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https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/07/04/both-namesakes-washington-lee-university-perpetrated-racial-terror-school-should-be-renamed/?utm_campaign=wp_main&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter

This really doesn't deserve its own thread, yet somehow it does.

September 2020: Chappelle Show sketches featuring Leonard Washington removed over "insensitive naming" of protagonist.


  • JNM
  • The Legend

    • 4425

    • January 19, 2015, 10:16:48 am
    • Seoul, South Korea
Re: Washington Post Inadvertently Admits to Promoting Racial Terror
« Reply #1 on: Yesterday at 03:29:16 am »
Paywall.

Can you give us a précis?


  • L I
  • The Legend

    • 4890

    • October 03, 2011, 01:50:58 pm


Re: Washington Post Inadvertently Admits to Promoting Racial Terror
« Reply #3 on: Yesterday at 07:14:35 am »
Paywall.

Can you give us a précis?
Washington Post article calls for renaming Washington and Lee University because both names promote racial terror.


  • stoat
  • Hero of Waygookistan

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    • March 05, 2019, 06:36:13 pm
    • seoul
Re: Washington Post Inadvertently Admits to Promoting Racial Terror
« Reply #4 on: Yesterday at 08:42:45 am »
Funny. There was a rumour going round that one of the founders of the Guardian made money from the slave trade. I'd love that to be the case.


  • gogators!
  • The Legend

    • 4097

    • March 16, 2016, 04:35:48 pm
    • Seoul
Re: Washington Post Inadvertently Admits to Promoting Racial Terror
« Reply #5 on: Yesterday at 08:04:09 pm »
It's an opinion piece by Brandon Hasbrouck, an assistant professor at Washington and Lee University School of Law.

One thing martini was right about--it doesn't deserve its own thread.


  • JNM
  • The Legend

    • 4425

    • January 19, 2015, 10:16:48 am
    • Seoul, South Korea
Re: Washington Post Inadvertently Admits to Promoting Racial Terror
« Reply #6 on: Yesterday at 09:33:14 pm »
Washington Post article calls for renaming Washington and Lee University because both names promote racial terror.

[slaps forehead]
Thanks for helping out.