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Honky also spelled honkie or sometimes honkey is an ethnic slur for white peoplepredominantly heard in the United States. The term was popularized by black activist H. Rap Brown in the late s. The first recorded use of "honky" in this context may date back toalthough the use of " honky-tonk " occurred in films well before that time. Honky may be a variant of hunkywhich was a derivative of Bohunka slur for various Slavic and Hungarian immigrants who moved to America from the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the early s.
Honky may also derive from the term "xonq nopp" which, in the West African language Wolofliterally means "red-eared person". The term may have originated with Wolof-speaking people brought to the U. The phrase honky-tonk refers to a particular type of country musicmost commonly provided at bars for its patrons, or more commonly, may even refer to the bar itself. Honky may have come from coal miners in Oak Hill, West Islandsk Rhapsody - Honky Boo Band - Honky Boo Band.
The miners were segregated; blacks in one section, Anglo-whites in another. Foreigners who could not speak English, mostly whites, were separated from both groups into an area known as "Hunk Hill".
These male laborers were known as "Hunkies". A folk etymology is Islandsk Rhapsody - Honky Boo Band - Honky Boo Band it is from white people honking their car horns a lot to get people's attention and perhaps as a metaphor for liberal whites who make a lot of noise honking but do not do anything.
The term may have begun in the meat packing plants of Chicago. According to Robert Hendrickson, author of the Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Originsblack workers in Chicago meatpacking plants picked up the term from white workers and began applying it indiscriminately to all whites.
Rap Browntold an audience of blacks in Cambridge that "You should burn that school down and then go take over the honkie's school" on June 24, Brown went on to say: "[I]f America don't come 'round, we got to burn it down. You better get some guns, A Les Ecouter Tous - La Rumeur - LOmbre Sur La Mesure. The only thing the honky respects is a gun.
You give me a gun and tell me to shoot my enemy, I might shoot Lady Bird. Honky has occasionally been used even for whites supportive of African-Americans, as seen in the trial of Black Panther Party member Huey Newtonwhen fellow Panther Eldridge Cleaver created pins for Newton's white supporters stating "Honkies for Huey".
Handy wrote of "Negroes and hunkies" in his autobiography. In film, there were some movies using "honky" without any derogatory connotation. Honky Tonk is a American musical film starring Sophie Tucker. Additionally, Honkytonk Man is a drama film set in the Great Depression.
Clint Eastwoodwho produced and directed the film, stars in the film with his son, Kyle Eastwood. Schindlers List - Richard Clayderman - Let The Love In the James Bond movie Live and Let DieBond is referred to as "the honky" on three occasions when captured by exclusively black adversaries.
Louisa local gang removes the wheel covers and write "Honky Lips" in black paint on the right side of the vehicle. The neighbor on the British sitcom Love Thy Neighbourplayed by Rudolph Walkerwould often refer to his bigoted white neighbor Jack Smethurst as "honky".
These and other shows, as exemplified by the controversial All in the Familyattempted to expose racism and prejudice as an issue in society using the subversive weapon of humor. However, the effect that this theme had on television created both negative and positive criticism and Islandsk Rhapsody - Honky Boo Band - Honky Boo Band use of anti-racist messages actually escalates the use of racial slurs.
In Season 2, Episode 1 of Da Ali G Show "Law"Ali G uses the term to refer to a white male while radioing the dispatcher at the Philadelphia Police Academy, while he uses the term "brother" to refer to a black person, despite being white himself. On the TV series Barney MillerSeason 5, Episode 8, "Loan Shark", Arthur Dietrich gives an etymology of the word "honky", claiming it was "coined by blacks in the s in reference to the nasal tone of Caucasians". The animated television series Black Dynamite extensively uses the word "honky" as reference to white people, especially the Man.
In Episode 8 of Season 1, a giant albino ape is referred to as "Honky Kong". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Honkeys. Ethnic slur for white people. For other uses, see Honky disambiguation. This article appears to contain trivial, minor, or unrelated references to popular culture. Please reorganize this content to explain the subject's impact on popular culture, providing citations to reliable, secondary sourcesrather than simply listing appearances.
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. December Black Genocide". The Black Scholar. Paradigm Publishers. Islandsk Rhapsody - Honky Boo Band - Honky Boo Band English Dictionary Second ed. Archived from the original on 22 June Retrieved Me: Man I'm down with it, stickin' like a honky.
Alan Dundes. Press of Mississippi, Google eBook edition. Away, away back in the very early days, so the story goes, a party of cow punchers rode out from camp at sundown in search of recreation after a day of toil. They headed La Canzone Del Boscaiolo - Luciano Virgili - Le Più Belle Di Luciano Virgili a place of amusement, but lost the trail. From far out in the distance there finally came to their ears a 'honk-a-tonk-a-tonk-a-tonk-a,' which they mistook for the bass viol.
They turned toward the sound, to find alas! So honkatonk was named. Columbia University Press. Retrieved 23 February The Straight Dope. Page Play The Stripper - Patton Oswalt - Finest Hour Funky Music vinyl. Wild Cherry. USA: Epic Records. Archived Islandsk Rhapsody - Honky Boo Band - Honky Boo Band the original on Association for Psychological Science news. Association for Psychological Science.
Retrieved 17 June University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ethnic slurs. Banana westernized East Asians Gook Sangokujin. Jap Jjokbari Nip Xiao Riben. Gaoli bangzi Sangokujin also Chinese. Bong Bongal Danchi babu Dkhar Malaun. Cheese-eating surrender monkeys Frog Gabacho. Hun Kraut. Moskal Tibla. Shkije Vlach. Sheep shagger Taffy.
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