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They’re changing the name of Uncle Ben’s.

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mummabear1967 · 23/09/2020 18:37

Why on Earth are they doing that? Have people seriously complained? I don’t know why I’m acting surprised!

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barskits · 25/09/2020 18:40


if you genuinely have no idea of the connotations behind it, how would you even know to "google it" in the first place?

Because you have read the press reports about it being changed?

I think the poster means beforehand. If you don't know something exists, you don't know to look for it.

Other than the ones mentioned recently in the media and on here, I have absolutely no idea what other words, terms, images or phrases are problematic and have other meanings, subtexts or negative connotations in the USA, and I am not going to try and find out.

Let's be honest, "Things white American racists say that offend black people" is not something people want showing up on their internet search history, is it?
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