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Removing 'blackface episodes' is easy. Actually confronting racism in media isn't

Every year, when I teach undergraduates about minstrelsy and blackface, I look around for a recent example -- and I have never failed to find one. Fashion companies place grotesque images on clothes or bags. A white Australian performer like Iggy Azalea skips the black makeup but makes money by taking on an African American persona in her music. Anime clearly has a blackface problem.

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Qantas is cutting 6,000 jobs

Qantas is cutting 6,000 jobs and looking to raise up to 1.9 billion Australian dollars ($1.3 billion) as the carrier fights to survive the coronavirus pandemic.

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