Comrade Morlock
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Comrade Morlock

Are Mickey Mouse’s spats and gloves racist? Sigh.

Because antiracists find racism everywhere, some insist Mickey Mouse’s gloves and spats are racist reminders of Jim Crow minstrel shows. The most entertaining version may be Ty Templeton’s The Gloves are Off!

I love Templeton’s comics, but the people he’s siding with are wrong. Here’s why:

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Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly

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