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South Africa Gallery Removes Jacob Zuma Painting from Website

"The Spear" causes outcry from some in country's Black community

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A handwritten sign that said "whites hate blacks" and was carried by one of more than 2,000 protesters in Johannesburg on Tuesday shows that a fierce national debate over a painting depicting the president's genitals is about more than art and the constitution.

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Women of Color Zine Symposium, June 2012

Creative fun with women of color artists who publish magazine/comics of minority interest

Creative fun with women of color artists  who publish magazine/comics printed on photocopier). Also open mic,  workshop by creator of Cocoa/Puss, plus hip-hop by RoseBent. 9:30am-3pm, PSU Student Union, 2nd floor, 1825 SW Broadway


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'Grey's Anatomy' Creator Discusses Media Diversity

Shonda Rhimes says she's horrified by the notion that White men can't relate to Black women

As a black girl on television, 90% of the women on television are not the same color as you. You're relating to the experience of people who are not the same color as you. So why wouldn't that work in then reverse for white people? I find it fascinating that we think that the world doesn't work that way.

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