Posts Tagged ‘racism’

Of English moral hysteria and student pranks

South Africa is apparently experiencing another tedious outburst of moral outrage about an innocuous case of “blackface” put on by two women students at the University of Pretoria for a 21st-birthday party.

I try to keep the mass media at … Read the rest

Black Brazilians fight ‘religious intolerance’

Religious syncretism is ever present in Brazil.“The evangelists deny a great section of Brazilian culture. Indeed, they are racist,” says a Candomble priestess.

Her indignation came after devil worshippers were stopped from slaughtering animals and performing rituals in some newly … Read the rest