Old racist song tells how to be a chicken thief

Old racist song tells how to be a chicken thief
A Dream of Paradise
(A postcard from 1900)
 

The racist "coon song" called Get on your Sneak Shoes Children stereotyped blacks as poor thieves stealing chickens from hen-houses "when times are hard." The song advised wearing quiet "sneak-shoes" to sneak around silently. Continue reading “Old racist song tells how to be a chicken thief”

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