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Family receive hate-filled racist letter from ‘Santa’ after erecting black St Nick inflatable

26 Nov 2020 3:41 pm

Source Metro News;  Jimmy McCloskey 

A stunned family received a hate-filled note from ‘Santa Claus’ after erecting a black inflatable of the festive favorite in their front garden. Chris Kennedy was appalled to receive the letter at his home in North Little Rock, Arkansas, on Monday. It read: ‘Please remove your n***o Santa Claus decoration.

‘Do not try to deceive children into believing I am a n***o. I am a caucasian (white man, to you) and have been for the past 600 years. Your being jealous of my race is no excuse for your dishonesty. Besides that, you are making yourself a laughing stock of the neighborhood.’


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Full story - https://metro.co.uk/2020/11/26/family-get-racist-letter-from-santa-after-erecting-black-st-nick-13660645/

 

Absolutely shocking! :( 

 

 

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1 hour ago, RadioSanta said:

I saw this and it made me really sad...and it hurts my soul.

Mine too Radio, the world can be such a sad sad place sometimes and there is no room in my world for such people. 

Its also quite ironic and ignorant on the part of the abusive letter writer, given the history of Santa Claus, it highly unlikely that he was white!

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David Dixon

Very sad.

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Black Hills Santa

No. Excuse. 

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Santa Craig Maxwell

Children who believe in Santa just see a beard and a hat.

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Holly Claus

What a Horrific thing for that Santa to do to that family. It's not just unethical, but it's just not nice. Children believe in Santa, not because he is black or white or red. They Believe in Santa, because Santa is the True Embodiment of Christmas Magic! It's about Love! I am so sorry for that family that received that hateful letter! 

That "hate-monger" needs to read up on his history of Santa and how he came to be!

The Legend of St. Nicholas: The Real Santa Claus

The legend of Santa Claus can be traced back hundreds of years to a monk named St. Nicholas. It is believed that Nicholas was born sometime around 280 A.D. in Patara, near Myra in modern-day Turkey. Much admired for his piety and kindness, St. Nicholas became the subject of many legends. It is said that he gave away all of his inherited wealth and traveled the countryside helping the poor and sick. One of the best-known St. Nicholas stories is the time he saved three poor sisters from being sold into slavery or prostitution by their father by providing them with a dowry so that they could be married. Over the course of many years, Nicholas’s popularity spread and he became known as the protector of children and sailors. His feast day is celebrated on the anniversary of his death, December 6. This was traditionally considered a lucky day to make large purchases or to get married. By the Renaissance, St. Nicholas was the most popular saint in Europe. Even after the Protestant Reformation, when the veneration of saints began to be discouraged, St. Nicholas maintained a positive reputation, especially in Holland.

This story was taken from: HISTORY.COM EDITORS. That said, Santa or St. Nicholas as he was originally known as, was not "white". He was from Turkey, which meant he would have probably been dark skinned! Shame On that "Naughty Santa" for writing that awful letter! He is Definitely on the "Naughty List"!  

 

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1 hour ago, Holly Claus said:

What a Horrific thing for that Santa to do to that family. It's not just unethical, but it's just not nice. Children believe in Santa, not because he is black or white or red. They Believe in Santa, because Santa is the True Embodiment of Christmas Magic! It's about Love! I am so sorry for that family that received that hateful letter! 

That "hate-monger" needs to read up on his history of Santa and how he came to be!

This story was taken from: HISTORY.COM EDITORS. That said, Santa or St. Nicholas as he was originally known as, was not "white". He was from Turkey, which meant he would have probably been dark skinned! Shame On that "Naughty Santa" for writing that awful letter! He is Definitely on the "Naughty List"!  

 

Thanks Holly, that was my point exactly re what colour Santa was. I mean does it matter, as someone said early, children don't see colour, they see Santa Claus :) ( That is until they grow older and at risk of being polluted by inappropriate adults )

By coincidence, the latest ClausNet Gazette has a super article about Santa Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. Definitely worth a read as is the rest of the gazette.

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Holly Claus

Thanks Santa Rob, I will check out that article. Have a Blessed day, my Brother in Red!

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