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Old 09-23-2011, 06:50 AM
 
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Flyers' Wayne Simmonds has banana thrown at him during overtime shootout - NHL - Sporting News
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Old 09-23-2011, 09:10 AM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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C'mon Canada, you're better than that....and they want to relocate a franchise near there.
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Old 09-23-2011, 09:54 AM
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Location: Planet Earth
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From 2002:

Black goalie Weekes has banana thrown at him - CBS SportsLine (http://www.cbssports.com/u/ce/multi/0,1329,5319258_60,00.html - broken link)
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Old 09-23-2011, 10:23 AM
 
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How very European of them........
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Old 09-23-2011, 05:13 PM
 
Location: Metro Washington DC
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What does the banana have to do with race? I never knew that there was a connection.
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Old 09-24-2011, 07:33 AM
 
Location: Long Island,New York
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What does the banana have to do with race? I never knew that there was a connection.
Then maybe you need to be enlightened.
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Old 09-24-2011, 09:52 AM
 
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Then maybe you need to be enlightened.
You'd have to be sleeping in a cave to not know that.
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Old 09-24-2011, 11:23 AM
 
Location: Metro Washington DC
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Then maybe you need to be enlightened.
Kinda why I asked. If you don't want to answer then that's okay.
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Old 09-24-2011, 11:25 AM
 
Location: Metro Washington DC
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You'd have to be sleeping in a cave to not know that.
Really? I don't sleep in a cave and I have never heard of it.
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Old 09-24-2011, 09:10 PM
 
Location: Long Island,New York
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Kinda why I asked. If you don't want to answer then that's okay.
Sorry dude but there's enough racism out there. No need to bring up why giving or throwing a banana at a black person would be insulting. Just take it from me, it is a HUGE racist action! They should have arrested the stupid a$$ that threw it and hauled him off to jail. It's definitely a form of a hate crime!!!
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