1. Welcome to Baptist Board, a friendly forum to discuss the Baptist Faith in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to all the features that our community has to offer.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

Latino-Owned Colorado Restaurant Plans to Hold 'White Appreciation Day'

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, May 9, 2015.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2006
    Messages:
    39,131
    Ratings:
    +2,359
    Faith:
    Baptist
    A Colorado barbecue joint is taking heat after announcing a plan to hold a day honoring white people.

    "On June 11th, what we plan on doing is 'White Appreciation Day.' And basically on that day, all white people would get 10 percent off," Edgar Antillon, owner of Rubbin' Buttz BBQ and Country Cafe in Milliken, Colorado, told NBC affiliate KUSA.

    The idea for "White Appreciation Day" was originally a joke, but Antillon decided to turn it into a real deal, hanging up a sign at Rubbin Buttz that reads "White Appreciation Day! June 11th. Because all Americans should be celebrated."

    http://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/colorado-restaurant-plans-hold-white-appreciation-day-n355901
     
  2. Jedi Knight

    Jedi Knight Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2009
    Messages:
    4,994
    Ratings:
    +164
    Too bad we cannot get past -American thingy and just be AMERICANS.
     
  3. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
    Moderator

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2003
    Messages:
    22,720
    Ratings:
    +660
    Faith:
    Baptist
    You mean doing away with Black History Month
     
  4. InTheLight

    InTheLight Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2010
    Messages:
    17,628
    Ratings:
    +1,952
    Faith:
    Baptist
    Totally agree.

    And to address the OP--What day isn't White Appreciation Day?
     
  5. church mouse guy

    church mouse guy Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 23, 2002
    Messages:
    10,988
    Ratings:
    +207
    I might go there just to get ten percent off for being white. It can't be much more than a thousand miles from here. Also, there wouldn't be any social justice warriors there so everything would be friendly.
     
  6. Jedi Knight

    Jedi Knight Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2009
    Messages:
    4,994
    Ratings:
    +164
    They get a whole month? What not the whole year...its call Americans.
     
Loading...