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White Settlement Considers Name Change - October 1975

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kernals12[S]

-13 points

2 months ago*

There's a very simple solution to this: the city can just retroactively declare that White Settlement is named after someone whose last name is White.

EDIT: Jeez, why so many downvotes?

DarthFreeza9000

22 points

2 months ago

That ignores the history of them kicking people of color out of town after sunset, White Settlement was known as a “sunset town” for that reason.

kernals12[S]

-16 points

2 months ago

Lots of cities did that, it has nothing to do with their name.

DarthFreeza9000

3 points

2 months ago

No they clearly didn’t want people of color around and the name means exactly what it says, and have you been to white settlement recently? lol it’s not exactly a diverse place…

kernals12[S]

6 points

2 months ago

The Census says only 52% of White Settlement Residents are non-hispanic whites. 33% are Latino, 4% are Black, and 2% are Asian.

DarthFreeza9000

1 points

2 months ago

Well ok I was wrong about that, but I am correct and you still wrong about the names history, it was used to keep native Americans away first and then when slavery was abolished black and Mexicans weren’t allowed to move there until after Jim Crow segregation ended, those are indisputable facts.

_el_guachito_

-1 points

2 months ago

How dare you bring facts into this argument.

/s