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Old 02-02-2019, 04:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Riemann View Post
It's presumably a nickname he acquired as a direct result of that outfit.
The "Coonman" nickname was in his VMI undergrad yearbook; the blackface/KKK pic was in his med school yearbook.

'Coon' was of course another derogatory term for an African-American person, like 'n****r.'