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  • Fridge Brilliance: Enid claims the Coon Chicken poster is supposed to represent how racism is whitewashed over in modern culture opposed to the more adamant and open racism of the poster's origins. The show she attends with Seymour works as an example of the phenomenon she speaks of. The "blues" band Blueshammer is comprised of obviously middle class white men singing about picking cotton all day long, which would definitely not be construed as overt racism but as whitewashed— especially given that in the same night, an actual blues musician who happens to be black is ignored by the same predominantly-white bar patrons.

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