JCSU Alphas step show

Black Twitter is incensed with a white reporter who inserted himself into a step show by members of a black fraternity. It all started when an overzealous Fox46 reporter previewed the upcoming JCSU Alphas step show scheduled for the kickoff of the CIAA tournament in Charlotte tonight (March 2).

Social media users complain that the overeager reporter overstepped his boundaries by joining the frat members' routine.

Some complained that white people are patronizing blacks and exaggerating their interest in black culture for political reasons.

They point to the hype surrounding the comic book film Black Panther and a report that a new "African female warrior" movie starring Viola Davis is in the works.

"The reporter ruined it for me," wrote redgonerogue on Instagram.com. "Am I supposed to be impressed?" wrote another user. And another IG user wrote: "So disrespectful."

Watch the video below.

 

https://www.myjournalcourier.com/news/media/JCSU-Alphas-Step-Show-1203134.php

  • therealashland

    Nah he just ain't got no God given rhythm , po lil tink tink ?

  • SingleGalCrazyWorld

    Not offended...white people always be tryna step or dance to something regardless of its is fraternity or sorority. He aint have no flava tho...anyway they Alphas so Im pretty sure they enjoyed the "male company"...IJS...

  • Phillybruh

    Whose offended he came in on queue like they planned.

  • Vonn

    He said "guys I'm coming in." What's the problem??? If there was a problem the Alphas should have stopped him as soon as he started. Clearly, this was planned.

  • datATLboi

    I'm Greek and it's NOT offensive cuz it looks like it was planned but as a Caucasian man he probably just didn't know......they didn't stop him so what's the big deal

  • Vonn

    The reporter told them to keep it tight, now that was funny.

  • Nathan Hastings

    Black folks only get offended when it involves white people or the police.

  • NeverSurprised

    If the black men doing the routine weren't angry enough, insulted enough, or MEN enough to stop him, why is black twitter "outraged" ( yet again)? Don't those folks have anything to do with their time other than be "outraged" on behalf of ALL of black America?

  • Quagsire!

    My hrothers were stepping though. Nice!

  • CookieMobster

    Damned if you do damned if you don't. I do not think he meant any disrespect.

  • angrysolo

    greek life ain’t what it once was, as you can tell by the mannerisms of these mens. additionally this stunt wouldn’t have ended in laughter for any involved if it had happened off camera and pre-2010

  • Kanyade

    Who watched Atlanta? Who watched How to Get Away With Murder? Who fell asleep and only watched half of each, like me?

  • MoniquetheGeek

    I've laughed so hard at this video. The full clip with both white men got me in tears!

  • J2PC

    Why not join in? lol The whites know that all of these branches of frats/soros were created by Greeks aka White folks. In context, the Black frats/soros amounts to a small a branch that serves or is connected to a much larger branch, tree trunk with roots of a much higher power ran by...white folks.

    Eh, the rest is just all hype and in the mind (psychological) to cause division among each group where each chapter thinks that its people are distinctly special when they are all somehow interconnect and part of the same frat tree or Greek group ran by white folks. Might as well join in because they are one in the same only separated by skin color. smh

  • ShadesofEMPRESS

    People who are greek only worry about the letters. They blow me because they are not loving like greek once was. I think black greek need to get back to what it once was.

    However, I do want to pledge and hopefully when I do I can be on the campus where the sororities are sisterly because Lord knows Ive heard horror stories.

  • xenaD

    I can see Harry Connick jr doing this ??

  • Noirluv45

    I'm sorry, but this was hilarious! He looked so ridiculous trying to keep up with those brothers.

  • Noirluv45

    That's not true at all.

  • Lmao

    Lmao. People get mad over the wrong stuff, but don’t care about the right stuff. He made a fool of himself. That’s it. White people are so lame. I love how they ignored him though, especially the guy at the very front?. They killed it though!

  • ??????

    ???????????

  • Mister Fantastic

    People have too much time on their hands if they are "mad" about this.

  • RaginB

    ??the shit was funny....if they(the dudes that was steppin) ain’t have no problem with it why do other people??

  • Missy

    I like Harry??

  • hottlanta

    The disrespect of Black Greek fraternity was when that white guy, can't think of his name made money off the song Ice, Ice Baby when in Spike Lee movie School Days they were doing Ice, Ice Baby at a step show. I heard his song Ice, Ice Baby and I flipped. Yall help me out I forget his name but here is the step show from School Days where they are saying Ice, Ice Baby before he stole it made money off it.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfPc8Ia7E20

  • klwbaby

    Vanilla Ice

  • Quitedeliteful

    The man seems to have a good sense of humor and didn't mind making fun of himself. I just can't get worked up about this. He tried. He failed. It made for a good laugh... I don't get that he wanted to be disrespectful...

  • Quitedeliteful

    LOLLOLLOL!!!!!!!

  • Solstice

    I was up! And alert like a mufgg. I saw both Scandal and HTGAWM! Did you see when Olivia and Annalise exchanged words at the hair salon? Oooh lmao!!

  • Wreckognize Game

    I love this movie. This clip got me hype. I wanna do a step out this building when I get off

  • hottlanta

    Yep thanks. Couldn't think of his name.

  • hottlanta

    That movie never gets old. I had a fake boogie friend that I used to invite to go to step shows when Lil Hots were in college. Oh she wanna say no I don't wanna go not my cup of tea, tooo ghetto, etc, etc. She finally went to one years later called me back and apologize for her comment. She found out that where the brothas be at.

  • Vegas1989

    Girl I agree with you. Let me take a break and warm up my piece of Church's chicken....LOL...I don't see nothing wrong with that...He gave it a good effort and he was a NO-GO at the Stepping Station. He should stick to the Live Breaking News.....LOL..Break Time People

  • Vegas1989

    Me too....At least he has some soul in him..

  • i troll it like i see it

    If they invited him to join them then I don't see an issue. It was hilarious.

  • i troll it like i see it

    Yes it was!

  • KB

    ? I'd dance with the reporter he can move somewhat. Now what........LOL? ?

  • KB

    And dare I say can get it too. Don't let me catch his sexy arse slipping in NOLA ?.

  • Yoni7

    WHO didn't know they were on and watched Project Runway all the way until they got to the final two and zzzzzzzzzzzzzz. LOL smh #41yearoldprollems

  • Mama Dee’s Wig Maker

    Exactly. I'm sure he was invited to step with them. Folks just fake caring and being mad over nothing.

  • free

    n*ggas stay offended. i saw one where there were like 3 white men and a white chick following behind them and it was hilarious.

  • MJF

    Stop taking everything personal. Waste of a post. Let's get some real tea Ms. Rose.

  • dinedaaka

    I'm Greek also, he didn't throw up any hand symbols other than the snake, so I guess, no harm, no foul. It's not proper protocol to break or enter a line or row of steppers if you're not in the frat, but he probably didn't know and it would've been embarrassing to stop him on camera.

  • i troll it like i see it

    With all the things we can be genuinely legitamately upset over, this seems so petty. I laughed at it personally.

  • Boonella

    I feel like he was really trying, but he was a full beat behind at one point. He hit that final pose.....it's too much. I found it really funny....

  • Renee Bee

    JCSUuuuuuuuuuuuuu!!!! Yo Smithities! That's all I got.

    OT: Hurricane Irma and her wicked ho sister Hurricane Maria stole my petty. I am still around Roses and in the beautiful Caribbean. Just lurking.

  • CaramelDrop

    The reporter did better than her he little red dude on the left.?????

  • LolaMob

    LMAO!!! That’s me in the club trying to fit in ???? he was just being fun....ppl need to lighten up ?gosh laugh a little....life needs more smiles not frowns....that’s why soo many ppl depressed and angry ?take simple bs too serious!! It wasn’t that deep! That made me laugh and I needed that!

  • Look@m3

    Uhmmm...I have been to a few step shows but this routine right here look real strange...IDK maybe its me.

    The reporter made me laugh tho....foreal.

  • Faux Gibbler

    Fraternities are like cults.

  • Faux Gibbler

    Church food.
    Best food ever.

  • Trey

    Yall not gonna do anything about it....so what

  • hottlanta

    Church's are as well.

  • Trace da Ace

    maaannnnn.....plllleeeeeasssseeeee.....that was not racist nor disrespectful....the reporter was hyped up and wanted to participate...damn...it is not that serious....I can understand if the reporter was making fun or being a dumb ass....but white boy was really trying to step....lol....I dont care what nobody says...it was funny as hell....so it is what it is....not nothing your panties in a bunch about.....for real.

  • Applebootay

    As pro black as my black azz is...I also have a deep sense of humor and I started LMAO....now...all funny to the side....it really showed just how white white people are...no rhythm having azz...LOL

  • Applebootay

    he was definitely being a dumb azz but it was still funny

  • Applebootay

    He was more like 5 beats behind....but who's counting....LOL

  • Applebootay

    Vanilla Ice?

  • Applebootay

    This just hyped me UP!!

  • Applebootay

    I watched Atlanta....

  • Kemi

    Haha funny video!!! Comic relief. Don’t understand why some are uptight about this.

  • Applebootay

    I would've turned around and "accidentally" kicked him off camera....I mean off of the camera's view...LOL

  • Kanyade

    LOL

  • Kanyade

    I'm going to try to catch the full episode later. love the show.

  • Kanyade

    No, I missed that part. The only part of HTGAWM I saw was Olivia about to hand Annalise a bottle of vodka. Also, did Mikayla sleep with the young brother? How she gon' cheat on Asher (who she lurves) so easily? LOL

  • Patricia

    the tight man pants are not suitable for big and tall men.

  • Solstice

    Chile you’ll have to catch both episodes on Hulu or ABC! It was a good crossover. And yes Mikayla did sleep with Marcus lol smh ????? Annalise didn’t drink ? the vodka. And I love Cicely Tyson. She’s such a treasure! ??

  • Kanyade

    ha! praise jesus she didn't drink that drank. Oh and Jimmy Smits is acting his butt off in his role as her therapist. i'll try to catch up tonight. And Mikayla is a hot mess LOL poor Asher :(

  • i troll it like i see it

    I died when he yelled for them to "keep it tight!!!"

  • Solstice

    Yes, Jimmy Smits is playing the hell out of that role! Girl!! That’s what caused her breakdown and why Olivia was offering the drink. I won’t spoil it for you but it was good. And bless Mikayla’s little heart lol. She’s a mess. I loved it when Dihanne Carroll was her former fiancée’s mother ?

  • Miss Lady

    I don't see where it was offensive. Folks are just too damn sensitive. Hell when I see a step show I get excited and want to join in.

  • Quitedeliteful

    Yup... It was good laugh...

  • Blah Blahhhhh

    Fake Gary Owens wannabe .

  • mark1984

    Over step boundaries maybe but that's up to those men to decide. As a member and chapter past president of a traditional black fraternity I donot think it's racist as we all have many white brothers and sisters in our fraternity and sororities
    But I'm waiting for our white sisters to call out black women for appropriating there hair, nose, eyes etc since we all ways want to start bull shit on others.

  • kekeb

    Pure comedy!!! I don't think it was disrespectful

  • kekeb

    Sadly I agree that some churches are

  • Enlighten yourself

    Are you Black? I don’t have any “white sisters” but I would like for you to learn the difference between appropriation and assimilation, and also reflect on the centuries of psychological damage done to both Black men and women. I hope this helps you understand how ignorant you sound.

  • SEXYMOET

    IT WILL NEVER OCCUR- BLK WOMEN ARE ALSO BORN WITH COLORED EYES- ITS NOT A WHITE TRAIT ONLY- MATTER FACT BLONDE HAIR CAN BE CALLED AFRICAN TRAITS ALSO- PLS UNDERSTAND ME CLEARLY NO BLK WOMAN DESIRES THIN LICE FILLED HAIR THAT SMELLS LIKE A MANGE MUTT WHEN WET OR A FLAT AZZ -NO HIPS- NOR BREAST AND LASTLY A MISSING TOP LIP ALL R WHITE TRAITS- THAT NO OTHER RACE WOULD EVER WNT

  • SEXYMOET

    HIS DUMB AZZ KNEW WAT HE WAS DOING- HE IS A LAME PUNK WHO WANTS TO SPEW HATRED TOWARDS THE SISTA - BW ARE UNSHAKEABLE SO TRY AGAIN YOU LAMES THE CORNY HAIR ,NAIL ETC COMMENTS ARE OLD AND MEANINGLESS. PARTICULARLY MY DARLING WE DONT GIVE A F..

  • SEXYMOET

    IT WAS FUNNY TO ME 2 - THEY REALLY ADMIRE US - BUT DONT WANT IT TO BE KNOWN- WITHOUT US THE WORLD WOULD DRY UP FROM PURE BOREDOM

  • mark1984

    May be I should have been more specific and said weave hair of non Africans, cosmetic surgery to slim features etc. Many black women have similar features to the ones you attributed to Caucasian women. Many. Caucasian women have ample feAtures similar to the ones attributed to black women. Seems we both may have misspoke? ?

  • mark1984

    I enjoy discourse. I'm African American male. I believe we all are brothers and sisters of one human race or at leAst cousins?. Appropriation is cultural stealing and not giving credit to the culture. Assimilation simply means to fully integrate information into useful action. I playfully theorized that some black women have appropriated traditionally and stereotypical white women features and actions.
    Are you suggesting I misused a term? I presume you assume they have simply integrated into American society. But psychological oppression and the rest you mentioned maybe belongs in another tread. As it requires different facts and more in-depth discussions.
    You said I sound ignorant?. But you are reading my words not listening.

  • Raquelle Dellaghetto

    He's having fun lol.

  • Enlighten yourself

    A minority is a group of people with physical or cultural traits different from those of the dominant group in the society. cultural characteristics that can be used to separate it from the majority. – Minority traits are often believed by the dominant majority to be inferior.

    Cultural assimilation is the process by which a person's or group's culture come to resemble those of another group

    I hope this helps you grasp what I’m saying and the relevance of my entire statement.

    No, I don’t assume they have simply assimilated into American society. They have been WRONGLY conditioned to believe thinner noses, long straight hair, and lighter eyes are more attractive than wide noses, kinky hair, and brown eyes. It’s a lie and a sickness, but it’s not all Black women who fell for the okie doke.

    I see what you’re about though, because I’ve never met a black woman who didn’t have a top lip or lips so thin they disappear as she ages. We all have full heads of hair when taken care of properly, and our hair is naturally clean, not greasy, so we don’t get lice. White women with full round bottoms, slim waists, hips, thighs, and bodies like Black women just don’t exist, maybe Latinas, but that’s because of the African blood.

  • Enlighten yourself

    Basically. He tried it. He just likes white women, it’s obvious. White women have been stealing from black women for centuries, like breast milk, when they made the slaves nurse their babies. Now they’re obsessed with tanning, injecting or squatting away their flat arses, injections for those nonexistent lips, spanx to fake some curves, and weave to achieve a FULL head of hair.

  • http://ebonynsweet.com Ebony N’ Sweet

    You can't do their dances, wear their tshirts, or do anything if you not a member lol.. That sounds like a gang to me, not a college club lol.

  • Holler If Ya Hear Me

    White people talk too damn much.

  • mark1984

    You must stay on topic. You asked the difference between appropriation and assimilation. Not minority group and cultural assimilation both of which I am well aware of. Also that sociologist theorize many people become Americanized or fully assimilated by the 3rd generation however that statistic represent new immigrants and not disenfranchised groups.
    You must be female? So you may not be fully appreciate that yes many culturals have similar full features and some even better and sexier.....hey somebody always looks better than somebody just life. I'm uncomfortable with the slightly racist tone toward another group

  • Enlighten yourself

    I’m uncomfortable with your slightly racist tone towards your own people. Black women have the best bodies. Period. It has become popular to emulate black women’s bodies, after centuries of ridicule, but there’s still nothing like the real thing. Squats and injections won’t get you a booty like a Black woman and some Latinas, but it’s a lot of cosmetic surgery down there in Latin America too. You look like you’re into fitness. All I see is white women who have lunged and squatted themselves into muscular butts and thighs, ripped abs like men, and no waist to speak of. Some are blessed in some areas, but never all.

    We’re not on the same page, so you’re missing my point anyway.

    Thank you for being respectful, which isn’t always the case on blogs, but I think you just don’t get it.

  • mark1984

    Maybe our historical oppression inhibits our ability to understand one another?. But you called me ignorant initially but have yet to prove your own point and changed vocabulary mid way. Maybe you can be more respectful too. Hahaha

  • Rhondalousey

    Look Uncle Tom, go to tmz and praise those other races you clearly love over your own people, smh. We have enough discourse in the black community, we dont need it from the ones that once was our protection.

  • Enlighten yourself

    I didn’t change vocabulary midway. You provided a definition of assimilation, that you’re still using as your example?, that clearly didn’t fit the CONTEXT of the conversation, but I let you make it. Common sense should have told you that I was referring to cultural assimilation not the first definition you provided, or immigrants, your second example, who, as you stated, chose to come to this country. You initially attempted to degrade Black women for wearing weaves, color contacts, and getting nose jobs. I tried to tell your simple ass that’s not appropriation, but the effect of centuries of psychological abuse, something else your simple ass will never (or at least attempt to) understand.

    So I’ll end it on this note. We all have eyes, preferences, and ideas of beauty. I can’t change yours, nor do I want to, but remember you cannot change mine. I am not impressed by Caucasian looks or features, which might just include your girlfriend. I also wish Black women would stop wearing weaves, colored contacts, and getting nose jobs, because it only takes away from our beauty.

    Enjoy your weekend.

  • Enlighten yourself

    Yes, he needs to go cape somewhere else. He’s skinfolk but not kinfolk??

  • mark1984

    It's not common sense to assume what you mean. I simply addressed what was stated but in any event my reply was relevant and I demonstrated knowledgr of your vocabulary change. Notice initially you named called but thanked me later. At no point did I degrade you, name call or treat you less than civil. As I stated I love discourse. But yet you continue to belittle and name call. In not offended as you went eat off topic and changed vocabulary. But maybe this is why some of you can not find a good black man. Your stereotypical black ratchet can't tell me nothing attitude. With your uneven temperamental childish attitude. Unable to appreciate a man treating you special and equal.I am very much into fitness but equally into spiritual and medical health. I tried to dialogue but your obvious broken and suffer from an inferiority complex. Not comfortable in your black skin. Peace babe.

  • mark1984

    Actually your summation of me is the extreme opposite of who I am. Obviously you did not fully read all replies. Sadly no there is not any positive discourse as our crime rate, murder and uncivil behavior continues to defy logic. We blame other and March for black lives but continue to kill ourselves. Maybe you are actually the uncle Tom. Unable to discourse not except positive feedback on black conditions.

  • the guest

    True. He also did surprisingly well.

  • Enlighten yourself

    And there it goes. I brought it to the forefront because I can read between the lines. I knew you were one of those. Bye now Uncle Tom. ????

  • Bee jaay Cee

    He sounds like Gary Owens. No biggy to me. We have a colorful culture and most other cultures are boring. He's making a plum fool of himself for ratings.

  • SEXYMOET

    WEAVE THATS THE BEST U GOT? DO U NOT KNOW OVER 1/2 OF WHITE GURLS/ MEXICANS - MATTER FACT ALL RACES OF WOMEN WEAR HAIR WEAVE - LASHES - NAILS. THEY CALL IT HAIR EXTENSIONS INSTEAD NOT WEAVE(ALL THE SAME) - TYPE IT AND WATCH U SEE UR BECKY. I JUS SEEN 5 WHITE CHICS ON YOUTUBE WITH WEAVE AND WIGS IT JUS NOT AS NOTICEABLE ON THEM- AND STOP WITH UR BS AMPLE FEATURES - YOU MEAN FAKE BREAST AND AZZ DONE BY SURGEONS. TYPE WHITE WOMEN IN 1950S TO 1990 AND TELL ME HOW MANY THICK ONES YOU FIND ON ONE HAND. LOL UR A JOKE JUZ A PLAIN OLE SUCKA

  • SEXYMOET

    THIS DUDE IS NOT BLACK - HE SPEAKS LIKE A CORNY WHITE BOY WHO USES BLK PHOTOS SO THAT HE CAN DEGRADE BLK PPL ON THE COOL WHILE HE UPLIFTS AND SEES THE BEST IN ALL OTHER RACES EXCEPT BLK PPL.IMPOSTER

  • SEXYMOET

    HE CAN TEAR HIS TIRED AZZ- I CALL HIS TYPE THE BLACK WOMAN'S REJECT- THESE ARE THE ONES THAT NO BW EVER WANTED - SO THEY GROW A DEEP HATRED FROM BEING REJECTED - GOOD RIDDANCE MARK NO ONE CARES

  • mark1984

    Hence my point. We should stop with all the appropriation talk as we all admire and borrow from each other's cultures. Wow you people never heard of discourse without name calling? Seeking understabding? Sad to see

  • mark1984

    Right. Rofl. You name call because you can't prove your point and unable to stay On topic plus misunderstand original post. No im dating a beautiful chocolate sis who happens to be an obgyn. Ok no uncle Tom just no time for the stereotypical black woman you represent your self to be. No need to continue as we are at different references.

  • mark1984

    O. I still love you and wish the best for you always

  • Enlighten yourself

    Yeah he brought up Black women “appropriating” from White women when the post was about a White man jumping in to step with the Alphas, and if that was disrespectful. Black women didn’t have anything to do with the post so it was safe to assume he was here to Black woman bash for no other reason than being hateful, as that is common on these blogs. I tried to give a history lesson explaining why that’s not appropriation but it went over his head. When Black men used to wear conks and Jheri curls, or when they texturize their hair now and dye it blonde, it isn’t appropriation from the White man either. He kept exposing himself and trying to be low key shady before he finally queened out and exposed his issues with Black women that he was trying to mask with passive aggression. Then he tried to backpedal by saying every race borrows from other races, after repeatedly saying natural round butts and curvy figures, and full lips aren’t primarily associated with Black women, even though it is. Yet he didn’t have a problem making a statement that growing hair and having a thin nose, or colored eyes, is only found in White women. He’s a clown. There are lots of Black women with long hair, no weave, smaller noses, and a variety of hair colors.

    Don’t make a clown ass statement then try to distance yourself from it.

  • Boonella

    Okay!?!?!

  • 90’sBawdy

    You called her on the carpet for name-calling, but turn around and do it yourself ?????

  • Doink_Ahanahue

    Looks like he just had a little fun and was really into it

  • Diva4lyfe

    I don't see the disrespect he probably wished he could have pledged. Now if the guys would have been rude to him or said rude stuff then it would be a different convo. Good job reporter he tried...

  • Brianna

    Aww, I know who that is I watch them every morning. I really don't think he did it to be sly. I do agree it's a little in bad taste to interrupt their segment but he is simple af and he was trying to be funny. He says and does off the wall stuff all the time. . . Sometimes Intentionally and somethimes unintentionally lol

  • mark1984

    ouch. yes. i am not proud now that you bring that to my attention. i thought later i missed an opportunity to continue the cyber chat but that got to me the last part as it is opposite of what i am. whats the lesson in this? what do you think? part is i do not think i will ever share my political or cultural views anymore.

  • 90’sBawdy

    I actually enjoyed the running dialogue you guys were having until the name-calling. One can make a point without resorting to such tactics. No, don’t let it deter you from posting your opinions, just be prepared to vehemently defend them, as is the case with everyone else.