'National Geographic' Reckons With Its Past: 'For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist'

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  1. hand2handking

    hand2handking

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    'National Geographic' Reckons With Its Past: 'For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist'
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    In a full-issue article on Australia that ran in National Geographic in 1916, aboriginal Australians were called "savages" who "rank lowest in intelligence of all human beings." The magazine examines its history of racist coverage in its April issue.
    C.P. Scott (L) and H.E. Gregory (R)/National Geographic


    https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo...ign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20180312

    thoughts? :nerd:
     
  2. enlightenedespot

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    Man the first time I saw australian aborigines at a sports authority, **** threw me for a loop. Theyre dark but not black. Had me confused then a mfer.
     
  3. RustyShackleford

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    Newscorp owns them. So they gonna be back on that racist steez real heavy, real soon
     
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  4. jthagreat

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    I think its a good step in the right direction.

    'One good step would be to invite the diverse contributors to the April issue to become part of the magazine's regular pool of writers and photographers, Mason suggests."
    to be seen...
     
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  5. harlemtothebronx

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    I think this is respectable if they’re doing it of their own volition. Would be an interesting and infuriating read, I’d imagine.