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Yes, Megyn, there is a black Santa Claus

Are we really arguing over the skin color of a fictional character?

Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly went all Scrooge on non-white kids last week by mocking Slate writer Aisha Harris for her piece, “Santa Claus Should Not Be a White Man Anymore.” In it, Harris suggested humorously that Claus be replaced with a penguin to make the legend more inclusive for children of color.

"For all you kids watching at home, Santa just is white,” a riled-up Kelly declared, later adding, “Just because it makes you feel uncomfortable doesn’t mean it has to change.”

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