Black People : Are These Caricatured Statuettes RACIST?

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  1. ShemsiEnTehuti

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    I went to this restaurant establishment that had several of these statuettes depicting what I thought were racist caricatures of African people playing jazz music.

    The persons were rendered so black, that their black pants, shoes, piano, hair, and skin are painted the same hue with no lively human features. However, when a European person is rendered, rosy cheeks and other human-like features are detailed. Here are a few of the pictures; you be the judge...

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