[Ed. – They’re gone, apparently, in Spain. Who thought this was a good idea?]
For those unaware, May marked European Diversity Month. …
In that spirit, Spain’s state-owned postal service — the Correos España — issued four stamps to celebrate equality.
The stickers — each devoted to a particular color of skin — were deemed “Equality Stamps.” …
The most expensive color: the lightest.
In other words, the stamp denoting the darkest shade of skin was the most worthless.
“The message is an absolute disaster”: A new campaign by Spain’s postal service aimed at condemning racism produced a series of stamps in skin tones — the lighter the shade, the more valuable the stamp. https://t.co/TwqffgSsfk
— Abdi Latif Dahir (@Lattif) May 29, 2021