Daily Archives: December 3, 2013

Racism and Comics: Good Intentions Aren’t Enough

Cartoonist Ted Rall didn’t mean to offend with his ape-like depiction of Barack Obama, but he did ignore cartoons’ history of spreading harmful, stereotypical images of black people. NOAH BERLATSKY Controversial cartoons from Ted Rall, Barry Blitt at The New Yorker, and Carlos Latuff at Black Commentator. Comics has a long history of ugly, racist caricature. Many […]