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Shame on Spanish but ignorance is worldwide

Coming right after the recent outburst over notorious photos of their men’s basketball squad, now Spain’s Federation Cup tennis team also have their own slant-eye pose photo. This seems to be quite racist as it plays on stereotypes of Chinese and other East Asian people but it’s not like I’ve never experienced this myself. I mean,  growing up in Trinidad, there were many kids who’d tease me with taunts of chinese having “chinky” eyes in reference to my narrow eyes. So in essence, ignorance, especially that based on racial insensitivity and stereotype exists worldwide.

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