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You there. Yes, you, standing between your pantry and refrigerator. It is time for a “conversation” about race. We’ll start with your food. Open your pantry. Look on the shelf. That one. There.
See that five-pound bag of white granulated sugar? Do you know the racist history of sugar plantations and cultivation in our hemisphere, from Haiti to the southern slaves who were forced to cultivate it?
Open your fridge. What’s that, a half-gallon container of milk? Racist. Don’t you know that white milk has not only become a symbol of white supremacy, but if you put dairy milk in your coffee (I saw those bags of your coffee next to the sugar in your pantry), that is immoral. This is your reminder that dairy milk is the product of imprisonment, forced impregnation, reproductive control, kidnapping, and abuse of female cows. And that’s just for starters. Just ask our friends at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).