Monday, February 05, 2007

Negro Hysteria Month

This Onion satire, which a good friend sent to me, brilliantly encapsulates so much of what is wrong with Black History Month.

Nation To Celebrate First-Ever Black History Month History Week
February 5, 2007 | Issue 43•06

WASHINGTON, DC—Saying the time had come for America to recognize "some of its most unsung heroes," President Bush issued a statement Tuesday announcing the creation of Black History Month History Week, which is to be held in the last seven days of February and will honor the men and women who pioneered the commemoration of Black History Month.

Nation To

Officials unveil a new commemorative Gerald Ford stamp.

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