Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Mo: Racist Nursery Rhymes You Didn’t Know You Were Learning

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Camptown Races

This is another minstrel-show staple by Stephen Foster about how dimwitted slaves are:

“De Camptown ladies sing dis song — Doo-dah! Doo-dah!/
I come down dah wid my hat caved in — Doo-dah! Doo-dah!/
I go back home wid a pocket full of tin — Oh! Doo-dah day!”

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