Posts Tagged: n-word

Why does YLE air a racist movie like Pekka ja Pätkä neekereinä?

A tweet by @Mastersson alerted me Tuesday about a comedy called Pekka ja Pätkä neekereinä (Pekka and Pätkä as n-words), were the duo  blackface themselves.  While this may have been “normal” in 1960 when the film was made, one wonders why the Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE) aired this movie Monday afternoon?  Pekka and Pätkä as

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