Members of UC Irvine's Asian-American fraternity Lambda Theta Delta put their racial ignorance on display last week when they released [a video]( of a student wearing blackface. The college community, which caught wind of the video this week when a YouTube user reuploaded the deleted video, is predictably outraged. The video includes four Asian-American men dancing to Justin Timberlake's "Suit and Tie" to promote the spring induction of the fraternity's new recruits. One man in blackface plays the part of Jay-Z. It is the very definition of bad taste. I watched as much of it as I could stomach and cringed during the worst of it. With their racist antics LTD is carrying on the [long]( and [horrid]( tradition of [campus racism](, which is its own genre of racial antagonism. C. Richard King and David Leonard broke down the history of college goers partying in blackface in the pages of Colorlines--[in 2007]( King and Leonard describe the "ghetto fabulous" parties of yore as a reactionary aggression toward demands for "political correctness"--but what's going on seems to be just as much the result of endemic racial ignorance.