“LET’S HOPE THE MAGIC NEGRO DOES A GOOD JOB”: Fox News Does Racist Scrolling in the Form of a “New Year’s Wish”

Are Rush Limbaugh and Fox News trying to get Republicans and conservatives to revive the word “negro” in everyday public conversation among them?

Is this what it means to be a person “on the right” in the 21st century—someone who looks to disrespect and humiliate black people—and not call them by their own chosen contemporary designations—even as one laughs at the old racist “put down” language and pretends that “it’s just a joke”?

Read the scrolling that Fox News ran in this very brief clip:

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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