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Today In Racism: YA Series “Save The Pearls” Employs Offensive Blackface And Bizarre Racist Stereotypes Plot

Victoria Foyt is the (white) author of a new young adult book series called Save the Pearls. The book chronicles the adventures of Eden Newman, a white woman, or a "Pearl," whose entire race has been enslaved by the dominant race of "Coals" -- or dark-skinned people. Hoping to capitalize off of the…
By: Julie Gerstein / July 27, 2012