With ethnic relations once again making headlines in America, racism elsewhere can sometimes make discrimination here appear relatively minor by comparison. Consider what those of African origin face when living or traveling in Asia, for example.
Today’s illustration comes from Twitter, where one restaurant in South Korea is refusing to serve black people due to fears over Ebola!
Imagine the outrage were this sign to appear anywhere in the United States:
— Nyakallo Lekoetje (@Nyaxsta) August 18, 2014
Given that many American soldiers stationed in Korea are African-American, it’s hard to believe this isn’t generating more attention here at home.