterical, and self-deprecating, because he was part Irish. Today, he’d be impeached.

        • I know lots of jokes about Scots, but they’re cruel and take a long time to write:

          An Englishman visiting Inverness bets a drunk Scot that he can’t drink 20 more whiskys, one right after the other, for fifty pounds. The Scot seems uncertain, stands up and leaves.

          He comes back 30 minutes later, and says “You’re on.” The barkeep lays them out and the Scot drinks them all.

          “Well done,” says the Englishman, giving him the money, but I am curious, but where did you go for that half-hour?”

          “Aye. that’s been botherin’ me a bit,” the Scotsman explains. “You see, it wasn’t a fair bet; I went to the pub up the road to see if I could do it first.”

          • Reverend Bacon

            I love that one. I haven’t heard it. Here’s one for you- an oldie but goodie:

            One day an Englishman, a Scotsman, and an Irishman walked into a pub together. The proceeded to each buy a pint of Guinness. Just as they were about to enjoy their creamy beverage three flies landed in each of their pints, and were stuck in the thick head. The Englishman pushed his beer away from him in disgust. The Scotsman just flicked the offending fly out of his beer and continued drinking it as if nothing had happened. The Irishman picked the fly up out of his drink, held it out over the beer and then started yelling “SPIT IT OUT, SPIT IT OUT, YOU BASTARD!

          • I heard that one as “Spit it out, laddie!” More polite that way.

  • richard garyson

    I am no fan of country, but it is heads and shoulders above rap music. Personally, my favorite genre is epic metal: Varg, Equilibrium, Finsterfrost.

    • JSS

      Check out Eluveitie then.

  • WR_the_realist

    Hypocrites. The left promotes negative stereotypes of conservatives all the time.

  • MBlanc46

    The McDaniel administration obviously has not sense of humor.

  • blight14

    And YET look at the plethora of other articles
    regarding actual crime, its nearly 100% black! You’ll also note that the
    author(Mike Helgren) and/or the site themselves made the ‘view comments’
    magically unable to open. Many of the CBS linked articles are doing this now,
    you can see the comments button but it doesn’t actually work……I’d imagine
    that many would assume it was something wrong on their end, as opposed to the
    controlled media merely disabling comments.

  • blight14

    SM, will you be in attendance in April? Hopefully you’ll be able to make it….B

  • Dale McNamee

    Black student parties ( “private” & public ) should also be monitored as closely for stereotyping…

    • r j p

      40 drinking, gun violence, rapes, drugs, fights?

      • Dale McNamee

        Yep, those activities as well…

  • Rosenkranz

    McDaniel College suddenly becomes the “Tolerance Nazis”…

  • Snakes on a Car

    College kids wearing goofy costumes and getting drunk? EHRMAHGAWD!!!!!!!!!