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    Should Yale University be renamed?

    Here are some interesting facts about Yale's benefactor and namesake, Elihu Yale- - - - - - -If there's a statue of him anywhere, it might be a good idea to call in the cranes and sledgehammers!


    Like this one, for instance:
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    https://www.educationviews.org/elihu-yale-slave-trader/

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    Re: Should Yale University be renamed?

    Just hang a whip over his book hand for better transparency.
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    Re: Should Yale University be renamed?

    The North was up to their eyeballs in slavery in one way or another. From capturing Indians and sending them East across the ocean for sale in GB and Europe, to plying the Triangle Trade. But they don't want anyone to bring that up. Rhode Island had a pretty big part in all that. When is the City/State of New York gonna change their name? Their namesake was kind of big in the slave trade, too.
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    Re: Should Yale University be renamed?

    That statute I believe is of President Woolsey not Yale ... now as to the name that's different.
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    Re: Should Yale University be renamed?

    Will they destroy the bibles too ?
    There are many references in the Old Testament about the handling of slaves...

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    Re: Should Yale University be renamed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lonewolf-Peru View Post
    Will they destroy the bibles too ?
    There are many references in the Old Testament about the handling of slaves...
    This is already a priority and has nothing to with slavery.
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    Re: Should Yale University be renamed?

    Change the name to "Affirmative Action University", AAU

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    Re: Should Yale University be renamed?

    "Greek Life retreat cancelled after banana peel found in tree"

    https://www.campusreform.org/?ID=9679
    Aug 31, 2017 at 8:17 AM EDT

    "Apparently, student Ryan Swanson admitted to discarding the banana peel in a tree after he was unable to locate a garbage can, and it was later spotted by Alpha Kappa Alpha President Makala McNeil, who leads one of the campuses historically black sororities.

    "The overall tone was heavy. I mean, we were talking about race in Mississippi and in the Greek community so there’s a lot involved,” McNeil recalled, later adding that she and her friend were all just sort of paranoid for a second” after spotting the banana.

    After word of the banana spread throughout the retreat, leaders decided to end the event early. Arndt explained that she “felt it was imperative to provide space immediately to students affected by this incident.”




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    Re: Should Yale University be renamed?

    Quote Originally Posted by shush View Post
    "Greek Life retreat cancelled after banana peel found in tree"

    https://www.campusreform.org/?ID=9679
    Aug 31, 2017 at 8:17 AM EDT

    "Apparently, student Ryan Swanson admitted to discarding the banana peel in a tree after he was unable to locate a garbage can, and it was later spotted by Alpha Kappa Alpha President Makala McNeil, who leads one of the campuses historically black sororities.

    "The overall tone was heavy. I mean, we were talking about race in Mississippi and in the Greek community so there’s a lot involved,” McNeil recalled, later adding that she and her friend were all just sort of paranoid for a second” after spotting the banana.

    After word of the banana spread throughout the retreat, leaders decided to end the event early. Arndt explained that she “felt it was imperative to provide space immediately to students affected by this incident.”




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    Initially I thought your post was some tongue in cheek humor about the frailty of today's youth until I read the link. We really are doomed. I thought the I was reasonably aware of current trends but is there some symbolism with a banana peel that I an unaware of?
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    Re: Should Yale University be renamed?

    Should Houston congressmess Sheila Jackson Lee (d) change its name?
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    Re: Should Yale University be renamed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fisheadgib View Post
    Initially I thought your post was some tongue in cheek humor.........................
    Me, never!

    Humour..................... perhaps?



    Though Makala seems awfully troubled, there there pet;

    http://thedmonline.com/letter-editor-makala-mcneil/
    Letter to the editor: Makala McNeil
    Posted on Aug 31 2017 - 8:03am by Makala McNeil

    "My sorority sister was the first to see it. We – myself, my sister and another NPHC member – were heading back to our cabins after our large group session was dismissed. As we approached the cabin, she abruptly stopped. Her eyes widened. Her jaw dropped. She frantically pointed at a tree, exclaiming, “Look! Look! In the tree!”

    It was a banana, dangling from a limb.
    My heart dropped instantly. I began to scan the area around us to see if we were in any immediate harm. Once we realized we were alone, questions started flying: “Was this here this morning?”
    “There’s no coincidence that this happened right after we just got done talking about race, right?” “Why would someone put it in a tree? There’s a trashcan a few feet away.”
    My sister took a picture of the banana and sent it to other NPHC members, most of whom responded with immediate urgency. For most black participants, the image of the banana in the tree was jarring, an overt sign that we weren’t welcome."


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    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...s-tribute.html
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-mid-wales-41093074

    "In a post on Facebook, Labour candidate Dinah Mulholland said she was 'utterly horrified' by the float. She added: 'How could this have been considered acceptable, or even legal, by the carnival organisers?...............There may have been no conscious agenda or racist intent towards involved people of African or Caribbean heritage in the Cool Runnings float............But there is no doubt that offence has been caused and that there is a danger that, unchallenged, such behaviour makes casual racism seem okay."


    In a positive light;

    "Aberaeron carnival was yet again absolutely fantastic and all that took part should be immensely proud.
    To try to turn, what was seen by most as people dressing as fictional characters into a row on racism for your own political gain is pathetic and has seemingly backfired.
    The only thing that has been achieved here is actually encouraging hate....mainly towards the Labour Party!.............

    And Mandy Selcon added: "Omg sense of humour failure! Can someone please inform the police that this woman has had her sense of humour stolen!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fisheadgib View Post
    Initially I thought your post was some tongue in cheek humor about the frailty of today's youth until I read the link. We really are doomed. I thought the I was reasonably aware of current trends but is there some symbolism with a banana peel that I an unaware of?
    My guess would be they thought it was a monkey reference. Only thing I can come up with.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Farm Boy Deuce View Post
    My guess would be they thought it was a monkey reference. Only thing I can come up with.
    After reading the second article, that's what they referenced but that is 1960's stuff and this is 2017.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fisheadgib View Post
    After reading the second article, that's what they referenced but that is 1960's stuff and this is 2017.
    Yes I know. It is also a banana or banana peel they lost their damn minds over.
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    This kind of stupidity is getting old. Sad to see the devolution of the human race accelerating at breakneck speed towards the stone age and beyond.
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    Whiskey Tango Foxtrot??

    That's all I got...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lonewolf-Peru View Post
    Will they destroy the bibles too ?
    There are many references in the Old Testament about the handling of slaves...
    Hell, in the Bible everybody who was anybody, except maybe Jesus, owned slaves. And there is no mention in the Bible of him condemning it, that I know of.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lonewolf-Peru View Post
    Will they destroy the bibles too ?
    There are many references in the Old Testament about the handling of slaves...

    I don't think it's just the Old Testament.
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    Re: Should Yale University be renamed?

    Well while they are at it let's go for William Penn's name. While he was a Quaker he did own and trade slaves to some extent for his Pennsbury estate. So they need to change everything from Penn State all the way to the state name since it has direct ties to a slave owner. See how that piece of trivias floats with the "offendeds".
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    Re: Should Yale University be renamed?

    All I want to know is, when can we have America back?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Axe View Post
    All I want to know is, when can we have America back?
    DHS has finally got of their dead rear ends and onto their dying feet and labeled ANTIFA as domestic terrorists, and are busy taking names of leaders and members. Maybe they'll crack down on them, or maybe the American people will get fed up and do what we used to do when rats infested the corn crib.
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    Re: Should Yale University be renamed?

    One day soon these idiots are going to make some fatal mistakes- - - - -like bringing a big stick with a sign on it and a bottle of pee to a gunfight. Are those black jackets and masks bulletproof?

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    Re: Should Yale University be renamed?

    Change the name of Yale University? I don't think the USA would be losing too much if we just bulldozed the entire Ivy League and started over.

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