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Old June 25 2009, 02:16 AM   #1
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Transformers: Revenge of the Racial Caricatures

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Jive-talking twin Transformers raise race issues:
Harmless comic characters or racist robots? The buzz over the summer blockbuster "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" only grew Wednesday as some said two jive-talking Chevy characters were racial caricatures.

Skids and Mudflap, twin robots disguised as compact hatchbacks, constantly brawl and bicker in rap-inspired street slang. They're forced to acknowledge that they can't read. One has a gold tooth. [MORE]
So did you think that they were racial caricatures?
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