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F-bombing kids talk racism in re-issued video campaign

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FCKH8

These potty-mouthed kids have something to say about the Confederate flag, and those who are sensitive to children dropping the f-bomb or other expletives should not watch the following video.

FCKH8 is a video campaign which fights homophobia, racism, and sexism. Their use of the f-word is a shocking way to get people to pay attention to their cause.

This video from 2015, recently resurfaced in the wake of the Charlottesville tragedy which killed one young counter-protester and injured several others, the kids discuss in colorful language, the facts behind racist icons such as the Confederate flag. 

The host, perhaps too stereotypical of the “south” bombards them with questions or statements with reasons why Confederate icons should remain in place.

‘The Confederate flag ain’t racist,” he says in a deep southern accent, dressed in a Confederate ball cap and wife-beater.

“F***ked up fact number one,” a tween girl responds.

To which a quick cut of kids explain, “In 1861, the vice president of the Confederacy said, the Confederate government is based on quote, ‘The great truth that the negro is not equal to the white man.'”

The two-and-a-half minute volley continues from there.

The Facebook page on which the video appears has met with mostly positive remarks since its re-issue. Although one viewer says the video's facts are wrong.

"I used to love this page til now. This flag has been used by many people for fucked up reasons but not everyone believes that way. I am a proud trans man from the south that will fly this flag til the day i die. To me it doesn't stand for slavery or whatever else you believe it does. For me it stands for southern pride. In a day and age when so many people down here would rather see me dead I stand proud of who I am and where I'm from." -Mike Walker, Facebook

Others like the message, but cry foul because the supposed racist in the video is depicted as a stereotypical redneck, which sort of defeats the purpose they say.

"As an openly gay man I am all about the message this video is advocating. But.. I don't understand why it isn't racist to mock the supposed southern red neck white guy that they are stereotyping and targeting on here..." -Michael Marotto - Facebook.

The re-issued video has been shared almost 1,000 times and has been seen by 43k people. 

you can watch the NSFW video below: