In the UK today there is also vicious oppression against the black population as Joseph Harker explains:
The struggle to find greeting cards with black faces on them is a reminder that discrimination is still rife in the UKTruly he is the Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela of our times.
Update: What makes the article even funnier is that Harker's mother is white! One commentator, "Beaton the Donis" pictures the scene:
Joe: Here you go mum, happy mother's day!
Ma Harker: Thanks son. What a lovely card. Who's this on the front?
Joe: It's supposed to represent you mum.
Ma Harker: But she's... black?
Joe: And so are you mum.
Ma Harker: Um, no, Joe, I'm white. Your father is black.
Joe: Sorry mum, but I'm a black man, and you're my mum, so therefore you must be black.
Ma Harker: Um, okay Joe... you got me a present as well!
Joe: Sure did. Afro hair products.
Ma Harker: Oh for fu...