Icelandic Racism

Icelandic Racism

The Icelandic government banned the stationing of black American soldiers in Iceland during the Cold War so as to “protect Icelandic women and preserve a homogenous national body.” After pressure from the US military, the ban was eventually lifted in the late 1960s.

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