Newspaper Portrays Ohio Senator Nina Turner As Aunt Jemima

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It doesn't matter that the paper is black-owned and the usage was in the context of an editorial cartoon; it's not right. [Editor & Publisher]

DISCUSSION

benevolentdictatrix--patently-old
Benevolent_Dictatrix (patently absurd)

From the article: "Some blacks find the character offensive because of its use during the late 19th and early 20th centuries as a racist stereotype."

Excuse me? It's not just blacks who find racist stereotypes offensive. Jeez.