23 July 2007

blackface, a redface cousin ...

check it out: blackface, german-style, as reported and impressively commented on at BlackWomenInEurope.Blogspot.com. english translations appear beside these degrading german ads.

"some teachers suck, no teachers sucks even more."


"i'm waiting for my last day in school, the children in africa still for their first one."






"in africa, kids don't come to school late, but not at all."





"in africa, many kids would be glad to worry about school."







2 comments:

The Local Crank said...

Good God Almighty! And the sad thing is, the Germans were apparently trying to help...

Black Woman in Europe said...

The road toe hell is paved with good intentions. But this was a good opportunity to educate the well intentioned on why this was so offensive.