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Friday, May 14, 2021
2009

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Letter to the Editor: Racial slur inappropriate for play

How could "Talking With" be accepted as an appropriate production by the university's theatre department? I found myself sobbing on Saturday afternoon while exiting the play during Claire Parker's monologue "Twirler" after she said twice, "Baton twirlers are like the niggers at a white university." Parker's character said the lack of respect a baton twirler receives is equal to the amount a black person doesn't receive.

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