Ban Darkie Day, say MPs

Posted on December 18, 2006

SCORES OF MPs want to ban “Darkie Day” - a Christmas festival in Cornwall involving minstrel-style blacked-up faces and Afro-wigs. (more…)

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A Comedy of Errors

Posted on November 15, 2006

POSTERS FOR African-American comedian Reginald D. Hunter's show "Pride and Prejudice and N****s" have been banned from London Underground railway hoardings because they were deemed offensive. (more…)

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An enigma destined for the White House

Posted on November 15, 2006

YOU CAN BE forgiven for not knowing who Barack Obama is. Most Americans don’t know who he is either, but that doesn’t stop them wanting to make him their first black president. (more…)

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Africa: the Chinese Takeaway

Posted on November 15, 2006

CHINESE PRESIDENT Hu Jintao is touring Africa, but is the continent being stripped of its natural resources to fuel China’s economic boom? (more…)

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