A couple months ago, following the tragic, racially-motivated church shootings in South Carolina and the subsequent fervor over the Confederate flag still sanctioned to fly on public grounds in some states, we designed and had made a replacement for the racist symbol of oppression that black citizens in these states have had to see every day of their lives. Our own flag featured Southern General Robert E. Lee having triumphant intercourse with his beloved horse, Traveller.
Then, more tragedy. Several black churches in Southern states were damaged or destroyed by fire, many under mysterious circumstances. It was hard not to assume that these fires, in part or in whole, were yet another ugly appendage of the centuries-old institutionalized racism that persists in our country, and particularly in the south. We decided to help in some small part by setting up an Indiegogo campaign to try to raise some money to go toward rebuilding the churches affected by these fires. As incentive, we offered the Lee-Fucking-His-Horse flag as a prize to the highest bidder.

Okay, so we only raised $240. But still, it’s not nothing—this week, we sent the money along to the Rebuild The Churches Fund:

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And as for our winner, Paul M., who generously donated $100 to the campaign—here he is enjoying his new flag:

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Generous, non-racist man Paul M.


Paul lives south of the Mason-Dixon line, which is probably why he asked us not to use his last name. We don’t know his cat’s name, but we’re going to go ahead and assume it’s “Justice.” Thanks, Paul, and please don’t get shot because of that dumb flag!

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