Canceling Conifers? Triggering Tree May be Too “Racist” to be School Mascot

They probably thought they’d finally come up with a school mascot so banal, so antiseptic, so plain vanilla that it couldn’t possibly offend anyone. That is, until a school official suggested that evergreen trees could conjure thoughts of black people being lynched.


Never mind the ridiculousness of having a tree as a mascot in the first place (more on that momentarily). Now we have the moronic being trumped by the idiotic. 


Read the rest here.


By Selwyn Duke


Photo by LeAnne Kilman at Flickr.

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