“Ghettopoly”–Game With Guns, Drugs–Gets Protests

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http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/local/6977320.htm Some black leaders are protesting a new board game called Ghettopoly, a racially provocative imitation of Monopoly that is played played with fake Uzis, crack, and marijuana. The Miami Herald says the game replaces the whimsical top hats and thimbles of the original with malt liquor, "Ghetto Stash" and "Hustle Cards." The paper says that an explanation of the game, laden with stereotypes, reads: "Buying stolen properties, pimpin' hoes, building crack houses and projects, paying protection . . .

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