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Serena Williams Cartoon ‘Not About Race,’ Artist Says. Experts Strongly Disagree.

“Thomas Nast, Winsor McCay, Will Eisner, R. Crumb all used blackface imagery; Dr. Seuss did viciously racist anti-Japanese cartoons during World War II, and on and on,” Mr. Berlatsky said. “Using exaggerated racist imagery for comic effect is one of Read more…


‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Has Soared, but It May Not Fly in China

HONG KONG — “Crazy Rich Asians,” the first major Hollywood studio release in 25 years with an all-Asian cast, has been hailed as a breakthrough in the United States, one that has topped the North American box office three weekends Read more…


Star Athlete Is Injured in Egg Attack, and Italy Debates ‘a Racism Emergency’

“They tell you, ‘Oh, the monster is here, there is a monster, here is the monster, there is the monster,’” Ms. Osakue said. “So you think the first person who comes in that door is a monster, so you attack Read more…


Tommy Robinson, Anti-Muslim Activist, Is Freed on Bail in U.K.

LONDON — Tommy Robinson, the jailed British far-right activist backed by the former Trump aide Stephen K. Bannon but reviled by others who call him a violent purveyor of hate, was ordered to be freed on bail Wednesday, after challenging Read more…


France’s World Cup Win Is a ‘National Relief’ After Attacks and Racial Tension

PARIS — The bells of Notre Dame rang out, subway conductors sounded their horns across Paris and crowds packed the Champs-Élysées for the second day running on Monday — an explosion of joy washing over France even greater than 20 Read more…