Skip to comments.School apologizes for Black History Month lunch menu
Posted on 02/07/2014 5:21:44 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
Officials at a Northern California private school are apologizing after a lunch menu option to celebrate Black History Month angered some parents and students.
Students at Carondelet High School for Girls in Concord wanted to come up with ways to commemorate the occasion during a lunchtime celebration Friday. But when the school announced a menu of fried chicken, cornbread and watermelon on Monday, other students and parents became offended.
KNTV-TV reports that school officials held an assembly Wednesday to discuss the issue and also sent a letter apologizing to parents.
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How about eliminating black history month completely?? Then no one will be offended, as there will be NO SPECIAL TREATMENT of a group based on their race.
“menu of fried chicken, cornbread and watermelon”
One of my favorite meals - who could complain...
“Black History Month” is educational segregation.
Teach history, and don’t exclude the meaningful contributions of blacks.
Don’t be silly. We cannot do without White History Month.
It’s hard to believe people that stupid can get to work in the morning.
Black women in my Weight Watchers meeting talk about fried chicken with ecstatic idolatrous fervor ... but so do white women, if they’re from around here. (Members from other parts of the country have different idols.)
But seriously, is there something about the Educationalist mindset that results in this, “Let’s do something idiotically stereotypical!!!” reaction to anything involving a racial or ethnic minority group? Are they all truly that ignorant and thoughtless?
It reminds me of a scene in “Hill Street Blues”: an officer was honored as “Hispanic Officer of the Year” at a breakfast featuring huevos rancheros. “I’m from Colombia,” he observed.
what a crock
there is nothing stereotypical about that
if they had had ham hocks, greens and cornbread would that have been wrong?
now feeding people is racissssssssssssssss
If your enemy is quick to anger, piss him off more. I would’ve shown Amos and Andy reruns with the watermelon and chicken lunch.
Blacks would complain. Back in the Zumwalt days as CNO, the Navy went out of the way to make ethnic foods available. We had pig knuckles served once. The Blacks were the ones that griped the most. I remember one saying he didn’t join the Navy to eat that crap.
So... black people DON’T eat that?
I don’t get it.
I’d think they’d be more upset that BH month is the
SHORTEST MONTH OF THE YEAR!
What a ripoff! What an insult! It’s racist I tell ya!
You know what the left says about that - “all the other months are white history month”...
Somehow, that doesn’t apply to a cross on a mountain - they won’t accept “all the other mountains are atheist mountains”.
“Its hard to believe people that stupid can get to work in the morning.”
It’s even harder for me to believe that people even more stupid are paying them to educate their children.
Then they ought to ban the Popeye’s fried chicken commercial where they’re stereotyping themselves.
If someone were having a bluegrass celebration and announced that the menu was fried chicken, cornbread and watermelon, not a single person would get offended at the stereotyping. In fact, they would compliment the planner for paying attention and not trying to serve some arugula crap.
But the professionally offended must be offended.
Hank Hill: So are you Chinese or Japanese?
Kahn Souphanousinphone: I live in California last twenty year, but, ah... first come from Laos.
Hank Hill: Huh?
Kahn Souphanousinphone: Laos. We Laotian.
Bill Dauterive: The ocean? What ocean?
Kahn Souphanousinphone: We are Laotian—from Laos, stupid! It’s a landlocked country in southeast Asia. It’s between Vietnam and Thailand, OK? Population 4.7 million.
Hank ponders this for a few seconds.
Hank Hill: So are you Chinese or Japanese?
Kahn Souphanousinphone: [groans]
What to serve for white history month?
turkey, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, chestnut stuffing, pumpkin pie, cloverleaf rolls
Fried chicken, cornbread & watermelon. My goodness, those are staples at most American Legion, VFW, Amvets, Moose outings. And I see very few blacks at those events and the ones that go eat it with as much joy as everybody else.
I agree. The Popeye’s commercial features all black dialect and what sounds like the Ebenezer AME church choir. Popeye’s obviously doesn’t my whitey business, and they’ll not get it either.
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