Limericks, Rated PG

Racist White Barbers

Why racist white barbers forgo
Serving “the colored” or “the negro,”
Is ’cause crackers don’t care
About black people’s hair
Or anything thereto afropos.

According to Wikipedia, cracker is a derogatory term for a white person used predominantly, but not exclusively, in American Southern black culture. It’s origins are unknown, but evidence suggests it’s been in use since at least a decade before the U.S. civil war.

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