Skip to comments.How the Bowl Cut Became a White Supremacist Symbol
Posted on 09/26/2019 6:42:02 PM PDT by EdnaMode
As recently as a few years ago, the bowl cut was primarily known as an unfashionable hairstyle popular among toddlers whose parents cut their hair, and 1990s child stars. Over the past few years, however, the bowl cut has gone from shorthand for male uncoolness to a chilling symbol of racism and extremist violence, according to a recent report from the Anti-Defamation League.
On Thursday morning, the ADL released its additions to its hate symbols database, a library of more than 200 symbols used by hate groups. In addition to entries such as the Happy Merchant, a meme of an anti-Semitic caricature gleefully rubbing his hands together; and the OK hand emoji, which actually originated as a 4chan and an 8chan hoax before being adopted by the white supremacist movement as an actual hate symbol, the database now contains the bowl cut, a reference to the hairstyle sported by Dylann Roof, the white supremacist behind the 2015 mass shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, which killed nine people. (Roof pleaded guilty to state murder charges in 2017 and is currently serving nine consecutive life sentences without parole.)
On white supremacist chat forums on platforms like Gab and Discord, the bowl cut takes a few different forms. Images of Roofs hair are often photoshopped on other people in various white supremacist memes (one popular meme features Roofs bowl cut superimposed on an SS military shield); some white supremacists will also Photoshop a halo or a glowing effect around Roofs head for emphasis. The bowl cut is also used as verbal shorthand within fringe groups, with white supremacists referring to themselves as the bowl gang or inserting bowl into other words, such as swapping out brother for bowlther.
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This is good news. So white people without bowl cuts are NOT all racist?
What about all those Asian guys with bowl cuts? Are they secretly white supremacists too?
Moe Howard, of Three Stooges fame, is now a white supremacist?
EJ Dickson is on drugs.
Who cares what the ADL thinks anyway??
F the ADL. OK?
Yup. No bowl cut = not racist. :D
Here is an example:
While I am not a white supremacist that is similar to my haircut.
What about this guy?!
They are insane.
Yay! I feel so untriggered now!
“Are they secretly white supremacists too?”
Do they try to do an honest day’s work? Do they have 2 nickles to rub together?
If so they are OBVIOUS white supremacists.
Right? We called our citys former Japanese consul the Fifth Beatle because of his awesome 60s bowl cut. Great guy. So suddenly hes a white supremacist, I suppose?
I. Do. Not. Think. So!
This stuff is like the fake Hate Crimes, theres a much bigger market for it than supply of real events/actions, so these Leftist operatives are making crap up.
Moe, Larry, Cheese!
Take the Skinheads Bowling!
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