Obama skit prompts an investigation
The Forum reported on the lip-sync act in which a white student—wearing dark makeup and an Afro wig—portrayed Obama receiving a lap dance. In the background, two male students dressed as cowboys simulated anal sex while holding an Obama sign that one student ripped at the end of the 30-second skit.
Guests at the UND party—hosted by the Gamma Phi Beta sorority—dressed in faux Native American regalia and red face and body paint. Native American students filed complaints after one of them found photos of the party on Gamma Phi president Anastasia Ginda’s Facebook account. The sorority is on temporary social probation while the university investigates the party photo complaints.
Do officials still claim that racism isn't rampant in North Dakota? If so, they're in denial.
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