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Should Black History Month be abolished?

Should Black History Month be abolished?

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Why does one race get to have a history month while the others do not? That's favoritism.
 

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Why does one race get to have a history month while the others do not? That's favoritism.
Most people I know don't even give two ****s about Black History Month, anyways.
 

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Why does one race get to have a history month while the others do not? That's favoritism.

You can practice "White Cracker Month" during Black History Month if you want to. No one will stop you.
 

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Why does one race get to have a history month while the others do not? That's favoritism.

We have eleven white history months.
 

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Better idea.

Abolish all federal holidays.
 

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Why does one race get to have a history month while the others do not? That's favoritism.

Every school in America teaches White History Month. It's called "history". That, and the white race doesn't have a history of centuries of being held in slavery by another race...and yes, it was due to race, as the Mississippi Articles of Secession make clear:

Our position is thoroughly identified with the institution of slavery - the greatest material interest of the world. Its labor supplies the product, which constitutes by far the largest and most important portions of commerce of the earth. These products are peculiar to the climate verging on the tropical regions, and by an imperious law of nature, none but the black race can bear exposure to the tropical sun. These products have become necessities of the world, and a blow at slavery is a blow at commerce and civilization. That blow has been long aimed at the institution, and was at the point of reaching its consummation. There was no choice left us but submission to the mandates of abolition, or a dissolution of the Union, whose principles had been subverted to work out our ruin.

Did you read about this in high school in "history class"? Didn't think so. That's why there's a need to get people's attention when it comes to black history...because they wouldn't know about it otherwise.
 

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We have eleven white history months.

Unless it's September 15 to October 15 or otherwise known as National Hispanic Heritage Month
 

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Every school in America teaches White History Month. It's called "history". That, and the white race doesn't have a history of centuries of being held in slavery by another race...and yes, it was due to race, as the Mississippi Articles of Secession make clear:

Our position is thoroughly identified with the institution of slavery - the greatest material interest of the world. Its labor supplies the product, which constitutes by far the largest and most important portions of commerce of the earth. These products are peculiar to the climate verging on the tropical regions, and by an imperious law of nature, none but the black race can bear exposure to the tropical sun. These products have become necessities of the world, and a blow at slavery is a blow at commerce and civilization. That blow has been long aimed at the institution, and was at the point of reaching its consummation. There was no choice left us but submission to the mandates of abolition, or a dissolution of the Union, whose principles had been subverted to work out our ruin.

Did you read about this in high school in "history class"? Didn't think so. That's why there's a need to get people's attention when it comes to black history...because they wouldn't know about it otherwise.

Well, it's not "White" History nor is it "Black" History: it's just history.
 

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Unless it's September 15 to October 15 or otherwise known as National Hispanic Heritage Month

Wait, are we down to only ten white cracker months???
 

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Every school in America teaches White History Month. It's called "history". That, and the white race doesn't have a history of centuries of being held in slavery by another race...and yes, it was due to race, as the Mississippi Articles of Secession make clear:

Our position is thoroughly identified with the institution of slavery - the greatest material interest of the world. Its labor supplies the product, which constitutes by far the largest and most important portions of commerce of the earth. These products are peculiar to the climate verging on the tropical regions, and by an imperious law of nature, none but the black race can bear exposure to the tropical sun. These products have become necessities of the world, and a blow at slavery is a blow at commerce and civilization. That blow has been long aimed at the institution, and was at the point of reaching its consummation. There was no choice left us but submission to the mandates of abolition, or a dissolution of the Union, whose principles had been subverted to work out our ruin.

Did you read about this in high school in "history class"? Didn't think so. That's why there's a need to get people's attention when it comes to black history...because they wouldn't know about it otherwise.

Except, you know, whites were slaves to a few different groups, like the Persians, the Egyptians and the Ottomans.
 

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Every school in America teaches White History Month. It's called "history". That, and the white race doesn't have a history of centuries of being held in slavery by another race...and yes, it was due to race, as the Mississippi Articles of Secession make clear:

Our position is thoroughly identified with the institution of slavery - the greatest material interest of the world. Its labor supplies the product, which constitutes by far the largest and most important portions of commerce of the earth. These products are peculiar to the climate verging on the tropical regions, and by an imperious law of nature, none but the black race can bear exposure to the tropical sun. These products have become necessities of the world, and a blow at slavery is a blow at commerce and civilization. That blow has been long aimed at the institution, and was at the point of reaching its consummation. There was no choice left us but submission to the mandates of abolition, or a dissolution of the Union, whose principles had been subverted to work out our ruin.

Did you read about this in high school in "history class"? Didn't think so. That's why there's a need to get people's attention when it comes to black history...because they wouldn't know about it otherwise.
And I hope you realise that white people were once enslaved, too.
 

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And I hope you realise that white people were once enslaved, too.

Some of them were. It was almost never a racial system as existed here. Take the Romans, while some white people were enslaved, being white didn't make it assumed that you were. After all, the emperor was white.
 

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My favorite holiday is August 1st, Oppai Day. I do not discriminate though, I like oppai white, brown or black.
 
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How about this idea:

Filipino American History Month
Women's History Month
LGBT History Month
Irish-American Heritage Month
Jewish American Heritage Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month
Puerto Rican Heritage Month
National Tibetan American Heritage Month
Native American Indian Heritage Month
Gay and Lesbian Pride Month
Gays with AIDS Pride Month
Black History Month
Heterosexual Pride Month
White Pride Month
Gimme a Freebie Pride Month
Overtaxed Taxpayer Feel Sorry Month

If your group is not included, tough s***. We ran out of months.
 

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Some of them were. It was almost never a racial system as existed here. Take the Romans, while some white people were enslaved, being white didn't make it assumed that you were. After all, the emperor was white.
You are correct, and I pretty much agree with you.
 

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How about this idea:

Filipino American History Month
Women's History Month
LGBT History Month
Irish-American Heritage Month
Jewish American Heritage Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month
Puerto Rican Heritage Month
National Tibetan American Heritage Month
Native American Indian Heritage Month
Gay and Lesbian Pride Month
Gays with AIDS Pride Month
Black History Month
Heterosexual Pride Month
White Pride Month
Gimme a Freebie Pride Month
Overtaxed Taxpayer Feel Sorry Month

If your group is not included, tough s***. We ran out of months.

That would make almost the whole year a guilt trip. :/
 

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There already is a gay pride month. June. That's why all the pride festivals happen then.
 
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And I hope you realise that white people were once enslaved, too.

Were?

We are enslaved right now and forced to pay taxes to run free schools, medical care, food stamps, bi-lingual teachers, and prisons for every criminal scumbag illegal alien. You see, my Governess, slavery comes in various forms.
 
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