You Won't BELIEVE This Racist New York Village Seal Is Real — Or How Many Residents Voted To Keep It!
No, this is not an image from Parks and Recreation.
The village of Whitesboro in New York was recently criticized for their questionably racist seal (above) that appears to show a white man choking a Native American.
Whitesboro's website claims the seal "depicts a friendly wrestling" between the founder Hugh White and an Oneida Indian.
Thankfully, the village considered changing it and put the seal to a vote on Monday night after a petition was posted online by an out-of-towner who took offense to the image.
Yeeeeah, apparently the vote didn't work out so well.
After the votes were in, SOMEHOW the image — which appears on village trucks, police cars, signs, and all sorts of documents — will remain as the village's seal by an overwhelming