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American Bigots Use ‘Canadian’ To Mean ‘Black’

by | 27th, January 2008

THE National Post asks: “In the U.S. south, is Canadian a new racial slur?”

Last August, a blogger in Cincinnati going by the name CincyBlurg reported that a black friend from the southeastern U.S. had recently discovered that she was being called a Canadian. “She told me a story of when she was working in a shop in the South and she overheard some of her customers complaining that they were always waited on by a Canadian at that place. She didn’t understand what they were talking about and

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