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Golliwog man denies racism January 11, 2007

Posted by C.A.R.D in Card, Discriminate, Discrimination, Racism, Racist.


A COLLECTOR of golliwog memorabilia yesterday defended putting his collection on display at a museum despite accusations of racism.

Nick Martin, 68, lent 300 items ranging from badges to a teapot for the exhibition at the Westbury Manor Museum in Fareham, Hampshire.

“It’s only white English people who complain they’re racist. They were originally more of a tribute. It’s political correctness gone mad,” said Mr Martin.

“We hope that people are not offended,” said Tom de Wit, curator at the museum.

C.a.r.d {Citizens Against Racism and Discrimination} Source: news.scotsman.com

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