This just shows that, despite supposed 'affirmative action,' a prejudice exists... prejudice exists everywhere, though, because people cannot be bothered to learn about who someone really is, and so use stereotypes...
I bet, dys, that it wouldn't take half as much graft if Croom were white.. though I appreciate that that is a statement of the obvious..
These State holidays, (as opposed to Federal, nationwide holidays), might give a clue as to where things are.
Robert E. Lee was the head general for the South, (Confederacy), in the Civil War
Jefferson Davis was the president of the Confederacy
Jan. 19, Robert E. Lee's Birthday: Ark., Fla., Ky., La., S.C.; (third Mon.): Ala., Miss.
Jan. 19, Confederate Heroes Day: Tex. Jan. (third Mon.), Lee-Jackson-King Day: Va
June (first Mon.), Jefferson Davis's Birthday: Ala., Miss.
June 3, Jefferson Davis's Birthday: Fla., S.C.
June 3, Confederate Memorial Day: Ky., La.