There have been confederate rallies put on around the country to support their “heritage” or undercover bigoted prayers for continued racism in this country. Nothing new to those of us that keep our ear to the ground.
However, recently a man sporting a Ku Klux Klan tattoo while carrying a confederate flag at one of these rallies was approached by George Chidi, a black man, about his shoes. The man was wearing a pair of white, black and red FUBU shoes.
He didn’t understand the irony of his hatred for black people while wearing shoes designed and made by a black company.
[ADSENSE2]“I just wanted to mention, I didn’t know if you were aware, I know you came here with the Ku Klux Klan or whatever,” George Chidi of Neon Flag began, only to be interrupted by the man who explained that he was there as a “southern American.”
“The only thing that I wanted to mention is that the shoes that you’re wearing,” Chidi continued.
“What’s the matter with the shoes I’m wearing?” the man asked. “They’re red and black and white.”
“The brand FUBU, it stands for ‘For us, by us,’” Chidi said, then explained that the company had been founded to empower the black community.
“Them shoes that you probably wore was designed by a white man back in the 1920s,” the man shot back. “But does that make you stop wearing them shoes because the white man designed them? I don’t care if a black man designed my shoes.”