June 30, 2011
‘Racial Reality Catches Up to the Onion, Onion Keeps Straight Face’
Meanwhile, commenters understand perfectly well that the attackers are black. (…)
Once upon a time, for instance, they had a satirical guest column titled “My Baby Don’t Want No Medicine.” The pictured “author” was a black woman, and the article mocked the attitude of a black ghetto mama. Later, after the Onion gained more fame, the exact same column was accompanied by a picture of a white woman wearing a bandana on her head.