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School Bans the Word ‘Easter’

Brainstrained Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 8:46 PM
And This! In the so-called Bible Belt of the South! Shame on the former slaves and any Black American that allows this infringement on your rights to be a 'Bible Thumping Backwoods Christian'. I remember a certain Black man in the Army that was very, very proud of Alabama's heritage of The New Testament and the Change it brought to the South. That was 1976. So what's the big deal on calling it 'Easter'? What? Maybe call it King Obama day, to commemorate the New Liberal South and bring back the Stars and Bars again, too! Take my religion, then I have something to say!

Boys and girls at an Alabama elementary school will still get to hunt for eggs – but they can’t call them ‘Easter Eggs’ because the principal banished the word for the sake of religious diversity.

“We had in the past a parent to question us about some of the things we do here at school,” said Heritage Elementary School principal Lydia Davenport. “So we’re just trying to make sure we respect and honor everybody’s differences.”

Television station WHNT reported that teachers were informed that no activities related to or centered around any religious holiday would be allowed – in the interest...