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01.23.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
Yesterday, The Cleveland Plain Dealer ran the rare apology for not using a racial epithet. On Martin Luther King Day. Neat. Phillip Morris, whose parents should have known better before naming him, wrote a column about his discomfort hearing a specific racial slur inadvertently used by a bartender quoting the movie Pulp Fiction. Why, Morris wondered, did he cheer when a black actor used the word in the movie and cringe when a white bartender merely recounted the same line, one written by notably white guy, Quentin Tarantino? Which epithet was it? Who knows? After much argument, The Cleveland Plain Dealer edited it out of the column. They went with the construct “n

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Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008

Today @ The Marcus Center - 12:45 PM

The Marcus Center hosts a slew of free activities and performances this afternoon in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, starting at 12:45 p.m. Multicultural organizations including the Chinese Youth Orchestra, Trinity Irish Dance and the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra Calypso will perform.