Akram’s Razor – Reflections on Islam, Muslims & America: “Black Like Me” in Germany

This story is simultaneously sad and funny. A German puts on bad blackface to pretend to be a Somali, to prove Germans are racist.

Philipp Lichterbeck, film critic for the Tagesspiegel newspaper, says that Mr Wallraff’s disguise made him look like a clown. The fact that nobody suspected that something was amiss, he says, “does not exactly testify to the worldliness of the Germans”.

Akram’s Razor: “Black Like Me” in Germany.