National Kick a Ginger Day

Apparently this started with a character on South Park who described redheads as "evil" and "soulless". This gave a fourteen-year-old boy the idea of starting a Facebook group dedicated to the idea of promoting November 20 as "National Kick a Ginger Day". The group soon had over 5000 members, and unfortunately some people decided to take the idea literally.

Redheaded students at schools throughout Canada reported being kicked and punched by other students on Nov. 20. One student, Aaron Mishkin (pictured), felt so traumatized that he skipped school the next day.

Things like this just confirm my most pessimistic feelings about the human race. Sometimes people really suck.


Posted on Wed Nov 26, 2008


Thanks, Hellview - the intellectual level of this thread was dropping rapidly until you showed us the way, in the same way your brave nation's soldiers are doing in Iraq, Afghanistan and Japan.
Posted by D F Stuckey  in  Auckland New Zealand  on  Sun Sep 26, 2010  at  06:11 AM
this is bullshit
i have red hair and this episode of south park has made me the butt of all the jokes with everyone all of the natural redheads in my school are made fun of for being "Gingers" and having no souls and being pale and freckled
not cool
Posted by Ashlynn  in  Whitehorse  on  Tue Nov 16, 2010  at  09:26 PM
Go ahead! Kick me if you have a death wish. You'll be eating liquids though a straw after I'm done with you. I'm a ginger, I have no soul, so I can beat you to a pulp and have no remorse. You're committing a hate crime that I'm quite willing to punish you for.
Posted by Hells Fury  on  Wed Nov 17, 2010  at  01:13 PM
i agree im a red head and i dont think red heads should have to risk getting hit or not wanting to go to school because of this my mom even said me and my red head friend can stay home because of kick a ginger day and thats just sad...
Posted by schwartzie11  in  Canada  on  Tue Feb 08, 2011  at  05:46 PM
I have red hair and tons of freckles. Anyone that wants to give gingers shit can come try to give me shit. They will have to deal with a 230 lb angry Ginger that has mma training. Noones ever bothered me about bein a ginger.
Posted by IRISH  in  Oregon, USA  on  Tue Feb 22, 2011  at  04:20 PM
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