Tyson Foods yanks T-shirts that canceled July 4th and replaced it with Juneteenth
· Jun 21, 2024 · NottheBee.com

As the old saying goes, when a multinational food conglomerate shows you who they are, believe them:

Tyson Foods, the U.S.-based meat supplier that's grown to be one of the world's largest companies, offered shirts to employees for its annual Juneteenth celebrations that literally cross out "July 4" as the nation's Independence Day.

Emails obtained by The Daily Wire show the poultry industry giant selling shirts for its annual Juneteenth celebration that say the holiday, marking the day in 1865 that African Americans in Texas learned that slavery had been abolished in the United States, is the nation's true independence day.

No joke: Here's the junk they were peddling.


Reading that stellar lineup of slogans like:

To their credit (also their shame and embarrassment too, but whatever), Tyson pretty quickly turned with its tail between its legs when someone called them on this stuff:

After The Daily Wire inquired about the shirts offered for the celebration, a source inside Tyson Foods says their Virginia office was ordered to cancel the sale and refund any employee who purchased a shirt. Days later, a spokesman for Tyson said it was ‘unaware of the t-shirt designs.'

Uh huh, sure.

These shirts are not unheard-of, by the way. Retailers are selling similarly branded merch on Amazon:

That feeling when you realize the guy wearing a "My ancestors were slaves" T-shirt is white:

These people seem really keen to replace the founding of America in every way possible, don't they?

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