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This sums it up well:
"Democrat Barack Obama on Wednesday became the first presidential candidate to call for Imus to be fired. "He didn't just cross the line, he fed into some of the worst stereotypes that my two young daughters are having to deal with today in America," said Obama, the only black candidate in the race.
When the people get together and they say they are fed up, things happen. We need to learn from this example and continue to fight racism, sexism, and homophobia.
Within the black community, we need to hold ourselves accountable as well, making sure we fight misogyny in the music community and on tv.
Where do you think Imus got the term? We need to stop putting each other down and spending our money on music that degrades women of color.
Its about empowerment. Nothing more. Nothing less.