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Ivy League college tells white people that it is racist for them to say Fiesta


Fiesta is now a “racist” term. If your white.

A charity event has been cancelled at Dartmouth because it would be horribly “racist” for privileged white people to hold the event on a fake Mexican holiday and use the Spanish word for party. “Cinco de Mayo” is celebrated in one Mexican state, and has been co-opted by American companies to hold sales and sell beer.

Many American’s falsely believe that Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexican independence. This is actually celebrated on September 16th.

From Dartmouth student paper…

The presidents of Alpha Phi sorority and Phi Delta Alpha fraternity canceled “Phiesta,” an annual philanthropic event planned for Saturday, after students raised concerns about the theme’s possible cultural insensitivity, A Phi president Courtney Wong ’15 said.

“We take these concerns very seriously,” Wong said. “And we want to make sure that we respect the diversity of the broader community.”

Phi Delt president Taylor Cathcart ’15 reiterated Wong’s comments, emphasizing that he supported canceling the event.

“We felt that the possibility of offending even one member of the Dartmouth community was not worth the potential benefits of having the fundraiser,” Cathcart said.

All proceeds would have gone toward cardiac care, according to the Facebook invitation.

Dartmouth community members were invited to join Greek members on Phi Delt’s lawn of for a performance by campus band “Burn the Barn,” free virgin piña coladas and strawberry daiquiris, chips and salsa, homemade guacamole and Boloco burritos.

Yesterday, upon hearing about the event, Daniela Hernandez ’15 sent an email to Greek Letter Organizations and Societies, GLOS director Wes Schaub, Dean of the College Charlotte Johnson, the Office of Pluralism and Leadership and the Panhellenic Council.

In the email, Hernandez raised concerns, including those about racial insensitivity.

“There are various problematic structures and ideologies regarding a Cinco de Mayo-inspired event, and I am sure that we, as a Dartmouth community, could learn from the extensive literature written about the Americanization of Cinco de Mayo and its construction as a drinking holiday in the United States, cultural appropriation and the inappropriate usage of cultural clothing, and the exploitation of groups of people and cultures for the sake of business opportunities,” Hernandez said in an email to The Dartmouth.

While offended, Hernandez said she was not taken aback when she heard about the event.

“As a Mexican-born, United-States-raised, first-generation woman of color, it was sadly unsurprising that a culturally-themed party was seen as a casual venture for such a privileged institution such as Dartmouth,” she said. “I believe that social consciousness and cultural awareness is something that we need to work on as a community.”

How long until deranged leftists call for a boycott of the FORD motor company for having a model called the “Fiesta.”