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The racist collard greens
01-23-2016, 08:39 PM #1
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:42,827 Threads:1,472 Joined:Feb 2011
This takes butthurt to new levels ffs, I had to lol.

And the controversy started with this tweet:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">If you're not cooking with these greens, you need to be! How to cook collards: <a href="https://t.co/2lk2bMnKdS">https://t.co/2lk2bMnKdS</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/HealthYeah?src=hash">#HealthYeah</a> <a href="https://t.co/YqBPXg3uus">pic.twitter.com/YqBPXg3uus</a></p>&mdash; Whole Foods Market (@WholeFoods) <a href="https://twitter.com/WholeFoods/status/687665527553134592">January 14, 2016</a></blockquote>

Yeah, really un-PC 15.gif

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A grocery store urging people to eat a vegetable is not “appropriation.” And there is no norm whereby identity groups are “credited” for a veggie that they consume. Indeed, many would’ve been offended had Whole Foods Tweeted, “If you're not cooking with collard greens like black people do, you need to be.” Yet this wasn’t just an idiosyncratic opinion piece. CNN was far from alone.

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/arch...es/424554/

Because it's one of the most important issues of today, along with climate change

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01-23-2016, 08:49 PM #2
Coolchick Member
Posts:5,205 Threads:118 Joined:Mar 2013
first world problems..

Just Plain Nuts.
01-23-2016, 09:30 PM #3
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
Posts:31,350 Threads:1,438 Joined:Feb 2011
I like Mexican food, admittedly, because of my own horrific godforsaken white privilege. As a white male, I so long to be a feminist.
I'd love the opportunity to be a minority, to look at the world through problematic glasses and become empowered to... you know... go on twitter and post really dumb shït that gets under everybody's skin, and they'd be like all scared and shït to reply as to not offend me because I have a minority wagena and such as. coffeetime.gif

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01-23-2016, 10:20 PM #4
Kreeper Griobhtha
Posts:10,733 Threads:641 Joined:Feb 2011
So...

To say that collards, fried chicken, watermelon, koolaid and bar b q chips are black things is racist but to consume them is race appropriation...


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Politicians hide themselves away
They only started the war
Why should they go out to fight?
They leave that role to poor
01-23-2016, 10:22 PM #5
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:42,827 Threads:1,472 Joined:Feb 2011
It's fukn ridiculous
01-24-2016, 06:06 AM #6
Screaming Yellow Zonkers Member
Posts:2,706 Threads:265 Joined:Apr 2013
So if they had said cook bok choi with bean spouts, Chinese people would need to get offended? Ok
So what are the white vegetables? I need to know when to get offended if someone posts a picture or recipe.... Can someone post me a list.... of the white people vegetables... Please

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01-24-2016, 05:20 PM #7
Kreeper Griobhtha
Posts:10,733 Threads:641 Joined:Feb 2011
Oh, it gets better...

College students fed up with 'racist' meals


I was gonna add some quotes, but fukk it. Just read the article about the amazingly ƒükkêd up generation that is about a decade away from taking over the country.

Politicians hide themselves away
They only started the war
Why should they go out to fight?
They leave that role to poor



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