20 Feb '12, 1pm

This is why we can't avoid discussions on race/culture. We need healing; all of us.

20 Feb – The co-songwriter of South Korean girl groups SNSD and Chocolat, Jenny Hyun , recently sparked controversy with a slew of racist tweets. According to Koreaboo, on 16 February, the former singer posted over a dozen derogatory comments on her Twitter against African-Americans , after boxer Floyd Mayweather 's made a comment about NBA star Jeremy Lin , stating, "Jeremy Lin is a good player but all the hype is because he's Asian. Black players do what he does every night and don't get the same praise." The angry Hyun responded that Floyd was a "subhuman, ungrateful APE," and then started spreading vitriol about the black community in general. She insinuated that Whitney Houston 's recent passing was not such a loss because of "all that baggage" she came with, and referred to African-Americans as "disgusting, violent, arrogant, and stupid." Then, in a frightening twist...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/jenny-hyuns-racial-slur-06230026...

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