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Title: India's Popular "Fairness Cream" a Sign of Deep Racism
Post by: AS Reasoning on June 10, 2010, 01:51:17 PM
By Wil Robinson
June 10, 2010


In light of Senator Harry Reid's racist remarks about Obama (get it in "light" of!), and Rush Limbaugh's overt racist comments about Haiti, I bring you: "Racism: Bollywood Edition."

When President Obama was elected, it was hailed in India as a sign of racial equality - as if it were some kind of achievement on a global scale. Indian pundits and writers opined that America had finally crossed the racial barrier the rest of the non-white world already had and most Indian media implied that this was a non-existent barrier in India (because they aren't white).

Oh, how wrong they are.

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