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No, not the NRA darkening the skin of Obama in their latest ad.

This one is about the adorable American boy who sang the National Anthem at game 3 of the NBA finals. Racists are upset that a "Mexican" sang "our" National Anthem.

Sebastien De La Cruz is a child with a golden voice. You'll see for yourself as I will post his performance. The fact that he was born in Texas - San Antonio to be exact - to  American parents is of little or no import to racists. A boy of Hispanic ancestry singing the anthem in Texas! has racists in a frothing tizzy. They claim that they are really offended because Sebastien dared to wear a Mariachi costume.

O, btw, did I mention that he is also mature beyond his years?

"I think the people were talking bad because of what I was wearing and it's not my fault. It's what I love and I'm just proud to be a mariachi singer. It's their opinion actually and if they don't like mariachi. That's their problem. I love it.
Racists are always so proud and eager to share their ignorance with the rest of us, aren't they?
This kid is Mexican why is he singing the national anthem
This lil Mexican snuck in the country 4 days ago why is he singing the National Anthem?
Can't believe they had the nerve to have a beaner sing the National Anthem of AMERICA
And on and on it went...racists using twitter to publish their hatred of an eleven year old.

Here is the performance:

How in heaven's name do you find space in your heart for hate after watching that?

Little Sebastien got the last laugh. He was invited back to sing the National Anthem for game 4. Tonight he was introduced by no less a person than the young, dashing Mayor of San Antonio, Julian Castro who was accompanied by his beautiful wife. Racists must be feeling some serious pain right about now.
The San Antonio Spurs probably had more to do with his second appearance, I am thinking. After he performed for game 3, the Spurs went on to blow out the Heat winning 113 - 77.

Originally posted to JoanMar on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 06:43 PM PDT.

Also republished by RaceGender DiscrimiNATION, TexKos-Messing with Texas with Nothing but Love for Texans, Barriers and Bridges, and LatinoKos.

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