By Carma Henry
Racist person alters Black Panther Movie sign and inputs the N-Word at a U.S. Marine Base in Japan
By Victor Ochieng
Investigators sprang into action after a picture of a Black Panther movie sign was shared online, with the advertisement defaced to include the N-Word. The said ad was at a U.S. Marines base in Okinawa, Japan.
A report by the Atlanta Black Star said the racist picture was retrieved by a user on Military.com before it was shared on social media platforms.
In the racist photo, the theater’s marquee is altered to read “Phat Black N**r.” Reports reveal that the sign originally advertised the screening of the Black Panther movie scheduled for 3 p.m. on Sunday.
After the picture appeared online, the Marine Corps., is-sued a statement through their official Twitter account.
“Derogatory text was found on a marquee at Camp Hansen,” tweeted the Marine Corps Installations Pacific. “It was immediately removed and the incident is under investigation. Please visit our Facebook page for more information.”
On Facebook, the group wrote, “Marine Corps Installations Pacific is aware of an incident on Camp Hansen yesterday involving the posting of a racial slur on an AAFES marquee.”
They went further to denounce the act, saying the Marine Corps., doesn’t …read more
Source:: The Westside Gazette