👓 Is it possible to draw Serena Williams without being racist? | The Spectator

Read Is it possible to draw Serena Williams without being racist? by Rod Liddle (The Spectator)
I have spent the morning trying to draw a cartoon of a black person without it being racist. It‚Äôs bloody difficult. Especially the lips. Make them too big and anti-racist people will accuse you of being a white supremacist peddling, in their words, the old ‚Äėsambo‚Äô myth. But too small and they don‚Äôt look like the lips of very many black people. It‚Äôs the same with the colour. At first, on my cartoon, I used a black felt-tip pen and so the figure came out very black indeed. ‚ÄėSambo‚Äô territory again, especially when I added big red lips and very white teeth. In the end I used cross-hatching with a pencil but this was, to my mind, unsatisfactory.

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