Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Condoleeza Rice under racist attack by Palestinian media


via Stephanie's Journal

I just saw an interesting thread on the ‘Net about how the Palestinian media have been using racially charged images and words to describe and vilify Condoleeza Rice. Although I have issues with her political stances, the use of racist imagery is appalling. The Palestinian media refer to rice as a “raven,” “the Black Spinster,” (wow, what does her marital status have to do with anything?!) “the Black Lady,” and doing damage to the view of “Black Americans.” Rice may be a lot of things but to summarize her because of her “race” like this is horrible. I can’t imagine any white world leader being attacked and caricatured because of her/his race. . . continues here

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