Don’t have enough hipster racism in your life? Why not buy some bullshit “Americana” featuring every possible type of loving depiction of negros, as long as those loving depictions have big red lips and googly eyes? It’s so easy, just go to Etsy!
Here is an easy rule of thumb to remember, in case you are worried “is this racist?” Just ask yourself: Are you a black person? Then you can buy all the Aunt Jemima products or golliwogs or this thing that you want! Are you not a black person? Then don’t do that!
Maybe you have a childhood attachment to Little Black Sambo, because it was awesome how he tricked the tigers! That’s fine! But it was 40 years ago for a reason.
Maybe you are a white person who wants your child to play with and love on dolls who are black, out of liberalness! That is excellent! Here, this doll who is black is a ballerina. Isn’t that nicer?
Anyway, oof Etsy. We thought you were embarrassing before, when your only crime was encouraging young women to arts and crafts their hearts out. But now that we know you sell this, well, we will see you in hell.