“Designer Vivienne Westwood says too few of the big glossies are prepared to feature black models on their covers. But should there be a quota on the number of black and ethnic-minority models who feature on the front pages?”
“The Independent catalogued a series of controversial statements from Watson, including one in which he reportedly suggested women should have the right to have abortions if tests could determine their children would be homosexual.”
“A spokesman for Mr Obama made the wry observation that “every family has a black sheep”.
Wow. Read through the comments to this Wired blog post. These supposedly enlightened tech/science types are awfully eager to justify their racist-ass beliefs. Amazing.
Great article. “What’s significant, she argues, is how little Americans — as individuals or in communities — have examined the ways in which the estimated 5,000 lynchings that mar our history also shape the world we live in today.”
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