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Dress witches in pink and avoid white paper to prevent racism in nuseries, expert says
Telegraph UK ^ | 25 Sep 2011 | Julie Henry

Posted on 09/25/2011 12:30:03 PM PDT by Robwin

From the Wicked Witch of the West in the Wizard of Oz to Meg, the good witch from the Meg and Mog children's books, witches have always dressed in black.

But their traditional attire has now come in for criticism from equality experts who claim it could send a negative message to toddlers in nursery and lead to racism.

Instead, teachers should censor the toy box and replace the pointy black hat with a pink one, while dressing fairies, generally resplendent in pale pastels, in darker shades.

Another staple of the classroom - white paper - has also been questioned by Anne O'Connor, an early years consultant who advises local authorities on equality and diversity.

Children should be provided with paper other than white to drawn on and paints and crayons should come in "the full range of flesh tones", reflecting the diversity of the human race, according to the former teacher.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Education; Miscellaneous; Society
KEYWORDS: education; racism; ungland; witches
Liberal nuttiness at its finest and a clue why England is going the way of the dinosaurs.
1 posted on 09/25/2011 12:30:08 PM PDT by Robwin
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To: Robwin

Henceforth, black will no longer be worn to funerals. Pink and white will be the official attire for the mourner.


2 posted on 09/25/2011 12:36:44 PM PDT by chuckee
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To: Robwin
Another staple of the classroom - white paper - has also been questioned by Anne O'Connor, an early years consultant who advises local authorities on equality and diversity.

It's pretty hard to write on black paper. But it does make it clear why a huge percentage of UK youth graduate from school functionally illiterate.

If they worried less about diversity and the color of their paper and more about learning to read, the entire country would be better off. But then I guess Anne O'Connor and her host of fellow diversity bureaucrats would be out of a job.

3 posted on 09/25/2011 12:38:02 PM PDT by livius
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To: Robwin

I’m sorry but I cannot have our clients sign an agreement on black paper. The letters will have to be in white and that’s a no-no in pc world. Next time, our business documents will have drawings of multi-ethnic kids singing under a rainbow with rabbits playing around and I will have to advise the opposing parties that they have to send a non=white rep to sign the papers.


4 posted on 09/25/2011 12:44:27 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: Robwin
Children should be provided with paper other than white to drawn on and paints and crayons should come in "the full range of flesh tones", reflecting the diversity of the human race, according to the former teacher.

Seems the diversity pimps are going to be butting heads with the ecological pimps since only recycled paper is preferred, and colored paper (that's not a racist term is it? Perhaps I should say paper of color) is verboten.

5 posted on 09/25/2011 12:55:30 PM PDT by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd = TRUE)
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To: Robwin

Pink? That’s sexist! /s Have these people no gender sensitivity?


6 posted on 09/25/2011 12:56:19 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: Robwin

Further edicts:
Pot may no longer call kettle black but may make references to its gray pallor

Political longshots shall no longer be designated as dark horses but pale horses.


7 posted on 09/25/2011 12:56:24 PM PDT by chuckee
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To: livius

This is definately someone with too much time on their hands.


8 posted on 09/25/2011 12:58:38 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Robwin
Anne O'Connor, an early years consultant who advises local authorities on equality and diversity.

"My first advice is to choose which one you want"

9 posted on 09/25/2011 12:59:33 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (New gets old. Steampunk is always cool)
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To: Robwin

The reductio ad absurdum of political correctness is on full display here. If it wasn’t so incredibly destructive, it would be funny.


10 posted on 09/25/2011 1:07:03 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Robwin
an early years consultant who advises local authorities on equality and diversity.


11 posted on 09/25/2011 1:14:02 PM PDT by csvset
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To: Robwin

I’ve never seen anyone alive whose skin was the color of white paper. Idiots.


12 posted on 09/25/2011 1:14:20 PM PDT by PacesPaines
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To: Robwin

England: “White paper encourages unfair stereotypes”

Khymer Rouge: “People wearing spectacles are imperialist enemies”

LESS NUTTY / AS NUTTY / MORE NUTTY ?

Indistinguishable...?!?!?!


13 posted on 09/25/2011 1:15:29 PM PDT by gaijin
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an early years consultant who advises local authorities on equality and diversity.

In other words a postmodernist libtard.

14 posted on 09/25/2011 1:32:25 PM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: PacesPaines

“I’ve never seen anyone alive whose skin was the color of white paper.”

Wikileaks’ Julian Assange. Not only does he issue a lot of paper but he definitely can blend in with it.


15 posted on 09/25/2011 1:36:09 PM PDT by chuckee
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To: Robwin

I have no problem with people who say this bullsh!+.

Just the ones who listen to it.


16 posted on 09/25/2011 1:42:01 PM PDT by bigheadfred (But alas)
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To: Robwin
Here's a tip for you racistmongers:
"Black" people aren't really "black"!
Not like my jeans are black or my hat is black.

For that matter, we don't even call them "black" anymore -- unless we want to be called racist for calling them "black".

Or calling them "them", for that matter.

(oops.)

17 posted on 09/25/2011 2:02:57 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (I didn't know she was a liberal when I married her.)
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To: chuckee
Pot may no longer call kettle black but may make references to its gray pallor

The gray-skinned space aliens might object. And you don't want THEM mad at you.

18 posted on 09/25/2011 2:06:33 PM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their President is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Robwin
Ungland...
19 posted on 09/25/2011 2:06:44 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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an early years consultant who advises local authorities on equality and diversity

she gets paid for this bullshiite with tax payer dollars in other words. how unsurprising.

20 posted on 09/25/2011 2:10:47 PM PDT by RC one (Voting isn't a simple act of civic duty anymore, it's a complex act of civil war.)
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To: chuckee

Pink is the new symbol and color of evil... how ridiculous.

So, now we have a pink cloud of gloom?


21 posted on 09/25/2011 2:28:55 PM PDT by himno hero (Obamas theme...Death to America...The crusaders will pay!)
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To: Robwin

My crayolas have a full spectrum of Flesh Tones, with exotic names like Raw and Burnt Umber, Raw and Burnt Sienna, Black, Brown, Yellow, Yellow-brown, Cinnamon, Chocolate-Brown, Maroon, Red-Brown,etc.

There is only one crayon suitable for White Folks, with the unfortunate name of “Flesh”.

That’s RACISS!!!!!!!!


22 posted on 09/25/2011 2:33:44 PM PDT by left that other site (Psalm 122:6)
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To: Niuhuru

“This is definately someone with too much time on their hands.”

You see, this is the problem with ALL these would be nannies.

This is why agricultural advancement and the industrial revolution have ruined life.

Back in the day most people needed to be out tilling the fields from dawn until dusk - literally. Women such as Ms. O’Connor were busy hauling water, cooking, sewing, etc.

All this work was needed just to keep body and soul together.

And I firmly believe that this is still what most people are best suited for, brute labor.

But instead of honest work, we mostly get nonsense now.

Maybe we need that EMP attack discussed on another thread. Maybe we need to get pushed back to circa 1800. We really aren’t doing at all well with all this leisure we currently have.


23 posted on 09/25/2011 2:47:59 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: max americana

Yeah, but what color will the rabbits be??? Huh?? Huh????!!!


24 posted on 09/25/2011 3:58:14 PM PDT by RightOnline
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To: jocon307

“And I firmly believe that this is still what most people are best suited for, brute labor.”

definately, usually the high strung hysterics I’ve run into many times. Second, women who could live leisurely usually occupied their time running the households, building up a solid social life for their spouses to enjoy, and watching the kids. They didn’t worry overmuch about upending society; the first triumph of these idiots was Prohibition and then it all went downhill from there.


25 posted on 09/25/2011 5:17:01 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: chuckee

“I’ve never seen anyone alive whose skin was the color of white paper.”

Conan O’Brian?


26 posted on 09/25/2011 8:11:15 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: left that other site

What, no “Indian Red?”


27 posted on 09/25/2011 8:15:51 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I like both Perry and Palin, and will vote for whichever of them wins.)
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To: Robwin
From the Wicked Witch of the West in the Wizard of Oz to Meg, the good witch from the Meg and Mog children's books, witches have always dressed in black.

Glinda the good Witch of the North.

Care to try again sweetie? And perhaps engage more then one brain cell this time.

28 posted on 09/25/2011 8:20:29 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Can we ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Easily. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.)
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To: left that other site
That’s RACISS!!!!!!!!


29 posted on 09/26/2011 1:01:42 AM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: max americana

What, no Skittles and unicorns on your business documents??


30 posted on 09/26/2011 1:57:13 AM PDT by Politicalmom (Amnesty (ie: Perry/Rubio) will be the final death blow to the United States of America.)
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To: humblegunner

OMG! Is that for REAL??????? LOL!


31 posted on 09/26/2011 5:02:05 AM PDT by left that other site (Psalm 122:6)
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To: Cyber Liberty

I think that crayon was removed for political incorrectness. Now it’s “Indigenous First Nation Native American Red”, which is stupid. I happen to be a Proud INDIAN, and guess what; that’s what we call EACH OTHER! LOL! (MiQMaw, Inuit)


32 posted on 09/26/2011 5:30:39 AM PDT by left that other site (Psalm 122:6)
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To: Robwin
Another staple of the classroom - white paper - has also been questioned by Anne O'Connor, an early years consultant who advises local authorities on equality and diversity.

Children should be provided with paper other than white to drawn on and paints and crayons should come in "the full range of flesh tones", reflecting the diversity of the human race, according to the former teacher.


Couldn't there be eugenics laws just for folks like this?
33 posted on 09/26/2011 5:43:58 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: left that other site

Political ignorance was more like it “Indian Red” was named after a red pigmented clay found in India, but liberals complained that it was a slam on you, so Crayola dropped the color from the lineup.


34 posted on 09/26/2011 5:49:22 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I like both Perry and Palin, and will vote for whichever of them wins.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Kind of like the guy who used the term “niggardly”! LOL!

I really MISS Indian Red. It was a warm, earthy color.


35 posted on 09/26/2011 5:52:17 AM PDT by left that other site (Psalm 122:6)
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