As some of you know Felonious made a fanshot about the use of the words "chink" in relation to Jeremy Lin.
The backlash has seen the firing of one, and the 30 day suspension of another employee from ESPN.
Many don't see the problem with a major corporation using certain words frivolously. That is mostly because the majority of the population isn't really subjected to prejudice or racism. It mainly happens to minorities.
Racism is an enormous social issue. Awareness is key in stamping it out. If we allow ESPN to play with words that way, we are allowing ourselves to accept that is it common practice in this country. I'm glad they took action, but I'm still bothered it was even thought for one second to be anywhere near appropriate.