Was this a cruel joke.? Also can someone explain it? May be offensive?

Someone said it

'What did blacks in Mississippi have in common with monkeys'

'They hung from trees'

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    6 months ago
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    Yes, it's not only cruel, it's extremely offensive and racist. Don't repeat it; it doesn't reflect well on anyone.

  • Joseph
    Lv 6
    6 months ago

    Yeah that is certainly offensive.

    Source(s): I write comedy
  • 6 months ago

    Yes to both, it refers to lynching or hanging blacks

  • 6 months ago

    Have you been educated on slavery?

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  • oikoσ
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Yes, it is cruel. And offensive. It refers to lynching. It IS funnier than most racist jokes, although that is not saying much.

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