UPDATED: July 6, 2011
A chap in Australia of all places linked to this story and wrote a very good piece on racism. We’ll leave this at the top for a day because his piece is worth a few minutes of your time and it will make you think…
Bishoz: Racism. I don’t get it.
BFP’s original story as published September 1, 2010…
Is Rihanna’s skin dark enough for former PM Owen Arthur? Are her features “African” enough?
Light-skinned, Indian and Chinese Barbadians cringe at the return of institutionalized racial politics. Will tourists and foreign investors get nervous too?
It’s been almost three years since Rihanna told the world that she was bullied in school for being “white”. That virulent racism that Rihanna spoke about is not only alive and well – it’s thriving in Barbados thanks in part to former Prime Minister Owen Arthur. Continue reading