The Right Coast

Editor: Thomas A. Smith
University of San Diego
School of Law

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Mary Poppins branded racist by US academic - for 'blacking up' in iconic sweeps' rooftop scene  | Daily Mail Online

Dame Julie Andrews’s performance as Mary Poppins is racist, says a US academic who accuses her of ‘blacking up’ when her face is covered with soot as she dances with chimney sweeps.


It's hard to get noticed.

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It's a sorry tale, the pollution of academic life, science, and (I suppose) almost all scholarly activity, by a profound corruption. Dissolution of the Monasteries.

I'm extremely proud of talking my daughter out of doing a PhD.

Posted by: dearieme | Feb 3, 2019 3:18:51 AM