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Neighbors Say Her Lawn Jockey Is Racist, Then She Breaks The News Of What It Really Means

Everyone has an opinion – about everything. Often times, people are more than willing to share their opinion with you.

Most people are happy to point out if your opinion is wrong! But, you really need to think before you speak.

Just ask Sandra Dee McNair. She had placed a black lawn jockey in her yard and got some unwanted criticism from her neighbors.

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Do you know the history of the black lawn jockey? They are those small statues of a black (or white) man in jockey clothes that was used as a hitching post.

McNair does, and she shared it in a Facebook post.

The lawn jockey’s history goes back to the pre-Civil War days, and it is not a jockey – but rather it is a ‘lantern footman.’