I am trying my best not to laugh. These people are being quite creative with the jokes. Well, not with the monkeys. I recall a few morphed pictures of G.W.B and a monkey.
We have gone from a killed cartoon chimp to an Easter watermelon joke, and now to another monkey comparison. The latest was shared with customers of a Barnes and Nobles somewhere in the unchanged Melting Pot.
While I am not tearfully torn-up by either of these ridiculous stunts, I am somewhat starting to have a little compassion for those who are experiencing emotional breakdowns. Not sure why – but my sensitivity for them has intensified because the racist jokes/depictions are striking a nerve, and in some cases opening up old wounds for them. That’s worthy of my ‘sympathy’…I guess??
Anyway, I will continue to focus on what I deem to be critically important. Such as using black history to combat racism and other foolishness directed at degrading Blackness:
And, while I am at it allow me, a BLACK man, to get the fried chicken, Kool-Aid, and ribs joke in before THEY do:
WE have to stay ahead of THEM!!
Shared by Brian E. Payne. Inspired by creatures that have proven to be smarter than humans.