Quvenzhané Wallis Called C-Word by Onion Site; Activists Demand Apology

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  • What the is the Onion‘s problem?

    A lot of folks, including civil rights activists Najee Ali (Project Islamic Hope) and Rev. KW Tulloss (NAN), are rightfully upset with the Onion.com, a so-called satire site for calling 9-year-old actress Quvenzhané Wallis the C-word.

    “Everyone else seems afraid to say it, but that Quvenzhané Wallis is kind of a cunt, right? #Oscars2013” — The Onion (@TheOnion) February 25, 2013.

    The tweet was sent out around 8:42pm PST Sunday evening and quickly made the rounds on the social media website. And wouldn’t you know it, an  hour later, the offending message was deleted from The Onion’s feed.

    As it should be, the outcry has been immediate for the totally inappropriate and cheap dig.

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