Friday, February 5, 2010

Racist Sign at NBC?



How do you suppose people would respond if the above sign were posted "in honor of Black History Month" in our schools, homes or place of business?

I don't know about you, but I can see where this sign MIGHT be considered racist.

This sign actually appeared yesterday in the cafeteria at NBC studios.

NBC.

The owners of MSNBC.

The leftist/socialist/enlightened NBC.

The ones who call everyone who disagrees with Obama a racist.

THAT NBC.

So is it racist or is it not? I can't say for sure, but the sign was actually created by a black cook at the cafeteria, who apparently wanted to do her part. In an interview, she seemed genuinely shocked that anyone would consider the sign offensive.

I don't know if it's racist or not, but I will say this .... that's a lot of food for $7.50.

7 comments:

TKZ February 6, 2010 at 12:25 AM  

It might not be technically racist, but it sure is funny.

Soloman February 6, 2010 at 2:16 AM  

I don't think it is racist.

The chef who created the menu is a Black woman who sincerely wanted to create a meal in honor of Black History Month that reflected her heritage.

The funny thing is that a member of Jimmy Fallon's band "The Roots" (and he happens to be Black) did a 'tweet' about the sign and created the controversy.

From there the firestorm ensued.

Oops...

Chuck February 6, 2010 at 7:54 AM  

I don't think it's racist. Is it racist when a cafeteria offers Chinese food for Chinese New Year?

Bottom line is there is no winning with PC. Do something like this and it's racist, do nothing and...yes you guessed it...it's racist.

Actually Denver schools did this and there was a fuss:

http://michellemalkin.com/2010/02/04/mlk-black-history-month-and-cuisine-correctness/

WoFat February 6, 2010 at 8:05 AM  

"Black" food is what people of few means eat, here in the South. I'm a rice and chopsticks man myself. And I'm VERY fond of watermelon.

Sam Huntington February 7, 2010 at 12:03 PM  

At one time, DoD forced “soul food” upon the American military as a means of celebrating black America. Until then, I didn’t even know my parents raised me on “soul food,” consisting of fried chicken, mashed potatoes, snaps, gravy, and biscuits.

We were thus forced to assume that southern fried chicken was (a) a lie, and (b) one of black America’s few truly exceptional contributions. I’m not sure the soul food menu solved racial tensions in the United States, but it did propagate racial stereotyping … a form of racism, or so some claim.

Now here we are celebrating Black History Month yet again (the Norwegians are still very angry about this) with a soul food menu. Is it racism? No, only if we offered hamburgers in celebration of white history month (which doesn’t actually exist).

Sam

Bill February 20, 2010 at 8:28 AM  

Is "grape' one of the options for the soda?

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