Mayor Ford Affair: Star Apologizes To Somali Community For Crack Dealer References But Says It’s Not Racist When They Do It

“At every stop, they point out that the individuals involved are Somali. ‘Somali’ appears 11 times in the article, exactly as many times as the word ‘crack,’ ” Aidid said. “I am deeply hurt by this.
“Is it so salient a fact that it warrants mention as often as the drug in question?”

That is a fair question…Let’s look first at why the Star considers the Somali references fair to report here.

Big Hat tip to Scaramouche who has more.

Meanwhile there are interesting comments in this Somali Forum, pay attention to “Safferz” who is considering staying in the States after they “graduate