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Awful: National Volleyball Team Poses for Blatantly Racist Photo

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What were they thinking?

We’re facing a somewhat strange and unique period of time when it comes to social justice. Although feminism and various equal rights movements have been making considerable strides for progress in the past few decades, there are those who criticize equality movements for being too critical of humor and for perpetuating a so-called “P.C. culture” that doesn’t allow people to be themselves.

However, there are some things that are just wrong; outwardly mocking an entire ethnic group falls into that category. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what the Serbian women’s volleyball team did in this offensive photo — and it’s got the world talking.

Credit: Yasuyoshi Chiba/Getty Images

See the offensive pose in the picture