"Meaning of" removing "under God"
Chambers Jr, Henry L.
ChambersH at missouri.edu
Wed Mar 31 13:09:15 PST 2004
Howard Schweber wrote in part:
>>>I would be interested to hear if there is anyone out there who, as a child, declined to recite the Pledge and did not feel ostracized for doing so. <<<
In a somewhat different vein, friends of mine have told that they used to add the two words "white people" to the end of the pledge to make it more accurate. Of course, there was more than a little irony in forcing Black schoolchildren to recite the Pledge of Allegiance (with or without "under God") in segregated schools.
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