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Apu Backlash

The recent Kwik-E-Mart marketing campaign for The Simpsons Movie has stirred up controversy about Apu's character.

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Is Apu Nahasapeemapetilon a racist stereotype, or a satire making fun of racism? (Thanks for the tip!)

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