Outrage over 'White History Month' sign in deli window

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“The ‘white’ had a cross. It was a cross ‘t,’ which is used by the Ku Klux Klan as a symbol, right,” resident Bhakti Curtis tells CBS New York. The 't' in question has since been changed.

Deli owner Jim Boggess says he isn't sure why people would be offended and tells the Hunterdon County Democrat, “No matter what you are — Muslim, Jewish, black, white, gay, straight — you should be proud of what you are. I shouldn’t have to feel bad about being white. I just want to be included. Why is this such a big deal? I don’t get it.”

The sign was removed this week after public backlash.


 

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