What did Mahatma Gandhi think of black people? – The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2015/09/03/what-did-mahatma-gandhi-think-of-black-people/

Oh dear.

«“I venture to point out that both the English and the Indians spring from a common stock, called the Indo-Aryan. … A general belief seems to prevail in the Colony that the Indians are little better, if at all, than savages or the Natives of Africa. Even the children are taught to believe in that manner, with the result that the Indian is being dragged down to the position of a raw Kaffir.”»

Reminds me of this: https://www.sceneonradio.org/episode-40-citizen-thind-seeing-white-part-10/

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