The University of Arkansas chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha won first place and $100,000 in scholarships in the Sprite "Step Off" Competition recently. But the crowd was nasty and booed them after the results were announced. Not only that, but Coca-Cola announced "scoring discrepancy" which they have yet to prove or explain, and as such awarded two first place prizes of $100,000 to ZTA and the second place group Alpha Kappa Alpha from
I had no idea what "stepping" was but after some research I found it's a traditional African American dance. White folks aren't supposed to know how to do it, nor should they actually be good at it.
There's talk of whether or not white sororities and fraternities should be allowed to compete in future stepping competitions.
Here's a fine example of how an important part of Black culture has become an important part of mainstream American culture. Isn't that what diversity is all about? This just sucks.
Hate to say this, but Coca Cola played the race card here. They were probably afraid of a boycott. Well, you know what? I'm boycotting them. I think what they did was wrong and they can kiss my ass if they think I'm drinking their products again.