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David Starkey V Rastamouse – White Working Class Just Looking For Fun

DAVID Starkey V Rastamous. It’s a TV celebrity Smack Down. David Starkey is the historian who says “whites have become black”. His “metaphorisation of black skin for criminality” displayed the limits of his research. Soon he will be talking on a paddle steamer as it paddles along the Thames. Also talking on the craft will be Rastamouse’s creators, Genevieve Webster and Michael De Souza. Ratamouse is a Rastafarian community minded cartoonish mouse from children’s telly.

It was he who sparked one mum on Mumsnet to opine:

The thing that I’m most worried about is my daughter knowing/saying words like Rasta.”

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Posted: 18th, August 2011 | In: Reviews | Comments (6)