Tamron Hall's "Dukes Of Hazzard" Epiphany: "It Is Amazing How Popular Culture Can Dilute Your Mind"


TAMRON HALL, MSNBC: You know it is interesting, The Atlantic wrote this article, Megan Garber on how the Dukes of Hazzard "neutralized" the Confederare Flag, and it is written.

"It came to represent not just the rebel, but also the “good ol’ boy”—the kind of benign strain of Southernness that one might today associate with Jeff Foxworthy’s comedy and Cracker Barrel’s dining establishments."

And they saw it as the normalizer here. We have a list from USA Today of the Confederate flag used in popular culture...

I was talking to some people yesterday.

Here I was eight years old growing up in Texas watching the Dukes of Hazzard rooting for General Lee, and the two guys in there with the Confederate flag, with a child's mind all while still learning in school, and some great schools I might add, what the Civil War meant for my people. It is amazing how popular culture can dilute our minds.

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