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I’ll hunt in the mountains of Zomba-ma-Tant/ With helpers who all wear their eyes at a slant/ And capture a fine fluffy bird called the Bustard/ Who only eats custard with sauce made of mustard./ And, also, a very fine beast called the Flustard/ Who only eats mustard with sauce made of custard.

Tucked in between rhyming words and cartoonish drawings, stereotypes grow in the minds of young white kids and are internalized in the hearts of young POC.

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