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    How Watermelon's Reputation Got Tangled in Racism

    Here's a real good one from the Huff & Puffington Post.......

    "A caption in the 1937 Life cover story reads: “Nothing makes a Negro’s mouth water like a luscious, fresh-picked melon. Any colored ‘mammay’ can hold a huge slice in one hand while holding her offspring in the other.”



    https://www.huffpost.com/entry/water...b0a873f6428b9c
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    Haha great find! The caption of this pic says 1895..but it could just as easily have been 1985!

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    I love ole' timey rayciss' stuff like those old nigger postcards Reminds me society used to be sane and see niggers for what they are.

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