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To: buckalfa

I don’t get the purpose of the watermelon and fried chicken reference. What does that have to do with bad choices? The whole thing was ill-thought out.


4 posted on 04/19/2020 5:33:42 AM PDT by semaj (We are the People!)
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To: semaj
I don’t get the purpose of the watermelon and fried chicken reference. What does that have to do with bad choices?

It's stereo-typing and its stupid. Watermelon happens to be my favorite summer fruit. I eat a metric ton of it every season. I'm Irish, German and Austrian. I'm as pasty white as it gets. Go figure.

12 posted on 04/19/2020 5:36:06 AM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: semaj

I guess that’s because the stereotype for decades was that African-Americans love fried chicken and watermelon...that must make me African-American because I LOVE eating both.


19 posted on 04/19/2020 5:45:37 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople
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To: semaj
The whole thing was ill-thought out.

Ya think?

21 posted on 04/19/2020 5:49:24 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: semaj

Black people are stereotypes as having a specific food culture they do not stray from, some considering it like immature, others akin to giving peanuts to chimps.

So, they love particularly watermelon and chicken, but I also think it is because of their specific metabolism, the one that allowed them to retain water on slave ships and have lean muscle mass. I have G6PD and cannot eat most vegetables.


26 posted on 04/19/2020 6:09:21 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security in hatse:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: semaj

It’s a stereotype that is accurate

Blacks at least where I’m from...Mississippi

Do indeed have a universal fondness for fried chicken and watermelon

I suppose it comes from blacks always raised their own chickens from slaves row to sharecropping and 200 acres and a mule days

And watermelon is ubiquitous where blacks were concentrated

It should be noted southern whites like pretty much the same foods

Aside from carp...although now fancy restaurants serve high priced carp

I eat mullet


65 posted on 04/19/2020 11:18:05 AM PDT by wardaddy (I applaud Jim Robinson for his comments on the Southern Monuments decision ...thank you)
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