Alice Walker Refuses to Let The Color Purple Be Published in Israel

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker has taken the very unusual step of making a public case for why she's refusing to let an Israeli publisher release her famous novel The Color Purple in Hebrew. Her choice is raising some eyebrows since her decision is motivated by her belief that Israel is an "apartheid" state.… » 6/20/12 12:25pm 6/20/12 12:25pm

South Africans Are Not Okay With Interracial Poster Couple

An ad featuring a white man and a black woman locked in a naked, Trojan-commercial embrace with the tagline, "In OUR future, you wouldn't look twice," has given all the dormant racists in post-apartheid South Africa something to gripe about this week. The ad, which the youth wing of the Democratic Alliance party created… » 1/29/12 12:15pm 1/29/12 12:15pm