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15 Jul 12 at 9 am

laughingsquid:

35 Years Ago, New York City Blacks Out

I’m trying to figure out if Newsweek was trying to make some sort of racial pun with the cover, of if I’m being over-sensitive. “Special COLOR Report”, “BLACKout”, person of color. 

tags: NYC  vintage  Newsweek  racial 
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    Just focus on the actual cover, and the placement of words and photos…
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    I was 3 months old, but the stories of the ‘77 blackout made me really afraid of what would happen after sunset when the...
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    the implicit racism on this cover though
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