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Wearing 'Brownface' is never a good idea

The British documentary My Week as a Muslim has angered many who accused it of ‘racism.’ The Channel 4 program chronicled a white Christian woman who darkened her skin with make up to immerse herself in a Pakistani-British Muslim community to see the prejudice they suffer in the UK. The show’s creator said they wanted to educate viewers not offend people. The Feed’s Alaa Basatneh says they may have missed the mark.

Wearing 'Brownface' is never a good idea

The British documentary My Week as a Muslim has angered many who accused it of ‘racism.’ The Channel 4 program chronicled a white Christian woman who darkened her skin with make up to immerse herself in a Pakistani-British Muslim community to see the prejudice they suffer in the UK. The show’s creator said they wanted to educate viewers not offend people. The Feed’s Alaa Basatneh says they may have missed the mark.

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