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September 12, 2007

WaPo: UVA Cartoonist Resigns

A long article at the Washington Post profiles the recent incident at the University of Virginia over Grant Woolard's September 4 "Ethiopian Food Fight" cartoon, the publication of which in a student newspaper led to a massive, Internet-driven protest over its perceived discriminatory content. The Post piece puts the controversy into a context of recent, similar controversies at various student publications, and in contrast to what was released earlier that the cartoonist was removed from his position has Woolard quitting.
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