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Bananas Thrown at Italy's First Black Minister

Offbeat  (tags: racist, bigotry, hate, ethics, bizarre )

- 1790 days ago -
Some of Italy's top politicians on Saturday rallied behind the country's first black minister after a spectator threw bananas at her while she was making a speech.

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Rose Becke (141)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 3:56 pm

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 5:35 pm
noted outrageous !!!! poor lady thx Marty!!!!

Amy Fisher (11)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 6:51 pm
Very sad.

Carmen S (611)
Monday July 29, 2013, 5:04 am
Thanks Marty, there is no excuse for the way she is being treated. She does seem handle it a lot better than most people would.

Sam E M (0)
Monday July 29, 2013, 6:30 am
Cecile Kyenge could have been injured if hit in the eye, even with a banana. Sounds like the person who threw them is against all immigrants, whatever their race, but sad that they used violence instead of words to put their opinions across. This lady seems to have dealt with the insult in the most dignified manner. Well done to her for keeping calm, and she's right that it's a waste of food too. Sad.

pam w (139)
Monday July 29, 2013, 6:57 am
That poor woman! Wish I could've been there to toss those bananas right back at the idiot who threw them!

. (0)
Monday July 29, 2013, 1:29 pm
Oh the stupidity...make banana bread, and offer it up at the next press conference.
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