How Far We Haven’t Come: Friends vs. Terrorists

10 08 2012

[Via Colorlines: Distinguishing Your Friends From Potential Terrorists]

A publication of the Chicago Tribune recently published a “Turban primer“, a taxonomy of Otherness in the wake of the white supremacist shootings at the Wisconsin Sikh temple.

Turban Primer

Angry Asian Man compares this to the a 1941 article in Life magazine on how to distinguish Japanese from Chinese people. Amazing how 71 years later, folks are still using the same finger-pointing tactics.”

Read Original Post by Hatty Lee at Colorlines.

LIFE: How to Tell Japs from the Chinese




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