If your on social media – which we know you are, you’ve probably saw the disaster of a postcard that was announcing a holiday party thrown by the Dorchester Historical Society.
“We’re dreaming of a white Dorchester.”
Needless to say, people went crazy over the very poor choose of words. Immediately the Dorchester Historical Society issued the following apology:
And then continued to apologize.
The Boston Globe asked Mayor Marty Walsh,a Dorchester resident what he thought of the controversial message. Here’s what he said:
“You know, they’re good people, the Dorchester Historical Society,” said Walsh. “They certainly didn’t mean anything mean or vicious or racist about it. I felt really bad when I saw it last night because they do a lot of good work. They’re a nonprofit that doesn’t have a lot of money…and I honestly think that they made an honest mistake.”