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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000120.txt from 2005/05

From: Oliver Seely <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Possible racist views in music titles
Date: Fri, 06 May 2005 13:46:30 -0400

"Golliwog's Cakewalk" might also fall into a category of simply a
descriptive and non-racist remark, in my opinion.

At 10:09 AM 5/6/2005, you wrote:
>Perhaps I am ignorant on this point but does this possibly interpret to
>Black Dance and possibly not a racist remark. Also on the point of being
>embarrassed by history. Are we to either erase history or ignore it just
>because we do not agree with it now? The whole point of learning history
>in the first place is to learn from the mistakes of the past. It happened!
>Learn from it, don't live in it.

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