China rings in Lunar New Year with ‘blackface and big bottoms’
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INTERNATIONAL PAPERS – Friday, Feb. 16, 2018: Social media erupts with shame and rage after China’s biggest Lunar New Year broadcast reportedly shows a Chinese woman wearing blackface and an exaggerated bottom in a skit about Chinese-African ties. But first, we take a look at the ongoing gun control debate in the United States, and a new sex ban for ministers in Australia – a consequence of the deputy prime minister’s affair with his media adviser.
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