Tag Archives: white history month

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Fourth Of July Parade Confederate Watermelon Display Absolutely Not Racist, Not One Little Bit

Town officials in Hope Mills, North Carolina, are fielding calls from irate residents after the town’s 4th of July parade featured an antique farm tractor flying a Confederate battle flag and towing a watermelon-filled trailer with a sign reading “White History Month: Hug WTE PPL.” For some reason, the callers said they thought the display might be racist. Town officials are considering instituting tighter rules on parade entry applications, possibly including a line about “no racist bullshit allowed, and don’t pretend your dogwhistle bullshit isn’t racist, you moron.” Read more on Fourth Of July Parade Confederate Watermelon Display Absolutely Not Racist, Not One Little Bit…
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Victoria Jackson Just Asking, ‘Why Isn’t There A White History Month,’ Is Not Racist

Hey onetime comedienne and ukulele molester Victoria Jackson, what are you on about today? I wrote a uke song called “White Men Are Good” and sang it at a comedy club about 4 years ago. I could feel the audience tense up. Why? Why is there a Black History Month but not a White History Month? Now, that the white race is becoming a minority in America, perhaps we need to make…say, January, White History Month. Ok, just your typical middling-student-in-middle-school-level philosophy and logic. Nothing new there. But is there anything else you would like to share with the class, Victoria Jackson? Perhaps something about how the country is going to pot because it is no longer run by white men, but you are not a racist? Read more on Victoria Jackson Just Asking, ‘Why Isn’t There A White History Month,’ Is Not Racist…