The spokesman says the comic helped Mexico "become less racist" -- and that it made Mexicans "more sympathetic to people of color."
Even leftists in Mexico are defending the comic book. One noted novelist dismisses the criticism as "absurd." She says Mexico has enormous goodwill for blacks. She mentions a popular song about an unruly little black boy called "Little Black Watermelon."
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