A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from September 18, 2021
“Kale is just collard greens for white people”

Kale has been compared to collard greens.
   
“A friend of mine once told me that kale is like collard greens for white people. Probably true” was posted on Twitter by DJ Dharma on May 1, 2012. “Kale is basically the white people’s collard greens” was posted on Twitter by Cuckasaurus Rex on November 24, 2012. “Kale is Just Collard Greens For White People” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on December 11, 2014. “KALE IS JUST WHITE PEOPLE COLLARD GREENS” was posted on Twitter by Vega on April 16, 2018.
 
 
Wikipedia: Kale
Kale (/keɪl/), or leaf cabbage, belongs to a group of cabbage (Brassica oleracea) cultivars grown for their edible leaves, although some are used as ornamentals. Kale plants have green or purple leaves, and the central leaves do not form a head (as with headed cabbage). Kales are considered to be closer to wild cabbage than most of the many domesticated forms of Brassica oleracea.
 
Wikipedia: Collard (plant)
Collard refers to certain loose-leafed cultivars of Brassica oleracea, the same species as many common vegetables, including cabbage (Capitata Group) and broccoli (Italica Group). Collard is a member of the Viridis Group of Brassica oleracea. American collard cultivars are more correctly placed in the Viridis cultivar group due to a high genetic similarity with cabbage, although older publications often include them within the Acephala Group (kale).
       
Twitter
DJ Dharma
@DJDharmaNYC
Photo: Kale. A friend of mine once told me that kale is like collard greens for white people. Probably true http://tmblr.co/ZMb_owKiQ_C3
6:41 PM · May 1, 2012·Tumblr
 
Twitter   
Cuckasaurus Rex
@T_Bizzle
Kale is basically the white people’s collard greens.
10:45 PM · Nov 24, 2012·Twitter Web Client
 
Twitter
Kenn
@SK1NNY_K3NNY
Kale is essentially collard greens for white people.
8:42 AM · Aug 21, 2013·Twitter for iPhone
   
Twitter
Justine/Amanda
@jumanda
Kale is collard greens for white people
12:36 PM · Nov 15, 2013 from Woburn, MA·Twitter for iPhone
   
Twitter
That Ain’t The DJ, That’s My DJ
@CoryTownes
Kale is the white people’s collard greens
12:41 PM · Apr 20, 2014·Tweetlogix
   
Twitter
Just A Kid From Ohio
@ShutUpYosief
COLLARD GREENS ARE TO BLACK PEOPLE AS KALE IS TO WHITE PEOPLE. WHY? THE WORLD MAY NEVER KNOW.
3:02 PM · May 23, 2014·Tweetbot for iOS
   
Twitter
Turd Ferguson
@AdonisQEinstein
Replying to @CuffsTheLegend
@CuffsTheLegend Kale is just collard greens for white people
1:58 PM · May 28, 2014·Twitter Web Client
 
Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/Burge97 December 11, 2014
Kale is Just Collard Greens For White People
         
Twitter
Jefe
@johnny_nips
Kale is collard greens for white people. Y’all nasty.
10:10 PM · Nov 16, 2016·Twitter Web Client
 
Twitter
z
@AskWhatImWatchn
Kale is white people collard greens
11:25 AM · Mar 8, 2017·Twitter for iPhone
 
Twitter
Vega
@Crow_Papii
KALE IS JUST WHITE PEOPLE COLLARD GREENS
11:58 AM · Apr 16, 2018·Twitter for iPhone
 
Twitter
Darth Malbec
@Jwine05
Kale is just collard greens for white people.
10:34 PM · Nov 23, 2018·Twitter for Android
     
Twitter
Triggering Teri
@CurveC
Kale is the white ppl version of collard greens
#ijs
3:42 PM · Jan 31, 2020·Twitter for Android
 
Twitter 
kanyeast
@catrellll
Kale is white folks collard greens
6:04 AM · Nov 12, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
 
Twitter
Still Jenni
@JeniiLove7
Kale is just collard greens for white ppl!!!!
#kbye
12:46 PM · May 12, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

Posted by Barry Popik
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