The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #86330 Message #1604728
Posted By: Ebbie
14-Nov-05 - 12:54 PM
Thread Name: PC-Where is thy sting?-'Pick a Bale of Cotton' Ban
Subject: RE: PC-Where is thy sting?
My thought exactly, Nick. It is easy for Whites to sit here at
our computers and harrumph at others' sensitivity. Frankly, in my opinion, we Whites don't have a clue as to what exacerbates old wounds. And we don't get the right to choose.
"Somebody should hand that dad a copy of "Blue Willow", a children's book about life in the Depression, and point out the contest where the girl's father, a white man, enters the cotton-picking contest. " leenia
Question, leenia: In that (fictional) story did that white man win the contest?