Racism (22)

David F

No Racism Here

Racism is over, after all. Why, the Jacksonville, FL school board voted unanimously to remove the name of Nathan Bedford Forrest from what is now known simply as Westside High School. Forrest, as you know, was a founder of the social justice warrior group known…

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David F

Good Slave-Owners

A little bit of a disturbing¬†story by Margaret Biser on Vox¬†about her experiences as a tour guide on a former slave-owning plantation. Even visitors to a plantation famous for how slaves built it and operated it don't want to hear about how slavery was not…

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David F

Dumping the Flag, Keeping the Racism

Politicians and retailers are tripping over one another to dissociate themselves from the Confederate battle flag, the Stars & Bars. The logic seems to go like this: I will freely admit, I also fell into this trap. The Stars & Bars is one of the…

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David F

The Flags of White Power

The NY Times Headline says,  Dylann Roof, Suspect in Charleston Shooting, Flew the Flags of White Power.  As if this is news.  Tut, tut.  Where could he have learned that? Well, here's the picture of the State Capitol of South Carolina: As all other flags…

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