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Chicago Bus Ad Blasted As Racist Toward Chinese Students, ‘Apology’ Even Worse

Suburban Express, a shuttle bus company that picks up students from the Chicago area and takes them to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus, is under fire for an advertisement targeting the school system’s Chinese students and passengers. The University of Illinois’ Office of the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs deemed the company’s weekend email ad “racist and bigoted” and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan opened a civil rights investigation into the transportation company’s practices and services after Suburban Express offered what many saw as a sarcastic and offensive “apology” for…

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