A scene from the CCTV skit, which featured a Chinese actress in blackface and fake giant buttocks. Imagine if a major American TV network aired a show featuring white actors with painted yellow skin, slant eyes and a stereotype Chinese accent. Photo: CCTV via AP

CCTV should apologise for its blackface skit so China can show the world that it, too, knows how to say sorry

Michael Chugani says China demands apologies from others yet never apologises. It should start, as there’s no better way to showcase its rising power than to show it knows it is not always right

Topic |   Racism

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A scene from the CCTV skit, which featured a Chinese actress in blackface and fake giant buttocks. Imagine if a major American TV network aired a show featuring white actors with painted yellow skin, slant eyes and a stereotype Chinese accent. Photo: CCTV via AP
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