Social media storm after German minister says ‘negro’

A German state minister sparked a social media storm on Tuesday after calling a beloved German pop singer a “wonderful Negro” during a TV debate on Europe’s migrant crisis.

The Twitter hashtag #Neger (Negro) topped trending topics in Germany the … Read the rest

‘Negro’ erased from Swedish children’s literature series

The word “negro” will be erased from the new Swedish editions of the book series about Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren, Swedish media report. Karin Nyman, Lindgren’s daughter, has given her consent after having pondered the idea for several years.… Read the rest