Tag Archives: cotton picking

COTTON IS NOT INHERENTLY RACIST. 

I’m not even linking to the story because it’s that stupid. I can’t be bothered. Hobby Lobby, which I would never patronize because of their stance on birth control, etc. sells decorative cotton. Once upon a time, so did I. … Continue reading

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Why I’m Going to Pick Cotton for 8 Hours Tomorrow..and yes its 2012…

Tomorrow on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, I am going to go to a Virginia plantation that’s around 390 years old.  I will pick cotton for about 8 hours and hopefully it will add up to 250 pounds–an average day’s work … Continue reading

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