Donna Summer http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21030/all en MSNBC's Toure Labels Disco Critics 'Homophobic' and 'Racist' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-toure-labels-disco-critics-homophobic-and-racist <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Appearing on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports on Thursday to discuss the passing of disco singer Donna Summer, contributor Toure unleashed a viscous rant against those who didn't care for the music genre: <strong>"...there was a homophobic, and to a certain extent racist, response against disco....from large group of fans who wanted to proclaim the resurgence of white male power, of rock 'n roll and punk..."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-05-17-MSNBC-MITCHELL-TOURE.mp3">the audio</a></em>]<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-toure-labels-disco-critics-homophobic-and-racist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division disco Donna Summer Homosexuality MSNBC Racism Touré Thu, 17 May 2012 22:09:20 +0000 kyle.drennen 40113 at http://mrc.org