An Anecdote: Japan and racism

ilagardien at SPAMworldbank.org ilagardien at SPAMworldbank.org
Tue Nov 16 13:58:30 MST 1999








An anecdote: when I was growing up in South Africa we (in what were known as
coloured townships) lived with Chinese people who were classified "coloured" but
because they were doing business with the Japanese, the Afrikaners had
classified the latter "white"... strange how that works: racism...


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