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Boston Arts Commission Votes to Remove Emancipation Memorial

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 9:00am 7/1/2020 at 9:00am
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The Boston Arts Commission voted 8-0 to remove the Emancipation Memorial out of Boston’s Park Square and into temporary storage.

At least professionals will take it down instead of the mob?

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Actor Terry Crews Tweets: “We must ensure #blacklivesmatter doesn’t morph into #blacklivesbetter” — Receives furious responses

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 5:00pm 6/30/2020 at 5:00pm
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Tuesday, Actor Terry Crews (of Idiocracy fame, among others) tweeted, “If you are a child of God, you are my brother and sister. I have family of every race, creed and ideology. We must ensure #blacklivesmatter doesn’t morph into #blacklivesbetter.”

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Hulu Criticized After Removing Golden Girls Episode: ‘They Were in Mud Masks, Not Blackface’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 29, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/29/2020 at 12:00pm
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This reminds me of the blog I wrote about BET Robert Johnson’s comments on white people tearing down statues, removing movies and shows, and apologizing for their race.

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BET Founder on White People Tearing Down Statues: ‘Frankly, Black People Don’t Give a Damn’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 10:00am 6/25/2020 at 10:00am
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BET founder Robert Johnson rolled his eyes at people tearing down statues, even the Confederate ones, along with brands changing their marketing, canceling shows and movies, and firing professors (emphasis mine):

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Shaun King Wants Depictions of White Jesus Torn Down: ‘They are a Gross Form of White Supremacy’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 1:00pm 6/23/2020 at 1:00pm
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I thought all of this was just about Confederate statues?

Far-left activist Shaun King tweeted that statues and stained glass windows portraying Jesus as white should come down.

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Report: Popular Video Game Fortnite Removed Police Cars

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 11:00am 6/23/2020 at 11:00am
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A source at Epic Games Inc. told The Wall Street Journal that they removed police cars from the popular video game Fortnite:

“Fortnite” is one of the most popular games in the world, with more than 350 million players as of May, according to its creator, closely held Epic Games Inc. The...

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That Time Jimmy Kimmel Imitated a Black Comedian and Used the “N” Word Repeatedly

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 22, 2020 at 9:30pm 6/22/2020 at 9:30pm
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So here’s the thing. If you want to criticize someone, it’s probably best if you yourself have not done the exact same thing for which you’re criticizing someone else. Continuing to criticize someone for something you yourself have also done makes you a hypocrite. That used to matter. It no...

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Family of Woman Who Portrayed Aunt Jemima Does Not Want the Brand to Change

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 22, 2020 at 5:00pm 6/22/2020 at 5:00pm
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The family of the woman who portrayed Aunt Jemima has asked Quaker Oats to reconsider changing the brand in response to the rage after George Floyd’s death.

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NYC American Museum of Natural History Removing Teddy Roosevelt Statue

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 22, 2020 at 9:00am 6/22/2020 at 9:00am
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If you’re going to remove statues then put them in museums. The Teddy Roosevelt statue is outside of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, but still.

The museum has decided to remove the statue.

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Dreyer’s Changing the Name of Eskimo Pies, Altering Marketing Scheme

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 19, 2020 at 9:00pm 6/19/2020 at 9:00pm
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Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream has decided to change the name and marketing scheme of its Eskimo Pies:

“We are committed to being a part of the solution on racial equality, and recognize the term is derogatory,” the company’s head of marketing said in a statement.

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B&G Foods Reviewing Cream of Wheat Packaging to Not ‘Inadvertently Contribute to Systemic Racism’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 19, 2020 at 3:00pm 6/19/2020 at 3:00pm
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Aunt Jemima. Uncle Ben’s. Now Cream of Wheat.

B&G Foods stated the company will begin an immediate review of its Cream of Wheat packaging since it features a smiling black chef.

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Mars Inc. Will ‘Evolve Uncle Ben’s Brand and Visual Identity’ to Help End ‘Racial Injustices’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 3:00pm 6/18/2020 at 3:00pm
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Mars Inc. decided to “evolve” it’s Uncle Ben’s rice brand after Quaker Oats announced changes to Aunt Jemima:

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Quaker Oats Renaming Aunt Jemima Brand Since the ‘Origins are Based on a Racial Stereotype’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 1:30pm 6/17/2020 at 1:30pm
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Quaker Oats, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, decided to change the name and image of its popular brand Aunt Jemima.

The company said that “Aunt Jemima’s origins are based on a racial stereotype.”

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#NeverTrump and Lincoln Project Leader Rick Wilson Called out for Confederate Paraphernalia

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/17/2020 at 12:00pm
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Rick Wilson is not having a terrific week.

Because Democrats and the mainstream media are steady trying to cancel people and companies for WrongThink in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, apparently #NeverTrump grifter Wilson thought he’d get in on the action, too.

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French Minister Slams Move to Cancel ‘Gone With the Wind’ Screening in Paris Theater

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/14/2020 at 12:00pm
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French Culture Minister Franck Riester has criticized Warner Bros.’ decision to cancel the screening of Gone With The Wind at the landmark Grand Rex theater in Paris. Calling the move by the U.S. movie distributor “incomprehensible,” Riester promised to “defend the freedom to create and distribute works of art.”

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No HBO Max? Consumers Push Gone With the Wind to the top Spot on Amazon Prime

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 12, 2020 at 7:00am 6/12/2020 at 7:00am
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I use my Apple TV when I work out and noticed Gone With the Wind at the top of the home menu.

A quick Google search told me what I suspected. HBO Max temporarily pulled Gone With the Wind so consumers went to Amazon and Apple.

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Tucker Carlson Rips Left-Wing ‘Rage Mobs’ After BLM Cancel Culturalists Add Him to the Growing List

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 6:00pm 6/10/2020 at 6:00pm

That Democrats will not hesitate to try and “cancel” people who have the audacity to disagree with them is not a new development. But the pace at which it is happening in...

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